Attractions

A Admiral Cruise Line Fort Lauderdale (954) 536-7594 Glass bottom boat adventure. 2 1/2 hour narrated tours. See schools of fish and colorful coral reefs. Air conditioned. Beverages available, interior and exterior decks. Everyday, rain or shine. 10am, 2pm, 7pm departures. Adults $25, children $15. Reservations required.

Adventure World 3570 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood (954) 457-9575 Email: abc@atlanticbeachclubs.com Action-packed recreational center designed for thrills that the whole family can enjoy. Jet skis and air cat, kayak, canoeing and boat excursions. Florida outback fishing expeditions. Reservations advised. Open 365 days a year, 10am-6pm.

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Big Cypress Reservation, Fort Lauderdale (863) 902-1113 The Seminole Tribe of Florida presents their history and culture through exhibits, rare artifacts, dramatic film, nature trails and a "living" village. Gift shop. Tues-Sun 9am-5pm. Adults $6, seniors/students/children $4, under 6 free.

Aqua Sports, Inc. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 6300 Stirling Road, Hollywood 33024 (954) 797-2418 Email: info@aquasportsinc.com

Art & Culture Center of Hollywood 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood 33019 (954) 921-3275 Fax: (954) 921-3273 Spanish mansion built in 1924 in beautiful downtown Hollywood's art district. Ever-changing exhibits make an electric backdrop to a banquet or reception.

Ballistic Speedboat Adventure 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale (954) 579-8181 High speed thrill rides and adventure aboard a 1000HP high-performance racing machine. Open 7 days a week, 10am-5pm, $85.

Bar-B-Ranch 1300 Peaceful Ridge Road, Davie (954) 424-1060 Broward County's oldest and largest public riding stable offers ponies and horses for all ages and levels of riding experience. Scenic trail rides, pony rides, lessons and day camp are offered on and off the farm in Davie. Open daily 9am-5pm.

BeachPlace 17 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale (954) 764-3460 Blend of outdoor shopping, dining and nightlife including Cafe Iguana, Fat Tuesday, Hooters, Howl at the Moon, LuLu's Bait Shack, Sally O'Brien's and Sloppy Joes. All along the beachfront, two blocks north of Las Olas Blvd.

Billie Swamp Safari Big Cypress Reservation, Fort Lauderdale (800) 949-6101, (941) 983-6101 Learn about the land, history and culture of the Seminole Indians. Skim over glittering waterscapes in an airboat, experience a swamp buggy eco-tour, paddle a canoe, walk the Swamp Trail and come face-to-face with the resident alligators. Airboat rides $14, swamp buggy tours $22 adults, $20 seniors, $12 child. Open daily 8:30am-6:30pm.

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens 900 N. Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale (954) 563-5393 35-acre subtropical, historical museum. Open year-round. Dec.-Apr: Wed.-Sat. 10am - 4pm, Sun. noon - 4pm. May-Nov.: Wed.-Fri. 10am-3pm, Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. noon-4pm. Call for tour times. Closed Mon. and Tues. Adults $10, seniors $9, students and group tours $8, children under 7 free.

 

 

Boomers 1801 NW 1st St, Dania (954) 921-2416 Go-karts, bumper cars, arcades, mini-golf, batting cages. Naskart racing and Sky Coaster. Sun.-Thurs. 10am-11pm, Fri.-Sat. until 2am.

 

Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33302 (954) 462-0222 Fax: (954) 468-3541 State-of-the-art complex situated on the banks of the New River allows your guests to arrive by boat for a truly dramatic evening! Home to the finest Broadway productions, musicals, opera, dance and children's shows.

Buehler Planetarium and Observatory Broward Community College, Central Campus, 3501 SW Davie Rd., Davie (954) 201-6681 State-of-the-art facility. Planetarium shows and telescope viewing. Call for schedule. $2-$6.

Butterfly World 3600 W Sample Rd, Coconut Creek (954) 977-4400 Stroll through seven acres of lush tropical gardens while thousands of live, brilliantly colored butterflies soar around. Waterfalls, fish, hummingbirds, an insectarium, orchids and roses complete natural habitat. Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm.

Carrie B. Harbor Tours Just off Las Olas Blvd on SE 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale (954) 768-9920 1 1/2 hour cruises of the Intracoastal Waterway, Port Everglades, yachts of the rich and famous. Daily 11am, 1pm, 3pm. Adults $13.95, under 11 $6.95.

Club Nautico Boat Rentals Fort Lauderdale (954) 779-3866 Safety-equipped powerboats from 18-39 feet. Dive, snorkel, cruise the Intracoastal or fish for the big one off shore. Ocean access is allowed. Deerfield Beach location- Cove Marina (954) 421-4628.

Discovery Cruise Line Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale (800) 937-4477, (305) 597-0336 Sails daily to Grand Bahama Island. One-day cruise and Cruise N' Stay Vacation Packages available, including three buffet meals onboard, pools, shows, disco, casino and more.

Dolphin Swim Fort Lauderdale (954) 525-4441 Keys Adventure Tours lets you choose from two unforgettable swim with the Dolphin Experiences. Come on in, the water's fine and we don't bite! Dolphins are the most gentle and intelligent mammals next to humans and even more so once you meet them! Swim with the Dolphins in an adventurous experience when you visit them in the Florida Keys.

 

 

Downtown A&E Trolley Line Fort Lauderdale Travel quickly, easily and conveniently to restaurants, shopping and the arts in Fort Lauderdale's celebrated Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District aboard the new, complimentary trolley service provided by the Downtown Development Authority. Ride for free throughout the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, from the Arts & Entertainment Garage (opposite the Broward Center for the Performing Arts) through Old Fort Lauderdale Village, Las Olas Boulevard, The Museum of Art, Stranahan House and points in between. Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat 12noon-11pm.

Downtown Bicycles 2226 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale (866) 813-7368, (954) 767-8043 Bicycle and scooter retail and rentals. Premium equipment and excellent service. Featuring the largest selection of beach cruisers anywhere. Giant, Jamis, Electra, Phat Cycles and more.

Everglades Day Safari Fort Lauderdale (800) 472-3069, (239) 472-1559 Your Everglades Day Safari will be an exciting adventure through the different kingdoms that make up the Everglades. You will be accompanied by a highly trained guide who will discuss the past, present and future of this truly unique area. Includes a jungle cruise, nature walk, lunch, drive and airboat ride. Our safaris depart Fort Lauderdale each morning at 7:45am and return about 5:30pm. Adults $120, Children under 12 $99.


Everglades Holiday Park 21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale (800) 226-2244, (954) 434-8111 Fax: (954) 434-4252 Everglades park and picnic tables available for daytime outdoor catered affairs for 10-150 with tiki huts. Airboat tours.

Flamingo Gardens & Wray Botanical Collection 3750 South Flamingo Rd., Fort Lauderdale (954) 473-2955 Connect with nature at 60-acre botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary. Exotic and native plants, a 200-year old hammock, citrus groves and Florida's "Champion" trees. Bird of Prey Center and free-flight walk-through aviary plus alligators, flamingos and bobcats. Open 9:30am-5pm daily. Closed Mondays, June 1-Sept. 30. Adults $12, children 4-11 $6, under 3 free. Discounts for seniors (65+), armed service, AAA members and students.

Flight Fantastic Aerobatics - Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Fort Lauderdale (954) 295-3136 Aerobatic rides and scenic tours offered in a Pitts S2B biplane. Experience an airshow from inside the airplane (hands-on if you like) or enjoy a scenic flight along the South Florida coastline.

Florida Grand Opera (954) 728-9700

Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum 1527 SW 1st Ave (Packard Ave), Fort Lauderdale (954) 779-7300 Private collection of Packards dating from 1909-40 in a recreated showroom and memorabilia including dashboard clocks, hood ornaments and more

Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre 640 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale (954) 763-6882

Fort Lauderdale Ghost Tour SE 6th Ave. & E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale (954) 290-9328 Email: reservations@fortlauderdaleghosttour.com From stylish Las Olas Boulevard, stroll along the historical New River and see Fort Lauderdale's most haunted places. The walking tour is from 60-90 minutes. Bring comfortable shoes. Group rates and private tours available. Tours meet at the corner of SE 6th Ave. and Las Olas Blvd. Reservations a must. $15 for adults, $10 for children under 10, free for children under 5. Cash payment only.

Full Moon Kayak Co. Fort Lauderdale (954) 328-5231 The waters around Fort Lauderdale are a kayaker's paradise! Both urban and natural settings offer diverse trip options for vacationing paddlers: mild beach surf, still lakes, tidal mangrove-lined creeks and the bustle of the Intracoastal waterway. View historic sites, unique wildlife, distinctive architecture, cruise ships and super yachts. 7 days a week.

Fun Rentals 239 Almond Ave, Fort Lauderdale (954) 768-9020 Scooters, new 2-person scootcars, bicycles, skates, snorkeling, surfing. Prices vary for hourly, daily or weekly rentals. Deerfield Location: 1985 A1A, Deerfield Beach (954) 427-4647.

Glassbottom Boat Tours Bahia Mar Yacht Basin on A1A, Fort Lauderdale (954) 467-6030 Explore Fort Lauderdale's beautiful coral reefs aboard a 60ft glassbottom boat. See the splendor of the underwater world, while our divers hand feed the colorful fish! Snorkeling is also available with full equipment is provided. Two Hour Glassbottom Snorkel Trips Departures: 9:30am Tues-Sat, 2pm Sun. Tickets may be purchased at ticket booth or from hotels.

Helicoptershuttle.com 2011 S. Perimeter Rd., Fort Lauderdale 33309 (877) 488-6359 Fax: (954) 776-4292 Email: office@helicoptershuttle.com Departing from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, this unforgettable and diverse tour flies over 5 miles of tropical beach, views shipping vessels and cruise ships at Port Everglades, experiences an aerial view of Riverwalk, the Performing Arts Center, all downtown skyscrapers, and the exclusive Las Olas shopping district. You'll helicopter over the famous Intercoastal Waterway, see "old Florida", the wilderness of Everglades National Park home of airboats, alligators and egrets. Prices range from $180-450.

Hollywood Seminole Gaming 4150 N SR 7, Hollywood (888) 222-7466, (954) 961-3220 Prize money up to $200,000. Open 7 days from 11am. $20, $30, $40 packages. Poker casino open 24 hours.

International Swimming Hall of Fame Museum & Aquatic Complex 1 Hall of Fame Dr, Fort Lauderdale (954) 462-6536 This swimming and diving facility is open daily for lap swimming and water aerobics and hosts national and international aquatic competitions. A museum houses over 10,000 square feet of Olympic memorabilia from over 100 nations, honoring the world's greatest aquatic stars. Aquatic masterpieces by artisans Leroy Nieman and Daumier. Collection of sports literature dating back to the 1800s. Families $5, adults $3, students, seniors and military $1. Children under 12 are free.

JUNGLE QUEEN RIVERBOAT 801 Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. (A1A), Fort Lauderdale 33316 (954) 426-5596 Fax: (954) 537-3562 Enjoy narrated tour of Ft. Lauderdale's Intracoastal Waterway - the "Venice of America" - as you cruise to a private island for a barbecue dinner and an old fashion vaudeville show. $$

The Las Olas Art Center 600 SE 2nd Ct., Fort Lauderdale (954) 763-8982 Interactive facility to shop, relax, create & learn about art. A place to come and express creativity and enhance the art gallery experience.

Mai-Kai Polynesian Restaurant and Dinner Show 3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale (954) 563-3272 Authentically recreates a Polynesian village, complete with tiki torches, thatch roof and wooden plank entrance to unique dining and entertainment locale. Show: Adults $9.95, under 12 free.

Museum of Art One East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale (954) 525-5500 Fax: (954) 524-6011 Home to the King Tut exhibition, Dec 2005-Apr 2006. Outdoor terrace for catered events. Features impressive permanent CoBrA art collection.

Museum of Discovery & Science and Blockbuster 3D Imax Theater 401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale (954) 467-6637 Fax: (954) 467-0046 There is always something new happening at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Spend a day of discovery exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits. You can hang out with bats, alligators, turtles, sharks and explore Florida's amazing Everglades. Be charmed by a 12-foot snake, pet a big green iguana or fly like an astronaut on the Mars Rover. And immerse yourself in a five-story giant screen adventure at the Blockbuster® IMAX® Theater. Open 365 days a year Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday noon-6pm Extended IMAX® hours Friday and Saturday evenings

Office Depot Center 2555 Panther Parkway, Sunrise 33323 (954) 835-8000 Fax: (954) 835-8012 Home to Florida Panthers Hockey, concerts, ice shows, wrestling and circuses.

Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum 231 SW 2nd Ave., on Riverwalk, Fort Lauderdale (954) 463-4431 Located in the city's first hotel on the banks of the New River, the museum's permanent collection and changing exhibits depict the 1870 to 1930 development of Fort Lauderdale. Museum of History: Tues-Sun 12-5pm. King-Cromartie House tours, inquire by phone or in person. Guided tours: adults $8, children (6-16) $3, under 6 free.

 

Riverfront Cruises Las Olas Riverfront, Downtown, Fort Lauderdale (954) 463-3440 Cruise the calm waters of Fort Lauderdale's magnificent inland canals in safe and comfortable luxury yachts. Daily every 2 hours from 10:30am-8:30pm. Adults $14, under 10 $8, under 4 free.

 



Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District SW 7th Avenue to SW 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale (954) 468-2540 World-class shopping, dining, theater, music, dance and visual arts can be found as you stroll through lush landscaping along Riverwalk Park. Be entertained by: The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Art/Fort Lauderale, Florida Grand Opera, Concert Association Florida, Strananhan House, Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum, Museum of Dsicovery & Science, Cinema Pardiso, Miami City Ballet, Las Olas Boulevard, Himmarshee Village and Las Olas Riverfront.

SeaEscape Cruises Port Everglades, Terminal 1, Fort Lauderdale (877) 732-3722, (954) 453-3333 Day cruises: brunch buffet, pool, live entertainment, casino, spa and movies. Evening cruises: buffet dining, casino action, disco, entertainment and movies.

St. Tropez Casino Cruises Port Everglades, Pier 22, Fort Lauderdale (800) 575-5520 South Florida's newest casino cruise ship featuring the area's largest high-stakes poker room, 38 table games and more than 534 slot and video poker machines. Delicious buffets plus live entertainment. Day and evening cruises. Free admission. Groups welcome, please call (866) 684-8671.

 

Stranahan House 335 SE 6th Street (corner of Las Olas Blvd.), Fort Lauderdale (954) 524-4736 Fax: (954) 525-2838 Preserved turn-of-the-century house furnished with antiques of the era. Oldest structure in Broward County. Open Wed.-Sat. 10am-3pm, Sun. 1-3pm. Adults $5, under 12 $2.

Sun Spots of Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (954) 524-3855 Fort Lauderdale's only interactive 3-hour city tour aboard a luxury motorcoach to hit the hottest Sun Spots in "Venice of America." 10am-1pm. $25

SunCruz Casinos Martha's Restaurant on the Intracoastal, Hollywood 800474DICE, (954) 929-3800 Enjoy day and evening casino cruises departing from Martha's Restaurant on the Intracoastal Waterway. Featuring a la carte kitchen or buffet dining on request.

Swap Shop 3501 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale (954) 791-7927 Largest indoor-outdoor flea market in South Florida. Air-conditioned entertainment and food court area. All merchandise guaranteed. One-hour circus shows daily (except Tues.), with some free seating. 13-screen drive-in theater. Open daily.

Water Bus 651 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316 (954) 467-6677





Young at Art Children's Museum 11584 State Road 84, Davie (954) 424-0085 Exhibitions of art especially for children. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am.-5pm., Sun. 12-5pm. Open all school holidays.

 

 

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