Rudy Nichols, a Florida Department of Transportation sign crew leader, positions a placard designating the Florida Keys Overseas Highway as an All-American Road Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, on top of the Jewfish Creek Bridge in Key Largo, Fla. Friday, federal transportation officials announced that the Keys road, with 42 bridges over water, was one of five highways to receive the prestigious accolade. Thus far, 31 American roads are designated as All-American by the National Scenic Byways program directed by the Federal Highway Administration. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Bob Rountree roams the state with his wife Kathy in their 25-foot Starcraft AR-One travel trailer, exploring Florida’s back roads, hidden beaches and scenic parks with kayaks, beach toys and bicycles in tow. A retired journalist based in Deerfield Beach and living the good life, Bob is co-founder of FloridaRambler.com.
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