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“The only way in” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Overseas Highway

The Overseas Highway
Key West, FL
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Ranked #13 of 69 Attractions in Key West
Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A charming 110 mile highway running the length of the Keys.
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“The only way in”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

Such an amazing drive. The bridges are so much fun, seven mile is the best of course. The sunrise and sunsets are super fun to drive through. Know when things are happening tho because the county is not afraid to shut down the only road in or out for whatever reason they see for. Events slow down traffic and wrecks will take forever to clean up but there is no reason to be in a hurry down here.

Visited April 2013
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“Scenic drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Drove from Miami to Key West with my wife. Loved the drive, especially having the top down on the convertible. Glad to finally be able to say I have made that drive. It was worth it. Highly recommended.

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“one of the most amazing roads in the world.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

The overseas highway is historical ,an engineering marvel and fascinating. It just happens to offer 3 hours of some of the most breathtaking views anywhere not to mention several hundred places to eat the freshest seafood possible.

Visited March 2013
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Boerne, Texas
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“Great Drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is a beautiful drive, lots of blue water! Nice little places to stop along the way! If you want a scenic drive, this is the one!

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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“Enjoy the Views, Don't Be In a Hurry”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The Overseas Highway was a great experience for us. We drove into Key West overnight, so there was very little traffic. We experienced the excellent views on the return trip to the mainland. Lower speed limits cause the drive to feel longer than it is. If you are in a hurry, don't go!! There are other options, such as flying or an express boat, but the highway was nice. It probably gets crowded at certain times of the year. The beginning of April was not one of those times. There are a few gas stations and fast food joints along the way, but plan ahead. No sense being forced to stop at a service area that is inconvenient. Islamorada, Marathon, and Key West have the most services.

We enjoyed the Overseas Highway. Roads like this are few and far between in the U.S. I'm glad we took the trip. It was beautiful in the daylight!

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