Hollywood Florida for Families
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Located between the glitz of Miami and low-key Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach is a gem on the South Florida coastline. Cruise along the Boardwalk, make the most of a buzzing downtown, and enjoy nature in the area's numerous parks and along its sparkling beaches.
North Beach, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
Quiet and calm, with sweet little lifeguard stands, this beach was super soothing on a weekday afternoon. There are parks nearby with parking lots, as well as street parking/access to this particular walkway, though I could only find paid parking...
900 N Flamingo Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, USA
This 299 acre public park hosts a diverse range of sporting activities for the whole family. The immense list includes: picnic areas, bike rentals, batting cages, miniature golf course, five-acre island amphitheater, campgrounds, tennis center,...
101 N Ocean Dr #135, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
Pack a picnic and some outdoor games, and rent a non-motorized quadracycle for cruising the boardwalk with a group of friends or the family. It's a low-stress yet active way to get around while spending time together. The Bike Shack offers other...
751 Sheridan St, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
Anne Kolb Nature Trails is a small, peaceful preserve amid Ft. Lauderdale's development of high-rise condos and beach hotels. Travelers can rent canoes or kayaks and cruise through a mile-long waterway bordered by mangroves. A few short boardwalk...
1800 SE 18th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
During your stay in Hollywood Beach, be sure to check on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the Florida Everglades. Groups ride in a private “swamp buggy” and cruise through the grassy waters of the Florida Everglades in a buzzing...
1318 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
Board a beach cruise in Hollywood beach to tour the famous South Florida landscape. The ship embarks in Hollywood and travels to Dania Beach and Port Everglades, then makes a quick stop in laid-back Fort Lauderdale. Along the way, you will see...
2501 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Here's your chance to ride on a hands-free Segway, where you can tour the boardwalk on a 30-ft promenade over three miles long. The Hollywood Beach Boardwalk is one of the best beachfront paths. You'll see all kinds of restaurants, the gorgeous...
311 Johnson St, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Two friends found their passion for European flavor and organic ingredients, and decided to bring the French countryside to the beach by way of rustic, artisan baked goods. The eatery serves sandwiches on your choice of bread: French baguette or...
800 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
This is the perfect spot to sit outside along the Intracoastal waterway with an espresso and a pastry. This portion of the waterway is quiet, and the back porch at Giorgio's offers a nice, very casual setting to enjoy good and affordable...
400 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
For the best stone crab in Hollywood, try Billy's Stone Crab Restaurant. The restaurant serves fresh stone crab claws on ice with its famous mustard sauce. Other specials include coleslaw and key lime pie. Sit out on the patio and enjoy the...
101 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
O'Malley's is located on a three-mile strip between Hallandale and North Sheridan Beach; most people walk or ride their bikes or boats over, and spend an afternoon or evening in the style of Old Florida. Kick off your shoes, get sand between your...
1907 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Kilwins has been making chocolate and other delectable candy since 1947, utilizing traditional equipment and techniques that are still in use today. You can find everything from chocolate to brittles to fudge to ice cream. The company's focus on...
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