Things to See & Do
in the Greater Fort Lauderdale / South Florida area

Attractions / Fun Places

Butterfly World (Coconut Creek)
Riverwalk (Fort Lauderdale)
International Film Festival (Ft. Lauderdale)
Flamingo Gardens (Davie)
Riverfront Cruises
(Fort Lauderdale)
Billie Swamp Safari
(Indian Reservation)
Jungle Queen
(Fort Lauderdale)
GameWorks (Sunrise)
Sunrise Ice Skating (Sunrise)
Mizner Park (Boca Raton)
Miami Seaquarium
Parrot Jungle
Cocowalk (Coconut Grove/Miami)
Bayside Marketplace (Miami)
Fairchild Tropical Gardens (Coral Gables)
Dreher Park Zoo (West Palm Beach)
Lion Country Safari (West Palm Beach)
Fox Observatory
(Big Cypress Nat'l Preserve)
Everglades Alligator Farm (Homestead)
Everglades Day Safari (Fort Lauderdale)
Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours 
Woodstock Arts & Crafts Festival (Sunrise)
(Sailing/Racing - Ft. Lauderdale)


Actor's Playhouse - (Miami)
Florida Grand Opera (Miami)
Kravis Center of the Performing Arts (PBch)
Broward Center for the Performing Arts (FL)
Cinema Paradiso (Fort Lauderdale)
Hollywood Boulevard Theatre (Hollywood)
Sunrise Musical Theatre (Sunrise)
Broward County Fair (Pompano Beach)
Gulfstream Park (Hallandale)
Pompano Park Racing (Pompano Beach)


Las Olas Boulevard (Fort Lauderdale)
(Fort Lauderdale)
Downtown Hollywood
Galleria Mall
(Fort Lauderdale)
Sawgrass Mills Mall
Fashion Mall (Plantation)
Outdoor World Bass Pro Shops (Dania)
Town Center Mall (Boca Raton)

Aventura Mall
Cocowalk (Coconut Grove)

Newspapers / Magazines

Sun-Sentinel (Broward)
Miami Herald (Broward edition)
Miami Herald (Miami-Dade edition)
Palm Beach Post (Palm Beach County)

TV Channels / Local

WFOR - CBS Channel 4
WTVJ - NBC Channel 6
WPLG - ABC Channel 10


Museum of Discovery & Science and Blockbuster 3D IMAX Theater (Fort Lauderdale)
International Game Fish Association
Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum (Dania)
International Swimming Hall of Fame Museum
Museum of Art (Fort Lauderdale)
South Florida Museum of Natural History
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
(Delray Bch)
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum (Indian Reservation)

Historic Landmarks

Bonnet House (Fort Lauderdale)
Coral Castle
Deering Estate (Miami)
Venetian Pool (Coral Gables)
Stranahan House (Fort Lauderdale)
Hillsboro Lighthouse (Hillsboro Inlet)

Quality of Life

Family Central (Broward County)

Schools / Education

Broward Public Schools website

American Heritage Academy & School (Plantation)
Pinecrest Schools (private)
University School of Nova Southeastern University

Colleges & Universities:
American InterContinental University  
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
ATI-Career Training Center (Fort Lauderdale)
Broward Community College (3 locations)
DeVry University  
Florida Atlantic University (3 locations)
Florida International University (Davie)
Keiser College  
Nova Southeastern University (Davie)


Florida Marlins (Baseball)
Florida Panthers (Hockey)
Miami Dolphins (Football)
Miami Heat (Basketball)
Miami Hurricanes (College Football)

Other Useful Links

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int'l Airport (Broward)
Miami International Airport (Miami-Dade)
Broward County Golf Courses (Broward) - everything Golf