The Westin Fort Lauderdale
Collected by Karen Gardiner , AFAR Local Expert
6201 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, USA
An old-fashioned, family-friendly diner that is as suitable for a late-night snack as it is for breakfast. Typical diner fare: The creamy chocolate shakes are delicious, as are the peanut butter pancakes. For something more substantial, the menu...
777 Isle of Capri Circle, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, USA
October through May is harness racing season at Pompano Park. Out of season, or if the horse racing is not enough of a thrill, there is also a casino with slot machines, electronic table games, live poker, and five restaurants within the facility....
948 NE 62nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334, USA
From 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. this low-key Peruvian (with a touch of Cuban) restaurant offers a list of 32 lunch specials. The lomo saltado and tallarin saltado con camarones y sopa de pollo seem most popular with the locals eating there, but make...
3291 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA
The 88-acre Swop Swop is open every day and features a 14-screen drive-in movie theater as well as a giant flea market and farmers' market with around 2,000 vendors. Movie tickets are some of the cheapest you can find, and buying a fresh coconut...
201 S Lyons Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33063, USA
When the urban jungle becomes too much, head out to this little forest—an oasis amidst highways. It is free to enter and to explore the trails, where you can spot butterflies, flowers, and reptiles. Check the website for information on the several...
3440 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33062, USA
Irish pub Briny has two Fort Lauderdale outposts. This one, however, has the benefit of a riverfront setting so guests can watch the boats go by while sipping on happy hour specials and munching on Briny's "famous" fish n' chips. Not that this pub...
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