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Fort Lauderdale, Florida | History & Nature

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | History & Nature

Hidden among the high rise hotels and 24-hour dining spots that stretch along the A1A as it follows Florida’s eastern shore in Fort Lauderdale is 35 acres of lush land surrounding an impressive home that is as rich in history as it is in natural beauty. The Bonnet House Museum is dedicated to historic and environmental reservation, as well as to learning and creative expression. Directly across busy Sunrise Boulevard from the Bonnet House is another place to retreat from the endless action of Fort Lauderdale. The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is Birch’s former estate and was a gift from him to the state of Florida with the goal of protecting this piece of subtropical paradise from development.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Museum of Science and Discovery

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Museum of Science and Discovery

If you’re traveling with kids, the Museum of Science and Discovery in Fort Lauderdale should be at the top of your list (if you can tear them away from the beach, that is). Children and adults can become immersed in interactive exhibits about a wide range of topics from prehistoric animals and giant sharks to aerospace and aviation to water conservation and hurricane prediction. The common thread tying all of the exhibits together is that they are all relevant to life in Florida.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL | Nature & Wildlife

Fort Lauderdale, FL | Nature & Wildlife

Fort Lauderdale is an action-packed beach city with 24-hour restaurants and endless entertainment options among the high rise hotels and multi-million dollar homes. However, there are several places where it’s easy to escape the nonstop action and simply enjoy the beauty of plants and animals in their native habitats.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Dining Out

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Dining Out

Eating options are seemingly endless in Fort Lauderdale, especially in the bustling downtown area and along the beachfront. One thing that’s noticeable here is that no matter what time of day or night it may be, there’s always somewhere within a few blocks where you can find a meal. While late night or early morning dining may not be part of your usual routine, it’s always good to know where you can go when hunger strikes.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale may once have been synonymous with spring break crowds, and there’s still plenty of action for the party-goers, from late-night clubs to all-night dining options.

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