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Top 7 Things to Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale

Sandwiched between the glitz of Boca Raton and the beautiful beach scene of Miami, Fort Lauderdale offers the travelers a perfect Florida vacation-sunshine, adventure, and wholesome family fun! Renovated waterfront, daydream-worthy beaches, burgeoning culinary scenes, and exquisite shopping experience at the Galleria shops fort Lauderdale, the city has something for everyone. 

So, if you are planning to visit the Greater Fort Lauderdale, here are the seven things you can’t afford to miss-

Visit Beachfront Promenade

Featuring 23 miles of pristine beach, Beachfront Promenade provides the visitors with a plethora of opportunities to relax in the sun, swim or sunbathe. There is a variety of fun activities to choose from, including boating, jet skiing, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, and many more. Besides, you can explore charming shops, sidewalk cafes, playgrounds, and spend some quality time with your friends or family there.

Shopping At Galleria Mall Fort Lauderdale Stores 

A shopper looking for best deals on brand name items must visit the Galleria Fort Lauderdale. With 106 stores, including the outlets of world-renowned brands, such as Nike, Tomy Hilfiger, Gap, etc., it has something for every fashionista at the best budget. Shop for the new stores and explore some of the newly opened Galleria Mall Fort Lauderdale stores to enhance your shopping experience. 

Having a Glimpse of Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment district 

Fort Riverwalk is located in the historic district by the New River. You can experience Florida’s most mile, boasting rich tropical landscape, winding walkways. There is a wide collection of clubs, bars, shops, restaurants, and a movie theatre. Don’t miss out visiting this lovely place to have some entertainment, grab a bite to eat, or dive in Fort Lauderdale’s exciting nightlife.

Not to Miss- The Boat Tours

What could be more relaxing and soothing than a day relaxing at cruise with the boat tours? Also called The Venice of America, the Intracoastal Waterway is an over 3000 miles inland of water channel that takes you on a water ride along the Atlantic Ocean and the Eastern United States. The waterway consists of saltwater rivers, canals, and natural inlets. Book a water taxi and explore the nearby shops, bars, restaurants amidst the water. Just pick your route and get set for an amazing dining view in water. 

Museums and Gardens of Bonnet House: 

Want to learn about the history of Fort Lauderdale, its art, nature, and story? Visit Museums and gardens of bonnet house! Situated in areas of 35- acre estates and cupped between beach and Intracoastal Waterway, these places contain everything for a history lover. In this, you will dive deep in Florida’s fort art and other things. The Bonnet House is open from Tuesday- Sunday. However, it’s closed on special days like Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year, and more. 

Flamingos- The Must Visit! 

One of the best places to take your kids is Flamingo garden. Situated at 60 acres, this botanical garden has everglades wildlife sanctuary with many exotic birds and flamingoes. You will witness bobcats, black bears, Florida panthers, alligators, Bird of Prey Center & free-flight walkthrough, and many other native and extinct plants. Also, there are Florida’s “Champion” trees to witness. This garden is open every day from 9:30 am- 5 pm. While there’s some fee for adults and children, for kids under 2, the visit is completely free. 

Sawgrass Mills Mall: 

Is your closet running out of fashionable clothes? Visit Sawgrass mills mall and bring the designer outfits in your wardrobe. 

This mall has over 350 designer outlets having dresses for every fashionista. There are specialty stores, restaurants, and many other dining options to fill your appetite while shopping. Besides, you can shop from The Colonnade Outlets and many other luxurious stores like Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, David Yurman, Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth Marc Jacobs, Salvatore Ferragamo and more. For dining, there’s The Villagio, P.F, Chang’s, Grand Lux Café, Zinburger Wine& Burger, and more. 


While there are many attractive places, these are some of the places that should be in your list of must-visit places of Fort Lauderdale. Do let us know your favorite place in the comments. 

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