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“Beautiful drive with the ocean on both sides” 4 of 5 stars
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The Overseas Highway
Key West, FL
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Ranked #13 of 187 things to do in Key West
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A charming 110 mile highway running the length of the Keys.
Schaumburg, Illinois
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“Beautiful drive with the ocean on both sides”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We drove from miami into key west for the drive through the keys. We felt like the 7 mile bridge was the best portion of the drive where you can see the ocean on both sides and the broken old bridge. It's not as nice as the us 1 drive in California but still very well worth it.

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“Can drive on this any day...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Have driven on this 4 times now and I can do it more...just love this road. At times when you are driving down a fly over, the long road appears to be going into the ocean...just lovely

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“Take your time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you're in a hurry to get to Key West, then fly instead of driving this 2 lane highway. Very scenic with the ocean on both sides. My suggestion would be to stop from time to time and explore the little towns and sights. Some excellent restaurants are to be found along the way and at better prices than in KW.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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“Classic Roadtrip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We drove from Miami down to Key West and had a great time. The drive did get a little lengthy towards the end but that was onlu because we had to do it in one day and didn't want to stop that much along the way. We did stop in Islamorada at the visitor center and had a blast talking with the staff. We also stopped again at Anne's Beach. The little one loved our stops. She got to run around and then rest in the car as we drove along to the next adventure. I highly recommend planning a whole day to drive down, and taking many stops along the way. It embraces the relaxed low key atmosphere of the keys and makes the 50mi per hour speed limit much more tolerable. A must do at least once in your lifetime!

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“It's a Highway”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

It's a Highway. That is a Bridge. With pretty ocean views. Not much more to say. Don't hold your breath the whole, time it's not that frightening!

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