Islamorada, Florida: Big Lobster

Betsey, an adored symbol of Florida Keys wildlife, vies for the title of World's Largest Lobster.
Address:
86700 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL
Directions:
US 1, mile marker 86.7, on the southbound side, in front of the Rain Barrel Artist Village.
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Giant Lobster. Super Lobster

If only it were real, I'd need a loooot of butter.

[CleverNameHere, 08/30/2011]
Big Lobster

Betsey has been moved directly across Route 1 (on the west side of the road) to The Rain Barrel (An Artist Community).

[Katie, 06/10/2010]
Lobster statue. Big Lobster

The lobster is there still, but signs are all over telling people there are no longer any shops on the property. It is a Montessori school now. Pictures can still be taken, but be careful about trespassing too much.

[James S., 01/21/2008]

August 2008: The lobster, named "Betsey," is now gone. It was reportedly up for sale for $400,000 and is currently undergoing repairs, according to its owners. They vow that Betsey will return, although maybe not to the Florida Keys.

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