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24 days in Greater Fort Lauderdale Itinerary
Fly: 5h 30min
Fort Lauderdale— 23 nights
Fly: 5h 30min
Venice of America
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.You'll explore and learn at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens and Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA). Family-friendly places like Fort Lauderdale Beach and Museum of Discovery and Science will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Coral Springs (Sawgrass Nature Center, Coral Springs Museum of Art, & more), Weston (Emerald Estates Park & Peace Mound Park) and Davie (iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale, Young At Art Museum, & more). Spend the 1st (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. Spend the 10th (Mon) peacefully gliding across the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Las Olas Beach, don't miss a visit to E Las Olas Blvd, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and immerse yourself in nature at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale trip builder .
Dallas to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale. Traveling from Dallas in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fort Lauderdale, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Fort Lauderdale
Hollywood, Davie, Pompano Beach, Coconut Creek, Wilton Manors