Description - The Tamiami Trail was completed in April of 1928. It opened the "frontier" area known as the everglades to commerce and settlement. Today, the highway remains a vital link for commerce in the area, and it is also a splendid natural and recreational resource for travelers and local residents alike.
The Tamiami Trail passes through nearly 50 miles of breathtaking scenic landscapes filled with sawgrass and all the trappings of a tropical wilderness. Along the roadside, travelers catch views of Florida wildlife, including alligators and birds. Impressive tracts of public lands, including Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades National Park, Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, and the Fakahatchee and Collier-Seminole State Parks, are adjacent to the trail and offer travelers incredible vistas and the opportunity to explore south Florida's natural landscapes.
- The Tamiami Trail Scenic Highway is known for it's Archeology, Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.
Directions from : To tour the byway, travelers should take U.S. 41 southeast from Naples, Florida, or west from Miami, Florida.