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“One for the bucket list” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Overseas Highway

The Overseas Highway
Key West, FL
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Ranked #17 of 84 attractions in Key West
Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A charming 110 mile highway running the length of the Keys.
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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“One for the bucket list”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The Overseas Highway is just one of those "bucket list" things you have to do! If you fly directly into Key West you are missing one of the great road trips. Built largely on the pilings of a railroad that was largely destroyed by a giant storm (sections still remain for walking and fishing) the Overseas Highway is an amazing engineeering achievement that links the keys. My tip would be (if you can) rent a car in Miami and drive to Key West - the experience is well worth it.

Visited July 2013
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Oviedo, Florida
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“Hard to believe you're still in Florida”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

If you can't get enough of beautiful views of turquoise waters stretching to the horizon, this drive is for you. We loved it and can't wait to go back.

Visited June 2013
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“Amazing Drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We loved the drive through the keys. Great views and seafood. WE stopped in a little shack right of 35th street on Marathon Key. They had the most amazing seafood.

Visited June 2013
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“long bridge”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

better to take a bus to the keys as the drive can been boring to drive. history of bridge is interesting with tour guide.

Visited June 2013
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Niagara Falls, New York
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“Lots of Hype”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

At spots, this was a very pretty drive, however most of the area was filled with touristy stuff, run down buildings. Not my favorite drive in the US and if you had to choose between this and something else, I would chose something else.
We drove from Miami down to Key West. Stopping in the everglades, marathon, big pine key, and key west.

Visited July 2013
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