Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Fort Lauderdale to Key West. If you're planning a road trip to Key West, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Fort Lauderdale
drive for about 38 minutes
10:38 am Miami
stay for about 1.5 hours and leave at 12:08 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
1:23 pm Key Largo
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:23 pm
drive for about 1 hour
3:31 pm Marathon
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:31 pm
drive for about 1 hour
5:35 pm Duval Street
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:35 pm
drive for about 5 minutes
driving ≈ 4 hours
Your starting point is Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Miami (130 answers)
Miami Beach (22 mentions)
Lincoln Road (14 mentions)
Lincoln Road Mall (11 mentions)
Ocean Drive (9 mentions)
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (9 mentions)
restaurants around Miami:
Joe's Stone Crab
Puerto Sagua Restaurant
The Broken Shaker
hotels around Miami:
Crescent Resort On South Beach
The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club
questions about Miami:
What is your favorite restaurant in Miami?
Good Cuban food in Miami?
What is the weather like during the winter months?
one night lay over in Miami- what to see, where to eat?
Looking for a trendy and unique restaurant to celebrate my birthday!
Key Largo (10 answers)
hotels around Key Largo:
John Pennekamp Coral Reef Sta
questions about Key Largo:
What's the best neighborhood in Key Largo for a first time visitor?
What is your favorite restaurant in Key Largo?
Marathon (6 answers)
Duval Street (4 mentions)
Your final destination is Key West, Florida.
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Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Key West.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Blue Heaven Restaurant, which was mentioned 8 times.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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