5 days in Fort Lauderdale & Miami Itinerary

5 days in Fort Lauderdale & Miami Itinerary

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5 days in Fort Lauderdale & Miami Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
2
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
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.
To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale trip itinerary planning website .

Newark to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, Fort Lauderdale is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 89°F and lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church ©

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, shop like a local with Ocean Drive, and see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip planning website .

You can drive from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Miami sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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