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Staff Picks

March is one of the most beautiful times to be in Fort Lauderdale. The weather is warm, but not sweltering like in the deep of summer; the Atlantic ocean is... View Details >
Valentine’s Day can be a tricky day to plan. Maybe you’ve been with your partner for a while and it seems like there’s nothing you haven’t already done together. Or,... View Details >
If you’re staying with us mid-January, be sure to check out Taste of Sunrise on Wednesday, January 16th, at the Sunrise Civic Center. Each year, the Sunrise community organizes this... View Details >

For select dates throughout December, Flamingo Gardens displays tens of thousands of twinkle lights around the Arboretum and Way Home.

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With the holidays fast approaching, many families are looking for that perfect activity to bring everyone together during one of the busiest times of the year.

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From Murano to Chihuly, Susan Gott to Thomas Long, the delicate art of blowing fiery liquid glass into a solid objet d’art is a fascinating, and somewhat precarious, endeavor.

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With some of the most vibrant and diverse ecological systems in the contiguous United States, Florida is one vacation destination that practically demands outdoor exploration.

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If you have little ones in tow, the Young at Art Museum, located less than 20 minutes from our hotel, is a great place to spend an exceptionally hot day.

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If you’re traveling with kids, you know that they tend to have a lot of energy. One of the best spots around for parents who want to sit back while their kids play in a fun, safe environment is Jump!Zone Sunrise.

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With Independence Day less than a month away, we’re starting to see a lot of red, white, and blue pop up around town. If you’ll be with us for America’s birthday and would like the full Fort Lauderdale 4th of July experience, head down to Fort Lauderdale Beach for a family-friendly and free 4th of July Spectacular.

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We know you didn’t travel to Fort Lauderdale to spend your days indoors, but we also know that it’s not truly a vacation till you’ve indulged in a little retail therapy. To ensure you fully satisfy this essential desire, we recommend a trip to Sawgrass Mills, the largest single-story mall anywhere in the United States.

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Has the demanding schedule of work and family obligations left you feeling stressed out? Well, you’re in for some good news! Yoga Expo, South Florida’s biggest annual yoga event, is coming to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, April 14, at the Broward Convention Center.

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If you’re looking to enjoy debauchery and mischief like a leprechaun might, the city of Ft. Lauderdale, just minutes away from the Sawgrass Grand Resort has you covered with several events to get your St. Patrick’s day on.

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It’s the most romantic time of year and the weather in sunny Florida doesn’t get much better than this. So, are you looking for a way to show that special someone an especially good time? Well, the Flamingo Gardens has got you covered.

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The new year is here and you’re ready to make it your year. Well, why not roll the dice, and check out the Seminole Hard rock Hotel and Casino for a fun and exciting day out.

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Trying to get into the holiday spirit? The Stranahan House can help. Nestled between the new high rises in Ft. Lauderdale along the New River, the Stranahan house reminds folks of old Florida living.

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South Florida has a lot to offer with its sunny weather, cloudless November skies, and the many diverse activities thanks to all the unique cultures merging on its sandy beaches from around the globe.

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You may only know YOLO as a phrase that gained popularity in 2011, but YOLO the restaurant has been around long before the acronym’s rise to fame. 

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It is time for an adventure that you will never forget, and a tour of the Everglades is an adventure that will not be easily forgotten.

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Take some time away from the sun to delight your ears and go on a spiritual journey through sound. 

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The largest theatrical producer, Cirque du Soleil, is setting up shop right in the middle of your vacation, and the show is a must see! 

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If you’re looking for a grand Independence Day celebration during your stay at Sawgrass Grand, then stake your ground at Fort Lauderdale Beach for the Fourth of July Spectacular.

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If you’re staying at Sawgrass Grand between May 6 and 7, then the Ford Lauderdale Air Show is a must.

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Have you ever wondered how Fort Lauderdale came to be?

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Scared to jump out of a plane but always wondered what it would feel like to skydive?

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Join foodies from across the globe from February 22 through 26 for the star-studded South Beach Wine and Food Festival hosted by Food Network and the Cooking Channel.

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View local art in a whole new way at Art Ft. Lauderdale. 

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