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Palm Springs to Fort Lauderdale drive

driving   /   6 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Palm Springs to Fort Lauderdale road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Palm Springs
drive for about 5 hours

3:59 pm  Phoenix
stay overnight at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
drive for about 6 hours

3:03 pm  El Paso
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:03 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

7:21 pm  Fort Stockton
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 9.5 hours
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 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Fort Stockton
drive for about 5 hours

3:56 pm  Austin
stay overnight at Hotel San Jose
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 4

9:00 am  leave from Hotel San Jose
drive for about 2.5 hours

11:31 am  Houston
eat at Uchi
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 2:01 pm
drive for about 6.5 hours

8:34 pm  Biloxi
stay overnight at Beau Rivage
leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 9 hours
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 Day 5

8:00 am  leave from Beau Rivage
drive for about 8.5 hours

4:27 pm  Orlando
stay for about 3.5 hours
and leave at 7:57 pm
drive for about 3 hours

11:02 pm  arrive in Fort Lauderdale
stay at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

day 5 driving ≈ 11.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Phoenix  (125 answers)
    Piestewa Peak  (3 mentions)
    Dreamy Draw Recreation Area  (2 mentions)
    Phoenix Art Museum  (2 mentions)
    Bunky Boutique  (2 mentions)
    Frances  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Phoenix:
        Chelsea's Kitchen
        SunUp Brewing Co
        The Parlor Pizzeria
        The Clever Koi
        Crudo
    hotels around Phoenix:
        Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
        The Clarendon Hotel and Spa
    questions about Phoenix:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Phoenix?
        Food and things to see in Phoenix and Tucson
        Best restaurants in Phoenix?
        Popular neighborhoods to stay in Phoenix?
        Where are the best free things to do in Phoenix?

El Paso  (43 answers)
    questions about El Paso:
        Best free things to do in El Paso?
        Must-see spots & fun things to do for 4 guys in their mid twenties?
        El Paso, TX

Fort Stockton  (5 answers)

Austin  (178 answers)
    Franklins BBQ  (27 mentions)
    Zilker Park  (25 mentions)
    Barton Springs Pool  (17 mentions)
    Continental Club  (11 mentions)
    Rainey Street  (8 mentions)
    restaurants around Austin:
        Chuy's Restaurant
        Torchy's Tacos
        Uchi Restaurant
        Salt Lick
        The County Line
    hotels around Austin:
        Hotel San Jose
        The W Austin Hotel
        The Driskill Hotel
        Austin Motel
        Hotel Saint Cecilia
    questions about Austin:
        Best BBQ in/near Austin?
        Do I need to rent a car for a week in Austin?
        What's the best neighborhood in Austin for a first time visitor?
        Food trucks
        What are the must-sees in Austin?

Houston  (119 answers)
    Houston Galleria  (8 mentions)
    Hermann Park  (7 mentions)
    Houston Museum of Natural Science  (5 mentions)
    Cavender's Boot City  (4 mentions)
    Miller Outdoor Theatre  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around Houston:
        Uchi
        Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
        Gatlin's BBQ
        Hugo's
        Goode Company Barbeque
    questions about Houston:
        Best Mexican restaurants in town?
        MD Anderson patient
        Young Professional Neighborhood
        Favorite places to eat in Houston?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Houston?

Biloxi  (30 answers)
    hotels around Biloxi:
        Beau Rivage
    questions about Biloxi:
        Hotel for Biloxi MS

Orlando  (159 answers)
    The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter  (16 mentions)
    Universal CityWalk  (8 mentions)
    Universal's Islands of Adventure  (7 mentions)
    Universal Studios Islands of Adventure  (5 mentions)
    Orlando Premium Outlets - International Dr  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Orlando:
        Cafe Tu Tu Tango
        Emeril's Orlando
        SeaWorld
        Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
        Hard Rock Cafe
    questions about Orlando:
        How many days for Disney + universal?
        5 days in orlando not Disney
        What to do during one day in Orlando that's not Disney World
        Top golf courses in Orlando?
        Fine dining for client meeting in Orlando


Where's the best place to stay in Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

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




Where's the best place to eat in Fort Lauderdale?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest 15th Street Fisheries, which was mentioned 3 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Le Cafe De Paris  (2 mentions)

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What are some things to do in Fort Lauderdale?

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:

Las Olas Boulevard  (6 mentions)
Las Olas Riverfront  (5 mentions)
Publix  (3 mentions)
Hollywood Beach  (3 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 Fort Lauderdale. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Fort Lauderdale?  (13 answers)

profile  Matt from New York City asked:
Do I need a car in Fort Lauderdale?  (6 answers)

profile  Rachel from asked:
One Funky Day in Fort Lauderdale  (5 answers)

profile  Diane from Mankato asked:
Top 5 restaurants and things to do in Fort Lauderdale?  (5 answers)

profile  Shaina from Hilton Head Island asked:
What are some great day trips from Ft. Lauderdale?  (4 answers)

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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 Fort Lauderdale to Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs to Fort Lauderdale. Or get a full Palm Springs to Fort Lauderdale 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 Palm Springs well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Palm Springs!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 2,609 miles
driving time of 38 hours, 19 minutes
Fort Lauderdale is 3 hours ahead of Palm Springs
55 Palm Springs travel answers
125 Phoenix travel answers
43 El Paso travel answers
5 Fort Stockton travel answers
178 Austin travel answers
119 Houston travel answers
30 Biloxi travel answers
159 Orlando travel answers
53 Fort Lauderdale travel answers





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