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Pet-friendly stops from Miami to Tampa

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Miami to Tampa with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Tampa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.

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10:00 am  start in Miami
drive for about 1 hour

11:07 am  West Palm Beach
eat at Mediterranean
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:07 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

2:35 pm  Lake Wales
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:35 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

4:27 pm  Parkesdale Farm Market
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:27 pm
drive for about 30 minutes

5:57 pm  arrive in Tampa
eat at Mediterranean
stay at Bradley Park Hotel

driving ≈ 5 hours

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What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

West Palm Beach  (12 answers)
    Sha Sha's Puppy Day Spa  (1 mention)
    Pet At Home Sitting Services, Inc.  (1 mention)
    Palm Beach Pet Patrol  (1 mention)
    Little Angels Pet Care Inc.  (1 mention)
    Petco Pet Store - Wellington  (1 mention)
    Island Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around West Palm Beach:
        Rooney's Public House
        Capri Blu Ristorante
    pet-friendly hotels around West Palm Beach:
        Bradley Park Hotel
    questions about West Palm Beach:
        What's the best neighborhood in West Palm Beach for a first time visitor?
        Looking for a hotel with a great view
        Restaurants in West Palm Beach - casual with good beers on tap
        Where are popular areas to stay in West Palm Beach?

Lake Wales  (3 answers)
    John C. "Doc" Haromy Dog Park  (1 mention)
    Bok Tower Gardens  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly hotels around Lake Wales:
        Super 8 Lake Wales
        Lake Wales Campground
        Camp'n Aire RV Resort
        Holiday Inn Express Lake Wales N-Winter Haven
        Bullock's Landing RV Park & Storage Facility
        Cypress Gardens Campground
        Hammondell Campground
        Red Roof Inn Dundee - Winter Haven

Parkesdale Farm Market
    Dinosaur World - Florida  (1 mention)
    Top Quality Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Timberlane Pet Hospital & Resort  (1 mention)
    Keel & Curley Winery  (1 mention)
    Just Ask Julie Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Almost Home Pet Resort Inc.  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly hotels around Parkesdale Farm Market:
        Days Inn Plant City
        Comfort Inn Plant City
        Tampa East RV Resort
        Citrus Hills RV Park

Where's the best place to stay in Tampa?

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 Tampa.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Bradley Park Hotel.

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

Where's the best place to eat in Tampa?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Mediterranean.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Rooney's Public House  (1 mention)
Capri Blu Ristorante  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Tampa?

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 GoPetFriendly:

Palm Beach Pet Patrol  (1 mention)

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 Tampa. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Tampa?  (13 answers)

profile  Catherine from Chapel Hill asked:
Best new restaurants in Tampa?  (7 answers)

profile  Jennifer from Culver City asked:
Popular areas in Tampa for shopping?  (7 answers)

profile  Avery from Berkeley asked:
Beaches around Tampa  (5 answers)

profile  Katie from Columbus asked:
Weekend ideas for a first timer in Tampa  (5 answers)

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

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 Tampa to Miami drive with pets, 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 Miami to Tampa. Or get a full Miami to Tampa 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 Miami well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Miami!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 275 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 28 minutes
143 Miami travel answers
12 West Palm Beach travel answers
3 Lake Wales travel answers
69 Tampa travel answers


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