Best Weekend Trips
from Miami,FL

Fodor's recommends the best weekend getaway ideas near Miami, FL. Our itineraries include food and wine, beach, and girl's getaway experiences.

  • Photo of Key West
    Key West

    The food scene in Key West provides inventive spins on fresh seafood with a growing number of restaurants that understand it takes more than a rum runner to please discerning palettes. The compact nature of Key West's historic Old Town makes it easy to navigate on foot or by bicycle.

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    • Distance: 161 miles
    • Best Time: December to April; July
    • Best for: Girl's Getaway Food and Wine Shopping
  • Photo of Naples

    The downtown dining scene in Naples has seen some inventive new twists in recent years, and East Naples is now blossoming into a destination in its own right, anchored by the Botanical Garden. The combination of stylish downtown bars and restaurants with beautiful beaches make this perfect for a girl's getaway.

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    • Distance: 108 miles
    • Best Time: October to May
    • Best for: Girl's Getaway Food and Wine Beaches
  • Photo of Palm Beaches
    Palm Beaches

    For an artsy weekend with vintage flair that's not overly stuffy, consider our top picks in Palm Beach, its next-door neighbor West Palm Beach, and to the south, Delray Beach, where the downtown area around Atlantic Avenue is popping with new restaurants.

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    • Distance: 70 miles
    • Best Time: December to April; June to August
    • Best for: Romantic Arts and Culture Food and Wine
  • Photo of Sanibel and Fort Myers
    Sanibel and Fort Myers

    Just twenty miles apart, Fort Myers and Sanibel pair up nicely for a weekend getaway that's all about sun-soaked activities and connecting with nature. Fort Myers has an expansive white sand beach and some urban buzz, while Sanibel is a sleepy island known for sunsets and seashells.

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    • Distance: 161 miles
    • Best Time: November to April
    • Best for: Family Outdoor Beaches
  • Photo of Upper Keys and Everglades
    Upper Keys and Everglades

    The Upper Keys and Everglades National Park are easily combined into a fun-filled family weekend that won't break the bank. A car helps make the most of this area with a relaxed road trip along some of South Florida's most scenic routes. Pack lightly and soak up the casual vibe of Key Largo, Islamorada, and the Everglades.

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    • Distance: 64 miles
    • Best Time: November to May
    • Best for: Family Budget Outdoor
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