Fort Lauderdale Travel Resources

Fort Lauderdale sees more than 11 million vacationers a years, and it’s easy to see why! The city is oftentimes referred to as the ‘Venice of America’ due to its expansive canal system; however, unlike Venice, Fort Lauderdale isn’t known for its small Venetian gondolas but rather its thousands and thousands of yachts!

Fort Lauderdale is a fairly large Floridian city, and as a result there is something to do for every member of the family.

For the golfer in the family, there are plenty of private golf courses, and many of them world class. If you’re unable to get a tee time at a membership-only establishment, Bonaventure Country Club, both East and West, offers a public course option.  If you’re an avid golf fan, The Fort Lauderdale Open is an annual event you might want to consider planning a vacation around.

Fort Lauderdale has fantastic shopping! If you get the chance, you’ll definitely want to spend some time poking around the Gallery at Beach Place. It’s a massive complex located right on the beach and has some of the most popular shops.

Of course, if you’re traveling to Fort Lauderdale, no trip would be complete without some R&R spent at the beach and Fort Lauderdale has a few to choose from. If you’re with your family, Deerfield Beach might be your best option; they have volleyball courts, and you won’t see a lot of twenty-somethings partying here.  If you’re heading to the beach to be seen, Fort Lauderdale Beach might be a better option. It’s lined with super cute boutique shops, and usually has a fair amount of action.

No matter what your vacation motivations are, Fort Lauderdale is a great option with tons of activities and attractions for all!
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Fort Lauderdale Travel Resources

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale


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Atlantic Beach Club

4060 Galt Ocean Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Having 14 years of experience providing Florida residents and vacationers with boat rentals and jet ski rentals, Atlantic Beach Clubs is your premier watersport rental business along the Fort Lauderdale beach.

Flamingo Fishing

801 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
954 462 9194
The Flamingo is a 65ft. U.S. Coast Guard Licensed and Inspected fishing vessel.

Fishing Headquarters

301 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL
On our Shared Sportfishing Charters we go Trolling, Live Baiting and Shipwreck fishing and we fish for sailfish, mahi- mahi dolphin, wahoo, tuna, big game sharks, amberjacks and anything else that bites! On this trip, we pair you together with another couple to make a full charter.


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Planet Massage

811 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Lauderdale's finest mobile massage and massage therapy wellness center & spa, located downtown on historic Las Olas Boulevard steps from Fort Lauderdale's world famous beach. Deep tissue, medical massage, relaxation and candlelight candles massage our specialty.  Most services available in the comfort of your rental home with advanced notice.


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Mai-Kai Restaurant & Polynesian Show

3599 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL
(954) 563-3272
The Mai-Kai offers a wide variety of arrangements for groups, from an intimate cocktail reception, to luncheons and dinners, and dinner & show parties.

15th Street Fisheries

1900 SE 15th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
We invite you to visit 15th Street Fisheries for the freshest seafood and a waterfront experience in an authentic Fort Lauderdale marina. The Fisheries is situated directly inside the city's most famous nautical landmark, Lauderdale Marina, and provides a superior complement of fine food and fun along the waterway near the 17th Street Causeway drawbridge and Port Everglades inlet to the Atlantic Ocean. Arrive by boat or car!


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Eagleridger Motorcycle Rental

1880 South Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL
(954) 514-7230
In 1992, EagleRider pioneered the Harley-Davidson® motorcycle rental concept and the guided motorcycle tour business.

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Painting with a Twist

1201 NE 26th St STE 102, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Painting with a Twist is the answer! Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artists.