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What we love about living in Fort Lauderdale

February 19, 2021

We’re famous for our beautiful beaches and boating canals. The list of lifestyle benefits doesn’t end there. There is even more to love about living here. Fort Lauderdale boasts a large number of public parks and a world-class restaurant scene.

Two more advantages are a large number of public parks and the city’s restaurant scene.

Greenspace for all to enjoy

The natural beauty of Fort Lauderdale extends beyond our beaches. Our public parks are buzzing with families, athletes, health enthusiasts, and furry companions enjoying acres of free recreation space.

Our favorites include:

Holiday Park, 1150 G. Harold Martin Dr.
Over 90 acres of land located just south of Sunrise Boulevard and east of Federal Highway. The recreation offerings include basketball, baseball, roller hockey, tennis, soccer, and more activities suitable for all ages.

Colee Hammock Park, 1500 Brickell Dr.
One of the best parks in Fort Lauderdale for a picnic. Grab a bite from a local Las Olas shop and then head over to sit under the palms and watch the yachts. Gorgeous, romantic views of the river are everywhere.

Victoria Park, 2 North Victoria Park Rd.
This is the namesake park of the Victoria Park neighborhood. Although only 1.4 acres it is beautifully maintained. At the center is a gazebo draped by overhanging flowering Crepe Myrtle trees. It also has a canal and where you can launch your canoe, kayak, or paddleboard.

The Capital Grille

Pleasing your palate, the Fort Lauderdale way.

The word is out, Fort Lauderdale is a foodie town.

Try some of our favorites:

BAR RITA, 1401 South Andrews Ave.
A modern take on Mexican bar food with a rooftop margarita bar.

Capital Grille at the Galleria Mall, 2430 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Critically-acclaimed dry-aged steaks and Sommelier-selected wines. This upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare in a clubby, refined setting.

Dal Contadino Trattoria, 2775 East Oakland Park Blvd.
Here, the chef sings for your supper that this cozy Italian restaurant and tapas bar. Walking distance from the beach, it is a celebration of rustic Homestyle Italian cuisine.

Gilbert’s 17th Street Grill, 1821 Cordova Rd.
Burgers, ribs, homemade soups, and salads. Daily blackboard specials and do not leave without trying Mrs. Gilbert’s homemade Key Lime Pie and Cheesecakes.

Padrino’s, 1135 North Federal Hwy.
Cuban fare in a classy, airy cafe with colorful paintings, a Havana-like feel & patio seating. Delicious ropa vieja, rice and beans, tostones, and more.


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