See the beauty of the beach from a whole new perspective on one of our favorite coastal flight tours, where land, sea, and sky come together for a can't-miss show.
Below the airplane's humming propellers, the turquoise sea spreads out like a wild neon inkblot curving into inlets and around islands. Below, several small, circular dots in the water come in to view, which turn out to be 300-pound sea turtles. And those oblong dark shapes? Manatees. Overseas Aero Tours offers a variety of excursions, including a 10-minute jaunt above Marathon and the sea, a 20-minute loop across the Seven Mile Bridge and the island of Pigeon Key, and a 30-minute trip to Sombrero Key Lighthouse, where you have an overhead view of the coral reef that surrounds the light; 305-304-0015 or