The Overseas Highway, Key West

4.3
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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  • Honestly I've been to the keys 20+ times and this drive literally never gets old. Flying into key west is cool but this drive is worth the extra couple hours.  more »
  • Scenic drive to Keywest. Was lovely gawking at the expanse, folks fishing along the way, could formations, some sort of rain cloud which was fascinating, folks on the roadside beaching. Thought I'd...  more »

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