Above: Sea turtles at the Turtle Hospital, Marathon, Florida

One of theFlorida Keys’most wonderful attractions is theTurtle Hospital, a former motel complex converted into a veterinary emergency room and rehabilitation facility. Although human visitors are secondary to the hospital’s function, the 90-minute tours held eight times a day are absolutely fascinating, plus the admission fees help support its important work. Our group was a bit large for my taste, with 27 participants. Nevertheless, social distancing was possible for the vast majority of the tour, and much of the experience took place outside.

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Above: Sea turtles at the Turtle Hospital, Marathon, Florida

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