5/5 - Excellent
B.LAug 17, 2019
The bartender at 3030 JEN was amazing and extremely accommodating.
Fort Lauderdale’s beaches attract vacationing families, honeymooners and just about anyone looking for white sands, blue skies and warm water. Travel here to appreciate why the community has developed into a popular destination over the last 100 years.
Greater Fort Lauderdale has more than 23 miles (37 kilometers) of beaches. From Deerfield Beach in the north to Hallandale Beach in the south, select your favorite stretch of sand to view an Atlantic sunrise, build sandcastles, observe nesting sea turtles, snorkel or dive, enjoy watersports, deep-sea fish or simply relax on the soft sand.
Take a gondola ride on the canals of the city or watch huge yachts navigating the Intracoastal Waterway. Shopping along Las Olas Boulevard will give you a chance to pamper yourself or buy souvenirs for friends back home. Visit the Stranahan House to see how Frank and Ivy Stranahan lived in the early 1900s when they helped launch the development of Fort Lauderdale.
Stroll along the red bricks of the Riverwalk to enjoy water views and public art installations along the shaded walkway or participate in the day’s activities, including Segway tours, Pilates classes, kayak rentals, photography training or an ecoboat rental. Enjoy the gourmet delights at food kiosks along the Tarpon River.
Stop at the NSU Art Museum for contemporary works as well as Latin American art. See shows from Broadway to symphony to popular stars at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Let kids explore the Museum of Discovery and Science, where they can learn about reptiles, fossils, space and much more in a fun environment.
To appreciate the outdoors, walk the trails of the Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, sandwiched between the ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Drive about 30 minutes west to the Everglades Wildlife Management Area for natural beauty.
Fly to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport or drive from Miami in about 1 hour. Enjoy Florida’s warm sunshine and sparkling sands throughout the year.
Beaches, Excursions and Bars
Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Hollywood Beach, a popular beach in Hollywood. Discover the entertainment choices and casinos in this walkable area.
This peaceful location to fish, swim and sunbathe also caters to those who like to dine in a buzzing restaurant precinct.
Get tickets for a show at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, a beloved theater in Davie. Stroll along the area's marina, or simply savor its lively bars.
See a slice of pristine Florida on an island where you can swim in the ocean on one side, fish on the other and canoe down the middle.
Stroll through the grounds and historic house at this beachfront estate.
With seven miles of flawless beach, a team of dedicated lifeguards and luxury retailers and restaurants, this is the perfect Florida vacation destination.
Join us for an entertaining and relaxing fully narrated cruise down the “Venice of America,” Fort Lauderdale's historic New River. See Millionaire's Row with homes of the Rich and Famous, spectacular Mega Yachts, and sights beyond belief.
Since 1956, we have captivated people with our warmth and magical aura. The Mai-Kai authentically recreates a Polynesian Village, complete with tiki torches, a thatch roof, tropical gardens, waterfalls and museum quality artifacts.
Get up close with many Everglade natives, including alligators, panthers, and migratory birds. Enjoy a thrilling airboat ride and wander through exhibits on reptiles and other wildlife as you take in all that this natural wonder has to offer.
Verified travelerAug 16, 2019
Unfortunately it rained every afternoon that I was there. Not much to do.