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Explore Fort Lauderdale Florida in a Day

Jan 28, 2019   //   by Fort Lauderdale Shuttle   //   Blog  //  No Comments

Fort Lauderdale formerly had a credit for being a Spring Break hotspot. While you can experience spring Break here, Fort Lauderdale has grown so much more than merely a place to hang out on the beach. Now a modern world-class stop all its own, Fort Lauderdale gives the ideal vacation for every age group, financial expectation, and every member of the family. While most people gather in Fort Lauderdale for relaxation in the sun and the sand and the magnificent year-round weather, there is so much extra than just the beaches and the beautiful people.

One day tour to Fort Lauderdale

One day tour to Fort Lauderdale

Your full day of the tour should start in one of the city’s favorite restaurant, The Original Pancake House. It has been the first favorite of locals and visitants alike for past 55 years — their location in Fort Lauderdale only a few miles from the beach on the south of Oakland Park. Here you will get breakfast for everyone with their various delicious, unique menu items.

First on the list will take you back to nature. Billie Swamp Safari is a must go place for the visitor who wants to experience all things in South Florida. Located in the Florida Everglades off of Alligator Alley you will get the Unconquered Seminole Tribe of Florida on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. Experience an Airboat Adventure Tour and Swamp Buggy Eco-Tour, which depart daily and run within 2200 acres of untamed forest. Here you will see an abundance of exotic and South Florida is recognized for native wildlife. Everyone will be excited by the interesting Swamp Critter Show and the Reptile Show. And don’t leave without eating in the Swamp Water Café, and maybe even getting a few souvenirs.
After a few times in the outdoors, now is the time to entertain in another Ft. Lauderdale love – shopping. And Ft. Lauderdale is identified for its incredible shopping venues. From the top notch and very prestigious Galleria on the east end of Sunrise Boulevard with a such names like the Apple Store, Neiman Marcus, the Red Door Salon and Spa by Elizabeth Arden, to the very famous Sawgrass Mills, placed at the far west end of Sunrise Boulevard, which gives low prices to enthusiastic shoppers with shops including Burberry Factory Outlet, Nordstrom Rack, and the tasty Cheesecake Factory. So there is no doubt that Ft. Lauderdale is a delight of shoppers.

With nightfall nearing, plan to begin on an Ft. Lauderdale classic venture on the Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise. This three-hour tour on the city’s historic New River is entirely narrated. The dinner cruise leaves daily at 6 p.m. with a full tantalizing meal and variety of entertaining shows. Listen in on the storyteller as you see this beautiful tour of the city. Pass by Millionaire’s Series and see extraordinary multi-million dollar yachts, and inspire the kids with a stop at a tropical isle to see unique birds, monkeys, and an alligator exhibition.

As you will see by now this one day, Ft. Lauderdale is full of activity for any visitant. This exciting tour may serve as a reminder that another visit may be necessary after all.

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