Plantation FL Hotel Area Guide
The breathtakingly beautiful Fort Lauderdale Beach is among the most famous in the world. Water as far as the eye can see, blue skies, Florida sun and sand offer not only a view beyond compare but also the perfect location for daytime activities and exciting Fort Lauderdale nightlife.
Plantation's slogan is "The Grass is Greener" - that alone peaks one's curiosity! Plantation is located in Central Broward County and is bordered by Lauderhill to the northeast, Sunrise to the north and west, Davie to the south and Fort Lauderdale to the East.
Film Makers made Plantation City Hall the backdrop for part of the film, There's something about Mary. Mary's childhood home was also filmed just a few miles from City Hall. Plantation Golf Course (now closed) was the site of the famous Caddyshack pool scene.
Plantation began to populate in the 1940's and is now the home to large corporations, world-class shopping malls, and of course, neighbor to the ever popular Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach was hugely popular for decades as a mecca for college spring breakers following the 1960 release of the movie Where the Boys Are.
Fort Lauderdale has now transformed itself into a year-around destination that has enormous appeal to all ages. It is beautiful, friendly and exciting - an international center for business, culture, and FUN.
A sunny metropolis and a vacation spot all in one, Fort Lauderdale and Plantation are two of South Florida's favorite spots to visit and to live!