7 days in Fort Lauderdale, Miami & Caribbean Itinerary

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Fort Lauderdale, United States
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Miami, United States
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Nassau, Bahamas
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Miami, United States
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Fort Lauderdale, United States
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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): walk around Island City Park Preserve and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Lauderdale trip itinerary planning tool.

Tacoma to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tacoma to Fort Lauderdale is 3 hours. When traveling from Tacoma in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Fort Lauderdale: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Miami.
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Miami, United States — 1 night

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stop by Espanola Way and then wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 77°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Nassau.
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Nassau, Bahamas — 3 nights

On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Bring the kids along to Aquaventure and Straw Market. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, step off the mainland to explore Blue Lagoon Island, and stroll through Junkanoo Beach.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nassau online tour planner.

Getting from Miami to Nassau by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Miami.
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Miami, United States — 1 day

Magic City

On the 30th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally wander the streets of Espanola Way.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip planner.

You can fly from Nassau to Miami in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort Lauderdale.
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Fort Lauderdale, United States — 1 night

Venice of America

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Miami to Fort Lauderdale in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 1st (Sat).
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Bahamas travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.
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