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Ranked #1 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Bodies of Water
Navigate the canals that have earned Fort Lauderdale its nickname, "Venice of America."
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Ranked #2 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Museums
Owner description: This museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. On display are 22 Packard motor cars from the 1900s to... more » Owner description: This museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. On display are 22 Packard motor cars from the 1900s to the 1940s, all in full working order. Among them, are Roadsters with compartments for golf clubs, a doctor's coupe with a compartment for his medical bag, and a 1929 645 Dual Cowl Phaeton that can self-lubricate its chassis as it drives along the road. « less
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Ranked #3 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Beaches! That's why you came to Fort Lauderdale and its 23 miles of beachfront are some of the best in Florida, whether... more » Owner description: Beaches! That's why you came to Fort Lauderdale and its 23 miles of beachfront are some of the best in Florida, whether you're here for the sun, ocean or people watching. « less
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Ranked #4 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Gardens; Art Museums
Owner description: Ponds with bonnet water lilies and tropical gardens surround this historic 35-acre 1921 courtyard style waterfront home,... more » Owner description: Ponds with bonnet water lilies and tropical gardens surround this historic 35-acre 1921 courtyard style waterfront home, whose artistic and innovative owners, famed artist Frederic Clay Bartlett and his wife Evelyn, made equally beautiful inside. « less
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Ranked #5 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Theaters
Musical and theater productions, including touring Broadway shows, take the stage here.
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Ranked #6 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #7 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
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Ranked #8 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Tours
Owner description: Take the Water Taxi to explore Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood from the water! Your ticket allows all-day on and off at 16... more » Owner description: Take the Water Taxi to explore Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood from the water! Your ticket allows all-day on and off at 16 stops, and savings at restaurants and attractions at each stop. The Water Taxi is not be the fastest way to get around, but the views from the water and our friendly crew are worth the trip. « less
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Ranked #9 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Malls
Owner description: Twinkling lights set the stage each evening for South Florida’s most architecturally unique, authentic, and eclectic shopping... more » Owner description: Twinkling lights set the stage each evening for South Florida’s most architecturally unique, authentic, and eclectic shopping and dining district. Stroll the boulevard, duck in and out of our cool breezeways, and be delighted by what you’ll discover - nowhere else in Florida will you find. . . .Over 30 al fresco dining options, 10 major international art galleries, 2 world class museums, 65 unique shops filled with fashion, accessories, gifts, and more. « less
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Ranked #10 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
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Ranked #11 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #12 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Funderdome is THE premier family fun center in South Florida! We feature nearly 9,000-square feet of unique and fun... more » Owner description: Funderdome is THE premier family fun center in South Florida! We feature nearly 9,000-square feet of unique and fun "experiences" for kids and adults that promote fun, fitness and togetherness. We also offer mommy and me type classes as well as activity based sessions that kids love. Guests love the diversity of experiences and appeal to all ages that include a climbing wall, sky trail ropes challenge course, ball blasting arena, a high-energy laser maze, interactive game floor, sports court and giant multi-story maze and playground. A separate section for toddlers is dedicated for parents and little ones. We also offer special events, such as Kids' Night Out, Mom's Morning Out, Spanish, Italian, and Yoga classes. « less
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Ranked #13 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: State Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Visit Ft. Lauderdale’s greatest airboat attraction, Sawgrass Recreation Park. Embark on a thrilling airboat tour through the... more » Owner description: Visit Ft. Lauderdale’s greatest airboat attraction, Sawgrass Recreation Park. Embark on a thrilling airboat tour through the Florida Everglades. Our exhibits feature timed shows where you can hold an alligator and visit magnificent mammals such as the Florida Panther or the Black Leopard. Picnic areas, birthday parties, camping, rv parking. Exclusive private and nighttime airboat tours are now available year round! Open 7 days a week! Just 25 minutes from the heart of Ft. Lauderdale! « less
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Ranked #14 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Public Transportation Systems

Get on Board! The Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley. A great way to see FTL and get around Downtown and the Beaches -- for only one dollar! The Sun Trolley goes just about anywhere you... more »

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Ranked #15 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Parks; Resort Communities
Owner description: Everglades Holiday Park is home to the Gator Boys of Animal Planet fame. That's right, most episodes are filmed right here in... more » Owner description: Everglades Holiday Park is home to the Gator Boys of Animal Planet fame. That's right, most episodes are filmed right here in our world-famous Everglades park filled with Alligators! Everglades Holiday Park is known the world over as the best attraction in South Florida for experiencing the thrill of an exhilarating ride through this natural wonderland. Our safe airboat excursions will take you out into the open Everglades where we fly over the sea of grass, the sawgrass river. Then we stop at strategic spots to allow our guests (like you) to quietly observe the amazing alligators and other wildlife here in this pristine setting. « less
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Ranked #16 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Science Museums; Movie Theaters
Owner description: There is always something new happening at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Spend a day of discovery exploring hundreds... more » Owner description: There is always something new happening at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Spend a day of discovery exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits including the new EcoDiscovery Center. Visitors can take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure, experience hurricane force winds in the Storm Center, dig for fossils alongside a giant prehistoric megalodon, get close to a confrontation between a saber-toothed cat and an Imperial mammoth, and enjoy the playful antics of North American river otters in their two-story indoor/outdoor habitat. See exciting science demonstrations, and presentations by community experts. Discover the amazing Everglades in the Florida EcoScapes exhibit. Hang out with bats, turtles and sharks. Meet an alligator and be charmed by a 6-foot-long snake. Take a ride to Mars or soar through the skies in an FA-18 cockpit simulator. And immerse yourself in a five-story-high film adventure at the AutoNation® IMAX 3D Theater, home of the BIGGEST screen in South Florida. Whether you’re two or 82 visit the Museum of Discovery and Science and enjoy a full day of family fun. « less
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Ranked #17 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: State Parks; Parks
Owner description: Smack in the middle of the city is this 180-acre park, which offers a respite from city life with picnicking, camping,... more » Owner description: Smack in the middle of the city is this 180-acre park, which offers a respite from city life with picnicking, camping, swimming and canoeing and a chance to tour the home of the generous man who donated his lovely estate to Florida. « less
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Ranked #18 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The Historic Stranahan House Museum is the City's oldest surviving structure. The story of the Stranahan House is the story... more » Owner description: The Historic Stranahan House Museum is the City's oldest surviving structure. The story of the Stranahan House is the story of a family, a house, and a city. The Stranahan House was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, Fort Lauderdale's founding father, and his wife Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, the area's first school teacher. The house has served as a trading post, post office, community center, town hall and home to the Stranahans. The Stranahan House has stood at the center of Fort Lauderdales growth since it was built and played a significant role in the economic and social life of this community. Open daily for guided House tours at 1, 2, and 3pm. Special events, weddings, and holiday programs. « less
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Ranked #19 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Specialty Shops
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Ranked #20 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #21 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #22 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
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Ranked #23 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #25 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers; Sports Complexes; Race Car Tracks
Owner description: XBK ZONE is Classic Fun for the Modern Family! South Florida's most unique indoor family entertainment facility showcases... more » Owner description: XBK ZONE is Classic Fun for the Modern Family! South Florida's most unique indoor family entertainment facility showcases the longest indoor go kart track with race karts that can reach speeds of 45mph. Our renovated arcade features the latest titles and coolest prizes with interactive play for all ages. Coming Summer 2014, our exclusive family bowling lanes will be complete. And in Fall 2014, we will host the first Hershey's Ice Cream Shake Shoppe in South Florida! Enjoy all American burgers and shakes surrounded by a classic early Americana themed environment. Now booking for private events including birthday parties, corporate teambuilding, school field trips and more! Stay updated on our website and follow us socially. « less
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Ranked #26 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
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Ranked #27 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Specialty Museums
This museum has exhibits of swimming legends.
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Ranked #28 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #29 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks
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Ranked #30 of 61 attractions in Fort Lauderdale
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Open: Tuesday through Sunday Noon to 4 PM. Admission is $10 and includes a self-guided tour of the New River Inn and a... more » Owner description: Open: Tuesday through Sunday Noon to 4 PM. Admission is $10 and includes a self-guided tour of the New River Inn and a docent-led tour of the 1907 King-Cromartie House and the 1899 Replica School House.Docent-led tours begin at 1 PM, 2 PM and 3PM. About the New River Inn Museum: This 1905 hotel was the first property in Broward County to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is Broward’s oldest remaining hotel building, and it was constructed for owner Philemon Bryan by Edwin T. King, the area’s first contractor. Built of hollow concrete blocks made with sand barged from the beach, it set the standard for south Florida construction. The hotel, which operated until 1955, featured 24 guest rooms, a dining room, sewer and irrigation systems, running ice water and was lit with carbide lamps. Today the building houses our history museum. The museum store carries a vast array of unique items including our renowned collection of historic prints and books, original art, old-time toys and one-of-a-kind accents for the home. Give a gift that will be treasured forever—a gift of time. For your convenience you can purchase items from our online store or in the Museum Store (located inside the New River Inn). « less
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