Top 5 Reasons to Spend the Holidays in Fort Lauderdale


Who says the holidays have to include snowmen and fireplaces? If you’re looking to escape the chilly winters and celebrate in shorts and a t-shirt, a Fort Lauderdale holiday vacation might just be the perfect place. From boat parades to beer festivals, there are activities to get everyone in the holiday spirit the Florida way!

Here are five activities for your holiday beach getaway:

  1. The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade
    An annual one-of-a-kind tradition in South Florida that draws more than a million viewers along the 12-mile route each year. For more information, go here.
  2. Share a beer with Santa at one of many beer festivals in FLL
    Look no further for a delicious craft brew than Fort Lauderdale, the city typically has multiple festivals every month, each with a fun theme. If you are looking for a brewery crawl, we highly recommend the Wynwood Brewery Crawl to check out several local breweries. Check out other beer festivals here.
  3. Find your favorite food truck(s)
    Fort Lauderdale’s food scene is booming and also very convenient. Food trucks offer a variety of dishes at locations throughout the city. From Mediterranean cuisine to BBQ and New York style subs and wings, Fort Lauderdale’s food truck scene covers every taste bud. Check out some of the best and where you can find them here.
  4. Soak up some sun at a local beach
    How about a sand angel? The beaches of south Florida are some of the best in the country and with temperatures in the 70s and 80s throughout the winter months, every day is a beach day. There are plenty of beach options for every traveler and you can look at all of your beach options here.
  5. Get in a holiday workout on the beach
    Have you been eating too many holiday treats and are looking to do a little exercise? How about a gym with a view? Calisthenics Park at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park offers a wide array of equipment for a full-body burn and a prime view of the waterfront.

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