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)
Posted by Bonnie Gross
Author: Bonnie Gross Bonnie is co-founder of Florida Rambler. She spent four decades searching for places to enjoy the natural beauty and fascinating history of Florida. After a long career at the Sun Sentinel, including as executive producer of its website, she started sharing her experiences here in 2010. She lives in Fort Lauderdale with her husband and travel partner David Blasco.