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Driving from Pompano is 75 or 997 more scenic

Shelby, North...
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Driving from Pompano is 75 or 997 more scenic

We are driving from Pompano to Ahinga trail as a stop before the keys. Waze and google maps show taking I 75 as the best option. It looks like there is a small highway 997 that would be more scenic with the possibility to see alligators on the side of the road.

Which route would you recommend?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Driving from Pompano is 75 or 997 more scenic

I may be a bit biased, but 27/997 is variable speed limits in some spots, heavy truck traffic and little chance of seeing gators. Rainy season has started and the gators wil have spread out. I consider either a means to an end and would favor the Express Lanes on I-75.

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