Set Course for Exploration at Dry Tortugas National Park!
It’s January, and if you’re not here in Key West, the coldest part of winter is yet to come. So why not take a trip down to beautiful Key West, stretch your legs, and brush winter off for a few days? There’s no better way to beat the winter blues than by exploring, swimming, and snorkeling at Dry Tortugas National Park! Or explore Key West’s other exciting destinations with the many savings offered in the 2016 Key West Vacation Pass!
Board the Yankee Freedom III to Dry Tortugas National Park!
Fun, history, and adventure is only a boat ride away from Key West at Dry Tortugas National Park! Only 70 miles from the island, Dry Tortugas is 100 square miles of seven small islands and picturesque blue water. Its most famous landmark, Fort Jefferson, dates back to 1846 and was an important installation in the Civil War and the Spanish-American War! Dry Tortugas is also home to many unique native species of birds, tropical fish, and land and marine wildlife, including the turtles the island is named for! The national park is open to swimming, snorkeling, birdwatching, overnight camping, and guided tours of the fort.
The Yankee Freedom III is a state-of-the-art catamaran offering daily ferry service to Dry Tortugas National Park 364 days of the year. The boat offers an air-conditioned cabin, cushioned seats, a full-service galley serving food and drinks, and a spacious sundeck. Departure time is 8 am; boarding begins at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased at 240 Margaret Street or online. For more information on Dry Tortugas National Park and the Yankee Freedom III, visit their website at www.drytortugas.com!
2016 Vacation Pass Now Available!
If the Dry Tortugas doesn’t slake your thirst for adventure, there are plenty of wonders to dive into around Key West! Save on your trip with the 2016 Key West Vacation Pass! The vacation pass offers savings on 26 different destinations around Key West, including tours, attractions, fishing charters, boat tours, popular restaurants, and nightlife. Plus, most of the discounts are “2-for-1” deals, meaning you can bring a friend along for free! Save up to $850 on the best attractions Key West has to offer, and pick up your 2016 Vacation Pass today!
The Vacation Pass costs $49 (plus $6 shipping and handling), and is only available for purchase online. The pass is valid from January 4 – December 16, 2016. Certain blackout dates apply. For more information, or to purchase your 2016 Key West Vacation Pass, visit www.keywestvacationpass.com!