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Unread 4 Jan 20, 08:39 PM  
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Mobile Advice on where to go as a solo traveler for a couple of days.

As part of a works trip (in two weeks) I値l probably have a couple of days and nights to my self.

I値l spend the first part of the trip in Orlando and will be flying out of Miami.

I値l have a car and don稚 want to spend time in or around Orlando/Disney/universal etc as I知 heading back with the family later in the year.

I thought about heading to Havana but it seems like a hassle. I致e thought about key west but it痴 a bit of a treck and the accommodation is really expensive. Ive thought about Miami itself but I知 not 100% sure.

If you were a solo traveller with a car and had a couple of days and nights free, where would you go?
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I was in Orlando last Nov, got chatting to a "local" in a store and he recommended going to St Augustine. I didn't have time but I've added it to my list for if I go again.
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If you want to completely relax and wind down we stayed at the Marco island beach resort

on Marco island in September the beach is stunning and the hotel staff spoil you ( we found it cheaper to book it separately with Virgin Holidays, Just using the hotel option on their website)

The island has lots of little eating places there is a Publix supermarket for snacks etc and its not too far from Naples which has plenty to do.

We are also fans of Fort Myers but that's because we like shopping and it is cheaper than Orlando , the beaches are nicer the further down you go on the Gulf Coast.

I like Key west but it is a fair drive and as you have already pointed out expensive accommodation wise.

Then you can drive across the everglades down to Miami
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Another vote for the Cape Coral / Fort Myers area. You can do a day trip to Key West from there as well on the Key West Express, a jet powered catamaran
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OP, have you thought of heading East to Kennedy Space Centre, staying in one of the beachside towns (Daytona, New Smyrna etc) then working down the coast . As others have suggested you have Delray, also Palm Beach and other nice places on the way. Means just a couple of hours driving a day on the way down to Miami.
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