The Florida Keys are well-known for interesting things to see and do – and many are free.
Here are five to whet your appetite.
- For those who enjoy tooling around on bicycles, the Old Seven Mile Bridge at Pigeon Key, Mile Marker 47 , offers a spectacular setting for a scenic ride. Those on foot and skates enjoy it too.
- Appreciate art. Murals on buildings, outdoor sculptures and displays in public buildings are among a variety of art pieces that are easily and informally accessible. Also free for art enthusiasts — the Third Thursday Art Walk events, which include art, music and food in the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District, Islamorada, 305-664-9100
- The Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center features interactive displays and exhibits that showcase native plants, native animals, reefs and ecosystems. The venue is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. most Tuesdays through Saturdays, 305-809-4750
- Mallory Square in Key West features shops, attractions and is especially popular each afternoon for its lively festivities and street performers celebrating sunset.
- Florida Keys History of Diving Museum, mile marker 83 in Islamorada, presents free monthly programs on various diving related topics, 305-664-9737