Fort Lauderdale, FL
Florida
By Rose Overbey

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is located in the tropical environment of South Florida. Offering miles of beaches, blue water and an impressive cultural scene -- Fort Lauderdale is a great spot to take a vacation.

If you're looking for get-away in a wonderful city, WhatsCheaper.com recommends you book your next trip to the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Minutes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, (FLL) and not far from airports in Miami and Palm Beach, flights can be booked today with WhatsCheaper.com. Just click on the link to arrange your flights (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php). Make sure to look at the hotel section of our site to find a place to stay in Fort Lauderdale while you’re visiting (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

If it's a sunny day and you like the beach, WhatsCheaper.com recommends starting your trip at the shore! Along the coast there are opportunities to go wind surfing, jet skiing, parasailing or even snorkeling. If you're looking to unwind from your long trip, set up camp on the warm sands and enjoy the ocean view. Allow yourself to wade into the surf to wash away all of the pressures of life. In this relaxing atmosphere opportunities for adventure abound, but without obligation. If you want to relax, allow yourself that luxury in Fort Lauderdale.

If you're looking for a cultural experience, Fort Lauderdale is home to many museums and attractions. WhatsCheaper.com recommends visiting the Museum of Art. The museum holds over 6,000 works from all around the globe. Many works are done by local South Florida artists, and Caribbean artists. The museum also features an extensive collection of work by American artist, William Glackens. His work is integral to the realist movement in American art, and the exhibit reflects this vision. You'll surely enjoy an afternoon among the great works in the Museum of Art.

For a trip back in time, Whatcheaper.com recommends checking out the Stranahan House. The Stranahan house belonged to two early pioneers of South Florida -- Frank and Ivy Stranahan. Frank was an early settler who acted as a postmaster, banker and businessman in the young town. Ivy was the local schoolteacher. For decades their house was the center of activity for the town. Today it still holds the charm it held then. There is much to explore and learn about Fort Lauderdale and the people who lived there in the early years of the city's development.

The city is full of museums that cater to particular interests. If you're a car buff, you'll love the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum. If you're into Firehouses and Firefighters, the Fort Lauderdale Fire Museum will fan your flames.Whatcheaper.com recommends visiting the Museum of Discovery and Science if you enjoy learning about the life sciences.

Of course Fort Lauderdale isn't just museums and beaches! There are plenty of restaurants and bars that make up a vibrant night life. Visit the famous Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in neighboring Hollywood, Florida if you're feeling lucky. There are bars and clubs downtown as well. WhatsCheaper.com guarantees there are plenty of hot spots for you to visit in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a place worth exploring today. Whether you want relaxation or vibrant adventure, you'll find it in Fort Lauderdale. Anyone looking for a relaxing and pleasant getaway will be satisfied. WhatsCheaper.com recommends planning a visit to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

MUST SEE IN Fort Lauderdale, FL LIST:

  • 1. Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • 2. Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum
  • 3. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
  • 4. Jungle Queen Riverboat
  • 5. Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum
  • 6. Intracoastal Waterway
  • 7. Museum of Discovery & Science
  • 8. Sun Trolley
  • 9. Bonnet House Museum
  • 10. Las Olas Boulevard

Fort Lauderdale, FL EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Las Olas Art Festival - January
  • 2. Fort Lauderdale Ocean Fest - April
  • 3. Bank of America Wine & Culinary Celebration - April
  • 4. McDonald's Air & Sea Show - May
  • 5. Hollywood Beach Latin Festival - August
  • 6. Annual Hortt Memorial Exhibition - September
  • 7. Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival - October
  • 8. Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - November
  • 9. Christmas on Las Olas - December
  • 10. Winterfest Boat Parade - December

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W Fort Lauderdale
401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
By Chrystyne Jackson

The W Fort Lauderdale offers the ultimate in get-aways. Located on Fort Lauderdale’s pristine, white sand beach, the hotel boasts stunning water views, and everything a traveler needs to find fun in the sun.

The accommodations at the W are all about comfort and luxury. Starting with the 400-square foot Wonderful Room, all rooms come with high definition flat screen televisions and complimentary internet service. If you need more space you might opt for the 1,495-square foot condo style Two Bedroom Flats. Or indulge in the ultimate setting in the 4,330-square foot Extreme Wow Suite, which is a two bed room penthouse suite. For year long accommodations inquire about the Residences at W Fort Lauderdale.

While staying at the W, you can keep fit at the 24-hour Sweat Fitness Center. This area boasts strength machines, cardio equipment, free weights, yoga equipment, and boxing stations. If you prefer a pool to the surf, the hotel has two infinity edge pools, complete with hot tubs, cabanas and poolside snacks and beverages. If it is pampering you want look no further than the Bliss Spa. Here you can indulge in massage/spa treatments, manicures and pedicures, waxing, or shopping in the retail store. You will find breakfast, lunch and dinner at Steak 954, which specializes in steak and seafood. For lighter fare and cocktails choose the Living Room, Poolside Grill & Bar, or Whiskey Blue. If you are in the mood to venture off sight there are many area attractions including the Museum of Discovery and Science and the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum. You can take to the water on the Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruises.

To experience the best of Fort Lauderdale, look no further than the W. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today.

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Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel
1140 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
By Chrystyne Jackson

Fort Lauderdale is a beautiful and exciting city. Make the most of your visit by staying at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel. This hotel boasts 486 guestrooms and suites decorated in a bold aquamarine and white color scheme and equipped with contemporary furnishings.

Rooms at the Sheraton are spacious and comfortable. Most rooms feature views of the Atlantic Ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway. Choose from a king or two double bed room, or a one or two bedroom suite. High speed Internet access is available.

The hotel has outstanding amenities. Take a dip in one of the two outdoor heated pools. There is beach access, and snorkeling lessons are available. Nearby there is golf, sight seeing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, sailing, and more. If you maintain a fitness regime, you don’t have to miss a beat. The Sheraton Fitness Programmed by Core Performance fitness center features state of the art cardio and strength equipment. There are nearby golf courses and tennis courts. Enjoy light fare at Link@Sheraton Café. Dos Caminos features Mexican cuisine. Beach Bar and Grill offers American dishes. Socialize over cocktails and snacks at Wreck Bar. When exploring the local area be sure to visit the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Old Fort Lauderdale Museum of History, the Museum of Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale Historic Museum, Graves Museum of Archaeology and Natural History, and the Seminole Okalee Indian Village and Museum. A day trip will take you to the Everglades Holiday Park, where you can take an airboat ride, and Butterfly World/Tradewinds Park, the largest butterfly park in the world.

Turn your visit to Fort Lauderdale into a memorable experience by staying at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today.

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Gallery ONE - A DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
2670 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
By Doree Simon

Gallery ONE sits right on the Atlantic Ocean coastline and is an ideal lodging option for any traveler visiting Fort Lauderdale. This non-smoking DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lauderdale is located along sunny Fort Lauderdale's Intracoastal Waterway, conveniently at an official Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi stop. Just minutes from Fort Lauderdale Beach, upscale and affordable shopping and eating, and many of Fort Lauderdale's main attractions, the DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lauderdale is the perfect destination for Florida travelers.

Gallery ONE is an all-suite hotel between the buzzing city and the calming Atlantic Ocean. Each one- or two-bedroom suite provides guests with a kitchen with stainless appliances, marble in the bathrooms, a 42-inch Plasma television, and spectacular views of either the fun-filled city or shimmering Atlantic.

Located directly across from high-end shopping and dining in and around the Galleria Mall, the DoubleTree by Hilton is one of Fort Lauderdale's most conveniently located lodging options. Also a short  3-block walk from Fort Lauderdale Beach, this hotel provides its guests with everything they could want, from luxurious amenities, plush bedding, and convenient access to various locations.

Gallery ONE's 8,000 square feet of meeting space and 5,000 square feet of outdoor waterfront space provide Fort Lauderdale visitors with flexible and convenient options for weddings, parties, group meetings, and more. An accommodating Sales and Catering Team can help arrange everything from start to finish to make all of Gallery ONE's occasions perfect for everyone.

The DoubleTree by Hilton offers fantastic Wedding and Honeymoon packages, as well as various other great seasonal specials including a Pre-cruise package, Sweet Romance Getaway, Bed and Breakfast Package, senior rates, advanced purchase rates, and government and military deals.

On your next trip to "The Venice of America", consider booking a stay at Gallery ONE. The friendly and accommodating staff of this reputable DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lauderdale will help you with anything from reservations, check-in at 3 p.m., check-out at 11 p.m., events and catering, and all other travel needs. Just click here (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to let WhatsCheaper.com help you book your reservations today!

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