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Discover Fort Lauderdale: 9-Day Adventure

Valeria Zeppilli

Valeria Zeppilli

14 Nov 2023

Embark on a thrilling 9-day journey through Fort Lauderdale, FL. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, explore captivating museums, and relax on stunning beaches. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Trip to Fort Lauderdale

Day 1
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$40

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$ 3

Fern Forest Nature Center
Vast preserve with 30 types of ferns, various habitats, native plants & nature center with reptiles.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
15 - 18 min

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Butterfly World
Vibrant venue featuring a botanical garden with butterflies & birds plus an insect museum & more.
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$40
Day 2
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$25

Fort Lauderdale Beach
7+ miles of sandy oceanfront featuring water sports & a promenade plus access to shopping & dining.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
8 - 11 min

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Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Verdant, storied, 1920s-era plantation home featuring gardens, an arty interior, tours & more.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$25
Day 3
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$2

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$ 3

Anne Kolb Nature Center
Nature reserve with walking & paddling trails through mangroves, an aquarium & an observation tower.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$1
28 - 34 min

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Las Olas Beach
This busy public beach offers white sand & palm trees, plus restaurants, lodging & stores.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Free
Day 4
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$44

Jungle Queen Riverboat
Vintage riverboat offering sightseeing tours of Fort Lauderdale waterways, dinner & show cruises.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$31
9 - 14 min

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International Swimming Hall of Fame Museum
Museum honoring swimmers & divers, with aquatic memorabilia such as Olympic medals on display.
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$13
Day 5
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$23

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$ 3

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Featuring a freshwater lagoon, this diverse wildlife habitat offers hiking, fishing & more.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$8
24 - 29 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.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
$15
Day 6
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$22

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$ 3

Museum of Discovery and Science
Downtown facility offering interactive exhibits for kids & adults, eco-center & giant IMAX theater.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$21
14 - 17 min

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Swap Shop
Sprawling 1960s facility with a flea market, a Ferrari museum & a 14-screen drive-in movie theater.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
Day 7
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$15

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Complex with more than 6,000 works of art, plus an academy, bookstore & cafe.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$15
9 - 14 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.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Free
Day 8
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$18

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$ 3

Young At Art Museum
Spacious, modern facility offering classes, field trips, day camps, interactive workshops & cafe.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$18
19 - 23 min

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Old Davie School Historical Museum
Set in a historic 1917 schoolhouse, this museum is dedicated to the history & culture of the region.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
Day 9
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$32

Flamingo Gardens
Family-friendly botanical garden & wildlife sanctuary with a museum, shows, tram tours & cafe.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$31

Budget breakdown: $232 In total

Activities & Food:$218
Transport:$14