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Learn about local history while visiting the home of artists, at this eclectic Fort Lauderdale estate. On a tour of the tropically landscaped grounds, which encompass five ...
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About 30 minutes inland is Tradewinds Park, a park dedicated to fluttering creatures from thousands of butterflies to hummingbirds, lorikeet and insects drawn to the its roses, ...
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Fort Lauderdale's waters aren't known for surfing, probably because the waves aren't very high and they break too close to shore. But, they do make a great place for beginners to ...
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The Flamingo Gardens feature more than 3,000 species of plants, trees and wildlife. Families can explore the various collections and sanctuaries, or can participate in a wildlife ...
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There are actually a number of different beaches in the Ft. Lauderdale area, each with its own personality. Fort Lauderdale itself is as hip as Miami Beach, with expanses of beach ...
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With activities for every visitor style and personality, Fort Lauderdale's bountiful beaches have plenty to offer families. With 20 miles of shoreline, the options are extensive. ...
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Catch a cheap ride to area beaches, shopping, dining and attractions with the Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley. Fares range from free to around 50 cents -- a true bargain. Day passes, ...
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Kids will have a ball scaling a rock wall, negotiating a ropes course, playing in a laser maze and running, bouncing and sliding at Funderdome, an indoor entertainment center ...
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Escape the city for a few hours for a hike, bike ride, or picnic, at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. The green park offers plenty of opportunities to commune with nature, from ...
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Often referred to as the "Venice of the East," this waterway, which includes the New River, the Intercoastal and associated canals, is a lively harbor for yachts and cruise ships ...
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While you may expect a riverboat in the bayous of Louisiana, Fort Lauderdale's Jungle Queen is a fun way to explore the calm Intracoastal waters, gliding past stately Fort ...
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Spanning several blocks and populated with unique shops, cafes and art galleries, this eclectic waterfront Fort Lauderdale entertainment district is a short hop from the beach and ...
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Welcoming hands-on exploration, the 85,000-square-foot museum is home to a number of natural and physical science exhibits, and features a 300-seat IMAX Theater and educational ...
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Take an alligator-sighting airboat ride through the Florida Everglades, then visit the animal park where you'll see a variety of animals, from wolves, leopards and snakes to a ...
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The Young At Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale works to educate children and teens about art and imagination through hands-on activities and exhibits. The museum has a variety of ...
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