7 days in Miami Beach & Everglades National Park Itinerary

7 days in Miami Beach & Everglades National Park Itinerary

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Miami Beach
— 4 nights
Bus to Stephen P Clark Center, Bus to Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights


Miami Beach

— 4 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami Beach: Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale) and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, walk around Lummus Park Beach, stop by Espanola Way, and wander the streets of Ocean Drive.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Miami Beach trip planner.

Houston to Miami Beach is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Houston in March: high temperatures in Miami Beach hover around 81°F and lows are around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Everglades National Park

— 2 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site HM-69, trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Shark Valley Visitor Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Everglades National Park online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Miami Beach to Everglades National Park takes 4 hours. March in Everglades National Park sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife