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Travelling alone in Florida

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11 years ago, November 11th 2009 No: 1 Msg: #93098  
hey there!

After finishing my internship in california I\'m planning a trip to Hawaii in 2 weeks and later via Florida back to Germany.

I don\'t want to plan everything except for the flights in advance. Is it possible? And does anybody have some useful advices. Especially for travelling alone. I am planning to sleep in hostels to meet other backpackers;-)
In Florida I'll spend some days in Miami and than rent a car and drive around. Which places are worth to be seen?

And is there anybody who wants to join me on my trip?

Thanks so much in advance!
Silke. Reply to this

11 years ago, November 13th 2009 No: 2 Msg: #93507  
Renting a car is definitely worth it as most things are spread out in South Florida.

Recommendations in the Miami area:

1) South Beach. Walk up and down Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. Eat outside on either Lincoln Road or Ocean Drive -- it's very nice to people watch there. Hit a club on Washington -- ask around to see what's happening (depends on the day of the week).

2) Everglades. Try to visit some portion of the Everglades. Shark Valley is a wonderful place to see lots of wildlife.

3) Visit the surrounding South Florida beaches. Miami Beach is beautiful, just north at 41st is also nice. Our favorite is Crandon Park on Key Biscayne.

4) Head south-- visit the Alligator farm , and while you're in the area, visit Knaus for delicious homemade cinnamon rolls and milk/fruit-shakes. Then continue south to Key Largo to snorkel, and if you have time, keep going south to Key West. It's always a party in Key West!!

Questions? Want other ideas? Send me us a message! Reply to this

11 years ago, November 20th 2009 No: 3 Msg: #94189  
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Hello Silke.. How r u doing? Its great to know u are also travelling to Florida. I will be travelling (driving )to Florida alone from San Antonio Starting from Nov 25 and will reach there on Nov 26th. I would definitely like to have a friend in the tour, visit good places, have party... If you feel the same contact me at "". We can plan the trip.
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11 years ago, November 21st 2009 No: 4 Msg: #94219  
Hey......great to hear from you...but unfortunately I am going later to Florida...on the 11th of december.. or when are you planning to be there! Would be nice to spend some nice time with sb there.. Reply to this

11 years ago, November 29th 2009 No: 5 Msg: #94749  
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Miami offers alot to do. Calle Ocho and South Beach.
if you have a car, head down to Key West. Stay away from Orlando (too many tourists).

Good luck and have fun! Reply to this

11 years ago, December 1st 2009 No: 6 Msg: #95029  
i am going to miami for new years eve before heading to peru... anyone has suggestions for a nice electronic/house music clubs in miami? Reply to this

11 years ago, December 2nd 2009 No: 7 Msg: #95156  
I am planning to go to Florida on the 18th of Dec until the 26th of Dec.
Gonna spend time in Orlando until the 23rd then head down to Miami till the 26th ... its my first time so defn gonna take Laura's suggestions and visit the everglades etc.... Thanks for the tips.
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10 years ago, March 24th 2010 No: 8 Msg: #107177  
hello, i am going to Florida on the 19th April, for one week...
and it's my first time travel there...alone, plan to go to miami beach,everglades and key west... my plan is not very clear yet,
so is there anybody wanna join me?
i am worried that traveling alone gonna be boring and exhausting, anybody has some tips for me?
thanks a lot in advance! Reply to this

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