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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Skyway Bridge is always a beautiful sight. Gorgeous water and to see the old bridge that was knocked down and now a fishing pier was a treat for the out of towners.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Discover321161
Reviewed 5 days ago

The view is awesome. The are rest areas in both directions. Bathrooms were very clean. Some people like to go fishing in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My father helped build the original Skyway Bridge that was hit by a cargo ship in 1980. Have not been back to the bridge since the tragedy that claimed lives of the people just trying to get to their destinations that day. Brought back a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 723terrib
Reviewed 1 week ago

A neat bridge because of the construction. Very unique. Don't just go over the bridge stop at the rest stops. You could spend some time just taking in the views of the gulf and Tampa bay. FREE LIKE ANY REST STOP. Just park and enjoy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gerald I
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this scenic drive but always recall the collapse of 1980 when 35 people fell to their deaths.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Edward W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this bridge! Awesome view from top and feels like flying on the way down, especially on a sunny day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank imyoungatheart
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was out of this world and it is a beautiful sight and a soothing ride and relaxing..and you can see far away and you can see the beauty of What God made For us .and the bridge has good structural.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love driving over this bridge. The view of the bay is awesome. If you drive over it when’s it’s dark out it is beautiful! There are areas that you can fish from.....someday I will be able to do that

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Venture251505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had the opportunity to travel over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge on a dusky, cold (for Florida) evening. This bridge, which spans over four miles, and the original Sunshine Skyway Bridge, have interesting, often tragic histories. After the original bridge collapsed in 1980, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mikelcesc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s a beautiful bridge with an amazing view. I wish they would double the toll and only collect one way or the other, rather than both. The Sunpass is a helpful feature but most people have it now, and traffic backs up. There are really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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December 7, 2018|
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Response from Katherine R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure probably 45 or 50
October 18, 2018|
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Response from Cheryl M | Reviewed this property |
You cannot access the Sunshine Skyway Bridge between Orlando and Tampa. The Bridge is southwest of Tampa and Orlando is northeast of Tampa. I'm not sure of the cost for toll.
October 18, 2018|
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Response from Katherine R | Reviewed this property |
No it goes from st. Pete to sarasota