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5 Days in Fort Lauderdale: A Journey of Discovery and Adventure

Mark Andreyev

Mark Andreyev

29 Dec 2023

Embark on a thrilling 5-day adventure in Fort Lauderdale, filled with fascinating museums, breathtaking gardens, and stunning beaches. Explore ancient marvels, cruise along scenic rivers, and indulge in the vibrant casino scene. Get ready for an unforgettable experience in the Sunshine State!

Trip to Fort Lauderdale

Day 1Unveiling Wonders at the Museum of Discovery and Science
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$182

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$ 42

Pompano Suites by the Beach

Depart from your stay 🏨

30 - 36 min

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Museum of Discovery and Science
Downtown facility offering interactive exhibits for kids & adults, eco-center & giant IMAX theater.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$106
5 - 6 min

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Historic Stranahan House Museum
Guided visit around a 1901 trading post later converted to a local businessman's family residence.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$75
Day 2A Kaleidoscope of Colors at Butterfly World and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale
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$200

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$ 55

Pompano Suites by the Beach

Depart from your stay 🏨

24 - 29 min

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Butterfly World
Vibrant venue featuring a botanical garden with butterflies & birds plus an insect museum & more.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$200
34 - 41 min

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Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale
Charming park on the banks of the New River with a wide array of galleries, museums & eateries.
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
13 - 16 min

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Fort Lauderdale Beach
7+ miles of sandy oceanfront featuring water sports & a promenade plus access to shopping & dining.
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Free
Day 3Wildlife Encounters at Flamingo Gardens and Casino Glamour at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel
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$157

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$ 42

Pompano Suites by the Beach

Depart from your stay 🏨

47 - 57 min

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Flamingo Gardens
Family-friendly botanical garden & wildlife sanctuary with a museum, shows, tram tours & cafe.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$156
22 - 27 min

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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Lavish hotel with a rock ’n’ roll theme, offering dining & bars, plus live music, a casino & pools.
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Free
Day 4Treasure Hunting at Swap Shop and Cruising the Waters on Jungle Queen Riverboat
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$282

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$ 55

Pompano Suites by the Beach

Depart from your stay 🏨

29 - 35 min

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Swap Shop
Sprawling 1960s facility with a flea market, a Ferrari museum & a 14-screen drive-in movie theater.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
26 - 32 min

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Jungle Queen Riverboat
Vintage riverboat offering sightseeing tours of Fort Lauderdale waterways, dinner & show cruises.
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$156
12 - 15 min

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Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Verdant, storied, 1920s-era plantation home featuring gardens, an arty interior, tours & more.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$125
Day 5Nature's Oasis at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and Blissful Relaxation at Las Olas Beach
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$38

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$ 42

Pompano Suites by the Beach

Depart from your stay 🏨

25 - 30 min

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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Featuring a freshwater lagoon, this diverse wildlife habitat offers hiking, fishing & more.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$38
24 - 29 min

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Las Olas Beach
This busy public beach offers white sand & palm trees, plus restaurants, lodging & stores.
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Free

Budget breakdown: $1090 In total

Activities & Food:$857
Transport:$234