Ask anyone coming to Fort Lauderdale and it's all about the beaches. They're legendary. They appear on postcards, in movies and the internet. From kids to college students to newlyweds to movie stars, Ft. Lauderdale beaches have seen them all. For you, if you are planning the perfect vacation day soaking up the sun, playing in the sand, or swimming in the ocean, then our Fort Lauderdale guide is just what you need. Our 10Best list highlights the best places to soak up the sun, with Fort Lauderdale Beach being a favorite of our editors and readers. But if you're more interested in seeing nature up close and personal on unspoiled coastlines, then plan a day at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, or the refined Hillsboro Beach. Families especially love the popular playful sands of Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach and Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, where sun worshippers and the playful at heart gather for the full Florida experience. For the visitor who not only wants the sun, the fun and the ocean as well as convenient shopping and dining, it's off to the famous Hollywood Beach with its Broadwalk and endless fun. And, of course, for those whose ideal day on the beach means rest and relaxation, surrounded by hushed tropical breezes and swaying palm trees, then it's off to Hallandale Beach or the tranquil Dania Beach. So the turn off the laptop and the cell phone, pack your beach attire, and get ready for a relaxing day of taking in rays.