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New Year's Eve 2011
Key West, Florida

Key West High Heel Shoe Drop

Leave it to Key West to drop a real-live drag queen instead of a ball to mark the arrival of the New Year.
24.5551, -81.7800
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse
28.3038, -81.5742
Ponce Inlet Light
Ponce Inlet, Florida

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

The third tallest lighthouse in America once guided author Stephen Crane to safety.
29.0806, -80.9281
Key West, Florida

Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum

A treasure hunter's dream fulfilled
24.5596, -81.8066
President Truman conducted official state business from this Key West location frequently
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island
24.5563, -81.8069
Pan Am's First Office
Key West, Florida

Pan Am's First Office

The birthplace of American international flight service has been turned into a celebrity's microbrewery
24.5574, -81.8053
The Blue Hole is a haven for a wide array of wildlife in the Florida Keys
Big Pine Key, Florida

Blue Hole Freshwater Lake

The only freshwater lake in the Florida Keys
24.7056, -81.3796
Nostalgia overdose
Captiva, Florida

The Bubble Room

This kitsch eatery is chock-a-block with bric-a-brac.
26.5223, -82.1895
A fountain among the rose gardens.
Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens

A vast array of tropical plants collected by a vacationing couple
28.5676, -81.3554
All of the restored planes are kept in pristine condition.
Polk City, Florida

Fantasy of Flight

The world's largest private aircraft collection
28.1795, -81.8175
view upwards from base of tree
Longwood, Florida

The Senator

3,500 year old tree was the second oldest in the United States, burned down by accident. The culprit stated, "I can't believe I burned down a tree older than Jesus."
28.7208, -81.3313
One of the two completed sections for the Barge Canal.
Palatka, Florida

Cross Florida Barge Canal

Public works and national defense project meant to carve a canal all the way across the state of Florida
29.5375, -81.7467
Ochopee Post Office
Ochopee, Florida

Ochopee Post Office

The smallest post office in the United States is no bigger than a broom closet
25.9008, -81.2973
Betsy the Lobster
Islamorada, Florida

Betsy the Lobster

This spiny beast guards an artist's village while vying for the title of largest lobster in the world
24.9594, -80.5713
Hemingway's last penny.
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

An idyllic swimming pool tells the tale of Hemingway's trouble with women
24.5512, -81.8006
One of the "love trees."
St Augustine, Florida

The Love Trees of St. Augustine

Intertwined, interspecies trees which locals believe can grant boons to lovers
29.8898, -81.3113
Indian Key
Islamorada, Florida

Indian Key

This lush Florida island is home to the ruins of a crooked ship breaker's tiny empire
24.8787, -80.6771
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Photios National Greek Orthodox Shrine

Location of a reliquary containing bone fragments of 18 saints
29.8963, -81.3130
A Pistol Shrimp
Sanibel, Florida

Pistol Shrimp of Ding Darling

Just below the surface, shrimp are producing temperatures hotter than the sun
26.4452, -82.1135
Mina Edison's Moonlight Garden. (Wikimedia Commons)
Fort Myers, Florida

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

One-time winter retreats of prolific inventor Thomas Edison and his friend Henry Ford
26.6347, -81.8806
Typical "krewe" during the parade.
Tampa, Florida

Gasparilla Pirate Festival

Like Mardi Gras, only everyone's a pirate
27.9392, -82.4583
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed"
24.5557, -81.7826
Sarasota, Florida

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A Circus legend leaves an unexpected endowment
27.3824, -82.5620
International Independent Showmen’s Museum
Riverview, Florida

International Independent Showmen’s Museum

The history of the traveling carnival is remembered by this sprawling collection of vintage wagons, games, and rides
27.8650, -82.3775