Local Attractions

Come for the weather. Stay for the activities!

View our various guides to the many attractions and options for exploration here in our beautiful South Florida destination.

Women shopping.


Welcome to some of the best shopping in South Florida. 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!

Shopping In Fort Lauderdale

Football stadium.

Miami’s Professional Sports

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 baseball is your preference. You can take in a Miami Marlins game. And soon you’ll be able to cheer on the all new Inter Miami CF soccer team.

Miami Professional Sports Info

Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art.

Arts & Entertainment

Take in a Broadway play. Watch a world-famous ballet company. Visit the Perez Art Museum for some cutting-edge art. Maybe you want to get your blood pumping at a concert. We are near some of the best entertainment venues in South Florida, so there is always something to see or do.

Discover Arts & Entertainment

Fort Lauderdale casino.


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 adventure at one of the casinos and spend a night betting against Lady Luck!

Visit South Florida Casinos

Fort Lauderdale canals.


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 for some inspiring street art.

Sightseeing In Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Oleta River state park.


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

Visit Fort Lauderdale Parks

Book Your Stay

Savor the sophisticated yet relaxed Florida vibe that permeates our beachfront oasis.


Book Your Stay

Savor the sophisticated yet relaxed Florida vibe that permeates our beachfront oasis.



A GRAND 20th Anniversary Platinum Celebration

Pelican Grand Beach Resort is celebrating 20 years of unforgettable beachfront memories. Join us in commemorating your own memorable coastal escape and enjoy 20% off your room rate and a $20 per person, per day resort credit from now until December 20, 2024. Discover the timeless allure of our Fort Lauderdale castle in the sand as we feature a series of special events and promotions throughout the year.


Gift Cards Now Available

Give the gift of exploration and relaxation at our beachfront resort in Fort Lauderdale. Gift cards to Pelican Grand Beach Resort, PURE Spa and OCEAN2000 are now available for purchase.