- 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.
The Jet Ski Escape Room 4060 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL MoreLess Info
A room-escape game is a fun, interactive concept that provides a thrilling, diverse day out for friends, families, and coworkers
83% 2265 votes
1006 N. U.S. Highway 27, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33327 MoreLess Info
Fort Lauderdale's Sawgrass Recreation Park is a large complex that includes airboat departure docks, reptile exhibits and exotic native wildlife. Sawgrass Recreation Park is pleased to accommodate school trips and other large groups with advance notice.
Originally started as a Drive-in Theater in 1963, the Swap Shop has grown into the largest Flea Market in the southern United States. This unique shopping experience attracts millions of visitors each year to look for bargains or enjoy the food and entertainment.
98% 1477 votes
801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 MoreLess Info
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.
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.
93% 301 votes
1527 S.W. 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 MoreLess Info
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.
91% 2001 votes
900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 MoreLess Info
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.
87% 535 votes
Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 MoreLess Info
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.
Located in Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Boulevard is a unique and appealingly quirky neighborhood with off-the-beaten-path attractions and culture. It features gelaterias, bakeries, couture boutiques, consignment shops, fine dining and many other establishments and things to see.
80% 1486 votes
401 South West Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 MoreLess Info
The Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, welcomes children and adults. Visitors enjoy two floors of exhibits on the Everglades and other natural science topics. Airboat swamp tours are also available.
Offering a wide range of national and local stores and restaurants, Galleria is a shopping mall that also offers valet parking. Other transportation options include local buses, water taxis, and the city's Sun Trolly.