(FtL)Big Cypress Reservation, Learn about the land, history and culture
of the Seminole Indians. Skim over glittering waterscapes in an airboat, experience
a swamp buggy eco-tour, paddle a canoe, walk the Swamp Trail and come face-to-face
with the resident alligators.
Alligator Farm (FtL)Over 3,000 alligators. Airboat tours; alligator,
snake and wildlife shows run continuously.
Recreation Park (FtL)Narrated Everglades airboat tours, 18th century
Indian village, live alligator and reptile exhibit, camping, boat rentals, and
history and culture of the Florida Seminole Indians.
Car Museum (FtL)Showcasing
the private collection of Arthur Stone, the museum contains 22 Packard automobiles
from 1900-1940's and special collections of automobile memorabilia.
Museum of Art (M)The museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets
the visual arts for the residents and visitors of the City, the County and the
Museum of Art (B)A fine display of permanent and traveling art exhibitions,
as well as a dignified setting for special events and corporate gatherings.
House (FtL)Visit art galleries and rooms at one of the premier historical
homes in Fort Lauderdale.
Parks (FtL, B)Family fun centers filled with rides, games, food
and fun! Two locations in South Florida: Ft. Lauderdale and Boca Raton.
Center for the Performing Arts (FtL)
From Broadway musicals
to Grammy-winning pop artists to the classic greats, the Broward Center offers
something for everyone.
Planetarium (FtL)The Buehler Planetarium & Observatory is located
on a beautiful tropical garden site at Broward Community College's Central Campus
in Davie, Florida. Surrounded by lovely palm trees, the planetarium was built
in 1965 through the generosity of the aviation pioneer Emil Buehler.
World (P)Stroll through three acres of lush tropical gardens while
thousands of live, brilliantly colored butterflies soar around. Waterfalls, fish,
hummingbirds, an insectarium, orchids and roses complete natural habitat.
Castle (M)Visit this awesome man-made tribute to a lost love, which
took 28 years to carve from the coral ground of Florida, using nothing but homemade
tools from junk parts.
Beach Hurricane Rollercoaster (FtL)South Florida's only rollercoaster
(wooden), part of Boomers amusement park.
Tropical Garden (M)Enjoy
this lush botanical garden complete with tropical rainforest, tropical fruit pavilion,
bamboo and flowering tree arboretum, tranquil lakes, and garden shop.
about Florida from the beginning, when Henry Flagler's railroads and luxury hotels
established tourism and agriculture as the mainstays of Florida's economy.
Gardens (FtL)Sixty (60) acres of tropical gardens and citrus groves
with tropical plants, birds of prey, a free-flight aviary, alligators, crocodiles,
and pink flamingos.
(FtL)Located at the Oasis in Sawgrass Mills, featuring state-of-the-art
games, full bar and grill. Accomodates groups from 15-2000.
Coast Railroad Museum
(M) Home of the presidential
railroad car "Ferdinand Magellan"; Florida East Coast Railway Steam Locomotives
113, 153, and 253; California Zephyr cars Silver Crescent and Silver Stag; the
Edwin Link; 2 foot gauge; and children's railroad.
Museum of Southern Florida (M) Experience 10,000 years of South
Florida history through the museums exhibits or take a historical tour of Miami.
Game Fishing Association Hall of Fame Museum (FtL)Supports fishing
as an important recreational, economic, and social activity to be preserved and
enjoyed by millions.
Swimming Hall of Fame (FtL)World famous pool and swimming Hall of
Fame museum. Site of
world championship swim and dive meets.
Queen (FtL)Famous barbecue and shrimp dinner sightseeing cruise
with variety show and all-you-can-eat dinner. Departs nightly at 7pm. from Bahia
Country Safari (PB)As America’s first drive-through "cageless" zoo,
Lion Country Safari has been a leader in conservation since 1967. Lion Country
provides a habitat in which many endangered or threatened species live and reproduce.
Kai Polynesian Restaurant and Gardens (FtL)Authentic Polynesian
village with nightly Islander Revue dancers and musicians.
Metrozoo (M)Houses more than 700 wild animals in a cageless environment.
Large, open-air exhibits provide the ideal setting to experience some of the world's
most beautiful and endangered wildlife.
Art Museum (M)MAM collects, exhibits, presents and interprets international
art, with a focus on works of the western hemisphere from the 1940s to the present.
Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium (M)We make science
fun! Features permanent displays like the Gravity Playground and Smithsonian Expeditions
and traveling exhibits.
Seaquarium (M)Home of "Lolita the Killer Whale" and "Flipper."
Entertainment, shows and exhibits, including performing dolphins and sea lions.
of Discovery & ScienceFt. Laud.
B = Boca Raton; DB = Delray Beach; FtL = Ft. Lauderdale;
M = Miami; PB =
Palm Beach; P = Pompano)
Jungle (M)Where the humans are caged and the monkeys run wild. Home
to nearly 400 primates, most running free on the 30 acre reserve.
Museum and Japanese Gardens (dB)A tranquil visit to another place
and time, honoring Asian art.
of ArtFort Lauderdale (FtL)In operation since 1958, the Museum
has garnered local, national and international attention for blockbuster exhibitions.
of Discovery and Science (FtL)Fronted by the Great Gravity Clock,
Florida's largest kinetic energy sculpture, the Museum of Discovery & Science
is one of the best environmentally oriented museums in the state.
Museum of Art (PB)Widely known for its distinguished permanent collections
of European, American and contemporary art, photography, and Chinese art with
bronzes, jades and ceramics.
Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum (FtL) A place for natives, newcomers
and visitors to share in Fort Lauderdale's rich and colorful past.
Beach Zoo at Dreher Park (PB)
The Palm Beach Zoo display over
600 animals on 27 tropical acres. From giant lizards to miniature monkeys, the
Palm Beach Zoo is a fun-filled day for the entire family.
Jungle (M)A lush botanical wonderland and home to over 1,100 birds
and other animals with trained parrot shows. Visitors should allow at least 3
½ hours to tour the park.
Park Harness Racing (P)The Sunshine State's only pari mutuel harness
racetrack. Open daily and nightly. FREE ADMISSION!
Florida Museum of Natural History (FtL)Graves Museum, featuring
dinosaur fossils and replicas and artifacts representing our world's ancient past.
Florida Science Museum (PB)The SFSM features a planetarium, brain
teasers, weather station, gem display and much, much more.
House (FtL)The oldest building in Broward County built in 1901,
very well preserved with period furniture.
Pool (M)Located in Coral Gardens, in 1923 this natural spring was
developed into a picturesque public swimming pool surrounded by colorful gardens.
Listed with the National Register of Historic Places.
Museum and Gardens (M)Graced by an Italian Renaissance villa built
in 1916, Vizcaya portrays 400 years of European history in its architecture and
at Art Children's Museum (FtL)A
unique, hands-on children's museum where kids learn and create by touching, exploring,
imagining and enjoying the limitless possibilities of art.
Chess Hall of Fame and Museum (M)
A newcomer to the museum world, the Chess Hall of Fame features exhibits on the
game and its masters. Sponsored by Excalibur Electronics, leading manufacturer
of electronic chess games.
Dive Centers (P)Retail dive shop, dive instruction, fill your tanks.
(P) Scuba dive and snorkel boat charter.
Florida Dive Headquarters (P)Glass bottom boat, scuba and snorkeling
Pressure Charters (P)Snorkeling and scuba charters, or simply cruise
the intracoastal waterway!
Pro Shops-Outdoor World (FtL)Mega sporting goods store featuring
39,000 gallon aquarium, Islamorada Fish Restaurant, cascading waterfall and archery
and rifle ranges.
Center of the Americas (FtL)Showcases 775,000 square feet of extraordinary
furnishings for any home, yacht, or office project
Mall (FtL)The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is the largest and most
popular upscale regional shopping center in Broward County with Neiman Marcus,
Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord and Taylor, Burdines, Dillard's, Bebe, Coach, Sharper
Image and lots more.
Shops of Las Olas (FtL)Exclusive shops, fine dining, casual dining,
bars and nightclubs. Fort Lauderdale's Rodeo Drive!
Park (B)Boutiques, galleries, restaurants and museums comprise this
upper class center.
(FtL)Shops and restaurants on the New River. Go by boat!
Mills (FtL)Occupies over 2 million square feet. World's largest
outlet mall. 250 stores. Beach shuttle available. Mall hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9:30
p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Shop and Circus (FtL)180,000 square foot air-conditioned Shopping
and Entertainment Complex featuring brand-name merchandise and international restaurants!
Gigantic Flea Market featuring antiques and used items. Million Dollar Circus.
Amusement rides and giant video arcade. World's largest 13 screen Drive-In Movie
Theater. Open 365 days a year.
Center (B)Features approximately 220 specialty stores, including
Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Cole Haan, BOSS Hugo Boss, Sephora, Tourneau Watch Gear,
Swarovski Crystal, Harry and David, and major department stores.
Pond Park (FtL)Public park featuring a water ski course on its own lake.
Waters Park (P)South Florida's only cable water ski course.
Boat Rentals (P)Pleasure boats for sightseeing on the Intracoastal.
Happy Snapper Sportfishing
(P)Sportfishing charters twice daily.
Sportfishing (P)Half-day, 3/4 day and full-day sportfishing charters.