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A charming 110 mile highway running the length of the Keys.
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All reviews beautiful drive mile bridge speed limit drive to key west old bridge key deer both sides two lane big pine key florida city fort lauderdale take your time key largo drove down bahia honda enjoy the scenery beautiful scenery
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Reviewed yesterday

Had heard stories of getting behind slow cars but there are passing places. Stops at Marine museums etc along way if you want to take the time. Breakfast at "Over Easy" was great" Coming and going!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Behlmann5903
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views interesting drive in a convertible nice breeze and great drive on a great weather day no problems with traffic in the area it was a truly great ride from Ft. Lauterdale to key west.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything from the quirky, to some of the most beautiful, stunning scenery you can imagine along this route, you have to do it just once.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank afpotic6
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do the Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys , it’s a great trip, beautiful view, all the Keys have something unique and interesting to offer, and it gives you a great feel for the people and history of the area, you will be pleasantly surprised

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stclair1958
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a tickeling feeling to zoom over these bridges, a scent of fear if something would go awfully wrong keeps you on your toes! Worth the trip!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I make this drive every year in May. Love being able to make stops at the different Keys. After doing it for five years it never gets old, but now just drive straight down to Key West. On the way back always make a stop...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Czarjetes
Reviewed 5 days ago

Got a convertible and was excited to make this drive down to Key West. However, this drive is anything but exciting. You drive down a two-lane highway with weird shops and some run down things on the side of the road ... the speed limit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TravelChick0217
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yes, the traffic can get a bit heavy on the two lane, Hwy 1 through the Florida Keys. But go ahead and adjust your attitude into Island Time and just take in the beauty. The towns have some fun signs, buildings & attractions. The water...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gtrtravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This drive is a must for people visiting the keys. Whether Key West or the upper keys, must make time to enjoy this beautiful drive. Best drive available anywhere in the country. Rent a car and enjoy the beautiful drive.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank davem565
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really get a good view of old Florida by taking this drive. Yes, it can be an issue if there is an accident on one of the slender parts of the road. And yes, leave Key West early if it happens to be Sunday...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TFrenz
March 14, 2019|
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Response from TouringTwoTimers | Reviewed this property |
You need to have the SunPass to go down the FL turnpike extension (HEFT) to Homestead. After Homestead you will be on US1 (South Dixie Highway) which has no tolls all the way to Key West. The toll-free option from Miami... More
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Weiguo Z
March 10, 2019|
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Response from SherriMR | Reviewed this property |
You can contact Sunpass directly just google them. It is cheaper to use the sunpass then it is to be billed by plate number.
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lucy l
February 12, 2019|
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Response from G8rJohn | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few if you use the expressway system. All tolls in South Florida are done by electronic transponders or by license plate. Once you are on US-1, there are no tolls. If you totally want to avoid tolls... More
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