About Fort Lauderdale

Say “HELLO SUNNY” when you visit Greater Fort Lauderdale, home to 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches and more than 34,000 lodging accommodations catering to a robust number of destination visitors. Boasting more than 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, Greater Fort Lauderdale is a unique destination where visitors can discover 300+ miles of inland waterways from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Everglades or explore the vast number of culinary, arts and cultural must-sees and must-dos.

Stroll down Las Olas Boulevard, aka the Style Mile, and shop at any of its chic boutiques, or enjoy a meal in an outdoor café or restaurant while enjoying the fresh air year-round. Ride a Water Taxi to your next stop, and get to know Greater Fort Lauderdale by both land and water. If walking along the beach is your calling, spend the day at the beachfront promenade soaking in the sunshine and serene beach views. Food lovers can certainly eat their way through Greater Fort Lauderdale’s world-class dining scene, thanks to numerous new restaurants and rising star chefs serving up fresh, innovative and diverse dishes.

Head to downtown Fort Lauderdale to experience a variety of cultural attractions and entertainment venues, including the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery & Science/Autonation 3D IMAX, Florida Grand Opera, Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale and see big-name performers live at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood or the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

Explore FATVillage, the epicenter for Greater Fort Lauderdale’s local artists, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, photographers and performers. Connecting locals with locals, and locals with visitors, through imaginative works of art and ideas, F.A.T. Village is the place to be. Be sure to attend ARTWALK, hosted on the last Saturday of each month, and enjoy a night filled with music, food and art.

Named one of the top LGBT-friendly destinations in the country, Greater Fort Lauderdale proudly welcomes the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community with lots of LGBT-friendly attractions, lodging and dining options. Vacationing shouldn’t always break the bank. Greater Fort Lauderdale offers a number of seasonal promotions – Dine Out Lauderdale, Vacation Like a VIP, 2-For-1 Summer, and more – providing guests and staycationers alike discounts at a number of participating hotels, restaurants and attractions.

What are you waiting for? Grab some flip flops, swimsuit and your favorite pair of shades, Greater Fort Lauderdale is waiting!

Information provided by: The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau