4 Art and History Tours in Fort Lauderdale

By Kara Franker Want to see some art while you're in Fort Lauderdale? Here are three tours you'll enjoy... FAT Village Art Walk Enjoy an evening of great art, live music and much more as you explore this unique neighborhood of shops, cafes and galleries. This former downtown warehouse village…

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Bermuda Triangle Flight 19: The Lost Patrol from Fort Lauderdale

By Steve Winston On Dec. 5, 1945, four months after the end of World War II, five “Avenger” torpedo bombers took off from the Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale. Referred to now as "Bermuda Triangle Flight 19," they were headed east for the Bahamas to practice bombing runs on a sunken ship. The…

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A Family-Friendly Vacation in Fort Lauderdale

Culture, education and fun are easily found on a family-friendly vacation to Fort Lauderdale. By Lillian Seays As soon as school was out, our grandchildren wasted no time cashing in on our promise to take them on vacation. Planning a retreat for an African-American family of four requires a…

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Indulge in Daily Delights at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale

By Kara Franker The Sonesta Fort Lauderdale, a AAA Four Diamond-rated resort, overlooks the white sand and blue waters that line seven-mile Fort Lauderdale beach. The hotel offers experiences for guests and locals alike via its Food is Art, Liquid Art and Everyday Surprises programs. And, as…

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Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour & Riverside Hotel Package

By Kara Franker Explore the history and beauty of Fort Lauderdale by rolling through the city on a special Segway tour. And sweeten the deal with a Riverside Hotel package, including an overnight stay at the historic Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Blvd…

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West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale: Museums, Nature & Culture

By VISIT FLORIDA staff When you're in South Florida, here are some of the highlights of heritage, nature and culture to be found in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Heritage Highlights The oldest surviving structure in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale's 1901 Historic Stranahan House Museum…

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Fort Lauderdale's Mai Kai: Hula History in Florida

By Gary McKechnie If you don’t know about the Mai Kai Polynesian dinner show on Fort Lauderdale’s Federal Highway (U.S. 1), it’s a legend among fans of tiki culture, the retro kitsch style that sprang up when the South Pacific began to infiltrate the American culture through Hawaiian dance, bamboo…

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