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We are 24. what should we do?!

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We are 24. what should we do?!

Me and my friend will be staying in Fort Lauderdale next Friday-Tuesday. Any suggestions on what we should do? Where is the best nightlife?

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1. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

Well, let's start with your purpose in coming to Ft. Lauderdale. Why are you coming? Have you done any research on things to do?

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2. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

I won the trip through my company. We are staying in a time share on the beach. We just want to have fun, also celebrating a birthday! We will have a car. I'm not interested in going to museums or anything of that sort since I haven't been to the beach in almost 8 years I'd like to stick to outdoor activites. Where are good hangouts, drink specials, and hole in the wall places we don't want to miss or want to avoid?

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3. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

Google New Times Broward. The publication lists all the venues and you will get the flavor for each. Just be sure to call ahead as i've seen stale listings, too.

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4. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

Elbo Room and Bahia Cabana should be on your list.

Where are you staying? We could offer closer suggestions. Take the water taxi. Lots of bars along the way.

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5. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

Were staying in pompano beach at the wyndham. I saw the 2 for 1 water taxi special too.

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6. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

Party at Sunrise Paddleboards. Brian, the owner, is planning a customer appreciation party. Call him and see when, I think it will be very soon. I look forward to going.

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7. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

Definitely do the water taxi. You can jump on and off and there are plenty of great watering holes along the way. Get off on the Las Olas stop and hit up some of the shops/bars/restaurants. If you have a car and don't mind traveling a bit west, go to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino. As for holes in the wall, my all time favorite restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale (and I am a 40+ year native) is Southport Raw Bar. Have fun!!!!

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8. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

I hope you have a car as your timeshare in Pompano is quite a distance from the northernmost Water Taxi stop at Oakland Park Blvd. the Water Taxi doesn't go to Pompano Beach. Not much going on near the Wyndham in Pompano- it's mostly a area of senior citizen condos, so you will have to come south to have fun.

I completely endorse Bahia cabana, bars along Ft. Lauderdale Beach and also the bar scene in Himmarshee Village in Downtown Ft. Lauderdale ( you can walk up and down that area and have a pub crawl) for your age group, but you will have to get yourselves further south- probably by taxi if you don't have a car..

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9. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

I live in Indiana, an 11 miles distance is not far at all forme to travel lol. We will have a car. As for the water taxi is there a parking lot where you get on?

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10. Re: We are 24. what should we do?!

You can park for free at the Galleria Mall and catch the water taxi at the Doubletree Gallery One stop. when you've parked the car you need to walk east on Sunrise Boulevard the hotel is a high rise and is on your right, walk straight through the hotel and the water taxi stop is behind the hotel. I love Southport Raw Bar but I'm not sure that I would have done when I was 24, you will love the Elbo Room. You would possibly like Blue Martini at the Galleria Mall.