Seven Mile Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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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
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0.2km from Seven Mile Bridge
Pigeon Key, is a 2.5-acre island in Monroe County boasting a rich and unique history. It originally served as the working headquarters for Flagler's Overseas Railroad project, a monumental undertaking that connected population centers on the mainland with those in the Florida Keys via a railway bridge. The island currently offers visitors an opportunity to explore its historic significance through guided tours, interactive museum displays and even overnight accommodations.
7.12km from Seven Mile Bridge
Sombrero Beach is an iconic beachknown for its beautiful white sand and crystal clear waters. Located near Marathon, this beautiful stretch of coastline is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sailing or kayaking. Visitors to the beach can also enjoy fishing off of one of the many jetties located along the shoreline. For animal lovers, there's a plethora of native wildlife that frequents the sands and shallows such as seabirds, dolphins and sea turtles.
Crane Point Hammock
8.22km from Seven Mile Bridge
Crane Point Hammock, offers visitors a unique combination of tropical plants, wildlife and recreation. Home to two museums and a butterfly sanctuary, Crane Point Hammock is anything but ordinary. Wander the trails or take a guided tour of the nature center to learn about the local ecology including wetlands and mangroves. Bring your own gear or rent their kayak or canoe for an afternoon out on the water. Don't miss a visit to the seaside aquarium.
Bahia Honda Key
10.69km from Seven Mile Bridge
Located in the middle of the Florida Keys, and connected to the mainland by bridges, this unique island offers visitors a chance to experience some of nature's most beautiful sights. With its miles of unspoiled beaches, lush tropical forests and crystal-clear Caribbean waters. Whether it's fishing, kayaking or simply relaxing on the beach and soaking up the sun, Bahia Honda Key provides an array of memorable experiences.
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters
12.94km from Seven Mile Bridge
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters offers unforgettable experiences with its diverse collection of marine life. It is the perfect place to go for a vacation. At this attraction, visitors have the chance to touch stingrays, observe unique animals from different ecosystems, and even go diving to explore the vibrant underwater world. Additionally, there are lectures held by knowledgeable staff that offer insight into marine biology and conservation efforts taking place throughout the Florida Keys.
Bahia Honda State Park
12.96km from Seven Mile Bridge
Bahia Honda State Park is a stunning beach destination. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, this park boasts over 500 acres of serene sandy beaches, crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkeling, and a variety of diverse wildlife throughout the area. Nature trails are plentiful for exploring or simply enjoying a leisurely stroll immersed in lush vegetation. Kayaks and boats can be rented to tour different parts of the park with spectacular views along the way.
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