- The list below includes 261 free or cheap things to do in or near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Fishing, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Malls.
- From Fort Lauderdale Beach Park to Las Olas Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fort Lauderdale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Miami Beach, Delray Beach, Hollywood and Boca Raton.
94% 495 votes
1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 MoreLess Info
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park is a public park that offers various facilities and amenities, such as access to boat ramps, grills, picnic tables, outdoor showers, restrooms, basketball and volleyball courts, and a playground. There are also opportunities for swimming and sunbathing.
Las Olas Beach offers surfing spots, beach horseback riding, and the nearby waters is popular for yellow-fin tuna sportfishing, and fishing for mahi mahi and wahoo, along with kayaking, while on land the area is popular for resorts, shopping and dining.
90% 8875 votes
Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 MoreLess Info
The Fort Lauderdale Beachfront is famous throughout the world, and with good reason. It features beautiful beaches, miles of pristine coastal waters, great surfing, verdant palm trees and long, lush native grasses.
85% 571 votes
3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 MoreLess Info
Located in the middle of the city of Fort Lauderdale, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park that includes swimming, picnic areas, canoeing and hiking. Tour the estate of park benefactor High Taylor Birch, or relax in one of several tropical hammocks.
Featuring 7 miles of shoreline, Fort Lauderdale Beach offers visitors a scenic area to spend the day lounging in the sun. The beach is lined with palm trees and has a wide walking path for joggers and cyclists.
70% 337 votes
400 SW 2 Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 MoreLess Info
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale: Downtown Arts & Entertainment District is a consortium of organizations dedicated to art and culture. Some facets of the district include multiple museums, gardens, a performing arts center and the opera.
Boardwalk is a gay bar that features various weekly and special events, from drag competitions and male dancers to karaoke contests. The bar is open every day of the week with certain drink specials offered on specific nights.
82% 4978 votes
21940 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332 MoreLess Info
One of the most famous ways to experience the Everglades is at Everglades Holiday Park, featured on television programs such as 'Gator Boys.' Enjoy a guided airboat tour, get close to baby alligators and rub elbows with the locals as you enjoy a day in this unique Florida environment.