Ocean at sunset.

Fort Lauderdale Parks

It's not just about the green, but the blue - Caribbean blue waters in South Florida.

When it gets hot, the locals know to get into the water – either a pool or, more often, the ocean. Since we're in the tropics, we have plenty of warm, crystal clear blue water to choose from!

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Located in Fort Lauderdale, only a short walk from shopping and dining options, the park offers canoeing, hiking and beaches for relaxing.


Oleta River State Park

To live like a local, head to Oleta River Park. With great beaches and picnicking locations, it's good for the day. And be sure to go paddleboarding!


Venetian Pool

Located in Coral Gables, the Venetian Pool is an 82,000 gallon series of pools featuring bridges and waterfalls – all made of actual coral. This is a must-see!