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About Louie's Backyard

Louie’s Backyard is a beautiful spot located in Monroe County, Florida. With its scenic views of the gulf and beautiful vegetation, the serene nature makes it a great destination for anyone looking to get away from it all. Whether you’re interested in a funny fishing trip with your friends or an opportunity to let loose and relax, Louie’s Backyard has something for everyone. The charming cabanas are perfect for lounging, while the tiki bar provides refreshments and drinks to savor.

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Attractions Near Louie's Backyard

The Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory

Butterfly park that houses from 50 to 60 different species of live butterflies from around the world in a climate-controlled, glass-enclosed habitat.

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.A.

The Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.A is located in Monroe County, marks the most southern spot in the United States. It is an unassuming yet symbolic concrete buoy designated with a white “90” indicating 90-degree longitude coordinates at latitude 25° 0’ 24" N and 80° 00’ 34" W. This landmark serves as a reminder of how vast our country really is and offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, Key West Harbor Channels, mangroves, and tropical foliage around it.

West Martello Tower and Key West Garden Club

The West Martello Tower and Key West Garden Club, are a fascinating mix of history and nature. The West Martello Tower is a Civil War-era stronghold that was initially built in the 1860s for defensive purposes but has since been transformed into an award-winning historic site and gardens area. Meanwhile, the Key West Garden Club is dedicated to cultivating native tropical flowers throughout the Key West area and hosts various events including art festivals and educational programs.

Key West Lighthouse

Key West Lighthouse

0.86km from Louie's Backyard

The Key West Lighthouse is an iconic sight and a local landmark. Standing tall atop its brick round foundation at the southernmost point of the United States, it offers stunning landscape views and a mesmerizing beam of white light that shines for miles across the night sky. It stands 80 feet tall and was built in 1847. During its lifetime, it has undergone several renovations to repair damages from numerous hurricanes, yet remains steadfastly standing on its hillside with great conviction.

The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

0.89km from Louie's Backyard

Residence of author Ernest Hemingway from 1931 to 1939, although he retained title to the home until he died. it is now populated by six- and seven-toed cats that are descendants of Hemingway's cats.

Edward B. Knight Pier

Edward B. Knight Pier

0.91km from Louie's Backyard

Edward B. Knight Pier is a stunning beachfront destination on the Atlantic Coast. It is well-known for its expansive boardwalk that stretches around 1,100 feet of crystal clear waters and glistening white sands. Anglers love to cast their lines off of the pier, hoping to catch some mackerel or snapper while admiring the majestic views of surrounding Florida Keys. All visitors are treated to an array of outdoor activities like parasailing and dolphins watching boat tours as well as green spaces.

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Monroe County

Monroe County

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Monroe County includes the islands of the Florida Keys. Although 87% of the county's land area is on the mainland, that region is part of the Everglades and is virtually uninhabited. Over 99% of the county's population lives on the Florida Keys.

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