The Overseas Highway, Key West

4.3
#1 of 11 in Scenic Drive in Florida
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. Find out how to plan Key West trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • If you are driving to Key West you will traverse the whole thing. Many place to pull over for pictures, picnics or places to eat. Many islands and bridges. A few spots where the old Flagler railroad.....  more »
  • So if you don't fly to Key West, or take a boat to Key West, chances are you drive to Key West. And when you drive to Key West, you go down US 1 and cross the 7 mile bridge. OK...it's neat to see.....  more »
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