Fort Lauderdale and Broward County

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  • 1. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

    Garden/Arboretum

    A couple of miles from Billie Swamp Safari is Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, which means "a place to learn, a place to remember" in the Seminole language...Read More

  • 2. Art and Culture Center/Hollywood

    Educational Institution

    The Center, which is southeast of Young Circle, has a great reputation for presenting übercool contemporary art exhibitions and providing the...Read More

  • 3. Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

    Beachfront | Garden/Arboretum

    This 35-acre subtropical estate endures as a tribute to Old South Florida. Prior to its "modern" history, the grounds had already seen 4,000...Read More

  • 4. Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park

    Garden/Arboretum

    Formerly known as John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, this 310-acre park was renamed Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in honor of the duo...Read More

  • 5. Fort Lauderdale Beach

    Beachfront | Beach–Sight

    The same stretch of sand that once welcomed America's wild spring breakers is now miles of beachside sophistication. It remains gloriously open...Read More

  • 6. Hollywood Beach and Broadwalk

    Beach–Sight

    The name might be Hollywood, but there's nothing hip or chic about Hollywood North Beach Park, which sits at the north end of Hollywood (State...Read More

  • 7. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

    Intracoastal and Inland | Beach–Sight

    North of the bustling beachfront and Sunrise Boulevard, quieter sands run parallel to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, an exquisite patch of Old...Read More

  • 8. Museum of Discovery and Science and AutoNation IMAX Theater

    Downtown | Educational Institution

    There are dozens of interactive exhibits here to entertain children— and adults—through the wonders of science and Florida's delicate ecosystem...Read More

  • 9. ArtsPark at Young Circle

    Park/Playground

    In the center of downtown Hollywood, this 10-acre urban park has promenades and green spaces, public art, a huge playground for kids, a state...Read More

  • 10. Billie Swamp Safari

    Garden/Arboretum

    Four different ecosystems in the "River of Grass" are preserved by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and these daily tours by airboat or swamp...Read More

  • 11. Butterfly World

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    More than 80 native and international butterfly species live inside the first and largest butterfly house in the United States. The 3-acre site...Read More

  • 12. Everglades Holiday Park

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Many episodes of Animal Planet's Gator Boys are filmed here, making this wetland "park" an extremely popular tourist attraction. Take an hour...Read More

  • 13. Flamingo Gardens

    Garden/Arboretum

    Wander through the aviary, arboretum wildlife sanctuary, and Everglades museum in the historic Wray Home. A half-hour guided tram ride winds...Read More

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  • 14. Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum

    Downtown | Museum/Gallery

    To preseve the history of the Packard, a long-vanished luxury American car company, Arthur O. Stone and his wife, Shirley, set up a foundation...Read More

  • 15. Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum

    Downtown | Museum/Gallery

    The museum is housed inside the historic building formerly known as Fire Station No. 3, which has been restored to its original Mediterranean...Read More

  • 16. Harbor Beach

    Beachfront | Beach–Sight

    The posh Harbor Beach community includes Fort Lauderdale's most opulent residences on the Intracoastal Waterway. Due east of this community...Read More

  • 17. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Preferred by divers and snorkelers, this laid-back beach is a gateway to magnificent coral reefs. When you're not underwater, look up and you...Read More

  • 18. Quiet Waters Park

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    Its name belies what's in store for kids here. Splash Adventure is a high-tech water-play system with slides and tunnels, among other activities...Read More

  • 19. Sawgrass Recreation Park

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Catch a good glimpse of plants and wildlife—from ospreys and alligators to turtles, snakes, and fish—on a half-hour airboat ride through the...Read More

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  • 20. West Lake Park and Anne Kolb Nature Center

    Educational Institution

    Grab a canoe or kayak, or take a 40-minute guided boat tour at this lakeside park on the Intracoastal Waterway. At 1,500 acres, it's one of...Read More

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