A prime attraction. There is parking just south of Las Olas Blvd or if that is full, there is plenty more under the Las Olas Blvd Bridge. The machines take cash or credit cards. There is more parking on A1A, North of Sunrise Blvd. Athletes enjoy running along the road by the beach in the early mornings. On Saturday mornings there is a continual stream. Best viewed from one of the numerous coffee shops or restaurants across the road from the beach. You can rent a bicycle and explore along the beach, or head inland via Las Olas Blvd, to explore the upscale shops that line Las Olas towards the downtown. From Las Olas the RiverWalk connects to the Arts and Entertainment district. Parking at some beach hotels is limited and with things quite close you will find bicycles are a good way to get around. Bicycle on the sidewalks if the traffic scares you.
Commuter train which runs north and south parallel to I-95, connecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Tri-Rail provides access to South Florida's three major airports, as well as links to Miami's Metrorail. However, since Tri-Rail trains can sometimes be thirty minutes to an hour late and has trains coming every two hours apart on the weekends so you will probably have better luck taking the city bus system. Tri-Rail also does not offer a very scenic tour as it is just a commuter line through the back sides of town.
Beautiful apartment with a breathtaking water view in a brand new building. Conveniently located on a world famous Las Olas Blvd. 0,5 miles from the ocean and walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. Apartment features Italian kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, marble bathroom and marble floors throughout the unit. Fully furnished with a brand new furniture, all utilities included. Two bedroom two bathroom apartments also available.
On Friday and Saturday evenings the bars and clubs along SW 2nd Street come alive with young people. If you are under 35 this is the place to be on weekend nights. Known by locals as Colee Hammock, this is the two blocks on SW 2nd St just West of the rail way tracks, near the Science Museum and Preforming Arts Center. For tourists, or people over 35, there is the RiverSide complex with bars and restaurants just East of the same railway lines.
Fort Lauderdale's friendliest gay guesthouse. Clothing optional throughout. Large heated 24 hour pool and a brand new hot tub. Lush landscape, newly renovated fully air conditioned rooms. Video lounge / dark room complex. Day passes available. Free BBQ & refreshments on weekends. Great place to meet locals. A few steps away from the gay beach, at Sebastian. Pet friendly.
Steps to the beach in one of the safest cities in South Florida,public tennis and basketball courts,and access to sport fishing. Close proximity to over 50 public championship golf courses. Minutes to downtown Ft. Lauderdale, Las Olas Blvd., and the Performing Arts Center and numerous fine dining establishments. 20 minutes to Ft. Lauderdale Airport .
You can go boating on the miles of waterways. Take the water taxi, take a ride in a glass bottom boat or take one of the river cruises like the Jungle Queen. There is also sport or deep sea fishing. If boating is not your thing, then you can just watch the boats go by from the many waterfront bars and restaurants.
The Worthington Guest House is a gay men's resort in "The Island" area of Ft Lauderdale. They boast 12 man jacuzzi and a large pool, both of which are open 24 hours a day. The Worthington is convenient to the town's gay nightlife, dining and shopping and only a 5-minute walk to the popular Sebastion Street Beach.
An inexpensive trolley serving the downtown, beach, and convention center areas. It also provides a link from downtown to the Broward Blvd Tri-Rail station. If you're looking for a cheap scenic tour through Fort Lauderdale, ride the Sun-Trolley or take the 11 bus along Las Olas Blvd and A1A.
Adjacent Fort Lauderdale International Airport and Port Everglades Cruise Ship Terminal, Suites available. Amenities include: high speed internet, cable, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast, workout facilities, meeting space, airport shuttle
The county bus system. BCT provides for connections with the bus systems in other parts of the metropolitan area: Metrobus in Miami-Dade County and Palm Tran in Palm Beach County. Buses are available, but often slow and inconvenient. There is a push to increase bus service.
Really cool restaurant with a great outdoor bar. Perfect for people watching and 50 yards from the ocean. They have arguably the best happy hour in town: 50% off ALL drinks from 5-7PM, 7 days a week. Food and drink are both great—try the flatbreads or the cowboy steak.
The Royal Palms is rated the # 1 gay resort in North America by Planet Out, the gay travel experts. The decor is delicious, the service exceptional and amenities without parallel in the gay guesthouse world. A gem in the heart of gay Ft. Lauderdale.
Features a private beach and an 8,000 square foot tropical lagoon pool. Recognized as a Top Ten World's Best Wreck Diving, Marine Life and Value Dive Destination located off the 1/4 mile shores of Harbor Beach are two reefs and four dive sites.
The Miss Bonita II is a sport fishing charter that takes 3 trips daily from the Bahia Mar Marina. Our Trips includes all the equipment and supplies needed for deep sea fishing. Call for special rates and all inclusive trips.
Wilton Manors. Gay bar & casual restaurant (hamburgers & sandwiches). Friendly, diverse "straight-friendly" crowd; lunch & dinner served both indoors & outside under covered patio area. Very reasonably priced.
Rooms with free Wi-Fi, work space, refrigerator,flat screen TV, and alarm clock with MP3 connections. Guests have access to free airport shuttle, free parking, free breakfast,pool and fitness center.
Suites with full kitchens, free Wi-Fi, work space, flat screen TV, and alarm clock with MP3 connections. Guests have access to free parking, free breakfast, pool and fitness center.
A beachside resort that offers an array of leisure pursuits, including a premier yachting center, a charter fishing fleet, and a championship golf at Grande Oaks Golf Club.
Pet friendly, 4 cottages, heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Most have kitchenettes or full kitchens. Location is near the cultural area of Downtown, but close to beaches.
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Great place for breakfast, lunch and dinner or just drinks. Next to the beach. $8-$12. Try the banana nut pancakes, they are to die for.
A drift fishing boat that makes 3 trips daily from the Bahia Mar Marina. The boat supplies all the equipment and supplies needed for deep sea fishing.
(Dania Beach). Greater Fort Lauderdale's first and only exclusive extended stay resort hotel welcoming the gay and lesbian community and their pets.
Cold-pressed raw, organic juices and smoothies. Zen Bar offers a wide selection of superfoods & also features a beautiful collection of crystals.
via the Intracoastal waterway and New River. A different way to see the city, its beautiful waterfront mansions, and stately yachts.
Located at base of Riverside Hotel where Las Olas meets the Tunnel. Popular chain featuring a large menu and countless desserts.
After you dine on chef-prepared fare, their cutting-edge musical satire will leave you wiping tears of laughter from your eyes!
Small, family owned Mexican restaurant. Looks can be deceiving as excellent, yet affordable cuisine is served with a smile.
Renovated hotel off I-95. Minutes from Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale Airport - offers free shuttle service to both.
100 percent non-smoking, all-suite hotel located four miles from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Wilton Manors. True authentic Thai Cuisine, get there early for dinner and get a complete meal at a reasonable price.
Located at the edge of the splendid Intracoastal Waterway. Across from the Broward County Convention Center.
Swamp Buggy Eco-Tours, Airboat Rides, Animal & Reptile Exhibits, Day/Overnight Packages and Exclusive Tours.
Sub shop known for handing you some of the meat to sample while you are waiting for them to make your sub.
Oceanfront hotel with 16 acres of private beaches, spa, and 100,000 Sq Ft for indoor and outdoor events.
A large indoor/outdoor flea market with the country's largest drive-in movie complex (13 screens).
Explore this ecosystem on a heart pounding ride, or a more relaxed airboat tour. Open year round.
A fun place for all ages with free live music from techno, pop to the beatles every day at 10PM
Upscale restaurant featuring excellent service and great steaks. Incredible wine selection.
Popular and reasonably priced. Outside seating is available and there is often live music.
Opened March 15, 2009, after completing the first phase in a multi-million dollar rebirth.
If you are an outdoors person, or just want to see our state bird you have to visit here.
At The Atlantic Hotel. Award winning restaurant featuring a Florida-Caribbean cuisine.
Fort Lauderdale. Huge selection of funny t-shirts along with basic swimwear and gifts.
Thai and Asian-fusion food. Great food, great atmosphere, enjoy the patio year 'round
A collection of bars, restaurants and retail stores connected to a Marriott hotel.
Outside tables under umbrellas. It's where the locals go for coffee and breakfast.
The most famous spring break bar, and one of the few remaining from that period.
Full-service spa, two 18-hole PGA championship courses and five inviting pools.
At is a hangout for locals, open since 1940. Cheap drinks and food, cash only.
Great atmosphere, outside seating available. Sandwiches to steaks served.
On the corner of Dixie Highway and Oakland Park. Music, drinks and food.
Offering 1, 2 and 3 bedroom vacation homes. NE 17th Ave @ NE 12th St.
Come here to see exotic butterflies and to get in touch with nature.
Modern Mexican cuisine, made-to-order guacamole & tequila cocktails.
Collection of pre-war Packard automobiles and other memorabilia.
Adjacent to the FLL Airport and features 388 sound-proof rooms.
An all-suite hotel situated in the heart of Fort Lauderdale.
Fort Lauderdale. Women's designer clothing and accessories.
Large resort catering to gay men. Jacuzzi and two pools.
Fort Lauderdale. Men's designer clothing and club wear.
Along Polynesian food, you can view a show with fire.
Amazing wetlands and possibly an alligator or two.
In the middle of the north business district.
Go here for exciting rides and to let loose.
An excellent New York Jewish style deli.
The world's largest outlet mall.