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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near South Florida

There is nothing like a three-day weekend to entice you to make an escape. Forget spending the long weekend grilling in the backyard. Load up the car and discover refreshment and adventure with a quick getaway just a few hours outside of South Florida. Try these top picks where luxury awaits no more than a car ride away from the southernmost coastline.
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Marco Island
Marco Beach Ocean Resort
480 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145
(239) 393-1400

There is no better escape from Miami than a quick jaunt up to Marco Island. Here, you can uncover a peaceful, serene ambiance of calm blue waters and glistening sunsets. Relax at the Marco Beach Ocean Resort, a boutique resort hotel that boasts a location near a world-class golf course and balcony views of the gulf. On Marco Island, you truly can get away from it all, even when a long weekend is all you have to spare.

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Palm Beach Island
The Omphoy
2842 S. Ocean Blvd.
Palm Beach, FL 33480
(561) 540-6440

Palm Beach hotels are known for their history and vintage mystique, but when you only have a long weekend to spare, sometimes all you want is to relish in modern luxuries. The Omphy Ocean resort is the first new oceanfront resort development to grace the island in more than 18 years. It is Palm Beach's only boutique oceanfront hotel that is contemporary, yet sophisticated. Take in breathtaking views of the Atlantic, unwind at the spa and wine and dine until the weekend is done.

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Naples Beach Hotel & Resort
851 Gulf Shore Blvd., N.
Naples, FL 34102
(239) 261-2222

The best reason to go west for the weekend is for the breathtaking sunsets over the ocean. Naples is rich with history and scenic views. Live in peace and tranquility for your three-day holiday at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Since 1946, the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has welcomed guests to seven miles of white sandy beach, an award-winning golf course, a tranquil spa and decadent restaurants.

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Key West
Ocean Key Resort & Spa
0 Duval St.
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-7701

Every South Floridian knows that Miami has a rockin' club scene, but when it comes to laid-back beach town nightlife, there is nothing like Key West. Come play in the water, soak up the sunset and kick back on Duval Street for your three-day weekend adventure. The Ocean Key Resort & Spa is address zero on Duval Street and a perfect setting for experiencing all of the fun and history Key West has to offer.

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Siesta Key
Hyatt Siesta Key Beach
915 Seaside Drive
Siesta Key, FL 34242
(941) 346 5900

Soft, white sand beaches and playful dolphins are just the cherry on a sundae when it comes to fun and sun in Siesta Key. Stay at the luxurious Hyatt Siesta Key resort to enjoy the shopping, dining, sun and surf of Siesta Key. Relax by the pool or take the party to the clear calm waters of the west coast shoreline.

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Danielle C. Tworek holds a degree in Nutrition & Dietetics and is a NASM certified personal trainer and weight loss specialist. Danielle's health-focused articles have been featured on multiple top-ranked news and blog sites. Her work can also be found on


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