The Florida Keys are so many (over 1000 islands) that had to be classified into three major groups:
*But before we get to the here and there of this territory let's see what’s in the vicinity; who our neighbors are?
At the northern section of these islands and located south of the city of Miami is the Biscayne National Park ( The first big and important island on the north side is Key Largo. But in between Key Largo and the Bicayne National Park are a group of smaller islands that some consider as part of the Upper Keys, however these are part of the Park itself)
The Biscayne National Park is 90% underwater, a huge portion of coral reefs, water, and smaller islands comprises it. An extensive South Florida wild life ecosystem inhabits the park, they depend on the park’s natural resources for food, nesting and shelter. *A must to visit tourist attraction in South Florida!
The Boca Chica Light House.
County, the Upper Keys, are the closes to Miami. They are located on the north
side of The Florida Keys, being the largest section Key Largo, which is a major
touristic attraction and have the reputation for having the best diving sites of
the Keys and shares a section of the Everglades National Park. And a south of Key Largo is Islamorada, the fisherman town.
Diving in Key Largo and fishing in Islamorada are the main things here.
The point at the Triangle of History in Islamorada. Lower Matecumbe, Lighnumbitae and Indian key.
The Meddle Keys are...of course in the center
section of the Florida Keys, where the Marathon group of islands
and the Historic Pigeon Key.
Entry to the Old Historic Seven Mile Bridge, takes you to Pigeon Key.
Walking over the bridge to Pigeon Key.
The Lower Keys are at the southern end of the Florida Keys, this vast territory is where the exotic and festive Key West and the home of the Key Deer, Big Pine Key.
At this point we find some outlying islands that are only accessible by boat or by the sea planes from Key West.
Fort Jafferson *the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere", in Dry Turtugas Natinal Park.