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Fort Lauderdale to Miami drive

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  Fort Lauderdale
 Dania Beach
 The Ancient Spanish Monastery
 Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
 Buena Vista Deli
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Fort Lauderdale to Miami road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. If you're planning a road trip to Miami, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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11:00 am  start in Fort Lauderdale
drive for about 11 minutes

11:11 am  Dania Beach
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:11 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

12:27 pm  The Ancient Spanish Monastery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:27 pm
drive for about 8 minutes

1:35 pm  Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:35 pm
drive for about 11 minutes

2:46 pm  eat at Buena Vista Deli
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:46 pm
drive for about 9 minutes

3:55 pm  arrive in Miami
stay at Fontainebleau Resort

driving ≈ 55 minutes

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Fort Lauderdale to Miami questions

profile  Sally from Illinois asked:
Transportation Recommendation?  (2 answers)

profile  Ahmed asked:
want to buy cell phone from miami or fort lauderdale  (1 answer)

Where should I stop along the way?

Dania Beach  (2 answers)
    Collins Ave  (7 mentions)
    Las Olas Boulevard  (6 mentions)
    Las Olas Riverfront  (5 mentions)
    Aventura Mall  (4 mentions)
    Publix  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Dania Beach:
        15th Street Fisheries
        Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill
        Le Cafe De Paris
    hotels around Dania Beach:
        Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

The Ancient Spanish Monastery

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami

Buena Vista Deli  (3 mentions)

Where's the best place to stay in Miami?

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 Miami.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Fontainebleau Resort, which was mentioned 5 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Freehand Miami  (3 mentions)
Delano Hotel  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Miami? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Miami?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Versailles, which was mentioned 14 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Joe's Stone Crab  (13 mentions)
Seasons 52  (6 mentions)
The Broken Shaker  (4 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Miami? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Miami?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Miami Beach  (22 mentions)
Lincoln Road  (14 mentions)
Lincoln Road Mall  (11 mentions)
Ocean Drive  (9 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Miami. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Miami?  (13 answers)

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Good Cuban food in Miami?  (9 answers)

profile  Miriam from Seattle asked:
What is the weather like during the winter months?  (8 answers)

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one night lay over in Miami- what to see, where to eat?  (8 answers)

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Unsafe neighborhoods in Miami  (8 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Miami.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Miami to Fort Lauderdale drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. Or get a full Fort Lauderdale to Miami flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Fort Lauderdale well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Fort Lauderdale!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 28 miles
driving time of 36 minutes
53 Fort Lauderdale travel answers
2 Dania Beach travel answers
141 Miami travel answers


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