Local Area Attractions
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood
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!
Arts Park- Young Circle
In the heart of Hollywoods vibrant Downtown, nature and art unite.
The ArtsPark at Young Circle is a revolutionary park that features 10 acres of lush green space, broad paved promenades for strolling or jogging, a childrens play area with an interactive fountain, and a spectacular feature fountain designed by internationally acclaimed public artist Ritsuko Taho of Japan. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and spend an afternoon or evening enjoying a variety of cultural events and festivals all year-round.
*Check with Registration Office for complete activity listings.
Hollywood Trolley- All Aboard!
Come and explore the many things to see and do in Hollywood. From dining and cultural activities in Historic Downtown to exploring our good nature in North Beach and oceanfront dining, shopping and recreation in central and south beach, you'll see why Hollywood has been named an All-America city and one of Fodor's best beaches for families.The Hollywood Trolley provides a public transportation service to improve mobility, enhance the visitor experience and ease parking demand and traffic congestion. This service is funded through a Public Transport Service Development Grant from the Florida Department of Transportation with matching funds from the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency and its funding partners: City of Hollywood, Broward County, Children's Services Council and South Broward Hospital District.
Hollywood Beach Boardwalk
Hollywood Beach features a one-of-a-kind oceanfront promenade called the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk that stretches nearly two and a half miles along the Atlantic. Named one of America's Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel + Leisure magazine, this brick-paved thoroughfare is a haven for joggers, bicyclists, roller-bladers and all who'd prefer to take in the action from the comfort of one of the countless eateries and cafés along the way. The easy ocean access and village-like feel make this a can't miss destination with numerous highly-rated restaurants, shopping and entertainment for all.
World Famous 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.
Anne Kolb Nature Center
The Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park is a remarkable mangrove eco-system that invites you to explore its brackish 1,500-acre realm by paddle, bike or foot. Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle through the tidal channels deep in the mangroves. The three paddling trails, each only a half-mile from Hollywoods oceanfront.Another way to view the haven is on the pair of boardwalks that cross the mangroves 1,200 and 1,500 feet, the shorter with a simple Noguchi-like bench framed by a gazebo overlooking the lake. Pamphlets and interpretive signs help guide visitors inclined on their own. Low buildings that barely top the mangroves explain the eco-system with photo exhibits, aquariums, a film screening room. Visitors can hop aboard a U.S. Coast Guard inspected 25-passenger covered boat for a narrated tour of the tidal creeks and open waters of West Lake.
Historic Downtown Hollywood
Dining and Entertainment District - Downtown Hollywood.
Characterized by quaint sidewalk cafés, brick-lined walks, and six blocks of unique boutiques, shops, art galleries and dozen of excellent restaurants along Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street, this pedestrian-friendly environment is the perfect place to enjoy South Florida. Just minutes from the beach and Fort Lauderdale, the Downtown Hollywood, FL district is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the backdrop for year-round festivals, street markets, and entertainment.
If it's nightlife and clubs near Fort Lauderdale you crave, nobody does it better than Hollywood. Get a taste of South Florida's international music and culture with live jazz, blues, rock, Latin, and R&B. Bars and clubs are concentrated tightly here, allowing you to enjoy a variety of experiences just a few steps apart.