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Fort Lauderdale Itineraries

Planning a trip to Fort Lauderdale? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Head to the beach for some jet-skiing or kayaking.
  • 2 Take advantage of the photo ops along the Las Olas Riverfront.
  • 3 Try your luck at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino while you’re still flush.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Chow down on a monster breakfast at The Floridian.
  • 2 Board the Jungle Queen for a three-hour sightseeing tour. Take your camera.
  • 3 Explore Las Olas Riverfront.
  • Day 4
  • 1 Take a water taxi to the Esplanade Park stop, which will deposit you within walking distance of the Museum of Discovery & Science.
  • 2 After the museum, take a walk to Himmarshee district and do lunch at Himmarshee Bar & Grille.
  • 3 Soak up more culture in the afternoon at the Stranahan House and the Bonnet House.
  • 4 Drive the 10 minutes to Hollywood Beach for dinner at the Sugar Reef Tropical Grill.
  • Day 5
  • 1 Make a day of shopping and other entertaining distractions at Sawgrass Mills Mall.
  • 2 Back at the hotel before cocktail hour, get a shower and a foot massage.
  • 3 Have dinner on the water at Blue Moon Fish Co.


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