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Florida Scenic Highways
Florida Scenic Highways
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A Florida Scenic Highway sign, along SR A1A in North Peninsula State Park.
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StateRoute X (SR X)
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Florida Scenic Highways are a series of scenic highways in Florida organized by the Florida Department of Transportation. Each highway passes through or connect sites that the state of Florida determines to be historically, culturally, recreationally, naturally, or archaeologically significant related to a particular theme. The state uses the scenic highway designations to promote resource preservation and enhancement, promote tourism and economic development, and educate travelers. Florida has 26 state-designated scenic byways. Six of those byways are also National Scenic Byways, and one of those federally designated byways is an All-American Road.[1]

List of scenic highways

Name Length (mi) Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Date designated Highways Notes References
A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway 72 116 Marineland Ponte Vedra Beach June 13, 2002 SR A1A National Scenic Byway; follows Atlantic coast barrier islands [2][3]
Big Bend Scenic Byway 220 350 Apalachicola Tallahassee November 14, 2006 US 98 / SR 300 / CR 59 / SR 65 / SR 267 / CR 375 National Scenic Byway; 220 miles that travel through Leon County, Wakulla County, and Franklin County [4][5]
Bradenton Beach Scenic Highway 3 4.8 Longboat Key Bridge Bradenton Beach April 17, 2001 SR 789 [6]
Broward County A1A Scenic Highway 32 51 Miami-Dade County Line Palm Beach County Line July 20, 2009 SR A1A [7]
Courtney Campbell Scenic Highway 10 16 Clearwater Tampa May 23, 2005 SR 60 [8]
Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway 123 198 February 20, 2008 SR 40 / SR 19 [9]
Florida Keys Scenic Highway 106.5 171.4 Key West Key Largo June 22, 2001 US 1 All-American Road; Overseas Highway [10]
Green Mountain Scenic Byway 45.2 72.7 Oakland Park Winter Garden July 19, 2004 CR 455/CR Old 50/CR 438 [11]
Heritage Crossroads: Miles of History Heritage Highway 98 158 November 19, 2008 SR 11 / SR 100 / CR 201 / CR 2002 / CR 2001 / US 1 / CR 204 / CR 13 / CR 205 [12]
Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway 233 375 Wabasso Titusville June 13, 2000 SR A1A / SR 528 / US 1 / CR 402 National Scenic Byway; diverse estuary near Kennedy Space Center [13]
Indian River Lagoon - Treasure Coast Scenic Highway 42 68 December 14, 2005 SR A1A / CR 707 [14]
J. C. Penney Memorial Scenic Highway 3 4.8 SR 21 Paso Fino Road April 30, 2010 SR 16 Includes loop in Penney Farms [15]
Lemon Bay/Myakka Trail Scenic Highway 47 76 Venice Port Charlotte April 9, 2008 SR 776 / CR 771 / CR 775A [16]
Old Florida Heritage Highway 45 72 June 7, 2001 US 441 [17]
Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail 34 55 July 9, 2007 CR 2002 / CR 4011 / CR 2820 / SR 40 / CR 2803 / SR A1A [18]
Palma Sola Scenic Highway 4 6.4 May 28, 2004 SR 64 [19]
Pensacola Scenic Bluffs Highway 11 18 Bayou Texar US 90 Alt. April 24, 1998 US 90 [20]
Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway 62 100 Rutland Mabel May 2, 2013 SR 44 / CR 470 / US 301 / CR 476 / CR 476B / CR 673 / CR 478 / SR 471 / CR 48 / CR 747 / CR 478A / SR 50 [21]
Tamiami Trail Scenic Highway (Windows to the Gulf Coast Waters Scenic Highway) 70 110 Sarasota/Charlotte county line Hillsborough/Manatee county line January 19, 2003 US 41 [22]
The Ridge Scenic Highway 39 63 Haines City US 27/US 98 February 16, 2005 SR 17 [23]
River of Lakes Heritage Corridor 156 251 March 12, 2009 US 17 / CR 3 / SR 11 [24]
Scenic Highway 30A 24 39 Sandestin Inlet Beach April 9, 2008 CR 30A [25]
Suncoast Scenic Parkway 42 68 The Cheval Northern Hernando County August 18, 2006 SR 589 [26]
William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway 17 27 Old Bull Bay Bridge CR 210 October 31, 2005 SR 13 [27]

See also

References

  1. ^ "About Us". Florida Scenic Highways. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway". America's Byways. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Big Bend Scenic Byway". America's Byways. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Big Bend Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Bradenton Beach Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Broward County A1A Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Courtney Campbell Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ "Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway". America's Byways. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ "Florida Keys Scenic Highway". America's Byways. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ "Green Mountain Scenic Byway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  12. ^ "Heritage Crossroads: Miles of History Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  13. ^ "Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  14. ^ "Indian River Lagoon - Treasure Coast Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  15. ^ "J.C. Penney Memorial Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  16. ^ "Lemon Bay/Myakka Trail Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  17. ^ "Old Florida Heritage Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  18. ^ "Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  19. ^ "Palma Sola Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  20. ^ "Pensacola Scenic Bluffs Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  21. ^ "Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  22. ^ "Tamiami Trail - Windows to the Gulf Coast Waters Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  23. ^ "The Ridge Scenic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  24. ^ "River of Lakes Heritage Corridor". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  25. ^ "Scenic Highway 30A". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  26. ^ "Suncoast Scenic Parkway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.
  27. ^ "William Bartram Scenic & Historic Highway". Florida Scenic Highways. Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2018.

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