The Overseas Highway, Key West

4.3
#1 of 9 in Scenic Drive in Florida
Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Experience the sensation of sailing the open seas from the comfort of your own car on The Overseas Highway. The 205 km (128 mi) highway stretches from mainland Florida, carrying U.S. 1 through the Florida Keys on a series of overseas bridges. Roll the windows down and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of vibrant blue water and clear skies. Stop along the way for a snack or a dip in the ocean at one of the many picturesque seaside villages. Don’t miss the famous Seven Mile Bridge in the city of Marathon, one of the longest segmental bridges in the world. Plan trip to Key West with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • For whatever reason, most who drive on this road like to go 3-5 MPH under the speed limit. With just 2 lanes and limited passing opportunities, you're not going to go anywhere very quickly. It's cool....  more »
  • Quickest 3.5 hours of my life. Great spots to eat. A few attractions. Beautiful views of So Florida.  more »

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