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The Overseas Highway

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Address: Key West, FL
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A charming 110 mile highway running the length of the Keys.

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$49.00*
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Self Guided Key West Day Trip from Miami
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$69.00*
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Key West Day Trip from Miami with a FREE South Beach Bike Rental

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More than just a highway

The most enjoyable highway trip I've ever taken. The views are amazing. Great places to pull off, all kinds of public spots and numerous state parks to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The most enjoyable highway trip I've ever taken. The views are amazing. Great places to pull off, all kinds of public spots and numerous state parks to choose from.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow.... Fabulous views. Love the different shades of the water. Seeing the old bridge is cool... I actually expected to see the water more on the entire drive to Key West so I was thrilled with the overseas highway!

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highway runs from Florida mainland through the Keys. Most of it is 45-50 MPH limit, some areas slower as result of traffic. Several areas famous from movies.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sea all around, good road, traveled during daytime. You can still see the old road next to you and it is amazing to see so much of it going from one point to another. The view was beautiful and it was one of the most breathtaking roads for me.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove from Key Largo to Key West on a beautiful sunny day. It took two hours, we rarely got above 50 mph. An absolutely wonderful drive. Scenery is breath taking! We rented a car in Key Largo (Avis) dropped it off in Key West, and flew back. Absolutley the best way to go!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

But make sure you take some time out to view at least one bridge from the parking spots alongside the road!

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It takes a couple hours from Key Largo to Key West but it is truly worth it. The clear blue-green waters are gorgeous, it is amazing. There are so many shops, pull off spots, restaurants, parks, etc the whole way. We saw a key deer on the way down on Big Pines Key, and several iguanas. In total there are... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

OK, it takes about 2 1/2 to 3 hours to drive all the way to Key West. The road is largely single lane and there are a lot of stops. But, the views are spectacular. Definitely worth a drive, during the daytime hours.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a nice ride, but most of time the ride is via villages/cities in the way, thus not so much of great views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Never enjoyed a car trip so much. 4+ hours driving from Key West to Miami, gorgeous view! Very well kept, safe ride. Lots of places to stop and stretch your legs. Lots of gas stations on the way.

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