Local Attractions

View our list of local attractions and things to do in Ft Lauderdale during your stay at Pelican Grand.


Welcome to some of the best shopping in South Florida. In Fort Lauderdale, you'll find a wide variety of boutiques and shops to choose from. From a walk along quirky Las Olas Boulevard to bargain hunting at Sawgrass Mills to over-the-top options at Bal Harbour, you're sure to find the perfect item for everyone on your list - especially you!

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Come experience the Miami Heat! If football is more your style, cheer on the Miami Dolphins. For hockey fans, we have the Florida Panthers. Maybe soccer is your preference. We have you covered! You can take in a Florida Strikers match. And did we mention baseball? A Miami Marlins game is one for the memories.

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Arts & Entertainment

Take in a Broadway play. Watch a world-famous ballet company. Visit the Perez Art Musuem for some cutting edge art. Maybe you want to get your blood pumping at a concert. With some of the best entertainment venues in South Florida, Fort Lauderdale always has something to see and do.

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Did you know that gambling is legal in South Florida? We have a wide variety of casinos near Fort Lauderdale, with everything from poker to horse racing to nightlife. Find your perfect night adventure at one of the South Florida casino options and spend a night betting against Lady Luck!

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There is always something to do in Fort Lauderdale. You can visit the Everglades, take a water taxi all over the Fort Lauderdale waterways, see live pink flamingos, hang out with butterflies or cuddle a tiger cub. Then, head to Miami's Wynwood district from some inspiring street art.

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Not all parks have green grass. Here in South Florida, some of the best parks have miles of pristine beaches, amazing snorkeling and paddleboarding, and great hiking. There are some great parks in the heart of Fort Lauderdale and very close by. Live like a local!

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