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Popular things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Nicknamed The Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale boasts a mix of beautiful white sandy beaches and more than 300 miles of inland waterways. Also named the Boating Capital of the World for its world-class marinas that are home to more than 40,000 yachts. The city is a perfect destination for those looking for some fun in the sun, upscale shopping and dining, and culturally-rich experiences. Here is a general outline of some of the most popular things to do while visiting this wonderful city.

Fun in the Sun-

Twenty three miles of sun-kissed beaches perfect for a relaxing day on the sand and surf! For those that like being active, there are jet-ski rentals and windsurfing lessons! You may join a fishing trip with an experienced captain and take your catch to one of the local restaurants to have it cooked to your liking. Need more adrenaline than that? Visit Everglades Holiday Park for a day of fun with the alligators! This local attraction offers airboat tours, live gator shows, animal encounters and much more.

Shopping & Dining-

The city offers some of the best shopping and dining experiences in South Florida. The Galleria Mall is an upscale shopping destination for anyone and everyone looking for retail therapy. It features stores such as Apple, H&M, and Neiman Marcus and offers a variety of world-renown restaurants such as The Capital Grille and Seasons 52. For an outdoor shopping experience, visit Las Olas Blvd where you will find independently owned boutiques and a selection of restaurants and cafes with sidewalk seating. The best part of it all is that you can get to both locations by Water Taxi -talk about a cool experience!

Arts & Culture-

Fort Lauderdale is a thriving multicultural city that is filled with museums, art galleries, historic houses and so much more! Visit the art galleries located on Las Olas Blvd for exquisite pieces. Take a guided tour at the Stranahan House. Built by Fort Lauderdale Pioneers Frank & Ivy Stranahan, it is a historic landmark that showcases the fascinating heritage on which the city was built on. Swing by the Antique Car Museum and be astounded by a number of vintage exhibits that date back to the 1900. Broward Center for the Performing Arts sits on 5.5 acres and boasts several halls and theaters where you can find grand opera, world-class jazz, elegant theater and ballet performances amongst many others.

When reserving your stay with SkyRun Fort lauderdale, ask us about a list of attractions specific to your areas of interest. We are here to provide a local touch so that you can enjoy some local fun!