Too much sun? Kids are bored? Fort Lauderdale is much more than its beautiful beaches. Here are some suggestions for interesting things to do. Don't forget the sunblock!
ART MUSEUM - For a smaller city we have an amazing art museum. With traveling exhibits showcasing the Treasures of the Vatican, and most recently King Tut, we are rightfully proud and suggest a visit. Call to find out what is currently on display. Address: One East Las Olas Boulevard Phone: 954-525-5500 954-525-5500
BEACHES - In case you need more sun 'n surf time, here are two local favorites. John U. Lloyd Beach State Park - For a small entrance fee you can enjoy a state preserve with picnic areas, groves of trees that go right down to the water, an artificial reef and much more. Address: On A1A at the end of Dania Beach Road. Phone: 954-923-2833 954-923-2833
BOOMERS and DANIA BEACH HURRICANE - Check out the wooden roller coaster and more fun rides and arcade games. Address 1700/1760 NW 1 st Street in Dania Beach Phone: 954-921-1411 954-921-1411
BROWARD CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS - A most beautiful venue sited on one of the many waterways, the BCPA features two grand performance halls and offers opera, comedy, Broadway shows, children's theatre and more. Check out the schedule at: http://www.browardcenter.org Address: 201 SW 5 th Avenue Phone: 954-462-0222 954-462-0222
BUTTERFLY WORLD - Over 10 acres of aviaries and botanical gardens allow you to experience the wonders of a real butterfly farm with thousands of live, brilliantly colored specimens. Address: 3600 W. Sample Road Phone: 954-977-4400 954-977-4400
CONVENTION CENTER - Here for a convention? The Convention Center is conveniently located in Port Everglades, just 10 minutes drive away. http://www.ftlauderdalecc.com Address: 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Phone: 954-765-5900 954-765-5900
EVERGLADES AIRBOAT RIDES - The Everglades are not a swamp, but actually a huge, slow-moving river with tremendous importance to our local ecology. Home to several indigenous tribes and a wide array of flora and fauna, we highly recommend a day trip this significant natural resource. Several tour operators offer airboat rides as well as the chance to see live alligators in their natural habitat, native American Indian villages and much more. Come visit the "River of Grass".
FISHING - Whether from the pier or a chartered boat, the waters of Fort Lauderdale are just waiting for you to cast your line. Anglin's Fishing Pier - Address: Commercial Boulevard at the Ocean Phone: 954-491-4903 954-491-4903 For an exhaustive list of Deep-Sea and Sport Fishing charters we suggest you conduct a search in your favorite web browser.
HOLLYWOOD BROADWALK - The Broadwalk on Hollywood, Florida's beach is a 27 foot wide promenade perfect for walking, jogging, cycling, rollerblading or just lazing in a cafe and watching the people go by.
MOVIE THEATERS - Two of the theatres closest to the Sandra Lee Inn are: AMC Coral Ridge - Address: located behind Target on the corner of Oakland Park Boulevard and Federal Hwy. Phone: 305-566-9663 305-566-9663 Sunrise Cinemas Gateway - Mainstream as well as art and independent films are shown. Address: 1820 E. Sunrise Blvd. Phone: 954-763-7994 954-763-7994
MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE and IMAX Theater - Not just for kids! This fascinating museum offers many hand-on experiences that both teach and entertain. http://www.mods.org/home.htm Address: 401 SW Second Street Phone: 954-467-6637 954-467-6637
SCUBA / SNORKELING - You can snorkel off the beach, but the best reefs and wrecks are best viewed by taking a special charter out to visit these amazing sites under our clear waters. Our recommended dive shop is Underseas Sports. They will treat you very well. http://www.underseasports.com Address: 1450 North Federal Hwy. Phone: 954-564-8661 954-564-8661 For a list of available charters please visit the website of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Dive Association
TENNIS - Community courts abound. Ask us for directions.
WANNADOO CITY - "America's first indoor role-playing theme park for kids." http://www.wannadocity.com Located at Sawgrass Mills. Directions are on the website. Phone: 954-838-7100
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