Our charming coastal town is full of history, nature, and FUN, so what better way to celebrate all that we have to offer than with some trivia? Test your knowledge with some fun questions below to see how well you know LBTS!
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Our town’s roots trace back to the roarin’ 20s, when was LBTS first officially incorporated?
Answer: November 30, 1927
What was the second time it was officially incorporated?
Answer: November 1949
Anglin’s Pier is one of our favorite landmarks around town- who was this fun hangout spot named after?
Answer: The first mayor of LBTS, Melvin Anglin
Our coastal town welcomes a diverse array of marine life, including our oldest friends- sea turtles. What types of sea turtles can be found nesting on our beaches?
Answer: Loggerhead, green, and leatherback sea turtles
Our internationally recognized snorkeling and diving trails support the rich biodiversity found in our ocean and have earned us the distinct title of “Florida’s Beach Diving Capital.” How many yards from the shoreline is the closest coral reef?
Answer: 100 yards- make sure to check out our snorkeling trail map!
P.S.- Our town also has guided tankless dive tours- the perfect way for the whole family to explore the reef. Stop into Gold Coast Scuba for more info.
Where can you find a larger-than-life (okay maybe not literally) blue Adirondack chair perfect for family pictures?
Answer: In front of our Visitor Center. Feel free to snap a pic and tag us on social media.
Our charming town is the perfect place to kick back, enjoy the breeze, and discover Florida nature. Do you know our town’s motto that perfectly sums up how we feel on the daily?
Answer: Relax… You’re Here
Divers and snorkelers come from all over to explore our town’s shipwrecks, reefs, and trails. How many concrete cannons can be found in our underwater shipwreck snorkel trail?
Answer: Five concrete cannons
No car, no problem! LBTS is easy to get around, especially with our free community shuttle named…?
Answer: The Pelican Hopper
Don’t be surprised if you head out to Anglin’s Pier to go fishing and a friendly pelican decides to join you. What did our fisherman name our unofficial town mascot?
Answer: Pete the Pelican
Turtles, fish, and lobsters- oh my! Can you name at least five species of fish that call LBTS home?
Varieties include lobster, snapper, tarpon, cobia, bluefish, mackerel, snook, blue runners, croakers, permit, and pompano
Move over baseball, people-watching may actually be America’s favorite pastime. Where’s the best place to people-watch in LBTS?
Answer: The Adirondack chairs in Anglin’s Square