Aspiring and current Conch Republic citizens can celebrate the offbeat “nation’s” birthday April 19-28 with activities including a lighthearted sea battle for tall ships, a drag race for men dressed as women and a parade dubbed the world’s longest because its route stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Continue
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Our drive-to islands are rich in arts & culture, yet if you crave the wild outdoors, our guided eco-tours, walking trails, environmental centers and a plethora of green travel initiatives will satisfy.
Anglers revel in our heart-racing, world-class sportfishing.
Dive the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg
"Sunk to the bottom in under two minutes' time on May 27, 2009, the Vandenberg measures 10 stories high in the water column; the keel the deepest at approximately 145 feet. It is at the top of the structure that most of the ship's interesting attributes are located, some purposefully cut from one part of the ship and welded elsewhere to make attention-getting dive spots from bow to stern, all trimmed to reach within 40 to 50 feet of the surface. Don't miss this world-class wreck as it celebrates 10 years at the bottom!"
April 2019 Featured Image
Photo: Anna Priest
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