Tag Archives: Excursions

Day 6 – Jupiter – Kennedy Space Center – Crescent Lakes (250 Miles)

Day 6, we left Jupiter and headed for the Florida Turnpike staying on this road until junction 152. On the map this looked a shorter route than the I95 and cost just a few dollars in tolls. Heading for US1 … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Marathon – Miami – Jupiter (200 Miles)

We left Marathon and headed north, stopping at the Dolphin Research Center which is just a few miles north. Its about $20 for the basic entrance, but they run a host of other programs, from ‘Meet a Dolphin’, ‘Play with … Continue reading

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Day 4 -Marathon (0 Miles)

After 3 days of travelling we stayed at the beach house in Marathon for the day swimming, sun bathing and jet skiing. The facilities and accommodation was excellent (it should be for $389 / night). [flagallery gid=5 name="The Keys, Marathon"]

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Day 3 – Key Largo – Key West- Marathon (150 Miles)

After a continental breakfast in the hotel we headed south on US 1. We stopped at a number of parking places before the bridges. In all there are 41 bridges spanning the 29 islands between Key Largo and Key West. … Continue reading

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Day2 – Naples – Eveglades – Key Largo (160 Miles)

After a self catering breakfast of Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies we headed off to the Everglades on US 41 which is about 30 miles south east of Naples. We re visited ‘Everglades Private Airboat Tours’ which my wife and … Continue reading

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