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Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site and Park, Key West

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Contact: +1 305 292 6713
Open Hours: 8a-sunset M-Su
Built in 1845 and occupied by Yankee forces in 1861, the fort was finally completed in 1866. Now a National Historic Landmark, the fort has tours at noon and 2p. In January the park hosts the annual Sculpture Key West ; if you're here in February, you'll be treated to Civil War Days . The west side of the State park is ideal for fishing and snorkeling. In addition, the park also provides tables and grills for a picnic. See website for admission info. Open daily from 8a onwards.