Map & Directions
From the north, take the Florida Turnpike south along the east coast down to just below Ft. Lauderdale to Exit 4 Homestead/Key West. This is the Turnpike Extension that meets US 1 in Florida City, which takes you to Key Largo, some 22 minutes south. From the west, come across 1-75 (Alligator Alley) to the Miami exit and south to the Turnpike Extension. From Miami International Airport, take LeJeune Road south to 836 West, going to Turnpike Extension, south to US 1 and to the Keys.
Mile Markers. Down here in the Keys, the Overseas Highway is like our Mainstreet. And the best way to get around is to know the mile marker of your destination. These little green signs that dot our highway every mile begin just south of Florida City with number 127 and run all the way down to zero in Key West. They're like our addresses. If you know the mile marker of where you're going, getting there is easy. Here's a quick guide.
Fly directly into Miami International Airport and drive to Key Largo in less than two hours. All major airlines service Miami International Airport.
Greyhound Lines (the new KEYS SHUTTLE) makes scheduled stops between Miami and Key West, with stops in Homestead, Marathon, Ramrod Key and Key West.
Go Tours (800) 875 4555 or (305) 743-9876, provides easy connections between Key West, Marathon and Miami airports as well as charter service for the Florida Keys.
Amtrak Train- (800) USA RAIL service to Ft. Lauderdale with a transfer to Keys Shuttle to all points in the Florida Keys.
Boaters can travel to the Florida Keys either along the Intra coastal Waterways
through Florida Bay or along the Atlantic Coast. The Keys are full of marinas that welcome
transient visitors. Be sure to make reservations in advance.
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