Fort Lauderdale Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Fort Lauderdale

  • 1. The Beach

    1) Big parking lot at Las Olas and the beach. Lots of locals, lots of bars and some shops. Hidden local tip: Park for less under the bridge that carries Las Olas over the Intercostal, then walk...

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  • 2. Butterfly World

    Butterfly World is one of my personal favorite places in the Fort Lauderdale area. It is easily the most relaxing day you'll spend here off the beach. It is a visual feast with thousands of...

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  • 3. Cruising the Intercoastal

    this is a lovely day trip from fort lauderdale to miami down the intracoastal waterway. even tho it takes three hrs to get to miami, the time does not feel anywhere near that long. you can sit inside...

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  • 4. Sawgrass

    Sawgrass Recreation Park I was told that you really shouldn’t take an airboat ride through the Everglades, but I couldn’t resist and went here. And I have to say, the term “Redneck” just stuck in my...

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  • 5. Alligator Wrestling

    Some Indian reservats are situated in the land-inward suburbs of Fort Lauderdale and can be visited to witness some aligator-wrestling-matches (if you're intrested). Besides this there are little...

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  • 6. Downtown Area

    Collectively known to locals as 'Second Street,' this conglomeration of bars, cafes, and clubs in close vicinity to the downtown area is at the forefront of Ft. Lauderdale’s renaissance. Great fun and...

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  • 7. Florida Panthers Basketball!

    Florida Panthers National Car Rental Center Sunrise,(954) 835-8326. Experience NHL hockey in the Stanley Cup finalists' brand new arena. October-April This building has a very unique look, modern yet...

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  • 9. In search of Travis McGee

    When I lived in Mexico City in 1996/97 I did my very best to get absorbed into the culture, learn Spanish, etc. But after a while I did come to miss the...

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  • 10. Ballet Themed Dining(Navigator of the Seas)

    The dining rooms on the Navigator of the Seas were named after famous ballets: Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Coppelia. Each dining room has costumes from each...

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  • 11. Markham Park

    Markham Park is one of the nicest recreation areas in Fort Lauderdale. In addition to grassy areas and jogging trails, you'll find a shooting range, a model...

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  • 12. POINT PLEASANT FOOT, HAND AND SKIN WELLNESS

    The very last day of my trip, Jason took me to his mother's spa for my morning of pampering. It was a wonderful experience. I had a facial, eye brow wax and a...

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  • 13. Sally O'Briens

    Sally O' Brience is an Irish Pub located on the first level of Beach Place. its a nondescript kind of place, but the band is fantastic and the service is...

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  • 14. Sunrise on the Pier

    You have to get there pretty early to see it, but the sunrise at the Fishing Pier in Lauderdale by the Sea is beautiful.And if you like to fish, you can do that...

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  • 15. Travis McGee con't 2

    As often happens, I suppose, the area didn't look at all like I envisioned it would but c'est la vie! I was overjoyed to have found it!If you're at all...

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  • 16. Travis McGee con't

    So when I finally visited South Florida for the first time in May 2002, I just HAD to see if there was a Bahia Mar, if there was a Slip F-18 (where Travis'...

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  • 17. If you have every wanted to...

    If you have every wanted to see South Beach in Miami, here is your chance . . . Miami is only 30 minutes or so from Lauderdale . . . South Beach is not for...

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  • 18. Naples, Florida is about 2...

    Naples, Florida is about 2 hours from Lauderdale . . . If you have never been to Naples, here is your chance . . . fun little town . . . Go to the beach and...

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  • 19. If you have never been to the...

    If you have never been to the Florida Keys, here is your chance . . . Take a day trip down and see if you like it . . . About a 4 hour trip if you go all the...

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  • 20. Make way for Drunks!

    Saw a lot of these signs all around Ft. Lauderdale. Maybe they got sick of scraping flattened drunk Spring Breakers off the sidewalk....

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  • 21. After A Few Beers...The Bulldog Seemed Just Right

    Maybe it was the Humpback Ale. Maybe it was too much sun but I wandered into Bulldog Tatoo Parlor and well.....

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  • 22. Hindu Temple

    A most unusual sight in the western area of Broward country and specifically a semi-agricultural municipality of Davey is this Hindu Temple. It is located on...

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  • 23. Make way for Ducklings!!

    We spotted this rather unusual looking Duck and her duckling drinking from a puddle in a parking lot in Las Olas. Had to snap a picture!

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  • 24. Open to Interpretation?

    Does this mean "Don't run over innocent Martinis", "Drinking causes the road to curve" or "You've passed the last bar"? We might never know.

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  • 25. Dania Pier The 920 ft. pier...

    Dania Pier The 920 ft. pier is open around the clock. But you gotta pay! Fishing is $3 and even spectators have to pay $1. Didn’t have any money in my pockets...

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