Florida Keys Scenic Highway All-American Road
110 Miles and 43 Keys! The Florida Keys Scenic Highway, Florida’s only All-American Road, stretches 110 miles across the alluring islands of the Florida Keys, conjures up many imagines in the minds of its travelers-palm trees swaying in the tropical breezes, miles of ocean vistas, recreational adventures to delight and enchant and an island culture unparalleled in the world.
Panoramic, scenic views are in abundance along the Florida Keys Scenic Highway. Catch glimpses of dolphins swimming with their young, manatees gracefully floating in the shallow waters and endangered birds peacefully gliding through the brilliant blue sky.
A remarkable number of endangered wildlife live in or migrate through the Florida Keys including the Florida Manatee, Key Deer, Osprey, Bald Eagle and Green Sea Turtle. The unique features of the coral reef and mangroves make it a habitat for thousands of fish, crustaceans, mammals and sea creatures.
Florida Scenic Highways are often referred to as “byways.” One of the main requirements of scenic byway designation is that it show one or more of six key intrinsic qualities: Historic, Archaeological, Scenic, Cultural, Natural, and Recreational. Learn more about the Florida Scenic Highway program at http://floridascenichighways.com/