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: New York City
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
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.
For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale online sightseeing planner .

New York City to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Fort Lauderdale hover around 86°F and lows are around 74°F. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hollywood Beach
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Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wynwood Walls as well as Everglades River of Grass Adventures -Tours. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): do sightseeing your way with Everglades River of Grass Adventures -Tours and then admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Miami by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ocean Drive
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Ocean Drive ©
Ocean Drive
Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Everglades River of Grass Adventures ©

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