Fort Lauderdale is a kid-friendly city if ever there was one. Once primarily known as a spring break destination, this tropical getaway has turned into a wonderland of opportunity with the entire family in mind. We at 10Best have searched out the kid-friendly events and facilities the city has to offer to present to eager parents and grandparents who want their children and grandchildren to have a great time on vacation as well. Offering outdoor excursions such as the Anne Kolb Nature Center or the Tropical Adventure Cruise, Everglades Holiday Park or the always exciting Sea Experience, kids will thrill at this chance to get up close and personal with the best of the outdoors. You'll find that this city has some of the very best museums around. Make a one-stop experience at the Museum of Discovery and Science and its AutoNation IMAX Theatre. Do they want hands-on crafts and fun? Head to the Young At Art Children's Museum in near-by Davie. Create memories and take the kids to a Florida Panthers hockey game at the fabulous BB&T Center in Sunrise. With the abundance of parks, endless beaches, great restaurants that welcome kids, exercise facilities, jogging and walking trails and with the best weather on earth, kids will fall in love with South Florida right along with Mom and Dad.