Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Today, the city is a major tourist destination attracting millions of visitors a year with its unique charms. Home to more than 100 boatyards and marinas, the greater Fort Lauderdale area offers more than 4,000 restaurants and 100 nightclubs, as well as near-endless amusements and attractions ranging from beaches, watersports and nightlife to shopping and museums. To learn more about Fort Lauderdale attractions and some of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, visit www.sunny.org/visitors/.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Area Hotel -An ideal Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port hotel that offers easy access to Miami and South Beach attractions, the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Hotel in Hollywood, Florida is a prime location for seeing it all. Take advantage of our hop-on, hop-off Water Taxi service that picks you up at the hotel and shuttles you to Hollywood, South Beach and Fort Lauderdale, plus indulge in a wide array of resort amenities.
Guests of the upscale Hollywood, Florida hotel are treated to spacious deluxe guest rooms with water view balconies and convenient kitchenettes, signature Sleep Advantage amenities, plush bathrobes, more than 10,000 square feet of event and function space, 24-hour business center, direct beach access across the street, modern fitness center, on-site bistro and poolside bar, luxurious outdoor infinity pool, jacuzzi and Cool Beans Coffee Shop. An ideal spot for business and pleasure, connect to a choice of complimentary high-speed wireless and wired internet service throughout the 100% smoke-free guest rooms.
South Beach and Miami, Florida -Just 18 miles from our hotel, South Beach and Miami, Florida are home to a dazzling array of adventures both on and off the beach. Whether you're seeking the seductive nightlife, designer shopping, sunny beaches or looking for the ultimate sports action, Miami, Florida and South Beach offer unparalleled excitement and glamour.
Take in a Miami Dolphins football game, hit a Miami Heat basketball game or a Florida Panthers hockey game, tour the Art Deco Historic District, indulge in the rocking Ocean Drive nightlife action or spend a delightful day perusing Lincoln Road boutiques. To learn more about South Beach Miami, Florida attractions, restaurants, beaches and fun things to do, visit www.visitsouthbeachonline.com.
Miami, Florida Events & Attractions
- Miami Heat (NBA)
- Florida Panthers (NHL)
- Miami Dolphins (NFL)
- Florida Marlins (MLB)- new stadium opening for 2012 season
- Miami Beach
- University of Miami sports - Miami Hurricanes (NCAA)
- Miami Museum of Science and Space
- Miami Metro Zoo
- Miami Seaquarium
- Parrot Jungle and Gardens
- Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Things to Do in South Beach Miami, Florida
- Art Deco Historic District
- Cruise Ocean Drive
- Shop Lincoln Road boutiques
- Hit the beach from Collins Park to South
Fort Lauderdale & South Beach Miami, Florida Tours -See the best of Miami South Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida on a Water Taxi tour. Cruise down the Intracoastal Waterway on the Water Taxi past lavish mansions on private islands surrounding Miami while dolphins bob along in the water. A tropical experience that captures the vibe of Miami, the catamaran ride offers a unique way to see the sights that is quite unlike any other. Many of the most extravagant mansions and yachts are located on places like Star Island, where access is restricted.
The South Beach Water Taxi service runs December through April and the Hollywood/ Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi service runs year round. Getting around South Beach is a breeze as you can board the convenient, inexpensive South Beach Local bus right at Miami Beach Marina where the boat docks for just 25 cents. Tickets for the Water Taxi can be purchased at the Front Desk of the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach or go to www.watertaxi.com for more information.