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Seven Mile Bridge

Mile Marker 47, Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
Traveler Description:  Tarpon, Sea Turtles (many) one Manatee, beautiful palms full of coconuts, huge fish and lots of boaters were experienced at sunsets each night... more »
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Ocean Ridge
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I drove this bridge for years, and it is so improved from years ago. I used to drive with white knuckles. Now it is a nice leisurely drive where you can enjoy the scenery around. If you time it right you can see some great sunsets. Sometimes I don't understand the other drivers who are passing you when you are... More

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I saw the most beautiful sunset from the bridge last week! It's a bridge, it's long, you go up, you go down, it goes on and on!

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Almere, The Netherlands
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126 reviews 126 reviews
80 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The Seven Mile Bridge is part of the Overseas Highway and runs from Marathon to Little Duck Key. It is a beautiful scenic bridge over the ocean with spectacular views. Part of the old bridge still exist and is accessible. You can walk 2.2 miles to Pigeon Keys. At the entrance you can donate to the Friends of Old Seven.... More

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I've been on that bridge many times in past years but every time I drive there it is like a new experience all over again. I've never experienced any traffic there and the view is breathtaking. Often think about the scene from "True Lies".

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Lots of sky, gorgeous clouds. Part of the keys experience. Amazing tidal current creates formidable challenge for boaters.

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Marietta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It's just a bridge, right? But wow, it's 7 freaking miles long! It's kind of surreal driving over the bridge with the ocean on both sides and a dilapidated old railroad bridge running parallel. Beautiful and just breathtaking.

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Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The drive across seven mile bridge is a beautiful drive with a nice view of the old bridge and several of the keys.

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MILILANI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really interesting bridge - great views of ocean and gulf - saw turtles in the water. Fun trip to head over the bridge. Interesting how the older bridges were keep, but section were taken out so people can't drive on them.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This bridge is part of the Overseas Highway and the views overlooking the water are gorgeous. Sunset is a great time to be crossing because you have an advantage of nothing blocking your view.

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

When we imagined what the Keys would be like, this bridge is what we had in mind. Up until you get past Isamorada, everything is pretty much connected by land (or land bridges) except for a few spans over channels. The Seven Mile Bridge is exactly what you expect.

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