Destination guide

Travel to lively Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Enjoy the live music and other features of Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Renowned for its bars, beaches and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Historic Stranahan House Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown Fort Lauderdale a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deerfield Beach Pier (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Water Taxi (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Funderdome (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ride Rocketman South Florida (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Boomers (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • K1 Speed (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Fort Lauderdale is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Riverwalk (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Patrick J. Meli Park and Community Center (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Las Olas Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Colohatchee Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Fly into Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE-Fort Lauderdale Executive), which is 5.4 mi (8.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,247 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 946 Houses to 795 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Mid Beach: 1,016 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Beach: 4,925 holiday homes
  • Central Beach: 288 holiday homes
  • North Beach: 2,199 holiday homes
  • South Corals: 84 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fort Lauderdale History Center: 6,818 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Discovery and Science: 6,803 holiday lettings
  • Broward County Library: 6,820 holiday lettings
  • Stranahan House: 6,809 holiday lettings
  • NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale: 6,932 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 946 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 795 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 60 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,474 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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