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Florida Beaches and Playland

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Florida's favorite beaches, amusement parks and adventure activities can be explored in an easy loop route starting and ending in Miami, except for the Florida Keys, where there's only one way in and one way out. Trust us, you won’t mind the drive.

Highlights

Strut your stuff along sunshine-soaked South Beach during the day, and party like a rock star in the beach clubs of Miami all night long. Discover a new love for Cuban cuisine. Explore the waterways of Ft. Lauderdale and crack into ridiculously fresh seafood in Key West. Canoe through mangroves and beside alligators in the Everglades National Park- watch your toes! Hit up one of the many fantastic parks at Disneyworld from Epcot to MGM Studios, and then check in on baseball spring training. Search for seashells on Daytona Beach and shop for manmade treasures in Tampa Bay. Try astronaut ice cream at Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center, and dream about the day you can vacation to outer space.

Suggested Route

Starting Point: Miami Beach

Ending Point: Miami Beach

Timeframe: 7-10 days

From Miami, head south along Hwy 1 to the Florida Keys, passing Key Largo, Islamorada before arriving in Key West. Head the same way out, then make Florida City for your base to explore the Everglades National Park. Head north/northwest on Hwy 41 into Naples then take I-75 to explore the west coast cities and beaches of Florida including Ft. Meyers, St. Petersburg, and Tampa Bay. Then hop on I-4 inland, cutting across Florida to Orlando and continuing along I-4 to Daytona Beach and I-75. From here you can explore the east coast beaches and cities including Daytona Beach, the Space Center, Port St. Lucie, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton and back into Miami.


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