David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
8/4/22 9:15 a.m.

Okay, we’ll admit it right off the bat: The Overseas Highway isn’t the most thrilling road this country has to offer. There are no sweeping turns or snow-topped summits to cross; instead, this mostly two-lane highway is a straight shot over the flattest of landscapes. The views, however…

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Racerboy1a
Racerboy1a New Reader
8/4/22 12:47 p.m.

The wife and I have traveled the Overseas Highway many times including our first trip in 1972 when the old narrow bridge was in service.  It was certainly a "white knuckle" moment every time you met an oncoming truck.

Years later when we became snowbirds, and the new bridges were in place, we did it in a 38' diesel pusher motorhome for several winters.  The Keys are a different world and great place to visit. Bahia Honda is awesome.

One more thing, we discovered that there used to be an SCCA Solo 1 down there that used a section of abandon road near Summerland Key.  I don't think they do that anymore.

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