The overseas Highway crosses the Florida Keys archipelago
In the south of Florida in the United States discover the Keys, an archipelago of coral islands dotted in the azure ocean. You will discover a series of islands composed of the Upper keys, Middle keys and lower keys, linked together by a suite of bridges that form the overseas Highway. This road, in the extreme south of the United States, is part of the US Route 1, one of the longest roads in the USA. The overseas Highway covers 87 km for only 3 turns! Driving through the Keys Islands is to experience the road to the Sea, a universe in itself.
The Seven Miles Bridge in Florida one of the longest bridges in the world
On this splendid overseas Highway you will discover the Seven miles Bridge, flying over the deep blue of the Gulf of Mexico over 11 kilometres. The famous bridge is one of the longest in the world and connects Knight key to Little Duck key from the Gulf of Mexico to the Florida Strait. The bridge literally gives the impression of flying on the water and allows all the drivers to settle comfortably on board their car, their motorbike or their motorhome to enjoy the scenery.
The Keys road runs from Miami to Key West and travels in just 4h. But it is good to take your time to discover the beauty of the landscape of this unusual road. The road offers a wonderful panorama of the ocean and amazing sunrise or sunsets. You ride from one island to another with the sensation of being at the end of the world.
The history of the bridge route
The bridge route was built in 1982 and is one of the many works of art on the US 1 road. The history of this road of Demeasurement begins in 1912, with the crazy dream of billionaire Henry M. Flager, who wanted to finance the first maritime rail link between Key Largo and key West. Since the road is one of the main routes of passage, Tourisitique but also commercial.
The unique atmosphere of the Keys to discover during a trip to Florida
The Keys Islands and the city of Key West are a true symbol of the east coast of the United States. On this archipelago of islets, a tropical, nonchalant and rebellious atmosphere reigns. At the end of the world, the Keys located most south of the American coast and just 150km from Cuba offer a unique atmosphere that attracts artists and pirates as well.
Not to be missed on your trip to Florida on the overseas Highway
During your trip to Florida motorcycle or your road trip by car in Florida discover just before taking the overseas Highway, the Everglades Park, the Bahia Honda Park. Don’t forget to stop by your road trip in Florida on the Bahia Honda beach or the old railroad bridge abandoned today landmark for birds and fishermen. In Key West you will discover the typical wooden houses and the alternative spirit of the city.
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