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Attractions in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Arts Park At Young Circle - A great place to play as well as enjoy visual and performing arts programs that capture the diverse cultural life of South Florida. The ArtsPark is boldly designed as a vibrant cultural and community gathering place – a mecca of art, education, recreation and entertainment featuring day-into-night activities for all age groups.
Billie Swamp Safari - Take a 60 minute Swamp Buggy Eco Tour of the beautiful Florida Everglades or choose our new 90 minute tour. Explore 2,200 acres of untamed Florida Everglades preserved in its pristine state by the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens - If you love historic sites then you need to visit The Bonnett House Museum and Gardens. It is a beautiful home with some amazing gardens. Also see the amazing art that can only be found at the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens.
Boomers - When it comes to fun, we’ve got it all! Race to victory on the Go Kart Tracks, become a golf legend on the Mini Golf Course, or get the highest score in the giant arcades.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts - Discover something new to love about the arts! Try theater, from tragedy to farce. Dance, from ballet to modern. Music, from classical to opera to pop. Two theaters. Over 3,000 seats. Year-round, world-renowned performances. Come see what you’ve been missing.
Buehler Planetarium - This Planetarium offers a broad spectrum of events and activities. With its Zeiss M 1015 projector and its modern audiovisual equipment, this is one of the most advanced planetariums in South Florida. Astronomy lovers are offered sky presentations and telescope observing at the Observatory.
Butterfly World - Watch thousands of butterflies in flight , walk through a lush tropical rain forest or tour the outdoor gardens at Butterfly World, the first and largest butterfly house in the USA.
C.B. Smith Park - There are some of the wonderful recreation opportunities waiting for you at C.B. Smith Park. Located on the grounds is a waterpark with two large water playgorunds, a meandering rushing water tube slide, and two 450- foot water slides. This diverse 299-acre park has an extensive range of facilities.
Cypress Air Boats - There’s no better way to see the Florida Everglades than by taking an airboat ride. Safe, exhilarating and fun for all the family, an airboat tour brings you face to face with some of the most beautiful wetland scenery to be found in the USA, as well as colorful wildlife.
Everglades Day Safari - The Everglades Day Safari provides guided eco-tours of the majestic Everglades. Each tour is designed to explore the four main ecosystems that make up the ‘glades including: the sawgrass prairie, mangrove estuary, cypress swamps and pine Savannah.
Flamingo Gardens - See a touch of history on 60 acres of lush gardens, showcasing rare, exotic and native plants. Enjoy an eco-experience of the Florida Everglades. Explore the Free-Flight Aviary, Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary and historic 1930s Wray Home.
Jungle Queen Riverboat - For over 65 years, Jungle Queen Riverboat has entertained millions of passengers! Join us for this sightseeing-delight! An all you can eat dinner is provided! Enjoy the spectacular views, sights, and sounds aboard the Jungle Queen Riverboat!
Markham Park - This sprawling, 666-acre County park is perched at the edge of the Everglades Conservation Area, and boasts such distinctive amenities as the Fox Observatory, a model airplane field and a mountain bike trail.
Museum of Art - The Museum of Art has become one of South Florida’s leading cultural attractions; since 2003, it has broken all South Florida museum records by hosting more than one million visitors. The Museum’s collection of more than six thousand works is international in scope, while strongly reflecting the creative expression of the cultures of South Florida and the Caribbean.
Museum of Discovery & Science - Spend a day of discovery exploring over 200 fascinating interactive exhibits at the Museum of Discovery and Science! See sharks and the largest living Atlantic coral reef in captivity, hang out with bats, and test your pilot skills in nine cockpit simulators. All this and more!
Quiet Waters Park - Water is the focus of this 431.4-acre park, which includes an interactive children's water playground. There's also a lake for Ski Rixen (cable water-skiing); Mountain Bike Trails, a skate park, and a variety of boats for rent. Fishing is permitted on the shores of the park's several lakes.
Sawgrass Nature Center - Explore nature, interact with live animals, create crafts and get "down & dirty" in the gardens.
Sawgrass Recreation Park - Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure--the Everglades. As one of the rare subtropical ecosystems, the Everglades holds spectacular mysteries.
Sea Experience - Visit the underwater beauty of natural reefs. View through the glass bottom or get up close and personal snorkeling with the tropical fish.
Secret Woods Nature Center - This 56-acre Designated Urban Wilderness Area on the south fork of New River is a peaceful place to visit. Take a walk on the boardwalks and see the amazing Floridian sights that will take your breath away.
The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center - The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center is a general-service library, as well as a research facility and cultural center containing more than 75,000 books and related materials that focus on the experiences of people of African descent.
XTreme Indoor Karting - South Florida’s only Indoor Karting track, great for corporate entertainment as well as for those who have the need for speed. XTreme’s indoor karting track is one of the longest and fastest in the State of Florida.