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Big Pine Key Vacation Planning

Big Pine Key vacation planning and visiting the Lower Florida Keys just go easier!

bahia honda state park beach bridge

Big Pine Key and Lower Florida Keys is a place to slow down, relax and enjoy your natural surroundings. In the Lower Keys and Big Pine Key, the crowds thin out and your vacation takes on a new rythm. Whether you want to camp with your family at one of the Lower Keys RV and camping resorts or you plan to stay at one of the Lower Key's quiet vacation resorts you'll wonder in the natural splendor.

Big Pine Key and the Lower Keys are home to several parks and white sand beaches. One of the most popular and famous is Bahia Honda State Park. Bahia Honda is over 500 acres and includes a marina, campgrounds, concessions and kayak rentals. Bahia Honda State Park offers spectacular snorkeling and walks along the white sand beach. Its beach is consistently ranked among the best beaches and the park includes a historic railroad bridge.

Big Pine Key is the main shopping area of the Lower Keys. Here you'll find many opportunities to collect gifts and souvenirs to take home as well as a number of dining options.

big pine key deer and wildlife

The National Key Deer Refuge is located on Big Pine Key. The refuge includes 9,200 acres of undeveloped wilderness and is hundreds of species of animals, birds and insects. The Key Deer is the most famous of the species found in the refuge. This small species of deer is found no where else in the world but the Lower Florida Keys.

While you're in search of the elusive Key Deer, don't forget that Big Pine Key and the Lower Florida Keys are also home to some pretty spectacular fishing and diving. Whether setting out on your own or in looking to charter a guide or captain, you'll find it in Big Pine Key and the Lower Florida Keys.

Rather take to the water on your own? Kayaking is very popular in the Florida Keys and especially in this area. You can explore the mangroves and nearby flats as you silently paddle of crystal clear waters.