Extended Stay America - Fort Lauderdale - Plantation
Travel Blogs from Plantation
... with a glamorous nightlife. Miami Beach promises a 25-hour day :))) , and whether you're an a club hopper, or a sun worshipper, there are plenty of options for where to spend that extra hour :)
All I wanna say is that Miami South Beach is the place to be. If you actualy want to enjoy your stay in Miami, book a hotel right on South Beach, Miami. Life never seems to stop there :))))
June 9, 2013
Yesterday, June 8, 2013, Rusty, Ramiro and I got together for a pre-departure chat to make sure we were all well prepared and ready to roll. All was well with the exception that Rusty hurt his back earlier this day so he was iffy whether he would still join us. He would sleep on it and ...
We left early in the morning from our hotel in Miami to head to the airport en route to our flight to Havana. After everyone checked their bags and made it through security, everyone tried to get in a few American things (Starbucks, Facebook and Twitter) in before heading to the land of cigars, music, and rum. A majority of the people who were heading down with us were Cubans, and Cubans Americans ...
... back on so fondly. We had a great group of friends including Don and this was the time of Jeff's life that led him into ministry. Don ended up moving to Florida in 1980 and we have kept loosely in touch since through Christmas cards and occasional visits. We hadn't seen Don for almost 10 years and knew that our time in Florida would be incomplete without a visit. Don now lives in Plantation, a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, which ...
... was full when we arrived) and a gift shop that also supplied us with a complimentary shot of espresso.
We then drove through Coral Gables - which is very upmarket and has some beautiful houses, as well as the fabulous Biltmore hotel and then through coconut grove to Bayside were we boarded our cruise ship. The boat has a bar upstairs so I had a Margarita and a Pina Colada and watched Biscayne Bay roll past. The highlight of the tour was Star Island, one of 21 man-made ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed