Living in South Florida, it can feel like the only things to do here are related to partying or heading to the beach. But that's a bit of a misconception. There are actually lots of things to do with your family in Ft. Lauderdale. From museums and surf schools, you can pack up your spouse and your kids and head out for a day of wholesome fun. 

If you're part of a family in Ft. Lauderdale, it may feel like nearly everything caters to the local singles crowd. And while that is true in many cases, there are still activities offering lots of things to do with your family fun Ft. Lauderdale. So, check one of these out! 

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Living Water Surf School

3424 NE 16th St , Pompano Beach FL, 33062
Let us share the exhilarating, life-changing experience of your first time riding a wave and give you a glimpse of the surf lifestyle that awaits you....

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

900 N Birch Rd , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
Nestled among miles of beachfront development are 35 acres of a pristine barrier island ecosystem that make up the Bonnet House estate. See one of the...

Water Taxi

1850 SE 17th St , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33019
Enjoy a leisurely cruise along Fort Lauderdale's world famous waterways which have earned the city the nickname, "The Venice of America.” Go to the...

Museum of Discovery and Science

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401 SW 2nd St , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33312
Bring the entire family for a day of exploration. Take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure, enjoy the playful antics of river otters, experience...

Autonation Imax Theater

401 SW 2nd St , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33312-1707
AutoNation® IMAX 3D Theater features IMAX with Laser 3D & 54,000 watts of digital surround sound broadcast through 114 speakers.

Las Olas Sunday Market

333 E Las Olas Blvd , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33301
We are an outdoor market located on Las Olas Blvd. and SE 4th Ave. in Downtown Fort Lauderdale: the Las Olas Farmers Market is open every Sunday through...

Coral Springs Museum of Art

2855 Coral Springs Dr, Suite A , Coral Springs FL, 33065
Housed in the impressive 30,000 square foot center for the arts building is the equally impressive Coral Springs Museum of Art which was incorporated in January...

Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21st Ave , Deerfield Beach FL, 33073
Great place to see the sunrise over the ocean and pier. One of the best beaches to enjoy in south florida.


8200 W State Road 84 , Davie FL, 33324
Roll into Bowlero Davie and wake up with a story to tell. Bowlero is bowling, gaming, dining, and nightlife with a twist. Bowlero is immersive entertainment...

Premier Billiards Sports Club

9120 Wiles Rd , Coral Springs FL, 33067
A Pool Hall, Sports Bar and Live Entertainment Venue all rolled into one! Live Bands and DJ every weekend. 15 Pool Tables, 4 Dart Boards, and more! Sports...

Xtreme Action Park

5300 Powerline Road , Fort Lauderdale FL, 33309
The largest Indoor entertainment venue in Florida! It features go-karts, bowling, roller skating, ropes course, escape rooms, cafe, ice cream, sports bar...

Sawgrass Lanes

8501 N University Dr , Tamarac FL, 33321
We are proud to present the newly redesigned Sawgrass Lanes! We know what bowlers look for in a quality center and we are ready to provide you with our...