We've all asked ourselves at least some point in time, "What should I do today?" Even in top destination city Fort Lauderdale, making new, exciting plans to fill your weekend itinerary can be hard if you don't know what's out there. Of course, you can always go to the beach, but sometimes you just want to do something different. Fortunately, there's more to this area than their famous beach, so here is our comprehensive guide of fun things to do in Fort Lauderdale this weekend.
If you want to have fun while enriching your mind, the Museum of Discovery and Science offers the perfect opportunity to do both. This unusual museum boasts an assortment of booths, interactive exhibits, and even an IMAX theater where you'll have a blast learning new things. Whether it's a family trip or a date night, there's something for everyone to enjoy at the Museum of Discovery and Science.
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Art aficionados, rejoice! You can appreciate the work of local artists at Las Olas Fine Arts, which has been a major outlet of expression in Fort Lauderdale since 1993. Expect to see all kinds of contemporary works from sculptures to paintings, and be on the lookout for special events as Las Olas hosts them regularly.
If you enjoy the performing arts, Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the best place in the Fort Lauderdale area to see ballet, plays, and musicals. Visit their website and see their scheduled events so you can plan a night at the theatre!
The Everglades is inarguably one of the United States' greatest natural treasures. At a massive 1.5 million acres, there's enough terrain here to explore for days, weeks, and, possibly, months. From stunning landscapes to curious endangered species, touring the Everglades is an adventure waiting to happen.
Everyone knows about the Everglades, but few people know about the Flamingo Gardens that lie within the Everglades' expanse. While the Everglades provide a view of South Florida few get to see, Flamingo Gardens is an experience few realize exists. With native wildlife, plants, and more, you'll want to get your hiking boots ready to explore this unique garden.
Gulfstream Park is one of Fort Lauderdale's oldest venues, and its ability to adapt is the reason this hot spot has attracted locals since 1939. What began as a racetrack has become an all-encompassing entertainment venue that offers shopping, shows, fine dining, gaming, and yes, racing.
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If there's one place that proves you don't need to leave South Florida to get a taste of Vegas, it's the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This all-inclusive resort lets you party like a rock star at its bars, restaurants, comedy clubs, night clubs, and a 140,000 square-foot casino.
If you're looking for something different to do this weekend, then look no than these fun things to do in Fort Lauderdale.
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