Vehicular traffic rolls on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway, Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, in Islamorada, Fla. Friday, federal transportation officials announced that the Keys 110-mile-long thoroughfare, with 42 bridges over water, was one of five highways to receive an All-American Road designation. Thus far, 31 American roads are designated as “All-American” by the National Scenic Byways program directed by the U.S. 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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