Top Fort Lauderdale Attractions
(That Aren't the Beach)
Though heading straight to the beach might seem like a natural reaction to arriving in Fort Lauderdale, pristine white-sand beaches, warm and clear waters, and boundless recreational activities are far from all that Fort Lauderdale has to offer. Before you come here—whether it’s to drop by for a visit or to stay a few years—or if you already live here, take some time to really explore the unique and exciting attractions of Fort Lauderdale.
By boat, by bike, by foot, by secluded waterways… Fort Lauderdale is waiting. And whether you’re an outdoor guru or merely a sunshine-lover who enjoys a casual stroll through town, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to explore.
Putter through quiet waters, drop a line, paddle secluded inlets, or head for the open waters of the Atlantic.
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Just a short walk from beaches, shops, and condos, yet a world of nature far removed from the big-city bustle.
No, they’re not just for Venice. You can hop on a gondola and explore the city by canal—without having to do your own paddling.
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale
Walk, jog, bike, or grab a park bench and appreciate the unique mingling of urban metropolis and lush waterfront greenery.
Airboat Everglades Tour
It’s wilderness and wildlife unlike any other, and there’s no better way to experience it than with an airboat tour.
Las Olas Boulevard
Stroll from the beaches of A1A to Downtown, stopping to shop boutiques, sample top eateries, or partake in the vivid nightlife.
Fort Lauderdale’s most fashionable address, where chic upscale shops meet exquisite local dining on the waters of the Intracoastal.
Enjoy fine dining and maybe a drink or two while appreciating live performances ranging from mystery plays to horse shows.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
South Florida’s #1 destination for live performances, from plays to musical performances to nationally-renowned artists.
BB&T Center & Arena
Home to the Florida Panthers of the NHL, as well as famous concerts, celebrations, and other events ranging from monster truck rallies to Disney on Ice.
Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum
A showcase of antique cars that dates back to 1909… a must-see for any automotive or history enthusiast.
NSU Arts Museum
One of the most elegant art venues of the region, home to culture, art, and spectacular events for all ages.
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
A luxurious estate rich in history, stunning artwork, lush gardens of bright, tropical flowers—a visit well-worth a stop.
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Are you intrigued? Ready to head out for a night on the town or a scenic gondola ride? The attractions of Fort Lauderdale are certainly enticing... and their homes do not disappoint. So start exploring homes for sale today, and contact us when you're ready to view that perfect home in person.