Fort Lauderdale Attractions

There’s always a good reason to visit Florida's southeastern coast! Fort Lauderdale Grand Hotel offers guests a prime South Florida location providing easy access to the area’s best attractions. The beaches offer 23 miles of golden sand, where you’ll hear lively vacationers having fun in the sun. If you’re looking for a beautiful beach, with fewer crowds, then look no further than Las Olas Beach located in one of the most stunning parts of Fort Lauderdale. Plan a trip to the Museum of Science and Discovery where visitors anywhere from age two to 82 will enjoy a full day of family fun. Beachgoers will find The Gallery Mall offers everything from last-minute swimming essentials to souvenirs. Shopping and dining al fresco on Las Olas Boulevard is one of Fort Lauderdale’s greatest treasures, thanks to quaint shops and dining delights.

With so many adventures to explore, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. We invite you to stop by the front desk if you’d like a dining recommendation, need directions or want to find an exciting venture.

Featured Attractions

Museum of Discovery and Science

Plan a visit to the Museum of Discovery and Science where there’s always something new and exciting to explore. Spend a day exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits including the new EcoDiscovery Center. Take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure and experience hurricane force winds in the Storm Center. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the playful capers of North American river otters in their indoor/outdoor habitat. Take a ride to Mars or soar through the skies in an FA-18 cockpit simulator. Visitors also enjoy immersing themselves in film adventures at the AutoNation(R) IMAX 3D Theater. You’ll be in for a treat when visiting the Museum of Discovery and Science!

Las Olas Boulevard

Las Olas Boulevard in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is at the forefront of everything from fashion boutiques and art galleries. Las Olas is a food lover’s paradise featuring outstanding restaurants, sidewalk cafes and bars, most offering both indoor and outdoor seating. Stroll along the boulevard, duck in and out of cool breezeways, and be delighted by what you discover. Las Olas Boulevard is perfectly lined with tropical palm trees, rising over the fabulous Intracoastal Waterway with magnificent views of stunning homes and spectacular yachts.

Xtreme Action Park

Xtreme Action Park is the largest indoor entertainment venue in Florida. Find the action all around this extreme action park with exciting attractions and event spaces including Go Kart Racing, Bowling, Arcade, a Ropes Course Adventure, Glow-in-the-Dark Bazooka Blast, a Trampoline Park, Roller Skating Rink, Escape Rooms, and an Auto Museum. Dine in the All-American Café, Hershey’s Ice Cream Shake Shoppe, and a full Liquor Sports Bar and so much more. You’ll find something for everyone when visiting Xtreme Action Park!

Fort Lauderdale Beaches

Fort Lauderdale boasts more than twenty miles of golden sand beaches offering visitors premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. The beachfront promenade highlights Fort Lauderdale’s popular coastline, which is accented by an array of shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and entertainment venues. If you’re looking for relaxation, you’ll find it easy to simply sit back, unwind and enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Beachgoers can find a wide variety of activities from boating, wind surfing, jet skiing and volleyball. For more adventures make sure to snorkel, scuba dive or charter a deep-sea fishing boat.