Take the time to take it all in on a leisurely drive in the keys. Roll the windows down, smell the salt air and just look.
We have driven down the Keys..we have flown into Key West. We drove this time. Best advice we can give: PLEASE allow plenty of time. It is less than 200 miles from Miami, but it is not a freeway. It is a narrow 2 lane highway. We saw so many people obviously late to get somewhere. They were so stressed... More
I was thinking it was going to be a two-lane highway with ocean on both sides the whole way down. It was a lovely surprise! Lots to do on the way down, leave time for meandering. Nice towns on the way down to stop along the way
Driven several times at daylight and also at nighttimes. Haven't seen more stars at once as on a rest area in complet darkness on clear night in the Keys - try it out incredible experience
Should make plans to stop off rather than drive the entire length to Key West. otherwise, a picturesque way to drive to your destination
This is one of the most beautiful drives. If they could out in more passing lanes, or more turn offs it would be great. Construction is still an issue.
I fell in love with driving across this highway the first time I traveled on it. It makes a amazing sunset drive in a convertible heading to Key West. Definitely feels like the Caribbean.
A great drive, totally worth if you have not been to the Florida keys before. The drive is especially enjoyable once you hit Long key and the seven mile bridge, the views on a clear day are just breath taking. Make sure you stop and check out the old bridge before going over the new one. Also Bahia Honda State... More
which is to say it takes forever to get from Homestead to KW. But you gotta do this once, Give yourself a lot of time. Get provisions from WalMart in FL City, about 4 hrs to KW...stop in Marathon at 7 Mile Grill for lunch, or Bahamas Mamas (mm 22), etc.....all good. DON'T speed, they will get you, so don't... More
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