Known as the 1st underwater park to ever be established in the U.S., the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is the ultimate place to explore the beauty and wonder of the sea. The park, which includes some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world, covers approximately 70 nautical square miles.
Throughout the reefs, mangrove swamps, and seagrass beds, you’ll discover all sorts of unique marine life and elaborate coral formations, providing for a one-of-a-kind experience with nature.
They are open 7 days a week, offering on-water activities to enjoy the beautiful, clean waters of Pennekamp Park and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The glass-bottom boat is a sure bet for the entire family!
Some of the properties closest to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park for overnighting are Mariners Club; Ocean Reef Club; Anglers Park; Venetian Shores; Key Largo Village.
Visit: 102601 Overseas Highway, Key Largo; 305-451-6300; Pennekamp