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Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

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Address: 601 Howard England Way, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-292-6713
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Historic site of a Civil War-era fort, currently being excavated; also has...

Historic site of a Civil War-era fort, currently being excavated; also has a beautiful beach for swimming and snorkeling.

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Our friends were married in a quaint little spot at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park. The spot sat about 60 guests near the ocean. We were able to hold part of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our friends were married in a quaint little spot at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park. The spot sat about 60 guests near the ocean. We were able to hold part of the ceremony on the beach as well as get some great pictures!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is a must visit when in Key West. Accessible by walking bike or vehicle it is well worth the fee of a few dollars. The beach is typical for the keys and you can snorkel in shallow water. There are facilities and food available as well as beach chairs for rent. But the view and the shade trees... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're a fan of history and the beach, THIS is your must see spot. We rented a 2 person scooter on Duval by Mallory square for $45 for 3 hours. (You can get ones off Duval for more hours but same price if you look). And we set off! The entrance can be a little hard to find if... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was there for a wedding. very pretty they got married where the two oceans met. Clean, lovely jetty a lot of construction going on before you get in.

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can actually ride your rental bike down for the day and lay on what beach they have here...we took towels...food was sold at the beach shop...very rocky...it cost 2.50 a person to get in but it is good till sundown...I usually get dressed for the evening and ride back in time for sunset...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fort Zachary Taylor is a rel hidden gem giving you a fascinating up close encounter with a bit of real Florida history. Great value, and if you don't mind a walk a great place to park you rcar while you sight-see the rest of Key West!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bethany was great. She was so customer focused and was extremely flexible listening to the needs of her clients. We wanted more time exploring the wildlike in kayaks and she was very accomodating. The tour started and end on time and the lunch spread was tasty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have traveled to KW many times for the sbi world championships. Had never been inside Fort Zachary. The fort itself is neat to walk around and explore. There are two beaches, one big and one more of a small secluded right by the naval pier. The views from the trees and trails off the main beach are amazing. The most... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to KW many, many times and never knew this existed! Gorgeous beach and beach bar/restaurant. Need a down day to rest?..this is terrific.

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Kent, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a state park and the grounds were well maintained and clean. Fee to enter was very small - less then $10. You can walk up on the stop of the fort and get fantastic views of the water, cruise ships at port and park. If you peek into the windows of the main part of the fort, there... More 

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