Take Note of Fort Lauderdale's Top 10 Romantic Things to Do

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the right place for a romantic stay. Whether for a honeymoon, anniversary or just a weekend away, the city's blue-wave sparkling beaches, world-famous Five-Star hotels, romantic fine dining restaurants and sizzling nightlife, and an endless list of possibilities of things to do make this the perfect place. It's right here that lifetime memories are made, and we at 10best are very familiar with Fort Lauderdale and what is available to the anticipating guest and for the locals as well. Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America with its 300 miles of navigable waterways and what better way to take advantage than on the Jungle Queen Riverboat Tour. This three-hour Middle River tour of Millionaire's Row, Downtown Fort Lauderdale and a bit of the Everglades. For the perfect evening out take in one of many professional performances at the Broward Center For The Performing Arts. This state-of-art-facility is the pride of Broward County and the epicenter of live theater. To get a sense of the exciting and fascinating history of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County itself, spend an afternoon at Stranahan House, the county's oldest building and its most popular historical site. The Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is a 1920's house set on 35 acres of home to one of the Southeast's largest collections of orchids as well as parrots, swans and even wild monkeys which makes the most ideal romantic afternoon. What better place to spend a romantic vacation than right right here in Fort Lauderdale. 

Flamingo Gardens


Containing some of the last natural jungle growth in South Florida, Flamingo Gardens is one of the oldest Botanical gardens in this part of the state and a fasicnating place to visit. Consisting of a one-and-a-half-acre free-flight aviary...  Read More

Hollywood Beach Broadwalk
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Perhaps the most popular of all Fort Lauderdale area free attractions, the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, located just south of Fort Lauderdale has been named one of America's best boardwalks by a national travel magazine, is a beloved brick-paved...  Read More



Walk from the beach into one of Fort Lauderdale's favorite tranquil parks, The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. This immediate getaway is a 180-acre park that lies on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and the Inland Waterway. Popular for...  Read More

Tropical Adventure Cruise


Tropical Adventure Cruise has just the ticket for family-fun and one of the best tours of this exciting area. It's easy to understand why this affordable cruise is among the top family attractions in the Ft. Lauderdale area, but only when you've...  Read More

Stranahan House


Sitting on its original site among the gleaming modern high rises of downtown Fort Lauderdale is Broward County's oldest building and its most popular historical site, Stranahan House. This house is a classic example of "Florida Frontier"...  Read More

Museum of Art
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Add some color to your Fort Lauderdale itinerary with the Museum of Art on Las Olas Boulevard. Founded in 1958 and set in an amazing Edward Larrabee Barnes-designed architectural masterpiece, this museum boasts alluring temporary exhibits and a...  Read More



Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is a striking historic site and is a must-see in Fort Lauderdale. Set amidst a peaceful seaside oasis overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the unique 1920s-era house was once the beloved home of free spirited artists...  Read More



Located in the popular Riverwalk area, this prestigious performing arts center brings a wide variety of cultural programs to Broward County. You can experience ballet, theater, musical performances and opera all under one roof. First class...  Read More



The Jungle Queen Riverboat Company actually has several boats and offers two distinct tours. The Sightseeing Cruise is about three hours and takes you up the New River, past the fascinating Millionaire's Row, through downtown Fort Lauderdale, a...  Read More



This beach chic destination is one of Broward County's exceptional Blue Wave Beaches. The world-famous Fort Lauderdale beachfront boasts four miles of publicly accessible coastline backed by a colorful array of exclusive shops, inviting sidewalk...  Read More


Meet Dale Mack

Dale Mack has been involved in Fort Lauderdale tourism and promotions for over twenty years. Working for Travelhost Magazine in Dallas, Texas, he was especially drawn to the edition...  More About Dale