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Fort Lauderdale Hot Spots


South Florida’s tourism scene is among the top in the nation, with a bevy of hotspots and activities for people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in. With an estimated 113 million tourists visiting from out of state, Florida takes on a certain level of responsibility to provide out of towners fun and interesting things to do. Standing at the height of the tourist hotspots lies Fort Lauderdale and its surrounding areas. Compiled below are some of the most popular Fort Lauderdale hot spots for visitors to explore.


  1. Las Olas


    Widely considered to be the hottest place to go in Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas offers residents and tourists a wide assortment of activities for anyone’s interests. Some of the more popular restaurants include: American Social, The Floridian, Raw Poke Bar, Rocco’s Tacos, Sky Thai Sushi and the Royal Pig Pub. Each offers great food at reasonable prices.


    Among the art galleries on Las Olas are the National Geographic Fine Art Gallery, Bellagio International Gallery, Wyland Gallery and Sienna Fine Art.


    Additonally, Las Olas presents visitors with clothing boutiques, jewelers, fresh produce vendors, and salons & spas. There’s no shortage of things to do in this Fort Lauderdale hot spot.


  2. Blue Martini Lounge


    Blue Martini Fort Lauderdale is where anyone and everyone goes for a good time. Like the name suggests, Blue Martini is known for providing great drinks and entertainment in an upscale environment. Open 7 nights a week, there’s no way visitors can leave without having one of the best times of their life.


  3. America’s Backyard


    America’s backyard comes in as one of Fort Lauderdale’s Hot Spots and hidden gems. Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, this outdoor venue has hosted some of the city’s most exciting parties and is one of the most popular Fort Lauderdale hot spots. ABY is a great place to enjoy drinks and music in a relaxed atmosphere and take advantage of the beautiful south Florida weather. There are even set ups for offices to host meetings in a more comfortable atmosphere.


  4. The Culture Room


    This live music venue is known for providing an amazing concert experience for music lovers. The Culture Room brings the feel of a classic concert with a room shaking sound system and lighting to give the show life. Anyone looking to take in live music is best served heading over to the Culture Room.


  5. The Manor


The Manor is a go-to for those seeking a night of dancing. With a chic, classy, and sophisticated feel, the Manor has been voted as one of the best dance clubs in Fort Lauderdale. It bodes well for the LGBTQ community, as it is located in the heart of Wilton Manors, which is known for being South Florida's premier LGBTQ destination.