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Tamiami Trail

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Also known as U.S. 41, this road crosses Everglades National Parks'...

Also known as U.S. 41, this road crosses Everglades National Parks' northern border.

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Great scenery!

A great way to see what old Florida was truly like. The trip took us about the same time to go from Miami to Naples as it would via I-75. The upside was seeing Florida like it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A great way to see what old Florida was truly like. The trip took us about the same time to go from Miami to Naples as it would via I-75. The upside was seeing Florida like it truly was over the past many decades. The traffic was rather light both ways. And the scenery could not have been more eye-catching!... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The scenery varies along the road and is at times quite spectacular. Make some stops along the way, we stopped at the earden place about halfway and saw a 'gator from the visitor centre boardwalk.

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Miller Place, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This 275 mile engineering marvel takes you from Tampa to Miami. The best part of the route is traversing the Everglades and watching alligators in the lock system.

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Fantastic so many things to do and see, you'll probably not be able to stop and see everything in one day, from Miami to Naples is awesome, straight through the Everglades, wildlife is unbelievable, lots of air-boat rides animal sanctuaries, educational centers, camp sites Everglade city, keep your eyes open for the eateries especial Joanna's Blue Crab Cafe & Miccosukee... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

We drove from Sanibel to the Keys and decided to take this route instead of the "boring" 75. We had our family of five and we really enjoyed it. Not much traffic on our day either, which was nice. We saw 2-3 gators in the wet areas near the road which really added to the experience. I would certainly take... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We drove from Miami through the Everglades, and the first two times we crossed the Everglades we took the interstate, I-75, also known as gator alley. I do not know the story behind the name, but I can't really imagine there being any gators there. It is a fenced off interstate with a lot of traffic, only one rest area,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Going from Marathon to Naples i decided to go on the 41 rather than 75 as i had been on this road 25 years ago. I was not disappointed low traffic levels across incredible changing things to look at. Even had lunch on a terrace overlooking a sleeping alligator. I was not disappointed.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Tamiami Trail is the portion of US Highway 41 between Tampa and Miami in southern Florida. The most scenic portion is between San Marco Blvd. (State Rt. 92) near Naples and Krome Avenue (State Rt. 997) near Miami. In this 74-mile section, the road passes through Fakahatchee Strand Preserve, Big Cypress National Preserve, and the northern boundary of Everglades National... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

As others have stated, this is the original crocodile alley & much more fun that the interstate. It even has crocs visible from the car as you drive along. Without doubt the be st way to get cross country from Miami to Naples. PS also recommend you stop at Gator's Crossroads restaurant & Bar: good food, live music from a... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Took a spin down this historic road to see some alligators, and we were not disappointed! Within 20 minutes we had spotted numerous gators, lots of herons and songbirds, turtles, and an impressive buck whitetail deer, all within a few feet of the canal.

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