The views from the highway are of gorgeous waters on both sides of the road in many places. There are side roads that take you off into a different world from the main tourist route. Fun to explore. That's the good news. The bad news is that an accident on any part of the 2 lane highway can shut travel... 更多
We enjoy the drive from Miami to Key West. I was a bit worried since we would be driving from the airport (leaving at 5:00) on a Friday night in April. The total driving time was about 4 hours with traffic jams near the airport. We loved our sunset, waterfront dinner at Islamorada Fish Company. We left from Key West... 更多
put this on your bucket list people!! Absolutely beautiful! If you can afford to....rent a convertible with the top down and Florida sun ...you will be glad you spent the money....
Drove a hired mustang convertible from Miami to key west. The drive once on '1' was amazing, Stopping off at different 'spots' to break up the journey was great. The view and the 7 mile bridge awesome!!
One lane in... one lane out,top speed 55, drops down to 35 in areas. Nice views of water and land. Make sure you go during the week to avoid weekend traffic.
We had a few days near Ft. Lauderdale so decided to visit Key West, as we had not been. So we drove the length of the Overseas highway. Besides the normal Florida roadside enterprises one would rather not see, there were glimpses of the water and distant keys. More interesting was the old railroad, in one place turned into a... 更多
To see a mix of old technology and new is pretty amazing; and to think there used to be a railway that did this route as well. Take the time to read up on Flagger the man who built the railway to the keys it is very interesting. Pigeon Island is cool as well. You can walk along a lot... 更多