Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, located an easy 90 mile drive northeast of Las Vegas, is a 23,000 acre gem of clear springs which harbor a surprising wealth of Southwestern bird life and endemic pupfish among the barren surroundings of alkaline desert.
Cabbage Key is a popular day trip spot for visitors to boat over, have lunch, enjoy the afternoon and return to the mainland. For those interested in more than staying just a few hours, the Inn has several types of lovely overnight lodging for guests from which to choose
Looking for some old Florida charm? Look no further than Cabbage Key. Accessible only by boat, this little piece of tropical paradise will dish up a southern size helping. Take a day trip for lunch, sip on a Cabbage Creeper at the Dollar Bill Bar, or stay a couple nights in a cottage by the water.
The undeveloped barrier island of Cayo Costa along Florida's Gulf Coast is home to Cayo Costa State Park. Regaled for its pristine, shell littered, uncrowded beaches, it is only accessible by boat. Not to worry, it's a short ferry ride to the island. Take a day trip or camp overnight.
If you're 62 or over, a U. S. citizen, or permanent resident, the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is bargain at $80.00 and is good for life. Once only $10.00, this is still one of the best deals around.
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