Plantation FL Hotel Area Attractions
By land or by sea, it's easy to get around to see the sights of the greater Fort Lauderdale area. With numerous charter and cruise rentals, you can get a full view of the city from the sea or tour the area by taxi and of course, your own vehicle. Try the famous water taxi for a special tour!
The hotel is located only 10 miles from the Fort Lauderdale International airport and either shuttles or taxi will quickly take you to the front door of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Plantation.
There are many events & attractions that draw tourists to this spectacular beach area, the biggest probably being the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show which this year is being held October 31 - November 4, 2013.
Consider some of the following as you enjoy Fort Lauderdale Beach:
A "must do" in Ft. Lauderdale, is a cruise on the Jungle Queen Riverboat - this 550 passenger boat has taken more than 15 million guests on fun-filled dinner cruises. www.junglequeeen.com
Definitely a convenient, fun and economical way to see the spots in Ft. Lauderdale is with the Water Taxi. www.watertaxi.com Buy a ticket and have unlimited boardings from a wide variety of local sights.
Looking for an exciting day away from Fort Lauderdale Beach? Visit the Ft. Lauderdale Antique Car Museum www.antiquecarmuseum.org or the Eco Discovery Center at the Museum of Discovery & Science. www.mods.org
Nature, Nature, Nature - what an attraction! The Flamingo Gardens www.flamingogardens.org in the winter months or Butterfly World www.butterflyworld.com year around are sights that attract adults to students.
There is certainly no shortage of things to do in the Fort Lauderdale Beach area. Try parasailing, snorkeling or stay on land and enjoy a round of golf on one of Fort Lauderdale's challenging courses.
And then, don't forget the Florida Everglades!
Located at the Bahia Mar Marina, the Spirit of Lauderdale has given many a visitor a memorable experience with full and half day sailing trips. www.tropicalsailing.com
If you'd like to make plans ahead of time, www.attractionguide.com/fort_lauderdale could be a big help to you.
Sightseeing by Water and Sea
- Carrie B Cruise Center
- Catamaran Cruises by Tropical Sailing
- Club Nautico Boat Rentals
- Fort Lauderdale Duck Tours
- Jungle Queen Riverboat
- Las Olas Gondola
- Riverfront Cruises & Anticipation Yachts
- Water Taxi
Experience The Natural World
- Seeing the Sea Turtles
- Blue Moon Outdoor Center
- Sea Experience Scuba Diving, Glassbottom & Snorkle Adventures
- Billie Swamp Safari
- Anne Kol Nature Center
- Atlantic Coast Kayak Company
- Butterfly World
- Everglades Day Safari
- Flamingo Gardens & Wray Botanical Collection
- Fern Forest Nature Center
- Sawgrass Nature Center
- Seminole Tribe of Florida
Water Sports & Recreation
- A1A Water Sports
- Alley-Oop Skim Florida
- Aloha Water Sports
- Aquatic Adventures
- Gold Coast Aquatic Adventures
The ocean's allure is obviously the most popular attraction in the Fort Lauderdale area, but there are plenty of other things do in Plantation, FL. Check out our area guide, shopping and events pages for even more information.