Fort Lauderdale, Florida
city of Fort Lauderdale boasts a variety of cultural, historical,
and social activities. In the downtown area along the New River, points
of interest include the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the
Museum of Discovery and Science, the Museum of Arts, and the historic
Stranahan House (all within walking distance of each other). Fort
Lauderdale's beaches are, of course, a popular draw. With over seven
miles of beach, cruise, stroll, bike, or
skate along A-1-A and the beach promenade, or take part in
the many watersports available, such as kite surfing. Fort Lauderdale
is also known as the "Venice of America," due to its extensive waterway
system. A water taxi tour along the inland canals will give you
and inexpensive access to major points throughout the city.
Other Nearby Attractions
The Bonnet House
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is an extraordinary blend of art,
architecture, history and ecology. This 35-acre subtropical estate and historic
house museum was designed by Frederic Clay Bartlett, a noted painter & art
collector. Bonnet House is one of the few complete homes and studios of two
American artists with original furnishings open to the public. A nature trail
walk taking 10 to 30 minutes is available. Guided golf cart tour of nature trail
available. Outdoor rental space available. Visit their web site.
The Jungle Queen
barbecue dinner and sightseeing cruises of "Venice of America." Cruise
up the New River to a tropical island for an "all you wish to eat"
dinner of barbecue ribs, shrimp, chicken and all the trimmings, and a
variety show - "a real must." 6 p.m. nightly. Casual. Visit their web site.
Fort Lauderdale is filled with unique boutiques, beachside shops and high-end malls.
The Shops of Las Olas
M.Cruz Rentals is located centrally to many of the top shopping destinations:Or visit Mathieu's Favs- a list of our favorite local eateries and Fort Lauderdale businesses!