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

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Bits of sheer awesome surrounded by just a highway.

This was always high up on my list of things to do. And I have to say that I am glad that we did it, but it was far from my expectations. The image you have in your head of what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 May 2016
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Napa, CA
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Napa, CA
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This was always high up on my list of things to do. And I have to say that I am glad that we did it, but it was far from my expectations. The image you have in your head of what it is going to be like is here, but it is just a small portion of the 100 plus... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is a drive you MUST take at least once in your life... What a unique and beautiful experience. It is a shame that the railroad and some footpaths are in such disrepair. I think if they still operated today, it would be a wonderful traveling experience. The views are outstanding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

If you are a history buff, or enjoy scenic views, you will love this drive. We drove from the Ft Lauderdale Airport to Key West. It's a little farther than Miami's airport, but I prefer using Lauderdale. It's just easier. I suggest doing a little research before making the drive. That way you will understand what you are seeing. Look... More 

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Otsego, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We rode a Harley on the Overseas Highway and it was amazing experiencing the sights, sounds & smells from the back of the bike. The keys are beautiful and there are lots of places to visit along the way. I would highly recommend driving this by car or motorcycle. It is more crowded on weekends so there may be stop... More 

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stratford upon avon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

When crossing the seven mile bridge this old railway bridge is on the right, plenty of boats with people fishing under the arches. I don't think there is access to it.

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Derry, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We took our first trip to the Florida Keys last week and had a fantastic time! We flew into Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) and rented a convertible. We were expecting a "Chrysler 200 or similar" but when we got there the only convertible available was a Ford Mustang GT 5.0 can you imagine the disappointment?? #that'ssarcastic If you're going to make... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Spectacular scenery and enough kitsch to keep even the most eclectic companions entertained. Route 66 has noting on the Overseashighway when it comes to interesting things to see and do.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I am so glad we drove this to Key West, it was very scenic and relaxing. We were able to take in a couple of stops to view the scenery. I would recommend driving this for the experience and scenery.

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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Have to admit, we were excited to drive from Miami to Key West having seen photos of the Overseas Highway for years. However, it was a little bit of a letdown. There are portions of the highway that provide some nice views, but many times the view is obscured or it's just not as dramatic as the aerial photos make... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

To see the water changes its color while you drive. I've never had in my wildest imagination there were so many shades of blue and green in the ocean, yet it is exactly what you would have dreamed of.

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