Visiting Fort Lauderdale
Las Olas Boulevard
From NSU Art Museum, take a walk down lively Las Olas Boulevard, which features a multitude of shops, galleries and al fresco dining options. Visit the Las Olas Boulevard website for more information.
The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium
is a cultural partnership between NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Grand Opera, Florida History Center and Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Visit the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium website for more information.
Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District and Downtown Fort Lauderdale
Riverwalk Park, a waterfront park in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale spans the north and south banks of Fort Lauderdale’s New River. The recently completed linear promenade along the New River in downtown links boutiques, restaurants, shops and museums with lush, tropical scenery. Visit the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District and Downtown Fort Lauderdale websites for more information.
The world’s only private art collection open to the public that focuses on contemporary art by, Girls’ Club is a 501(c)3 private foundation and alternative space established in 2006 by Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz. Girls’ Club produces exhibitions, educational programming, publications and events that change lives, nurture local artists and inspire cultural growth in Broward County. Visit the Girls’ Club website for more information.
Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley
The Sun Trolley is a great way to see Fort Lauderdale and get around Downtown and the Beaches. Visit the Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley website for more information.
Flagler Arts and Technology (FAT) Village is home to local artists and creative businesses. The Village hosts its popular art walk on the last Saturday of each month from 7 – 11 pm. Visit the Fat Village website for more information.
Fort Lauderdale Beachfront and Promenade
Fort Lauderdale boasts more than 7 miles of world famous coastline, and its beachfront promenade, with its signature white wave wall, is lined with an array of shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes, luxury hotels and entertainment venues. Visit the Fort Lauderdale Beachfront and Promenade website for more information.
The oldest surviving structure in Fort Lauderdale, Stranahan House was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, who is credited as Fort Lauderdale’s founding father, and his wife Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, the area’s first schoolteacher. The house is a wood-frame vernacular structure with wide porches and stunning view of the New River. Visit the Stranahan house website for more information.
Fort Lauderdale Duck Tours
These narrated 90-minute amphibious tours allow visitors to cruise both land and sea including the landmark Fort Lauderdale strip, Las Olas Boulevard, historical districts and mansions, and yachts dotting Millionaire’s Row. Visit the Fort Lauderdale Duck Tours website for more information.
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Located on Fort Lauderdale Beach, this 35-acre historic plantation-style house museum and tropical garden is on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens website for more information.
Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi
The Fort Lauderdale water taxi tour offers passengers a unique view of the city of Fort Lauderdale. Enjoyed by tourists and locals alike, a water taxi ticket allows you to hop on and off all day while you take in sights along Fort Lauderdale’s world famous waterways, which have earned the city its nickname as the Venice of America. Visit the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi website for more information.