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Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale drive

2 travelers   /   driving   /   5 days   /   no pets


Phoenix to Fort Lauderdale road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Phoenix
drive for about 5.5 hours

4:40 pm  Las Cruces
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Las Cruces
drive for about 4 hours

1:05 pm  Fort Stockton
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:05 pm
drive for about 5 hours

7:01 pm  Austin
stay overnight at Hotel San Jose
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 9 hours
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 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Hotel San Jose
drive for about 2.5 hours

1:31 pm  Houston
stay overnight at Hotel ZaZa
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Hotel ZaZa
drive for about 7.5 hours

5:35 pm  Pensacola
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 5

9:00 am  leave from Pensacola
drive for about 7 hours

3:47 pm  Orlando
stay for about 3 hours and leave at 6:47 pm
drive for about 3 hours

9:52 pm  arrive in Fort Lauderdale
stay at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

day 5 driving ≈ 10 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Phoenix, Arizona.

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?

Las Cruces  (5 answers)
Fort Stockton  (4 answers)
Austin  (164 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?
        Food trucks
        What are the must-sees in Austin?
        Best eats/bars in Austin under $25?
Houston  (85 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
    hotels around Houston:
        Hotel ZaZa
    questions about Houston:
        Best Mexican restaurants in town?
        Young Professional Neighborhood
        Favorite places to eat in Houston?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Houston?
        MD Anderson patient
Pensacola  (26 answers)
    questions about Pensacola:
        Where to stay two hours from Pensacola from St louis
        Road Work Traffic Delay?
Orlando  (138 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?
        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
        What's the best time of year to visit theme parks?




Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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



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)

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





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  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  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Fort Lauderdale?  (4 answers)

profile  David from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania asked:
Bars/Restaurants/Sightseeing within 3 days  (3 answers)

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





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






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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 2,344 miles
driving time of 34 hours, 30 minutes
Fort Lauderdale is 3 hours ahead of Phoenix
107 Phoenix travel answers
5 Las Cruces travel answers
4 Fort Stockton travel answers
164 Austin travel answers
85 Houston travel answers
26 Pensacola travel answers
138 Orlando travel answers
46 Fort Lauderdale travel answers





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