Best Beaches In North America: Dry Tortugas , Key West


Dry Tortugas National Park is a remote coral reef island 70 miles west of Key West. The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area.

The attraction here is the remote and pristine white sand beaches which you can visit by hopping on a local ferry. Take your snorkel gear, a vat of sunscreen and a picnic lunch and spend the day in this beautiful, peaceful, tropical National Park.

As a bonus, you can also explore the 19th Century Fort, lighthouses in addition to the perfect white sand beaches.

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