Grand Resort and Spa: All Inclusive Gay Resort in Ft Lauderdale

By Jodi Mailander Farrell When it comes to romance and luxury, the Grand Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale -- the only gay property on the Travel Channel’s coveted list this year for “Best All-Inclusive Resorts” -- ranks up there with high-end resorts in Mexico, Antigua and Australia. One of the…

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The W Hotel Fort Lauderdale: Girls Night Out

By Kara Franker Ready to plan your next girls' night out (GNO?) I have the perfect locale for you — the W Hotel Fort Lauderdale. I recruited some of my fave gal pals, rented a limo, and got ready for a night out at the trendy and luxurious W Fort Lauderdale, one of the best hotels in the area. We…

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7 Reasons to Visit Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s Gay Capital

By Jodi Mailander Farrell Progressive Fort Lauderdale has been proudly celebrating and courting the LGBTQ community for decades, recently incorporating transgender models into its mainstream tourism ads. The diverse and cosmopolitan city benefits from what Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando)…

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Ideas for Your Family Vacation in Fort Lauderdale

By Jodi Mailander Farrell Once an iconic Spring Break city, Fort Lauderdale has left behind its “Where the Boys Are” past to become “Where the Families Are.” Sun-drenched debauchery has been replaced with child-friendly waterside restaurants, resorts that cater to kids, and family-centric…

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Cruising from Fort Lauderdale: 3 Ways to Extend Your Vacation

When planning a trip from one of the top ports in the world, be sure to include vacation time on shore. Port Everglades, which has the largest cruise terminal and docks the largest cruise ships in the world, benefits from its sunny beach-city location and being so close to Fort…

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A Visitor's Guide: What To Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale

By Steve Winston How’s a visitor to know where to begin exploring the multifaceted tropical metropolis of Fort Lauderdale? We’ve compiled a list of what to do in Fort Lauderdale to get you started. RESTAURANTS Lester’s Diner – A true Fort Lauderdale landmark, this ‘50s diner has been serving…

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Relax & Unwind at the Lago Mar Resort and Club in Fort Lauderdale

Close by to the chic shops and restaurants of Las Olas Boulevard, Lago Mar Resort & Spa is an elegant, luxurious haven. At Lago Mar Resort & Club, just minutes from the hip downtown scene in Fort Lauderdale, rejuvenate yourself with massages and facials. Relax on the resort's exclusive beach…

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The Atlantic Hotel and Spa in Fort Lauderdale

By Kara Franker Situated just across from Fort Lauderdale's sprawling stretch of sandy beach, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa is located on famed A1A. With a yellow stair-cased shaped exterior designed to maximize ocean views, this boutique hotel is a great place to escape and unwind in sunny South…

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The W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale: Luxurious Beach Escape in Florida

By Kara Franker Where did Lady Gaga stay when she visited Fort Lauderdale for her ARTPOP Tour? Why, the W, of course. A hidden playground of the stars, the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, sits on a seductive stretch of sand in the heart of all the action on North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard…

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