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New York City to Miami drive

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  New York City
 Philadelphia
 Washington, DC
 Roanoke Rapids
 Pinehurst
 Charleston
 Savannah
 Jacksonville
 Cape Canaveral
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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New York City to Miami road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City 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 New York City and Miami. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between New York City and Miami. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

8:00 am  start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:43 am  Philadelphia
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 12:13 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

2:38 pm  Washington, DC
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 6:38 pm
drive for about 3 hours

9:39 pm  Roanoke Rapids
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Roanoke Rapids
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:44 pm  Pinehurst
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:44 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

5:27 pm  Charleston
eat at Husk
stay overnight at Vendue Inn
leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 3

8:00 am  leave from Vendue Inn
drive for about 2 hours

9:52 am  Savannah
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 11:52 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:51 pm  Jacksonville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:51 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:53 pm  Cape Canaveral
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:53 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

10:34 pm  arrive in Miami
stay at Fontainebleau Resort

day 3 driving ≈ 10.5 hours
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New York City to Miami questions

profile  WENDY asked:
miami to ny with kids where should i stop and sleep  (0 answers)

profile  Artan asked:
New york to miami  (0 answers)


Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is New York, New York.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

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.


Where should I stop along the way?

Philadelphia  (102 answers)
    Philadelphia Museum of Art  (16 mentions)
    The Liberty Bell  (12 mentions)
    Eastern State Penitentiary  (8 mentions)
    Spruce Street Harbor Park  (8 mentions)
    Independence Mall  (7 mentions)
    restaurants around Philadelphia:
        Reading Terminal Market
        Jim's Steaks
        Pat's King of Steaks
        Geno's Steaks
        Zahav
    questions about Philadelphia:
        What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
        Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
        Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
        Eating out on a budget.

Washington, DC  (168 answers)
    National Mall  (30 mentions)
    National Air and Space Museum  (29 mentions)
    Washington Monument  (25 mentions)
    Museum of Natural History  (23 mentions)
    Lincoln Memorial  (22 mentions)
    restaurants around Washington, DC:
        National Gallery of Art
        Mitsitam Cafe
        Founding Farmers
        Rose's Luxury
        Pavilion CafĂ©
    questions about Washington, DC:
        Best hotel near museums
        Fun free things to do in D.C.?
        Where to stay outside of the city?
        Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
        How to make the most of three days in DC

Roanoke Rapids

Pinehurst  (3 answers)

Charleston  (117 answers)
    King Street  (8 mentions)
    Boone Hall Plantation  (6 mentions)
    The Battery  (6 mentions)
    Folly Beach  (5 mentions)
    Waterfront Park  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Charleston:
        Husk
        Hominy Grill
        FIG
        Slightly North of Broad
        Bowen's Island Restaurant
    hotels around Charleston:
        Vendue Inn
        Charleston Place Hotel
        The Mills House Hotel
        Francis Marion Hotel
        Market Pavilion Hotel
    questions about Charleston:
        Two day trip - what are the must sees, eats, and drinks?
        Best oceanfront place to stay closest to Charleston SC
        Dinner with family in Charleston tonight...
        Newbie in Charleston, How to Spend an Afternoon
        Afternoon in Charleston

Savannah  (92 answers)
    Forsyth Park  (9 mentions)
    Bonaventure Cemetery  (5 mentions)
    Savannah's Historic District  (3 mentions)
    The Pirates House Savannah GA  (3 mentions)
    River Street  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Savannah:
        Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
        Crystal Beer Parlor
        The Olde Pink House
        Gryphon Tea Room
        Clary's Cafe
    questions about Savannah:
        What is your favorite under rated attraction in Savannah?
        Leisurely trip to Savannah
        What are fun things to do in Savannah on a budget?
        Little Ones in Savannah
        Great restaurants in Savannah

Jacksonville  (22 answers)
    questions about Jacksonville:
        What's the best neighborhood in Jacksonville for a first time visitor?

Cape Canaveral  (6 mentions)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Miami, Florida.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


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)

profile  Sunil from Mountain View asked:
Good Cuban food in Miami?  (9 answers)

profile  Molly from asked:
one night lay over in Miami- what to see, where to eat?  (8 answers)

profile  Diane from Clifton, Texas asked:
Looking for a trendy and unique restaurant to celebrate my birthday!  (8 answers)

profile  Miriam from Seattle asked:
What is the weather like during the winter months?  (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 New York City 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 New York City to Miami. Or get a full New York City 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 New York City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New York City!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,276 miles
driving time of 18 hours, 31 minutes
Miami is the same time as New York City
601 New York City travel answers
102 Philadelphia travel answers
168 Washington, DC travel answers
3 Pinehurst travel answers
117 Charleston travel answers
92 Savannah travel answers
22 Jacksonville travel answers
139 Miami travel answers





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