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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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Hwy 41 is Tamiami Trail

From Sarasota to Miami, you can elect to use Hwy 41, the old hwy that meanders through Venice, Punta Gorda, Ft. Myers and Naples. If your going from the west coast to east... read more

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Santa Rosa, California
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From Sarasota to Miami, you can elect to use Hwy 41, the old hwy that meanders through Venice, Punta Gorda, Ft. Myers and Naples. If your going from the west coast to east coast(Miami area), your choice is the newer fourlane hwy further north or hwy 41. Take Hwy 41 at Naples and then across the state. The hwy is... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a fun adventure with a great deal of education mixed in. We earned the Tamiami trail patch and sticker while having memories to last a lifetime. Highly recommended for all.

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Somerset, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is absolutely the best way to visit the everglades. Take your time across this long road thru the middle of the glades, you can spot lots of wildlife in the canals, on the banks and in the bush. Plus there are millions of birds everywhere = they have come to eat the bugs, which are a never ending supply.... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Must see! Loop road runs parallel to tamiami trail (Rt 41) from about mile 40 to 60. Start and finish not well marked off of Rt 41 but definitely worth looking for. Never knew that there were this many alligators in any one area. Sunning themselves on the side of the road and even on the road, we stopped counting... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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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Reviewed 10 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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