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What To Do In Fort Lauderdale

  Fort Lauderdale2 When you think of a South Florida coastal city like Fort Lauderdale, you probably think of beaches. While it’s true that this city does play host to some of the finest stretches of sand and waterfront estates, there’s plenty more to see and do during your stay. In fact, you may even wish to settle down here. As an integral part of this city’s real estate and construction, we are dedicated at VCM Builders to showcasing what fuels our passion for this incredible location. Join us as we examine some of the best attractions to see when you visit Ft. Lauderdale.  

The Top 10 Attractions in Ft. Lauderdale

As experts in this city’s layout and culture, we’re here to confidently show you ten must see locations and attractions. 10. Stranahan House This historical house is the oldest building in Broward County and one of the most popular historical sites in the city. The architecture calls to mind the classic “frontier” look and recalls the history of how the city was formed. It was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, the first white settler to the area. Daily tours are offered and no reservations are required. 9 . Butterfly World Located only fifteen miles north of downtown Ft. Lauderdale, Butterfly world is an incredible natural exhibit that opened in 1988. A screened in aviary showcases a tropical rain forest filled with caterpillars and butterflies of all shapes and sizes. Outside the aviary are a pond, gift shop, and some incredible gardens to explore. 8. Jungle Queen Riverboat Tours There are two distinct tours offered across several boats from this attraction. With a Sightseeing Cruise, you can spend a luxurious three hours heading up the New River past the famous Millionaire’s Row, through downtown, the Everglades, and finally the Jungle Queen Indian Village. There is also a Barbecue and Shrimp Dinner Cruise that lasts four hours and takes a trip up New River to a destination where you can enjoy all-you-can-eat shrimp and ribs. 7. Flamingo Gardens This elegant stretch of jungle in South Florida houses some of the only natural jungle growths in the state. With an open aviary, a crocodile lagoon, and plenty more to offer, visitor will find a lot to love about this unique and natural exhibit. 6. Sawgrass Recreation Park While many perceive the Everglades as swamp land, this park shows that it’s so much more. A narrated airboat tour is offered which showcases the various flora and fauna in this part of Florida. The tour will also show you reconstructed Seminole villages and a vanishing species exhibit. 5. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park This 180-acre park is known for its incredible beaches and swimming. With freshwater lagoons, saltwater beaches, and a nature walk, there are a variety of activities you can enjoy when you visit this attraction. 4. Bonnet House Museum & Gardens This is another historical estate that was built in the 1920s and was once the home of two famous artists: Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett. Tours are available Tuesday Through Sunday and a gift shop features numerous souvenirs as well. 3. Museum of Art Founded in 1958, this museum is a pristine example of various South Florida and Caribbean art styles. This place has something for everyone: from wine tastings, to film showings, to family activities and more. 2. Museum of Discovery and Science This interactive museum creates fun learning experiences around ecology, health, and space. It has a strong focus on the local environment. Exhibits include a real coral reef with tropical fish, an oak forest replica, and a recreation of hurricane force winds. 1. Fort Lauderdale Beach What kind of list would this be without a mention of the beaches? Millions of people come each year to experience the cleanliness and perfection of these wonderful stretches of sand and ocean. Everything from volleyball, to boating, to jet skiing, snorkeling, and more is available to those who come to visit. In the end, Fort Lauderdale is place where plenty of people visit, but most of them want to stay once they’ve seen what it has to offer.  

The Perfect Place to Visit or Stay

Fort Lauderdale is an incredible city that will captivate you from the moment you cross into its borders. The incredible luxury and quality of the city’s architecture is matched only by the wealth of things to see and do. At VCM Builders, we are focused on finding South Florida’s gems and polishing them to perfection. This city captivated us like so many others, so much so that we opened a new office in the city’s beating heart: Las Olas Boulevard. Our presence here has already been a great boon to the success and growth happening all around us. Our luxury homes have been welcomed with open arms as more people seek out this unique location. For luxury and quality, choose VCM Builders for all of your real estate construction needs.
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North Miami Beach, FL 33160
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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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