Destination guide

The lively city of Southeast Florida awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Southeast Florida. This city's beaches, shopping and seaside draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Broward Center for the Performing Arts or Historic Stranahan House Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Southeast Florida

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Southeast Florida a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Java's Family Fun Center (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Flamingo Gardens (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Heron Bay Golf Club (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Jacaranda Golf Club (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Frank Veltri Tennis Center (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Woodmont Country Club (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Southeast Florida

Travelers love Southeast Florida for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Southeast Florida is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sawgrass Recreation Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Sawgrass Recreational Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Regional Park at Weston (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Everglades Holiday Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Markham Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Emerald Estates Park (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Southeast Florida

The nearest airport is in Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE-Fort Lauderdale Executive), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Miami, FL (OPF-Opa Locka Executive), which is 28.9 mi (46.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Fort Lauderdale Station, Fort Lauderdale Station and Fort Lauderdale Cypress Creek Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Southeast Florida by jumping on the metro at Palmetto Station, Okeechobee Station or Hialeah Station.

Where to stay near Southeast Florida?

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