Top 10 of the Florida Keys #8

Number Eight: Seascapes

“There is the sea, vast and spacious, teeming with creatures beyond number —  living things both large and small. There the ships go to and fro…” -Psalm 104:25

Watching the ocean waves come and go is so theraputic. This stretch of beach — which belonged to the resort — was on the Florida Bay side of the island.

The beach had not yet been combed, so the area was full of an assortment of seashells and a few sea creatures, too. A hermit crab had already laid claim to a seashell Linnea liked. She was quick to surrender it when she observed that it had legs.

Seven Mile Bridge is the longest bridge on the Overseas Highway.

We cautiously drove across it several times, and the awe of endless sky and sea never diminished.

A section the old Seven Mile Bridge, part of the historic old railroad running from Miami to Key West, runs parallel to the Overseas Highway.

The old Seven Mile Bridge takes you to Pigeon Key, a ghost town full of railroad history.

The new Seven Mile Bridge can take you here:

Bahia Honda State Park is one of the prettiest parks I’ve ever visisted. Once we discovered it, we made three separate trips there because it has such irresistible views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Just two more to posts left in this Top 10 series, and you won’t want to miss the funny story coming up next!

Florida Keys Top 10 Series

Number 10: Sunsets

Number 9: Tranquility

Number 8: Seascapes

Number 7: Swimming

Number 6: Sand Castles

Number 5: Key West

Number 4: Seashells

Number 3: Sailing

Number 2: Dolphins

Number 1: Sea Turtles

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