things to do, places to go
Between Blue Wave beaches and exotic Everglades lie countless ways to play in Greater Fort Lauderdale, including kid-friendly attractions and sightseeing cruises, watersports and more.
Just minutes from the beach is the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fort Lauderdale, home to cultural attractions, shops, parks and restaurants. Along Riverwalk, the brick-lined meandering promenade, discover the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science with its AutoNation 3D IMAX Theater, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale Historical Center, Stranahan House and the Museum of Art.
we love cruisers
cruise & play
Cruising from Port Everglades? There's pre- and post-cruise excursions you can definitely get on board with. Check out the special offers just for cruisers, or see which hotels have shuttle service to the Port, which can be a lifesaver.
Sorting out the local restaurant scene is easy with the Fork Lauderdale Dining App. Explore Greater Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene, including romantic waterfront spots, trendy steakhouses, Sunday brunches, sports bars, wine bars and more.
bikinis to martinis
After a day in the sun, heat up your night! Sip under the stars, learn to salsa, LOL at a comedy club or hit the slots at the casino. With seven nights a week and so many ways to enjoy them, you just may have to stay up past your bedtime. Darn.
into the wild
Say hello to your wild side and visit sea turtles on the beach, butterflies in an aviary, or an eight-foot gator in the Everglades. Throw in a kayaking excursion through a mangrove forest or paddleboard down the New River.
che hun ta mo! (hello!)
Discover the spirit and history of the Seminole Tribe, Florida's "unconquered" people, and learn about their culture, and way of life in an authentic Seminole Village.
get fit and feel fit
Bike or walk along A1A. Hike the Everglades. Enjoy a workout or healthy fare at a four-star spa. Greater Fort Lauderdale is a panacea for healthy living - and anyone hoping to stay fit while enjoying a vacation getaway.
When some people get here, they're off to the races, literally. Beyond world-class thoroughbreds to get your heart pumping, there's always Blackjack, Texas Hold 'em, Vegas-style slots and Jai-Alai -- the world's fastest game. Ante-up for excitement.