THE BEST ATTRACTIONS IN FORT LAUDERDALE!!
Our Hampton Inn hotel in Fort Lauderdale created a selected options of Attractions for you to enjoy while visiting Fort Lauderdale on your next vacation, cruise or business travels:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Discover the convenience and the value of shopping in everything from boutiques to department stores in Greater Fort Lauderdale. There are special shopping tours for groups and local shuttle buses from the beach. Ask our front desk how to get to major shopping centers for car-less travelers. You can even shop at The Galleria by Water Taxi. Sawgrass Mills, the world's largest discount and entertainment mall, the Swap Shop, South's largest flea market, and Festival Flea Market, a quarter-mile long shopper's paradise, are just a few of the venues to begin your retail therapy. Translated "the waves" in Spanish, Las Olas Blvd. is known as Greater Fort Lauderdale's "style mile," lined with independently owned boutiques, a restaurant row with acclaimed chefs, and lively lounges and cafés with sidewalk seating. Las Olas also a major stop along Greater Fort Lauderdale's Water Taxi system http://www.sunny.org/listings/WATER-TAXI/2623/.
Our Hampton Inn Fort Lauderdale hotel in the City Center Downtown Las Olas Area is nestled between all of the action. Right around the corner from our hotel you'll find the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, http://www.moafl.org/. This museum features a permanent collection of more than 6000 artworks, including important collections of 20th century northern European art and contemporary Cuban works. The MOAFL also hosts varied and excellent traveling exhibits.
Just a couple more blocks South of our hotel you'll find the Riverwalk and Las Olas Boulevard, http://www.lasolasboulevard.com/, our hotel’s guests favorite places to visit in Fort Lauderdale featuring lush, tropical scenery, perfect for shopping and dining, wonderful arts and you can hop in one of the water taxis for some fun. On the far west end of the Riverwalk you’ll find the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, https://www.browardcenter.org/online/, and its full calendar of concerts, musicals and theatre. Then just a block away is the Museum of Discovery and Science, http://www.mods.org/home.htm, with exhibits featuring otters, airboat rides, prehistoric creatures and much more.
And If you find yourself in Fort Lauderdale on the 3rd Thursday evening of the month, we suggest visiting Art Walk Las Olas, http://www.broward.org/Arts/Resources/CulturalDirectory/Pages/ArtWalks.aspx – highlighted by late gallery hours, new exhibits, artist receptions, and outdoor entertainment.
Sawgrass Mills Mall is located at 12801 W Sunrise Blvd Sunrise, FL 33323, for more information visit website at http://www.simon.com/mall/sawgrass-mills. Sawgrass Mall is North America’s largest outlet mall with more than 400 retailers including internationally recognized brand-name stores, full service-restaurants, entertainment venues and the most sought-after luxury outlets, offering something for the entire family. The Sawgrass Mall hosts 25 million visitors a year, more than 350 outlet stores, including big names Michale Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Victoris's Secret, Tommy Hilfiger among big retailers such Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue, in addition Sawgrass offers 35 restaurants, 23-screen theater, pool hall, and an arcade for both kids and adults. Mon-Sat 10am-9:30pm., Sun 11am–8pm
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is located in Hollywood at 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit http://www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD! The 140,000-square-foot casino invites you to play, dine, and shop hard. The 89 tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Play one of the more than 2,500 Vegas-style slots. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 130 globally recognized rock ‘n roll themed restaurants, 18 restaurants and lounges, 25 boutique shops, 12 nightclubs, Paradise Live, and Hard Rock Live, a 5,500 seat concert arena with a full calendar of great musical and comedy acts.
If you’re planning to visit the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center for a trade show, exhibit, or event, located at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 - 954-765-5900 visit website at http://www.sunny.org/includes/redirects/webcount.cfm?listingID=1825. With irresistible located, highlighted by a dramatic wall of glass that spans the eastern side of the building, the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center is nestled on the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounded by all that South Florida has to offer. Ask our Front Desk for transportation arrangements from our Hampton Inn Fort Lauderdale hotel to the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.
Nova Southeastern University established in Fort Lauderdale in 1964 as a small college with some revolutionary ideas, NSU was originally named Nova University of Advanced Technology and chartered as a graduate institution in the physical and social sciences. In 1994, Nova University, http://scis.nova.edu/, merged with Southeastern University of Health Sciences to form Nova Southeastern University aka NOVA. Today, NSU is a not-for-profit, independent university that is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. With more than 28,000 students, 148,000 alumni, a sprawling, 300-acre Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus and a presence throughout Florida, the U.S. and nine countries around the world. Through five decades of explosive growth, our reputation for academic excellence and innovation continues to flourish. NSU offers a vast number of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees through our 18 colleges and schools in the fields of Medicine, Psychology, Pharmacy, Arts and Sciences, Dental Medicine, Education, Law, Optometry, Computer and Information Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nursing, Business, and Oceanography.