Things to Do in the Lower Keys

National Key Deer Refuge, Blue Hole, Big Pine Key

National Key Deer Refuge, Blue Hole, Big Pine Key

So you have a car and you want to get away from the hubbub of Key West for a day. Well here are some things to do just a short drive away.

1. Check out Geiger Key Marina & Tiki Bar. Drive us US1 N and turn right at the Circle K on Big Coppitt Key onto Boca Chica Road. Drive for about 1.5 miles and turn left onto Geiger Rd. You can hang out o the restaurant and tiki bar and get some great food with a nice view. And when the Navy pilots are doing drills there is no better viewing area than here! Saturday nights isa always Steak night in the BBQ pit and Sundays is always BBQ chicken and ribs night. YUMMY!

2. Go to the Jumping Bridge on Lower Sugarloaf Key.┬áDrive up US1 N and turn right at MM17 onto Sugarloaf Blvd. (Sugarloaf Shores). Follow the road until it takes a sharp right. To your left you will see a yellow barrier. Park and walk through the yellow fence barrier to the bridge. The water is about 15 – 20 feet deep. You will probably find a bunch of locals already there jumping in and having a blast!

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