Nearby in Lauderdale by The Sea — leave the car parked and explore Lauderdale By The Sea on foot. You’re only steps from the beach, the fishing pier, shops and the charm of Anglin’s Square, where music and food create a festive atmosphere. You’ll find a delicious assortment of restaurants in Lauderdale By The Sea, including American food, Greek delights, Sushi and Japanese food, plus Mexican, Italian and Caribbean cuisines. For dessert, visit candy or ice cream shops for delicious delicacies.
Lauderdale By The Sea is known as South Florida’s Shore Diving Capital—the perfect vacation destination for those who love Scuba diving or snorkeling. There are several dive shops and sea kayaks and paddle boards are available for rent. The oceanside community invites you to take cooking classes, learn to dance, practice yoga or relax at a tranquil spa. Throughout the year, Lauderdale By The Sea welcomes visitors to avariety of community events, including an old-fashioned 4th of July and the annual Bugfest, celebrating the king of seafood—the lobster.
Miami is synonymous with glittering South Beach, but there’s a great deal more for the area’s many visitors. Zoo Miami and the Miami Seaquarium provide fun for all ages, while beautiful Vizcaya, the picturesque Deering estate, combines history, lavish architecture and ideal location.
Lincoln Road is a shopping mecca for all things unexpected. The pedestrian mall is spectacular and as fun to shop as Wynwood, Miami’s popular art district.
Serious shoppers love Sawgrass Mills, the definitive outlet shopping facility. You’ll need a full day to explore its 2.3 million square feet of retail space and more than 300 shops, stores and eateries.
Nearby Fort Lauderdale, one of South Florida’s most sophisticated cities, welcomes visitors to a world of beaches, gourmet restaurants and elegant shops.
Enjoy fabulous shopping on Las Olas Blvd., gondola rides on the city’s canals, and a panorama of unforgettable restaurants.
Explore the Museum of Discovery & Science and the Museum of Art with its noteworthy collection of Latin American artists. Explore the area’s flea markets and try your luck at one of Broward County’s race tracks and casinos.
Not far from Miami, Florida turns natural. At one South Florida intersection, visitors can turn left to reach Biscayne National Park, where Biscayne Bay and its barrier islands are preserved and explored by snorkelers and Scuba divers alike. A right turn at the intersection takes visitors to the remarkable Everglades National Park, the one place on earth you can experience the unique “river of grass” that covers the southernmost portion of the state. Visitors who go straight through this intersection find themselves on the way to the amazing Overseas Highway that links the Florida Keys and connects Key West with the Florida mainland.
If you’re looking for theme park family-fun, Orlando is only a few hours away. Hop on the Florida Turnpike and escape to Disney World or Universal Studios for a day of excitement.