The city of Fort Lauderdale lies between the exotic Everglades and the blue wave beaches. From kid-friendly attractions, cruises, watersports, sightseeing and much more, the city has alot to offer! Just a few minutes from the beach is Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fort Lauderdale, home to cultural attractions, shops, parks and restaurants.

In the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District, you will find the some of the hottest attractions in Fort Lauderdale including: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science & the AutoNation 3D IMAX Theater, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale Historical Center, Stranahan House and the Museum of Art.

Las Olas Blvd

Greater Fort Lauderdale's "style mile," lined with independently owned boutiques, a restaurant row with acclaimed chefs, and lively lounges and cafés with sidewalk seating.

Florida Grand Opera

Florida Grand Opera stands as one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Florida. In addition to producing standard repertoire, they also present lesser known operas commissions and new operas. 

Broward Center For The Performing Arts

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the destination of choice in South Florida for spectacular entertainment. Ranking among the top ten most-visited theaters in the world, the Center presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 600,000 patrons. The venue hosts Broadway musicals, operas, ballets, concerts, plays, multi-cultural performances, lectures, workshops and educational events;

Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District

Located along the New River offering an array of exciting entertainment options with world-class concerts, events, unique galleries and dining . The 22-block district includes Las Olas Boulevard for fashion, dining and nightlife.

Museum of Discovery & Science & AutoNation 3D IMAX Theater

Explore and discover with more than 200 dynamic hands-on exhibits and five-story IMAX 3D Theater that puts you in the center of the action. Open daily, 365 days a year.

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

The 1905 New River Inn was the first local building to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This graceful 3-story plantation-style structure has entertained presidents, governors, and international dignitaries.

Historic Stranahan House Museum

Imagine a relaxed, tranquil, gathering amidst the splendor of the New River. The picturesque Victorian Style 1901 home exudes charm, warmth and offers breathtaking backdrops along the New River.

The Galleria

A truly world-class shopping experience. Popular destination for fabulous restaurants, sophisticated stores and world-class service.

Sawgrass Mills

The world's largest discount and entertainment mall.

Festival Marketplace

South Florida's largest flea market.

Westfield Broward

A one level, 1,000,000 sq ft shopping mall in Plantation.

Las Olas Blvd

Greater Fort Lauderdale's "style mile," lined with independently owned boutiques, a restaurant row with acclaimed chefs, and lively lounges and cafés with sidewalk seating.

Young at Art Children's Museum

Enjoy South Florida's unique hands-on children's art museum. 

Butterfly World

The world's largest butterfly park, home to more than 20,000 live butterflies from every corner of the globe. Marvel at hundreds of exotic birds in the 6 Free-Flight Aviaries, hand-feed the lorikeets, and explore the butterfly museum and Bug Zoo!

Flamingo Gardens

Spend the day in this 60-acre, not-for-profit botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary featuring thousands of rare, exotic and native plants, some of Florida’s largest and oldest trees, and over 90 species of Florida native animals. Visit alligators, eagles, otters, panthers, bobcats, a black bear and of course, flamingos. Step back in time at the historic 1930s Wray Home Museum.

Miami Dolphins

Watch the Miami Dolphins get in action at the newly renovated Hard Rock Stadium.

Florida Panthers

Cheer on the Panthers as well as see many concerts & events at the BB&T Center.

Dining in Fort Lauderdale

Explore Greater Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene including romantic waterfront restaurants, trendy steakhouses, Sunday brunches, sports bars, wine bars and much more!