Fort Lauderdale Beach with Kids
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Fort Lauderdale is a beautiful, relaxing mix of beachside dining, escapes into nature, and historical charm. Learn about Old Florida at Stranahan House, take in the contemporary art scene at the Museum of Art, and enjoy the local vibe at Wilton Manors Farmers Market.
1410 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
When I'm dead set on having chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast, it really doesn't matter how far the walk is. Or that I'm not getting served my pancakes at breakfast but instead at 1:00 P.M. on a Tuesday afternoon. At the Floridian Restaurant...
920 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
A nostalgic local sweet shop, UdderSweets is the spot to have a bite of something indulgent. Their 30+ flavors of ice cream—sold by the ounce so you can choose your portion size—come in fresh home-made waffle cones. They also make their own candy...
1527 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315, USA
Even if you aren't a car nut, the Antique Car Museum is a treat. The museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. The collection houses more than 20 Packards built between 1905 and the 1940s, including a hearse, a fire truck, and...
1 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
A short walk from Las Olas Boulevard, The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale features more than 6,000 pieces, most of which are contemporary art. The beautiful, modern building designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes gives you a preview of what’s inside....
3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA
The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is a park across Sunrise Boulevard from the Bonnet House. Hugh Taylor Birch, a developer from Chicago who fell in love with the area's beauty, donated the land to the state. The museum is currently closed, but...
2 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308, USA
Since 1963 Anglin's Pier have provided locals with boatless fishing and tours. Stop into the shop for bait, tours and a snack at the cafe. The owners are always providing fisherman with new experiences for recreation and sightseeing. Take a tour...
N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd & Sebastian Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Many of the entrances to Ft. Lauderdale's beaches have beautiful, Old Florida-style, white concrete posts stating the name of the street that dead ends there. Most of the posts double as free public showers. Each beach has a slightly different...
1075 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Fort Lauderdale is a healthy city, which is obvious from the beach filled with people exercising, and the popularity of Green Bar & Kitchen. The vegan restaurant has a whole menu of healthy options, including raw and gluten-free options, juices,...
1940 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Californians miss In-N-Out, New Yorkers want their pizza, and Floridians long for Publix subs when they are away from home. The supermarket chain's sandwiches are fresh, flavorful, and put other sub shops to shame when it comes to cheese. The...
101 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Fort Lauderdale, like most hot-weather beach communities, loves its smoothies. The best on the beach come from H2O Java Shop. Connected to the H2O Café, the Java Shop is a quick stop where you can choose from classic smoothies (like the strawberry...
3203, 537 NW 1st Ave suite b, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA
A short walk from Las Olas Boulevard, Brew Urban Cafe serves Intelligentsia Coffee, a must for coffee connoisseurs. It's a quiet place where students study, decorated with local art on the walls, and worth the trek to grab a cup of coffee before...
904 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
The main shopping strip in Las Olas is made up of mostly small businesses, from chocolate shops to clothing designers, with plenty of restaurants thrown into the mix. The trolley goes right down Las Olas Boulevard, making it a quick hop from the...
333 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
Want to get in the winter spirit? Enjoy a toasty night by the outdoor fire pit at YOLO on Las Olas Boulevard. On Thursday nights during the chilly months, locals cozy up to the crackling fire, roast marshmallows on a stick, and sip hot cider or a...
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