Last-Minute Summer Getaways Close to Home

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Don’t have time for an extensive getaway but need a little end-of-summer fun? You’re in luck because all of these entertaining options are just a couple hours’ drive away. Whether you’re looking for date night (or day) ideas or you need a little girlfriend getaway time, these South Florida destinations deliver good times on a last-minute summer getaway.

A Day Trip to the Keys | Playa Largo Resort & Spa

Pack your bags and hit the road for a tropical getaway in the Florida Keys. While a trip to Playa Largo Resort & Spa will feel like a vacation in the Caribbean, the resort is located just a 2 ½-hour drive from West Palm Beach and requires no passport! The luxury resort offers day pass access so you and your beau or friends can jump into the ocean-front pool or try out a water sport activity on the 745 ft. of gorgeous, sandy beach.

For an unforgettable way to wrap the day, book the Water Table Dinner, kick off your shoes, dip your toes in the water and claim a front-row seat to a stunning Key Largo sunset while enjoying fresh, locally-inspired cuisine from the resort’s signature restaurant, Sol by the Sea. This exclusive experience includes a multi-course dinner set beneath the soft glow of string lights at a table set in the calm bay waters.

Movie Night Under The Stars | Rooftop Cinema Club

What’s better than a movie under the Miami stars and cocktail night? Newly opened in the heart of South Beach, Rooftop Cinema Club’s Miami location sits on the top of Lincoln Road, inviting you to kick back and relax with popcorn, cocktails, and small bites while watching cult-classic movies and taking in the gorgeous Miami skyline views.

Rooftop Cinema Club remains one of the most unique and fun offerings to come to this star-studded city, perfect for those in search of more than just sun and sand. While the general concept draws people in, curated events and movie collections keep them coming back – from dog-friendly ‘Wooftop’ showings for your furry friends to tag along to collections of movies that defined the iconic Y2K era.

Fun in the Sun | W Fort Lauderdale

Spend a day soaking up the summer sun at W Fort Lauderdale’s luxurious rooftop pool deck. Located at WET East, you can count on stunning rooftop views of Ft. Lauderdale beach, an array of chic daybeds to lay out on and tempting cocktails and bites to order from pool-side service. Not to mention, when you need to cool off from the Florida heat, you can take a dip in the Insta-worthy pool which features see-through glass, making for the coolest underwater photos possible. Book this experience with a WET Deck Day Pool Pass with tickets starting at $50. To purchase passes or learn more, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wet-deck-day-pool-pass-tickets-560846666477?aff=oddtdtcreator.

Secret Speakeasy Date Night | Rm. 901 at Hyatt Centric Las Olas

Amp up your typical evening date night or girl’s night out with an unforgettable, prohibition-themed experience at Hyatt Centric Las Olas’s very own speakeasy – Rm. 901. Sit back and sip your favorite cocktail at the secret speakeasy, which transports you to the roaring 1920s for an exclusive dinner like no other. Located on the ninth floor of the hotel, this former guest room now serves as the venue for this enticing experience featuring an upscale cocktail menu with playful names like ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ alongside a full gourmet menu to complement libations. Head to roomnine01.com to make a reservation. Don’t forget the secret password!