Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Our list of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, features the top 376 nearby activities — including 144 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Fort Lauderdale, FL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Amusement, and Entertainment & Shows.

The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Fort Lauderdale, FL , followed by 343 popular activities in nearby cities, including Miami Beach, Boca Raton, Hollywood, Pompano Beach, Delray Beach, Miami, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, North Miami Beach, Hialeah, Davie, Plantation, Pembroke Pines, Coconut Creek, Sunrise, Margate, Weston, Aventura, Doral, Oakland Park, Tamarac, Miramar, Boynton Beach and Parkland

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Highlights
  • Beaches - 3 Activities
  • Malls - 2 Activities
  • Boat Tours - 2 Activities
  • Fishing - 2 Activities

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BlueFoot Pirate Adventures
1
2.0 Miles

BlueFoot Pirate Adventures

801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Pirate Tours
The fun and children-centered attraction of BlueFoot Pirate Adventures makes the world of pirates come to life. Children are able to participate in a real treasure hunt for buried pirate gold while playing with live-action water cannons as parents and grandparents enjoy sightseeing on the ship.

Rating

98% 1477 Votes Submit a Review
Tropical Sailing
2
2.1 Miles

Tropical Sailing

801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Boat/Yacht Charters
Sail in comfort and style with Tropical Sailing, a full-service chartered tour organization. The company's most popular packages include romantic sunset sails, coral reef exploration aboard a catamaran, and 'swim-n-sail' tours that include plenty of time in the water.

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97% 2089 Votes Submit a Review
Top Shot Sportfishing
3
2.1 Miles

Top Shot Sportfishing

801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Fishing
Simply select the length of your charter with Top Shot Sportfishing and set out on the fishing adventure of a lifetime. With over 30 years of experience, they will take you out among the Swordfish, Snappers, Sharks, Mahi Mahi, and more.

Rating

91% 277 Votes Submit a Review
Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum
4
1.4 Miles

Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum

1527 S.W. 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Specialty Museums
A full scale reproduction of a 1920s era Packard showroom. The Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum features a collection of classic automobiles spanning multiple decades, as well as some automotive memorabilia.

Rating

93% 301 Votes Submit a Review
Intracoastal Waterway
5
2.1 Miles

Intracoastal Waterway

Other Outdoor Places
Passing through Fort Lauderdale, the Intracoastal Waterway is a lengthy series of passages that connect the United States' Atlantic Coast with the Gulf of Mexico. It is used by freighters, tankers, cruise ships and other large vessels.

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94% 3129 Votes Submit a Review
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
6
2.1 Miles

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park

1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Parks
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.

Rating

94% 495 Votes Submit a Review
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
7
2.2 Miles

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
History Museums
Fort Lauderdale's Bonnet House Museum & Gardens was originally built in 1920 as a residence for a wealthy artist from Chicago. The mansion and its grounds are now a museum that welcomes fans of historic Florida art and architecture.

Rating

91% 2001 Votes Submit a Review
Lady Pamela 2 Sportfishing
8
2.0 Miles

Lady Pamela 2 Sportfishing

Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Fishing
Both adults and children are welcome aboard Lady Pamela 2 Sportfishing in Fort Lauderdale. Captain Dave Ide has over 20 years of fishing experience in Florida and around the globe to provide a very thorough and exciting fishing trip for large colorful sailfish among others.

Rating

87% 535 Votes Submit a Review
Las Olas Beach
9
2.0 Miles

Las Olas Beach

S Atlantic Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Beaches
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.

Rating

93% 1122 Votes Submit a Review
Carrie B Cruises
10
0.3 Miles

Carrie B Cruises

440 North New River Drive East, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Boat Tours
Visitors that are curious about the luxurious lifestyle of Fort Lauderdale enjoy Carrie B Cruises. The line offers one and a half hour cruises down the Intracoastal Waterway, New River and Port Everglades through homes of the rich and famous.

Rating

89% 310 Votes Submit a Review

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