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Seven Mile Bridge, Marathon

Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web
The famous Seven Mile Bridge was one of the longest bridges in the world when it was built. Take a stroll along this landmark to see why locals and visitors love this bridge, which has been featured in such films as "License to Kill" and "Mission Impossible III." View the Gulf and Atlantic like never before, take pictures, and maybe even spot a manatee in the water. You will find activities at either end of the bridge. Enjoy the coconut palms, stop in to some nearby shops, or lounge at one of the beaches. Seven Mile Bridge is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Marathon Edition.
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  • This bridge is very long and is very characteristic. Especially the part of the bridge which has a slope to rise and allow ships to pass. Worth stopping to have a photo with it. In addition, parallel to the bridge there is a bridge disused enabled for fishing and highly recommended for photos.
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  • Its just a beautiful marvel at sunrise and sunset. You can go out on the old bridge that people actually drove on and before that it was a train track. You can fish, walk take photos, best of all it's...  read more »
  • If you want to drive on a bridge for 7 miles, this is the spot for you. If you are a normal person, it is just a bridge over some nice water viewing. 
  • I love this bridge. I had three vacations in Key West and there is nothing better than fishing on this bridge. The kind of sea life you catch and release is amazing. waters are beautiful and turquoise and blue. Atlantic ocean on one side and gulf of Mexico on the other side. The end of this bridge has fishing on gulf side of the bridge and there is a small beach with the bathroom access on the Atlantic side of the bridge. This bridge makes memories in my life. I love it ....
  • I hate driving, but I LOVE taking the few hour drive from Ft. Lauderdale to the Keys. It's best to make a day trip out of it, so you can stop at all the little beaches, shops, and foodie places along the way. Absolutely GORGEOUS drive!
  • Me and my wife love this place. They have great food. breakfast and lunch. The service is really good. It feels very homey and the location is great. We keep coming back.
  • By far the coolest thing my wife and I did in the keys. The walk was about two miles to and two miles back from Pigeon Key and we saw a stingray, two sharks, a number of incredibly colorful starfish, plenty of sea birds, schools of fish, and were told we barely missed a sea turtle. The key at the end was closed, but the walk was very, very worth it. A storm was rolling in over the sea as we walked back and I was able to get some incredible photos. That is all ignoring the odd and alone feeling of walking down the bridge in the first place. Once a rail line, then turned into a car bridge, and finally decommissioned in 1985 and turned into a pedestrian bridge. It is really cool just walking down the center of it, nobody in either direction for hundreds of feet, thinking about the history of the place. Sad I couldn't get down to the key, but there were some awesome shots of the fully abandoned extension of the highway from the end. Really, really cool.
  • Didn't know you can post about a bridge! There is a great spot right before you get on the bridge from the north heading south, on the bay (west) side, that offers views for pictures. The food was a little sandy though, and no servers to be found. (Sorry, bad joke) I love how detailed people are going on about the bridge. It's a bridge, it is seven miles (6.77 actually). What else can you say? The views are exactly the same as any other bridge and rest stop in the Keys!
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