seven day itinerary

This seven day itinerary allows you to see many destinations along the Broward A1A corridor while giving you opportunities to explore what Broward A1A has to offer. Decide for yourself which of these many destinations you'd like to make a part of your trip along Broward A1A.

 

day 1

Activity 1: Deerfield Beach Fishing Pier 
200 N.E. 21st Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 
Why go here: Enjoy fishing and site seeing at one of Deerfield Beaches most popular spots 
Things to know: $1 for sightseers and $4 to fish. http://www.deerfield-beach.com/index.aspx?nid=1420

Activity 2: Deerfield Island Park 
1720 Deerfield Island Park, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Why go here: Nature trails, playground, and picnic tables 
Things to know: Accessible by boat Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. free shuttle.  http://www.broward.org/parks/DeerfieldIslandPark/Pages/Default.aspx

 

Activity 3: Barefoot Mailman Statue 
1210 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062 
Why go here: Learn the history and tales of the brave men who carried mail along south Florida beaches in the 1800's 
Things to know: Worth making a spot while traveling to Hillsboro with no fee

 

Activity 4: Cap's Place Island Restaurant 
2765 NE 28th Ct, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064 
Why go here: A historical place with amazing local food and a view 
Things to know: Open 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.http://www.capsplace.com/

day 2

Activity 1: Hillsboro Inlet Park 
2700 N Ocean Blvd Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Why go here: Grill out, enjoy the beach, and watch boaters and fishermen 
Things to know: Quaint park to enjoy a sunny afternoon with friends and family.http://pompanobeachfl.gov/pages/department_directory/parks_rec/facilities.html.php

 

Activity 2: Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse 
Located on the north side of the Hillsboro Inlet near Hillsboro Inlet Pak 
Why go here: Historic lighthouse that marks the northern limit of the Florida Reef 
Things to know: Can access the lighthouse from Hillsboro Inlet Park; please visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org

 

Activity 3: North Ocean Park 
3424 NE 16th St, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Why go here: Relaxing beach full of kite surfing and families boogie boarding in the ocean 
Things to know: Can spend a whole afternoon here or just stop by for a short visit to watch kite surfing athletes

 

Activity 4: Pompano Beach Fishing Pier and main public beach 
222 North Pompano Beach Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Why go here: Beach and fishing pier with clean restrooms; nearby restaurants 
Things to know: Open 24 hours a day with no fees; lighted for night fishing

 

 

Activity 5: Indian Mound Park
Hibiscus Avenue and NE 13th Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33062 
Why go here: Archaeological site of pre-historic Indian burial ground 
Things to know: Small park but worth a quick visit

day 3

Activity 1: S.S. Copenhagen Wreck
Directly off the coast from Sea Watch Restaurant (6002 N. Ocean Blvd, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea) 
Why go here: World famous location to snorkel and dive
Things to know: http://www.lauderdalebythesea-fl.gov/muni/sscopenhagen.htm
Other dive sites in the area include: South of Dania Beach pier; Deerfield Pier Debris; Lauderdale-By-The-Sea on either side of the pier about 100 yards out. Please visit http://scubasouthflorida.com/index.php?cPath=21 for more information on dive sites in this area.

Activity 2: Historic Anglin Square 
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea 
Why go here: Commercial boulevard and restaurants 
Things to know: Pedestrian friendly with many ways to enjoy the area. For more information, visit the Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Chamber and Visitors Center. (4201 Ocean Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL, 33308)

Activity 3: Anglin's Fishing Pier 
2 Commercial Boulevard, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea 
Why go here: Fishing and sightseeing 
Things to know: $7 to fish and $2 to sightsee

 

day 4

Activity 1: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park 
3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Why go here: Rent a canoe, hike along nature trails, campgrounds, pavilions 
Things to know: 8:00 a.m. to sundown ; $6 per vehicle with 2-8 passengers; website: http://birchstatepark.org/

 

Activity 2: Bonnet House Museum and Gardens 
900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Why go here: Explore one of the finest orchid collections, wildlife, and historic grounds 
Things to know: Open Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.http://www.bonnethouse.org/

 

day 5

Activity 1: Dania Beach and Pier
300 N. Beach Rd, Dania Beach, FL 33304
Why go here: Enjoy fishing and site seeing while having a great family time
Things to know: The pier is open 6:00AM - Midnight, 7 days a week. You can either fish or just watch. Snacks, drinks, tackle and bait are available for sale

 

Activity 2: Casablanca Café
3049 Alhambra Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Why go here: Live entertainment every night and great food
Things to know: Open 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for lunch; 4:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for dinner; website: http://www.casablancacafeonline.com/

 

Activity 3: Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex 
501 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 
Why go here: Swim and explore the achievements of outstanding athletes in water related sports 
Things to know: Visit their website for more info: http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/departments/parks-recreation/aquatic-facilities/fort-lauderdale-aquatic-complex

 

Activity 4: Fort Lauderdale Beach
1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Why go here: The City of Fort Lauderdale has more than seven miles of beaches that offer premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation, and enjoyment
Things to know: Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue supervises three miles of continuous public beach from the South Beach Picnic Area up to and including the beach in front of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. The lifeguard towers are staffed from 9:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily

day 6

Activity 1: Nyberg-Swanson House 
102 W. Dania Beach Boulevard , Dania Beach, FL 33004)
Why go here: Historical and architectural significant house 
Things to know: Please visit their websitehttp://www.broward.org/Arts/Resources/CulturalDirectory/Pages/Organization.aspx?OrgID=284

Activity 2: The Dania Community Library and Woman's Club 
117 NW 1 Avenue, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Why go here: Architecturally significant and local community importance 
Things to know: Please visit their website
http://www.ci.dania-beach.fl.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1956

Activity 3: Anne Kolb Nature Center 
751 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL 33019
Why go here: Five-story nature observation tower and exploring at West Lake Park 
Things to know: No entrance fee; sporting good rental fees range up to $15 per person.http://www.broward.org/parks/westlakepark/pages/annekolbnaturecenter.aspx

 

day 7

Activity 1: Historic Garfield Paddleball Courts 
311 Garfield Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
Why go here: Historic site where you can play paddleball with friends and family 
Things to know: Please visit website http://cityofhollywood-fl.com/Paddleball/index.htm

 

Activity 2: Hollywood Beach Broadwalk 
East of A1A from North Beach Park to Jefferson Street 
Why go here: One of America's best boardwalks with an oceanfront view 
Things to know: Access to shops, restaurants, entertainment, and recreation.http://www.visithollywoodfl.org/hollywoodbeachbroadwalk.aspx

Activity 3: Historic Homes
322 Monroe Street, Hollywood, FL 
Madison Street Mediterranean Revival Style House 
310 New York Street, Hollywood, FL 
Why go here: See the beauty of different style homes that influenced the area 
Things to know: One or all of these homes can be visited with a short trip