34 days in Fort Lauderdale & Rotonda West Itinerary

34 days in Fort Lauderdale & Rotonda West Itinerary

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34 days in Fort Lauderdale & Rotonda West Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 17 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Rotonda West
— 15 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: London

17
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue. Shop till you drop at Ocean Drive and Aventura Mall. Explore Fort Lauderdale's surroundings by going to Miami Beach (Art Deco Historic District, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, & more), Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Anhinga Trail, & more) and Miami (Lock & Load Miami: Machine Gun Experience & Range, Zoo Miami, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, identify plant and animal life at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills, and step off the mainland to explore John D. MacArthur Beach State Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fort Lauderdale sightseeing planner

London, UK to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from London to Fort Lauderdale, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Fort Lauderdale to be much hotter, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Rotonda West.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trips

Miami, Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Coral Gables, Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Ocean Drive ©
Ocean Drive

15
nights
Rotonda West

Rotonda West ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Koreshan State Historic Site and Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery. We've included these beaches for you: Siesta Beach and Stump Pass Beach State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotonda West: Estero (Miromar Outlets & Germain Arena), Siesta Key (Crescent Beach & Turtle Beach) and Bonita Springs (Barefoot Beach Preserve & Bonita Springs Public Beach).

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Rotonda West attractions website

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Rotonda West takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Rotonda West, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rotonda West

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Venice, Englewood, Sebring, Punta Gorda, Estero
Highlights from your plan
Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park ©
Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve

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