Must Do's

Given our sought-after location in beautiful, bustling Fort Lauderdale, the SAWGRASS GRAND Hotel and Suites offers easy access to some of South Florida's most exciting attractions and excursions. Whether you're here on business, pleasure (or a little bit of both), our Sunrise, Florida location puts you at the center of several "uniquely Florida" must-do's

Here’s our “top five” favorite attractions, events and excursions. If you can’t see and experience them all in one visit, make plans to come back soon.

Located just ten miles from Fort Lauderdale, The SAWGRASS GRAND Hotel & Suites is an ideal home base for enjoying a spirited evening along Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, nearby the Hard Rock Casino or beautiful South Florida.

Enjoy the lively atmosphere and fine Italian fare at The Sawgrass Grand, or head to a nearby favorite, including the Smokey Bones Fire and Grill, Bahama Breeze or La Bamba Mexican Restaurant.

Everglades Tour

The Fort Lauderdale Everglades Tour with Airboat Ride and Alligator Show is a fun and easy way to tour Florida’s unique eco-system, Everglades. Enjoy a 1-hour airboat tour and see alligators, various birds, and many other wildlife animals up close. After the airboat ride, there is an exciting Alligator Wildlife Show. An Everglades Tour is a must-do while in Ft. Lauderdale. Learn More >


Ft. Lauderdale Duck Tours

Experience a fun-filled tour of beautiful Ft. Lauderdale. Aboard a unique amphibious vehicle, you will get to see the luxurious mansions of the rich and famous and splish-splash along amazing mega tachts. On land, you’ll travel through famous Las Olas Boulevard, a shopper’s paradise, and Ft. Lauderdale’s historic streets. This fun-filled narrated tour is fun for both adults and kids. A great family excursion! Learn More >


Jungle Queen Dinner and Show Cruise

This cruise is an entertaining and relaxing fully narrated cruise down the “Venice of America,” Ft. Lauderdale’s Historic New River. See Millionaires Row with homes of the rich and famous. After this wonderful sightseeing cruise, the journey takes you to a tropical isle where guests can feast on an all-you-can-eat rib, chicken and shrimp dinner. Guest will also enjoy a laugh-out-loud variety show. Learn More >


Mai Kai Dinner and Show

Like Polynesia, the Mai-Kai Dinner attraction is a feast for all senses and offers a perfect mix of authentic South Seas entertainment and exquisite gourmet selections. The Mai-Kai resembles a Polynesian village with palm-thatched roofs, flaming torches, waterfalls, lagoons and orchid collections. Enjoy international cuisine and a choice of more than 50 unique tropical drinks as beautiful maidens and agile warriors perform native songs and dances . Learn More >


Ft. Lauderdale's Water Taxi

Water Taxi is a trolley on the water. You can hop on and hop off at 16 different stops, making this one of Ft. Lauderdale’s most exciting attractions. The views of the water and the friendly crew make this trip to remember.

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