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Summerland Key, Florida

Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower

Bat house that has only ever housed bat for one night; they all flew away and never came back.
Key West, Florida

Time for Fun

This statue inspired by Renoir's famous painting embodies the jovial spirit of Key West.
Homestead, Florida

Robert Is Here

The sign that drew attention to a young boy's cucumber stand is now the name of his fruit superstore.
Homestead, Florida

Fruit and Spice Park

Found: Garden of Eden in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Big Pine Key, Florida

Blue Hole

The largest freshwater lake in the Florida Keys.
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island.
Florida

Alligator Reef Lighthouse

This 140-year-old beacon off the Florida Keys marks the wreck of a Navy ship that once roamed the Caribbean hunting pirates.
Islamorada, Florida

Indian Key

This lush Florida island is home to the ruins of a crooked ship breaker's tiny empire.
Key West, Florida

Blue Heaven Rooster Cemetery

A small poultry graveyard in the courtyard of a popular Key West watering hole.
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.
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

An idyllic swimming pool tells the tale of Hemingway's trouble with women.
Islamorada, Florida

Betsy the Lobster

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

Key West Cemetery

The island residents are known for taking their quirky sense of humor with them to the grave.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Key Largo, Florida

Christ of the Abyss

An underwater statue of Christ blesses the depths off Key Largo.
Madeira Beach, Florida

The Church by the Sea

Visitors flock to see the church tower's unintended feature: that it happens to resemble a giant chicken from multiple points of view.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Big Pine Key, Florida

Overseas Railroad and Pigeon Key

Island ghost town detailing Flagler's folly in building the Overseas Railroad.
Miami, Florida

Monkey Jungle

Where monkeys run wild and the humans are caged.
Key Largo, Florida

The African Queen

The famous boat that once ferried Bogart and Hepburn still floats in Key Largo after being abandoned for years.
Key West, Florida

Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum

The museum chronicling a treasure hunter's dream, fulfilled.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Key West, Florida

Captain Tony's Saloon

Florida's oldest bar was once a morgue, complete with a hanging tree and gravestones.