• US Route 27

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    Once past Sebring, there is not much but open land. It is a great alternative to the turnpike. It is a 4 lane highway but lots of stop offs along the way, including Okeechobee. You can go as fast or as slow as you want. Very little traffic once past Haines City.

    Starting from Unknown road
    1 Head north toward FL-50 E
    2 Turn right onto FL-50 E
    3 Take the 1st right onto S Grand Hwy
    4 Turn right onto Hook St
    5 Take the 1st left onto US-27 S
    6 Continue straight to stay on US-27 S
    7 Make a U-turn
    8 Make a U-turn
    9 Turn left onto NW 186th St
    10 Turn right onto NW 137th Ave
    11 Turn left onto N Okeechobee Rd
    12 Turn right onto NW 170th St
    13 Turn left onto US-27 S/N Okeechobee Rd
    14 Keep right at the fork
    Continue to follow US-27 S
    15 Turn right onto FL-953 S/S Le Jeune Rd
    16 Make a U-turn at NW 28th St
    17 Take the South River Drive exit
    18 Merge onto S River Dr
    Destination will be on the right
    Arriving at S River Dr
    Total: 239 mi – about 4 hours 45 mins