1 day in Tampa & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

1 day in Tampa & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

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Tampa

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
You've added Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Naples Botanical Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Naples Pier, then take in nature's colorful creations at Naples Botanical Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampa trip itinerary planning tool.

Detroit to Tampa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in March; daily highs in Tampa reach 77°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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Fort Lauderdale

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shark Valley Visitor Center as well as Anhinga Trail. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll through Anhinga Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fort Lauderdale holiday builder website.

You can fly from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tampa in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Fort Lauderdale, with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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