286 miles - SR A1A is an enchanting north-south route spanning just south of Georgia on Amelia Island down toward Key West.  This stretch of mostly two-lane roads navigates the stunning beauty, history, and quiet serenity of some of the state's largest and smallest towns.  You'll pass museums, state parks, national monuments, trails, piers, estuaries, and preserves, with your pick of hundreds of places to fuel up on food.  Shopping, art, and outdoor markets abound, and history buffs and veterans will stand in admiration at the Kennedy Space Center and National SEAL Museum.  Whether you start early and stop often or cruise the whole way south, you'll find each passing sight to be a delight.


Points Of Interest

  • Daytona Moto Dealerships (1637 North US Hwy 1, Ormond Beach, FL)
  • Daytona International Speedway (1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL)
  • Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL)
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (SR 405, Florida)
  • National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum (3300 N Hwy A1A, Fort Perce, FL)
  • Blowing Rocks Preserve (574 S Beach Rd, Hobe Sound, FL)
  • Key Biscayne (www.keybiscayne.fl.gov)

Lunch Stops

  • Chill-E-Dogs (613 N Ridgewood Ave, Edgewater, FL)
  • Kim's Donut & Deli's (1800 S Washington Ave, Titusville, FL)
  • Too Cool Cafe (2051 South Patrick Dr, Indian Harbour Beach, FL)
  • Yellow Green Farmers market (1940 N 30th Rd, Hollywood, FL)
  • Las Olas Cafe (644 6th St, Miami Beach, FL)

AuthorJames Gerdes