Things to do in Fort Lauderdale
Holding court on 315 feet of South Florida's finest golden-sand coastline, W Fort Lauderdale is the hottest destination to emerge on the scene since South Beach. W Fort Lauderdale invites guests to explore all the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale. Transformed into an epicenter of modern luxury and choice gourmet cuisine, world-class shopping, legendary beaches, 3,000 hours of sunshine year-round and 300 miles of waterways, Fort Lauderdale is considered the Venice of America. Oh, and it just happens to be the yachting capital of the world, too! With 23 miles of beachfront and five million square feet of luxury shopping and dining just minutes from our gorgeous it-spot, this is your personal playground where moments are magical and dreams turn into reality.
What floats your boat? Fly over the waves windsurfing and jet skiing, or dive under to explore fascinating sites. Reel in the big fish or rake 'em in at the casino. Tee off at championship golf courses or go whee! as you zoom across the Everglades in a hydrocraft. Jock out watching the area's professional sports teams, from Marlins and Dolphins to Panthers and Heat, and even go loco at Jai-Alai. Go from beach chair to room in four minutes, then step out to the Riverwalk District for theater and sizzling nightlife.
Here for work? A large portfolio of Fortune 500 and blue chip companies are a short drive away. Mix business with pleasure and have a ton of fun in the sun whether you're exploring posh nosh, sizzling at salsa, sailing into the sunset or playing beach blanket bingo. Winding down or gearing up, there's always something to do in Fort Lauderdale. Arriving to escape has never been easier with three international airports only a short drive away - Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International (FTL) 7 miles, Miami International (MIA) 32 miles, and Palm Beach International (PBI) 46 miles.