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10 Days in Fort Lauderdale: Sun, Sea, and Delicious Eats!

Daisy Huynh

Daisy Huynh

4 Dec 2023

Embark on an unforgettable 10-day adventure in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Discover stunning beaches, indulge in mouthwatering cuisine, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of this coastal paradise. From seafood feasts to scenic nature trails, this itinerary has it all!

Trip to Fort Lauderdale

Day 1Shrimp Delights and Riverboat Thrills
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$141

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$ 11

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
Since 1996, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has been entertaining guests with a charming down-home style that’s a hit with eaters around the globe. Our menu offers a number of items for the shrimp lover in all of us...
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$16
9 - 14 min

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Jungle Queen Riverboat
Vintage riverboat offering sightseeing tours of Fort Lauderdale waterways, dinner & show cruises.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$63
13 - 16 min

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15th Street Fisheries
Visit 15th Street Fisheries for the freshest seafood and a waterfront experience in an authentic marina. Come for lunch, dinner, drinks and to feed the tarpon!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$36
13 - 16 min

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El Vez Fort Lauderdale
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$26
Day 2Flamingos, Hoagies, and Seafood Galore
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$155

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$ 17

Dunkin'
America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee, espresso, breakfast sandwiches and donuts. Order your Dunkin’ faves ahead of time with the Dunkin’ mobile app for a fast grab and go experience.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$30
4 - 5 min

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Flamingo Gardens
Family-friendly botanical garden & wildlife sanctuary with a museum, shows, tram tours & cafe.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$63
13 - 16 min

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Tree Tops Park
Nature trails, horseback riding, boating, fishing & wildlife observation at a green, marshland park.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
17 - 21 min

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Laspada's Original Hoagies
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$24
10 - 15 min

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Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$38
Day 3French Pastries, Beach Bliss, and Cheesecake Delights
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$116

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$ 6

Nanou French Bakery
We're the go-to boulangerie and patisserie of Fort Lauderdale. You'll find the same quality of bread here as you would in France!
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$14
3 - 4 min

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Las Olas Beach
This busy public beach offers white sand & palm trees, plus restaurants, lodging & stores.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
9 - 11 min

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The Cheesecake Factory
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
$24
2 - 3 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.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$30
4 - 6 min

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Yolo
YOLO serves up an eclectic mix of Contemporary American cuisine in a vibrant and sophisticated atmosphere in the heart of downtown Las Olas.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$48
Day 4Gourmet Delights and Steakhouse Indulgence
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$86

Gran Forno Las Olas
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$24
5 - 8 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.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
8 - 12 min

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Morton's The Steakhouse
What began in Chicago in 1978 is now one of the most award-winning steakhouses around. For over 30 years, Morton's The Steakhouse has been on a mission to provide The Best Steak… Anywhere. Focusing on quality, consistency and genuine hospitality, Morton's seeks to provide not only memorable cui...
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$36
12 - 18 min

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Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar
Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar is the Best Authentic Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar in Florida!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$26
Day 5Bistro Vibes, Artistic Gardens, and Chinese Cuisine
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$148

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$ 6

The Plaza Bistro
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$20
12 - 17 min

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Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Verdant, storied, 1920s-era plantation home featuring gardens, an arty interior, tours & more.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$50
12 - 17 min

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P.F. Chang's China Bistro
With roots in Chinese cooking, the culinary landscape at P.F. Chang’s stretches across Asia with diverse, culturally inspired recipes. P.F. Chang's serves a variety of Asian-inspired dishes and Chinese food favorites, including hand-rolled sushi, traditional Chinese dim sum, and family-style nood...
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$48
5 - 6 min

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Village Cafe
We are a little cafe one block away from the beach, with a lovely atmosphere, and friendly staff. We like to make customers feel like they are at home. We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Established in 2013.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$30
Day 6Sushi Delights, Beachfront Bliss, and Savory Bakes
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$96

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$ 17

Takato
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$22
5 - 8 min

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Fort Lauderdale Beach
7+ miles of sandy oceanfront featuring water sports & a promenade plus access to shopping & dining.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
20 - 24 min

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Bake Shack
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
$40
7 - 9 min

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Dania Beach Pier
Sun shelter & fish-cleaning tables on a 900-ft-long wooden pier with a fish restaurant on the beach.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
10 - 12 min

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Tarks Of Dania Beach
The Originators Since 1966! The Clam Stand Where Neighbors & Locals Meet To Eat, Drink, Relax & Rejuvenate! Eat Clams...Live Longer!!! Eat Oysters...Love Longer!!! Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-6pm!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$34
Day 7Nature Center Exploration and Waterfront Dining
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$89

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$ 17

Starbucks
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$18
6 - 8 min

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Anne Kolb Nature Center
Nature reserve with walking & paddling trails through mangroves, an aquarium & an observation tower.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$3
8 - 10 min

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Tarks Of Dania Beach
The Originators Since 1966! The Clam Stand Where Neighbors & Locals Meet To Eat, Drink, Relax & Rejuvenate! Eat Clams...Live Longer!!! Eat Oysters...Love Longer!!! Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-6pm!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$34
8 - 10 min

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GG's Waterfront
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$34
Day 8Village Charm, State Park Adventures, and Pizza Pleasures
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$125

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$ 11

Village Cafe
We are a little cafe one block away from the beach, with a lovely atmosphere, and friendly staff. We like to make customers feel like they are at home. We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Established in 2013.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$30
9 - 11 min

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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Featuring a freshwater lagoon, this diverse wildlife habitat offers hiking, fishing & more.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$15
16 - 24 min

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Primanti Brothers Pizza Grill
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$36
6 - 8 min

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Anthony’S Coal Fired Pizza
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$44
Day 9Deli Delights, Pier Strolls, and Seafood Feasts
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$100

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$ 17

Noor Bakery & Deli
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$24
9 - 11 min

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Secret Woods Nature Center
Urban wilderness area including butterfly garden, reptile habitat & nature trails on 57 acres.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
23 - 28 min

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Pompano Beach Fisher Family Pier
Public fishing pier popular for dawn & sunset strolls, with resident pelicans & ocean views.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
4 - 5 min

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Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$42
4 - 5 min

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Checkers Old Munchen
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$34
Day 10Latin Flavors, Nature Trails, and Oceanfront Dining
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$102

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$ 22

El Balcon De Las Americas II
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$26
6 - 8 min

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Fern Forest Nature Center
Vast preserve with 30 types of ferns, various habitats, native plants & nature center with reptiles.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
21 - 26 min

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Anglin's Fishing Pier
Longest pier in South Florida, open 24/7 for fishing & featuring a cafe & occasional live music.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
5 - 6 min

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Zuckerello's
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$36
7 - 9 min

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Sea Watch On The Ocean
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$40

Budget breakdown: $1278 In total

Activities & Food:$1157
Transport:$121