Greater Fort Lauderdale is back open for visitors with hotels now able to welcome all visitors, and beaches and other businesses reopened with procedures in place to ensure social distancing and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. While hotels and businesses are allowed to open, some remain closed while they put plans in place to meet the strict local standards to provide a safe and clean customer experience. For more information visit our COVID-19 Advisory page.
You're invited to explore our eight distinct beaches covering 23 beautiful miles of Atlantic coastline, 300+ miles of navigable waterways, our thriving arts and culture scene, culinary delights, craft breweries, rooftop bars, outdoor adventures and world-class shopping.
You can also explore ways to enjoy a virtual vacation with us, and tell us about local heroes you have encountered or heard about who are going above and beyond to serve the community. We invite you to stay connected with us and find ways to support our community from home until you're ready to visit us again. See below and check back often for updates.
From all of us here at Visit Lauderdale, we look forward to welcoming you back to Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Restaurants are now permitted to open at 50% capacity for indoor and outdoor dining with new social distancing and safe and clean protocols in place. Most restaurants also continue to offer delivery and takeout service. Remember, if you are able to do so during this time, please tip service staff generously.
Most local attractions and businesses have reopened but also continue to make it easier for you to find things to do while at home. Explore our list of virtual tours of museums, concerts, educational seminars, cooking demonstrations and more. Watch for must-do experiences you can include on your next visit!
We're telling the stories of some of the amazing local heroes giving tirelessly to help and support the community. If someone you know or your organization has come up with innovative ways to help others during this time, or if you have a story of a local hero that you’d like to share, please send to us.
Learn about Greater Fort Lauderdale in the eyes of an elementary student. Find free lessons here for kids, aimed at grades 3-5 and 6-8, to explore and learn traditional school subjects like math, science, history, language and geography with Broward County themes. The kids will know so much they'll be the perfect tour guides for your next vacation or day trip.