Fort Lauderdale Travel Guide

USA  #8 in Best Florida Beaches
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Free Things To Do in Fort Lauderdale

If you have extra time, Las Olas Beach is worthwhile.
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    Things to do in Fort Lauderdale
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    Beaches, Natural Wonders, Swimming/Pools, Free
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    Beaches, Natural Wonders, Swimming/Pools, Free
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    Want a beautiful Florida beach without a crazy party scene? Fort Lauderdale Beach may be just what you're looking for. Here you'll find a calmer and less chaotic version ofMiami Beach – but with the same sugary sands and crystal clear water. There are still parties, but you're more likely to

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    Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Beaches, Natural Wonders, Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Swimming/Pools, Free
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    Located less than a mile south ofLas Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale Beach Park beckons to families who want to spend their beach day doing more than just lounging and swimming. At this free beachfront park, visitors have access to all sorts of facilities, including volleyball and basketball courts, outdoor showers,

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    Las Olas Beach
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Beaches, Natural Wonders, Recreation, Swimming/Pools, Free
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    Head north fromFort Lauderdale Beach Parkor east onLas Olas Boulevardand you'll find Las Olas Beach, a small stretch of sand that attracts beachgoers of all ages. Beach amenities are not as plentiful as those offered at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park; however, visitors have access to beach chair and water sports

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    Las Olas Boulevard
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    Diverse restaurants, 10 international art galleries and dozens of retail options line Las Olas Boulevard. But while casual walkers and window shoppers enjoy soaking in the Floridian atmosphere and overall aesthetic of the boulevard, the more intent consumer may not find this commercial street as appealing due to the high

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    Cafes, Entertainment and Nightlife, Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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