Dry Tortugas National Park

The turtle-swimming waters and glowing coral gardens of the tropical Dry Tortugas National Park swirl around the rises of muscular Fort Jefferson. It’s a fascinating citadel that predates the Civil War and actually reigns as the largest masonry structure in the New World!

Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida is made up of several small islands surrounded by open waters of shimmering aquamarine shades. Each island is soaked in lush plant life and swaying palm trees to establish itself as a true paradise destination, full of preserved wildlife- from colorful birds to marine life and gorgeous views you will never forget.

A park dedicated to protecting its pristine nighttime views, Dry Tortugas offers some of the most picturesque and clear perspectives of endless starry skies. Set up camp beneath the palm trees at Garden Key to fully immerse yourself in a dreamy display of glittering stars at this gorgeous island paradise.

camp on the beach!

Boat tour, hiking, unique wildlife, birding

United States Florida

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