About ⅓ or a third of the way, you can stop at Sweetwater, FL. This is about 16 minutes north of Palmetto Estates.
About ⅔ or two thirds of the way, you can stop at Sunshine Ranches, FL. This is about half an hour north of Palmetto Estates, or about half an hour south of Tamarac.
If you drive straight through without stopping at all, the total distance is 48 miles. The distances shown above don't include local roads to get into each town, so if you're planning a long road trip, make sure you factor in traffic and road conditions, rest stop breaks, and interesting detours along the way. If you're in a rush, you can do the trip with zero stops, and your total travel time would be around 55 minutes.