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Seven Mile Bridge - Things to Know Before Visiting

Seven Mile Bridge, Florida, USA

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About Seven Mile Bridge

It connects Knight's Key (part of the city of Marathon, Florida) in the Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys. There are two bridges in this location. The modern bridge is open to vehicular traffic; the older one only to pedestrians and cyclists. The total length of the bridge is 35,862 ft (10,931 m) or 6.79 miles (10.93 km). The bridge carries the Florida Keys aqueduct, supplying water to points west, as well as fiber optic cables, providing telecommunications to and from the lower K


Attractions Near Seven Mile Bridge

Smathers Beach
Smathers Beach64.25km from Seven Mile Bridge

Largest public beach in Key West. The beach is lined with coconut trees, and is approximately a half mile long.

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.

The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum67.38km from Seven Mile Bridge

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.

Truman Little White House
Truman Little White House67.86km from Seven Mile Bridge

Winter White House for President Harry S Truman for 175 days during 11 visits. Regular guided tours take visitors through the site, and one can enter the rooms where the Trumans lived, worked and relaxed. Items such as President Truman's briefcase, books, telephone, and his famous "The Buck Stops Here" sign are still at his desk.

Fort Zachary Taylor
Fort Zachary Taylor68.47km from Seven Mile Bridge

A Florida State Park and National Historic Landmark centered on a Civil War-era fort located near the southern tip of Key West, Florida. In 1968, volunteers led by Howard S. England excavated Civil War guns and ammunition buried in long-abandoned parts of the fort, which was soon discovered to house the nation's largest collection of Civil War cannons.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park88.97km from Seven Mile Bridge

70 nautical square miles (240 km²) of adjacent Atlantic Ocean waters. The park is approximately 25 miles in length and extends 3 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. It was the first underwater park in the United States. The primary attractions of the park are the coral reefs (such as Molasses Reef) and their associated marine life.

Where is Seven Mile Bridge

Discover More Attractions in Monroe County, Where Seven Mile Bridge Is Located

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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