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The Overseas Highway, Key West

#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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  • The Overseas Highway is the only passageway from the mainland to Key West. The first 30 miles are like many highways, boring. After that the views are spectacular. Enjoy, worth the drive. Jolly...  more »
  • There's no other highway like this in the whole East Coast. The water, the wild life and the breathtaking views are just a marvel. We went all the way down to Key West from Miami and getting there...  more »

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