ways to play
ways to play
ways to play
ways to play
ways to play

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 ArtsMuseum of Discovery and Science with its AutoNation 3D IMAX Theater, Florida Grand OperaFort Lauderdale Historical CenterStranahan House and the Museum of Art.

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    Seafood Restaurant
    Whale's Rib 2031 NE 2nd St Deerfield Beach, FL
    November 24, 2014
    Choose from the “Minnow’s” menu for the kiddies at just $5.50 per meal.
    American Restaurant
    Nauti Dawg Marina Cafe 2841 Marina Cir Lighthouse PT, FL
    November 24, 2014
    Breakfast for less than $5? Yes please! Breakfast served every day.
    American Restaurant
    J. Alexanders Restaurant 2415 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale, FL
    November 24, 2014
    Want a fresh-ground handmade burger? This is your spot, complete with hand cut fries.
    Sushi Restaurant
    Marumi Sushi 8271 W Sunrise Blvd Plantation, FL
    November 24, 2014
    Get a whole grilled squid, freshly grilled crispy pork belly, or BBQ eel fresh from the grill every day!
    Taco Place
    Taqueria Dona Raquel 793 S Dixie Hwy W Pompano Beach, FL
    November 17, 2014
    Quesadillas and Tostadas for just $1.99!
    Sandwich Place
    The Pink Submarine 2041 Wilton Dr Wilton Manors, FL
    November 17, 2014
    A sub special every day for just $8, and special homemade meatball subs every Friday!
    Ice Cream Shop
    Cherry Smash 8000 Wiles Rd Coral Springs, FL
    November 17, 2014
    Huge old fashioned ice cream floats, hand dipped cones & 9 different kinds of sundaes available in this awesome authentic neighborhood spot.
    Mediterranean Restaurant
    Falafel Bistro & Wine Bar 5677 Coral Ridge Dr Coral Springs, FL
    November 17, 2014
    Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free options available for almost every menu item!
    Steakhouse
    Sardelli's Italian Steakhouse 331 Van Buren St, Hollywood, FL 33019 Hollywood, FL
    November 10, 2014
    Order a bottle from Sardelli’s extensive private wine cellar.
    BBQ Joint
    VooDoo BBQ & Grill 6312 N Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL
    November 10, 2014
    Check out the weekly specials for every day of the week inspired by New Orleans.
    Greek Restaurant
    Mezes Greek Taverna 10040 Pines Blvd Pembroke Pines, FL
    November 10, 2014
    Kids’ menu for just $5 for chicken tenders, pasta, or souvlaki.
    Seafood Restaurant
    Rustic Inn Seafood Crabhouse 4331 Ravenswood Rd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    November 10, 2014
    Try Golden, Blue, Dungeness or Alaskan Queen crab at market price every day.
    Diner
    Lester's Diner 250 W State Road 84 Fort Lauderdale, FL
    November 3, 2014
    This authentic 1950s diner offers full dinners for just $12.95 and is open 24/7.
    Thai Restaurant
    Tee-Jay Thai Sushi 2254 Wilton Dr Wilton Manors, FL
    November 3, 2014
    Daily specials are new every day, and offer exotic new dishes at the sushi bar.
    American Restaurant
    J Marks 1245 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale, FL
    November 3, 2014
    Try the homemade dressings! Hot Bacon, Honey Mustard, or Asian Plum, all unique to J Marks.
    Pizza Place
    Luigi's Coal Oven Pizza 1415 E Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    November 3, 2014
    This place is not just for pizza! Try the Luigi Truffle Fries for just $6.95.
    South American Restaurant
    Bravo! Gourmet Sandwich 2925 NE 6th Ave Wilton Manors, FL
    October 21, 2014
    Natural Juices under $5 every day!
    American Restaurant
    Big City Tavern 609 E Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    October 21, 2014
    Late night dining available Sunday-Thursday 11:00pm-Midnight and Friday-Saturday 11:00pm-1:00am for those midnight snacks you’re craving.
    Pizza Place
    Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza 2203 S Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale, FL
    October 21, 2014
    Every day from 11:30am-3:00pm, get coal fired Lunch Specials
    Burger Joint
    Rosie's Bar and Grill 2449 Wilton Dr Wilton Manors, FL
    October 21, 2014
    Order vodka cocktails on Wednesdays for only $4 and $6 for vodka martinis!

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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    game on
    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.
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