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10 Best Places to Visit in Ft Lauderdale, FL
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A big “Thank You” to Gunnery Sergeant Shala Boyd who served 21 years in the Marine Corps for sharing the best places to go in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where she grew up before joining the Marines. She currently owns Uncork Unwind in Jacksonville, NC.
Ft. Lauderdale, also known as the “Venice of America,” is a beautiful city located in South Florida. The city is known for its beautiful beaches, yachts, and cruise ships, making it an ideal vacation destination for tourists. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best things to do in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
The best time to visit Ft Lauderdale, Florida is the spring months between March and May when the temperature is still warm but not hot and before hurricane season.
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Fort Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Florida. With its white sand, crystal-clear water, and numerous amenities, it’s the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun.
Swap Shop is a popular flea market that’s located in Ft. Lauderdale. Visitors can browse through hundreds of vendors selling everything from clothing to electronics.
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is a historic home that was built in 1920. Today, it’s a museum that features art and artifacts from the early 20th century. Visitors can also explore the beautiful gardens, which are home to a variety of plants and wildlife.
Stranahan House is a historic home that was built in 1901. Today, it’s a museum that features exhibits about the early history of Ft. Lauderdale.
Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum is a must-visit destination for car enthusiasts. The museum features a collection of more than 25 antique cars, including a 1908 Stanley Steamer.
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is a beautiful park that’s located along the New River. Visitors can walk, bike, or take a water taxi through the park, and there are also numerous restaurants and shops.
Xtreme Action Park is a great place to have fun with the whole family. The park features go-karts, an indoor ropes course, and a trampoline park.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves swimming. The museum features exhibits about the history of swimming, as well as a pool where visitors can swim.
Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum is a must-visit destination for anyone who wants to learn more about firefighting. The museum features exhibits about the history of firefighting, as well as antique fire trucks and equipment.
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park is a beautiful park that’s located right on the beach. Visitors can swim, sunbathe, or just enjoy the beautiful ocean views.
Ft. Lauderdale is a city that has something for everyone, from the beautiful beaches to the diverse food scene and the stunning waterways. The city is a perfect destination for a vacation, and visitors will never run out of things to do. Whether you are looking for a quiet escape or an active vacation, Ft. Lauderdale is a must-visit destination.
Let us know in the comments below if you’ve been to Ft Lauderdale, Florida and what places you liked. If not, do you plan on going?
About Gunnery Sergeant Shala Boyd
Gunnery Sergeant Boyd and her husband both served in the Marine Corps. She earned a Master’s Degree while serving in the communications field. She loved experiencing different cultures and enjoyed all people that she met. GySgt Boyd also expressed that there was always something to do or a new place to explore while she and her husband were serving our country.