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Travel & Community Resources for Greater Fort Lauderdale

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.

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COVID-19 Latest Information

Updates on hotels, transportation, dining, rescheduled and cancelled events, local services and more. 

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Hotels Open

Hotels reopen to all visitors on May 26, 2020. Many hotels are open and others will reopen as soon as they have their new protocols for maintaining safe and clean experiences for guests in place.  

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Restaurants Offerings Dining, Delivery & Takeout 

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.


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Virtual Vacation Experiences

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!



Room With A View

Until you're able to visit us in person, we'll continue to come to you with real-time views of Greater Fort Lauderdale's beaches, from the white wave wall along the Fort Lauderdale beachfront promenade to Hollywood's Broadwalk, Deerfield Beach's pier cam and more. 



Filmed in Greater Fort Lauderdale

Many popular movies and TV shows have been filmed here, so cue up Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, OnDemand, or other streaming services for some of these hits showing the amazing locations found throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale. 


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Recognize a Local Hero

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.


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Stay Connected

Get social and engage with us on our social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @VisitLauderdale.



Tourism Industry Information & Materials

Travel and tourism are essential to our lives and businesses. Our valued local tourism industry partners can find important communication updates, new marketing initiatives and links to support resources here. 

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Junior Ambassador Program

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.

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