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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$49.00*
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Self Guided Key West Day Trip from Miami
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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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Going to the Keys, you'll be on it

But make sure you take some time out to view at least one bridge from the parking spots alongside the road!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

But make sure you take some time out to view at least one bridge from the parking spots alongside the road!

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It takes a couple hours from Key Largo to Key West but it is truly worth it. The clear blue-green waters are gorgeous, it is amazing. There are so many shops, pull off spots, restaurants, parks, etc the whole way. We saw a key deer on the way down on Big Pines Key, and several iguanas. In total there are... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

OK, it takes about 2 1/2 to 3 hours to drive all the way to Key West. The road is largely single lane and there are a lot of stops. But, the views are spectacular. Definitely worth a drive, during the daytime hours.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice ride, but most of time the ride is via villages/cities in the way, thus not so much of great views.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Never enjoyed a car trip so much. 4+ hours driving from Key West to Miami, gorgeous view! Very well kept, safe ride. Lots of places to stop and stretch your legs. Lots of gas stations on the way.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drove from Miami to Key West with a few stops in between, if you've never done it....a must do. Driving for hours over bridges and just a few feet above the ocean, pretty interesting and a great engineering feat. The sad part is the end of the trip. Key West has turned into a tourist trap of loud bars, expensive... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

rent a car in Miami and make the 200 mil trip to keywest, the views are spectacular, its pretty much a two lane highway, dont be in a rush to get to kw...enjoy the scenery and the views...always wanted to do this trip..finally notched it off my bucket list

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Haines City, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Without doubt this is a major engineering feat and well worth doing once, but that's it. The Keys are touristic, samey, over rated, over priced and very very dull indeed but the drive is partially entertaining as it will take you through a few unspoilt, demi-wild places.

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Drove from Melbourne area to Key West. Once you reach Route 1 in the Miami area you are on your way to Key West. You can't get lost as it's the only road to Key West. There are many restaurants and sights along the way. The 7 mile bridge is a fun ride. It parallels an old bridge you might... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove from.miami to marathon. Got a tip to take a lower keys bus which let's you watch everything on the WaY to key west instead of watching the road..oh..and the bus is only $ 4 per person each way! Great idea and again got the bus where it ended at the post office in key west for the ride... More 

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