There’s A Hike In Florida That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Civil War Fort

Sometimes all you need is a good dose of history to remind you why many parts of Florida are so great. When you’re able to visit spots in your home state that hold so much value and so many stories, it’s hard to pass up an opportunity to explore. This particular short hike will take you through an abandoned Civil War Fort, but when you see the way nature has reclaimed it, you’ll be in awe.

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The address for West Martello tower in Key West is 1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040-4883. Guests can visit the tower Sunday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To find out more information about the tower of the Key West Garden Club, visit the website.

Speaking of, after your stop at the gardens, Key West also has a sunset wine cruise which will absolutely be the most perfect ending to your whole day.