Type of Attraction: Dolphin Research & Education Facility
Highlights: Grassy Key in the Florida Keys is home to the Dolphin Research Center, which also serves as the final resting place for the original “Flipper” (real name: Mitzi), the most famous dolphin in film and TV history. Mitzi is buried in the Center’s courtyard.
Hours: Daily, 9 AM to 4:30 PM (closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)
Admission: Adults, $20; Ages 4-12, $15; Ages 55+, $16.50
Address: 58901 Overseas Highway (Mile Marker 59), Grassy Key, Florida
Phone Number: (305) 289-1121
Directions: Take U.S. 1 South (Overseas Highway) to Mile Marker 59. The Dolphin Research Center will be on your right-hand side.
Dolphin Research Center Video