Miami, Fort Lauderdale and the Keys capture many of Florida’s tourists. But the sheer size of the state means there’s a lot more to explore than just the southeast. Here are a few of our favorite Gulf Coast things to do on a day trip from Miami.
As the boat pulled away from the dock and the wind blew through our hair, we watched Key West fade into the distance. We were about to head 70 miles out into the ocean to explore one of the most remote national parks in the United States, the Dry Tortugas.
It wasn’t long after arriving in Miami by car that I started wondering what it would be like to take a sky-high spin above it. So, we opted to experience the city from a unique angle, taking in the nighttime sights from Fort Lauderdale to South Beach on this Miami air tour.