Local Area Attractions
Seminole Hard Rock Casino
Frequented by celebrities, musicians and fans from around the world, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida's top destination to ante up and double down. Located between the miles of Blue Wave Beaches of Greater Fort Lauderdale and the sexy cosmopolitan metropolis of Miami, the spirit of rock 'n' roll continually pulsates throughout the veins of this year-round hotspot. One of the world's most electrifying casinos, we invite you to PLAYHARD at the 140,000-square-foot Hollywood casino that includes separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, and a non-smoking room available for guests to enjoy.
In Addition to the casino Seminole Hard Rock offers a wide range of Restaurants, Clubs, Shopping, Live Entertainment, Concerts, & Much More!
Sawgrass Mills Mall
The largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the United States. With more than 350 stores, including outlet locations from Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Gap, plus value retailers OFF 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Marshalls and electronics superstore, BrandsMart USA, Sawgrass Mills has everything from fashion and jewelry to electronics, sporting equipment, beauty products, home accessories, toys and more. There is something for everyone in this enclosed, air conditioned and climate controlled mall. Shopping at Sawgrass Mills can’t be beat with over 40 exclusive outlets not found anywhere else in South Florida including Burberry Factory Outlet, David Yurman, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo Company Store and Tory Burch. Fashionistas will delight in luxury-brand shopping at The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills.
Bergeron Rodeo Grounds
For more than 40 years, the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida, has served as Davie’s main tourist attraction. This indoor/outdoor facility has been building and establishing itself as one of the up and coming multi-cultural locales in South Florida. Originally the center was established as a rodeo arena, but as the need for a more versatile activity increased, the arena expanded to meet the demands for such diverse events as top name concert entertainers and family events that include monster trucks, horse shows, dog shows, car shows, air boat shows, specialty shows and industrial shows. There is always something happening at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida.
The Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida is ideally located at the hub of transportation corridors. WEST of the Florida Turnpike (Griffin Rd. Exit), State Rd 7, I-95, SOUTH of I-595, State Rd 84 and EAST of I-75
for more information: http://www.davie-fl.gov/gen/daviefl_spclprjcts/bergeronrodeo
Flamingo Gardens is 60 acres of Tropical Paradise!The Wray Botanical Collection features over 3000 rare & exotic, tropical, subtropical, and native plants and trees. The Everglades Sanctuary is home to the largest collection of Florida native wildlife including alligators, bobcats, eagles, otters, panthers, peacock, and of course, flamingos. Flamingo Gardens is one of the oldest botanical gardens in South Florida. Originally founded by Floyd L. and Jane Wray as an orange grove, the not-for-profit botanical garden is home to 21 “Champion” trees, the largest trees of their species, including the largest tree in Florida.
Voted #1 Theme Park in S. Florida
- ABC Channel 10 Viewers Poll 2013
Best Place to Take the Kids
- ABC Channel 10 Viewers Poll 2012
Vista View Park
With 272 acres of green rolling hills and meadows, Vista View offers a wide range of activities. Some of the many amenities include two playgrounds, basketball courts, an equestrian corral, an airstrip for electric radio-controlled planes and glider pilots, and fishing docks, all surrounded by the original Imagination Farms Dairy. This Park is the site of a former landfill which obtained a clean bill of health in the 1990’s. The twin hills at the Park are one of the highest spots in Broward County. From the top, one can see Port Everglades and the downtown area of Fort Lauderdale to the east and the vast expanse of the Everglades to the west.
In addition, outdoor enthusiasts have been attracted to the park for its athletic challenges. The hills and fitness trail have become a training ground for many sporting activities.
*Located right across from Davie/ Ft. Lauderdale KOA
Old Davie School Historical Museum
Today, the Old Davie School Historical Museum is a historic, cultural, social and artistic resource dedicated to providing information and learning opportunities for students and the community. The building represents an irreplaceable link with the history of 20th century pioneering and early education in Western Broward County.
Having been restored, the Old Davie School has regained the integrity of its early years. The classrooms downstairs house the history of the pioneers' westward movement into the Everglades. Chock full of artifacts, photographs, articles, maps and historic items,with a visit to the museum you will step back in time and experience the history that shaped this community.
Las Olas Blvd.
Twinkling lights set the stage each evening for South Florida’s most architecturally unique, authentic, and eclectic shopping and dining district. Stroll the boulevard, duck in and out of our cool breezeways, and be delighted by what you’ll discover - nowhere else in Florida will you find. . . .Over 30 al fresco dining options, 10 major international art galleries, 2 world class museums, 65 unique shops filled with fashion, accessories, gifts, and more.
The Swap Shop
Giant indoor and outdoor flea market with amusement rides, video arcade, farmers market, restaurants & a drive-in movies Theater.
The Swap Shop is the most unique shopping experience anywhere, and has become a landmark business in South Florida. The Swap Shop is the second largest South Florida attraction with visitors from not only the United States and Canada but many foreign countries as well! It's not a surprise that in 1990 alone more than 12 million people visited the now world famous SWAP SHOP.
Billie Swamp Safari
Enjoy and experience the wonders of nature on your next family vacation. Glide effortlessly along the Airboat Trail through cypress domes and see alligators, turtles, fish, birds, raccoons and other animals in their natural environment. Splash through the swamp and view native and exotic wildlife such as bison, water buffalo, wild pigs, and ostriches up close while riding through the wetlands on a Swamp Buggy Eco-Tour, or sit back in the shade at the Herpetarium for the Snake Show, or Swamp Critter Show held daily
BB & T Center
The BB&T Center is the preeminent sports and entertainment venue in Florida, and among the best in the world, with more than two million customers entering its doors each year. Host to more than 200 events annually including Florida Panthers hockey, the BB&T Center annually ranks among the top 10 venues in the United States.
Horse Adventures Tree Tops Park
Guided Horseback Rides in the Trails of Tree Tops Park Come on out for an exciting trail ride through the densely wooded trails of Tree Tops Park in Davie. Here at AA-D Horse Adventures we offer our guidance and knowledge to make your ride as enjoyable as possible. Great for beginners, come learn how to ride in a relaxing environment immersed in nature. We teach you how to communicate with and ride our horses. We also offer pony rides for the small children in a coral next to our "office."
In our language, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki means “a place to learn.” We invite you to come to the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation and learn about our exciting history and culture. The Museum’s exhibits and artifacts show how our Seminole ancestors lived in the Florida swamps and Everglades. The Museum film “We Seminoles” tells our story in our own words, including our dramatic struggle to remain in Florida. Nature trails will take you throughout the beautiful 60-acre cypress dome to a living village.
BIENES CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT ST. THOMAS AQUINAS
The Bienes Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art black box theater and performance center in Fort Lauderdale. Located on the campus of St. Thomas Aquinas High School and convenient to major thoroughfares, The Bienes Center for the Arts features flexible staging configurations as well as meeting and banquet facilities to accommodate up to 300 attendees. The Center was founded to bring the performing, practical and visual arts to the youth of the community and, at the same time, to support those projects not possible under the constraints of larger performance venues. The venue also hosts local and national performances and master classes for students. Since opening in 2009 some notable events have featured Idina Menzel, Danny Aiello, Paula Deen, Pilobolus, The Platters, Phantom of the Opera, Tito Puente Jr. and more!
As one of only six original arts incubators in the United States, ArtServe hosts and develops over 1,000 progressive events, programs and services that help artists turn art into business. It provides a positive impact on the lives of diverse communities and enriches the cultural landscape of South Florida. In addition to a convenient location and free parking, this 20,000 square foot facility also offers a professional art gallery, dance studio, auditorium, conference rooms, meeting rooms, and office suites with secured access. Make ArtServe home to your next event!
BONNET HOUSE MUSEUM & GARDENS
A historic house museum built on 35 acres of a pristine barrier island on Fort Lauderdale Beach. One of the few complete homes and studios with original furnishings of two American artists open to the public.
Concept facility includes gallery space, independent artist merchandise shop (Jump the Shark), two stages, rehearsal space, artist promotion and networking opportunities, plus seasonal events, gallery openings, musical showcasing, movie nights and more.
FORT LAUDERDALE ANTIQUE CAR MUSEUM
Private collection of 40 pre-war Packard Motorcars dating from 1909-1940 in a recreated showroom and memorabilia including dashboard clocks, hood ornaments and more. Tours Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-3pm. Adults $8, seniors $5.
BROWARD ART GUILD, INC.
The Broward Art Guild, now in its 55th year, is the largest non-profit organization of working artists and supporters in Broward County, Florida. The Broward Art Guild offers the community a variety of art classes and workshops for both adults and children alike, gallery exhibitions and professionally juried competitions, collaborates in community "artreach" programs and works to promote visual arts and artists in the South Florida area