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The Places of Interest of
Big Pine Key.

The Attractions of Big Pine Key, and the Lower Florida Keys.

In this captivating area of the Florida Keys, every day, in the evenings and early mornings a very unusual phenomena of Mother Nature takes place. More precisely, at dusk and down the lovely Key Deer of the Lower Keys can be seen roaming around the town's side streets, at the neighborhoods houses fronts and back yards. And almost everywhere there is grass or tender vegetation, plants and flowers that they consume.

Adult key deer roaming in front of a house fence in the area of Big Pine Key, the Florida Keys

The key deer does not fear the proximity of humans like other species do, sometimes we can even touch the younger ones and some people feeds them by hand ( practice not recommended because the deer often sickens after consuming other foods not of its natural habitat)

National Key Deer Refuge Information.

Adult Key Deer

The key deer does not fear the proximity of humans like other species do, sometimes we can even touch the younger ones and some people feeds them by hand ( practice not recommended because the deer often sickens after consuming other foods not of its natural habitat)

National Key Deer Refuge Information.

You can go anywhere around the main roads of Big Pine. Key Deer Blvd...Wilder Rd...Watson Blvd or the near No Name Key and see deer’s on the road side, crossing or in the middle of the streets, reason why is recommended to drive careful and slow around here.

The key deers roaming around the neighborhoods of Big Pine Key.

There are other things of interest in town....

Visitors to the Blue Hole in Big Pine Key Florida observing the wild life from the observation point.
A small alligator in the water of the Blue Hole in Big Pine Key Florida.
A small turtle swimming in the water of the Blue Hole in Big Pine Key, Florida.

Since we are captivated by Big Pine Key Florida's air of raw nature we will like to explore the wild life with more detail, and for this reason we got to the place called the Blue Hole.

What is the Blue Hole?

The Blue Hole of Big Pine Key is nothing more than an abandon open mine of excavation from which rock was carved out during the times of the construction of the Henry Flagler's Overseas Railroad.

Now the hole is full of fresh water that is used by the wild life living in this area.

  • Birds
  • Turtles
  • Alligators.
  • Iguanas.
  • And the Key Deer.

The Blue Hole is located in the side of Key Deer Rd pass Country Road the road and Higgs Rd on the left hand side as you drive away from Big Pine Key Shopping Center and Winn Dixie Plaza.

The Blue Hole, in Big Pine Key.

Since we are captivated by Big Pine Key Florida's air of raw nature we will like to explore the wild life with more detail, and for this reason we got to the place called the Blue Hole.

What is the Blue Hole?

The Blue Hole of Big Pine Key is nothing more than an abandon open mine of excavation from which rock was carved out during the times of the construction of the Henry Flagler's Overseas Railroad.

Small alligators and other reptilians, live at the Blue Hole.

Now the hole is full of fresh water that is used by the wild life living in this area.

  • Birds

  • Turtles
  • Alligators.
  • Iguanas.
  • And the Key Deer.

The Blue Hole is located in the side of Key Deer Rd pass Country Road the road and Higgs Rd on the left hand side as you drive away from Big Pine Key Shopping Center and Winn Dixie Plaza.

Best of private resorts.

Rental cottage surrounded by coconut trees and tropical vegetation at the Little Palm Island Resort Island, near Big Pine Key Florida.
View of a relaxing area by the shore line of the Little Palm Island Resort near Big Pine Key Florida.

The private resort of "Little Palm Island" is a perfect place for Honeymooners, couples and anyone else who want to spend time away from the modern world, and is located in the Little Torch Key section of the Lower Keys, neighboring Big Pine Key.

The island is only accessible by boat. You could visit the resort by just making a reservation for a lunch at the restaurant or stay inn for a vacation of a life time.

Resort's information & management:

Little Palm Island Resort

28500 Overseas Highway.

Little Torch Key. FL 33042

(305) 872 2524

Cottage or bungalow at Little Palm Island Resort.

The private resort of "Little Palm Island" is a perfect place for Honeymooners, couples and anyone else who want to spend time away from the modern world, and is located in the Little Torch Key section of the Lower Keys, neighboring Big Pine Key.

Little Palm Island Resort.

The island is only accessible by boat. You could visit the resort by just making a reservation for a lunch at the restaurant or stay inn for a vacation of a life time.

Resort's information & management:

Little Palm Island Resort

28500 Overseas Highway.

Little Torch Key. FL 33042

(305) 872 2524

Camping on a natural environment.

Boat dockage area of the Fishing Lodge Campground and RV Park in Big Pine Key.
Partial view of the campsite next to the shore at the Bahia Honda State Park in the Florida Keys.

The best of Big Pine Key is the proximity to the natural environment in which it's set up.

One way to experience the proximity of nature is by camping near the Florida Keys shore line.

Campsites, ocean front, with their attractive scenarios and beaches, just for the anglers and fishing enthusiasts, with the taste for adventure.

There is strong family oriented environment present here with all of the comfort and amenities of modern campsites.

For information go to our Florida Keys camping directory.

The Big Pine Key's Fishing Lodge Campground.

The best of Big Pine Key is the proximity to the natural environment in which it's set up.

One way to experience the proximity of nature is by camping near the Florida Keys shore line.

Bahia nHonda's ocean front camping.

Campsites, ocean front, with its attractive scenarios and beaches, just for the angles and fishing enthusiasts, with the taste for adventure, there is strong family oriented environment present here with all of the comfort and amenities of modern campsites.

For information go to our Florida Keys camping directory.

No Name Pub?...You Found It!

front of No Name Pub restaurant in Big Pine Key.
The interior and the bar of the famous restaurant No Name Pub i Big Pine Key, Florida.

Where to eat?

If you are looking for a place to eat the best of pizzas ever baked. Try No Name Pub.

Located in North Watson Blvd. (1.5 miles north US 1) nice residential neighborhood, just before crossing the bridge to No Name Key. (305) 872 9115.

This is a famous restaurant here that has made a difference for the mouthwatering pizza and the bar decoration which is made mainly of plane US currency bills collected over time.

A friendly environment it's felt in the restaurant, so don't be surprised to get a pizza or a beer treat from the locals at No Name Pub.

No Name Pub, You Found It!

Where to eat?

If you are looking for a place to eat the best of pizzas ever baked. Try No Name Pub.

Located in North Watson Blvd. (1.5 miles north US 1) nice residential neighborhood, just before crossing the bridge to No Name Key. (305) 872 9115.

The Bar at No Name Pub.

This is a famous restaurant here that has made a difference for the mouthwatering pizza and the bar decoration which is made mainly of plane US currency bills collected over time.

A friendly environment it's felt in the restaurant, so don't be surprised to get a pizza or a beer treat from the locals at No Name Pub.

Snorkeling and diving adventures at Looe Key's Reef.

View of the front of the Looe Key Dive Center near Big Pine Key, Florida.
Picture taken under water of a turtle swimming on cristal tropical sea waters.

The Looe Key Dive Center, Motel and Resort. Mile Marker 27 Overseas Highway, Ramrod Key. (305) 872 2215.

Snorkeling or scuba diving in the coral reefs of the Looe Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

The diving center offers instruction, special courses, certification and daily trips to the reefs.

Experience or beginners snorkelers or scuba divers love to dive in the waters of the coral reefs of Looe Key. Plenty of fish and clear waters on a good day.

The sea life is abundant. Expect to see dolphins, turtles, reefs sharks and all the fish of these waters here.

Relax at the Tiki Bar or stay at the Hotel for a totally fulfilling experience.

Looe Key Dive Center.

The Looe Key Dive Center, Motel and Resort. Mile Marker 27 Overseas Highway, Ramrod Key. (305) 872 2215.

Snorkeling or scuba diving in the coral reefs of the Looe Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

The diving center offers instruction, special courses, certification and daily trips to the reefs.

Experience or beginners snorkelers or scuba divers love to dive in the waters of the coral reefs of Looe Key. Plenty of fish and clear waters on a good day.


Turtle.

The sea life is abundant. Expect to see dolphins, turtles, reefs sharks and all the fish of these waters here.

Relax at the Tiki Bar or stay at the Hotel for a totally fulfilling experience.

And finally something that many regard as a rarity of this world is the Bat Tower.

Photo of the Bat Tower of Big Pine Key, Florida.
A closer photo of the Bat Tower of Big Pine Key.
The Sky Dive Center big sign at the entrance to the Bat Tower Road in Big Pine Key.

What is the Bat Tower?

It's a weird, unusual and strange structure in the middle of nowhere.

Said to have supernatural powers by some superstitious locals and visitors. The Tower in fact could be used on the setting of a mystery Hollywood movie. It has this eerie look and is standing there.

But what exactly is the Bat Tower of Sugar Loaf?

It was the creation of a prominent local business man with the idea of controlling the mosquito population in the Lower Keys.

The idea was that the Tower would serve as permanent residence for thousands of bats that in turn would eat the already obese mosquitos. But for some reason the bats apparently disliked their new residence and flow away with destination unknown.

Now the Bat Tower is considered a historic site and can be found on the side road departing from US 1 on Mile Marker 17. The road next to the Skydive Key West sing.

The Bat Tower of Sugar Loaf.

It's a weird, unusual and strange structure in the middle of nowhere.

Said to have supernatural powers by some superstitious locals and visitors. The Tower in fact could be used on the setting of a mystery Hollywood movie. It has this eerie look and is standing there.

But what exactly is the Bat Tower of Sugar Loaf?

It was the creation of a prominent local business man with the idea of controlling the mosquito population in the Lower Keys.

Key West Sky Dive Center, Sugar Loaf Airport Road.

The idea was that the Tower would serve as permanent residence for thousands of bats that in turn would eat the already obese mosquitos. But for some reason the bats apparently disliked their new residence and flow away with destination unknown.

Now the Bat Tower is considered a historic site and can be found on the side road departing from US 1 on Mile Marker 17. The road next to the Skydive Key West sing.

As you can see Big Pine Key Florida has a good chance of being in the list of the must to be inn destinations in the Florida Keys!



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