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  1. Default Montreal to Fort Lauderdale - Xmas 2009

    My family (including 2 boys aged 13 and 10) will be driving down to Fort Lauderdale, Florida from Montreal and back again for the Xmas holidays. We have a total of 15 days, of which we want to spend at least 8 days lying on the beach in Florida! We want to stop on the way at Washington DC and spend the day sightseeing and the night at a motel there. Aside from that, can anybody recommend additional stops that would be interesting?

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    Tucson, AZ

    Default All Your Days Are Spoken For

    Bienvenue sur les forums de RoadTrip Amérique. Welcome aboard the RoadTrip America Forums!

    It's going to take 3 full days to drive each way between Montréal and Fort Lauderdale. Add in 1 day for sightseeing in Washington and 8 days at your destination and all 15 days that you have available are used up. So, unfortunately, you'll pretty much have to stick to the most efficient Interstate route, I-87 to New York and then I-95 to Fort Lauderdale, and not make any major stops along the way. That does not mean you shouldn't make any stops. Indeed for safety and sanity you should stop 2-3 times a day. It's just that they should be of the briefer time out variety near the highway.


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