8 days in Miami & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

8 days in Miami & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

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8 days in Miami & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bogota

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bal Harbor Beach and South Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Perez Art Museum Miami and Bal Harbour Shops. And it doesn't end there: walk around Lincoln Road, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Village of Merrick Park, and steep yourself in history at Deering Estate.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Miami travel route planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Miami is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Bogota in August: high temperatures in Miami hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
South Beach ©
South Beach

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens and Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. We've included these beaches for you: Las Olas Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Boca Raton (Town Center at Boca Raton & Mizner Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, and get engrossed in the history at Stranahan House.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Fort Lauderdale trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Miami to Fort Lauderdale takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Boca Raton, Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens ©
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Mizner Park ©
Mizner Park

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