In Fort Lauderdale, you can explore a city that features world-class restaurants and breweries, high-end hotels and shopping, a bustling nightlife, and, best of all, 23 miles of promenade-lined beachfronts. Located less than an hour north of Miami (and just a few miles north of the airport on US-1), Fort Lauderdale boasts over 4,000 restaurants, 60 golf courses, 100 marinas, and countless things to do. Drop your bags at the hotel, grab a sunhat, and get going!
Take off your shoes and wiggle your toes in the sands of Fort Lauderdale's sun-kissed beaches—all 23 miles of them! There's so many to choose from! Dania Beach is a hidden gem that offers panoramic views and smaller crowds while Pompano Beach offers lots to do, like nearby championship golf and horse racing. Watersports abound in Fort Lauderdale, or consider learning to scuba or snorkel and taking in the coral reef up close—don't forget to bring your waterproof camera to capture every minute of memories.
After you've spent the day at the beach, soak in the culture of Fort Lauderdale when you explore the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at night. From concerts and galleries to fine dining and hot nightlife, this 22-block district has it all. Hungry for more excitement? There's no lack of fun and unique dining and drinking options, with something for everyone.