what to do during 6 hour layover in Miami

Sep 26th, 2005, 08:20 AM
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what to do during 6 hour layover in Miami

We're flying on a redeye from LA to Miami, arriving at 7am. Flight to St. Thomas doesn't leave til 1pm. I hate to spend 6 long hours in an airport, but we're flying on AA miles, and there is no other flight we can take. Any ideas on how we can spend those 6 hours? What time do you think we need to be back at MIA, given that we will have boarding passes and our luggage will be checked through?

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Sep 26th, 2005, 08:44 AM
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Get a pool pass from the Miami Airport Hotel and spend your day on the rooftop pool at the airport. Includes showers, robes, chairs, etc.
Sep 26th, 2005, 08:02 PM
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Coral Gables is only about 10 minutes from the airport. I suggest the Biltmore Hotel in CG or The Venetian Pool.
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Oct 3rd, 2005, 01:59 PM
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Take gotravels advice. The traffic alone around airport is bad at that time of day, so going anywhere will use most of your time just to get anywhere.
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Oct 3rd, 2005, 02:23 PM
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I wouldn't chance leaving the airport with that little of time, either. I just spent a week sitting in the traffic around Miami and it was awful. I would be afraid of missing my flight in being delayed returning back to the airport.
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