Dania Beach Recreational Tour, Fort Lauderdale

Dania Beach is a small municipality of suburban Fort Lauderdale that was originally part of Broward County. Its name comes from the first Danish emigrants that settled here in the late 19th Century. This little town is famous for being the home of all things fishing, with a Fishing Hall of Fame and many of the best fishing spots in all of south Florida. It's also a top US location for Jai-Alai, the world's fastest ball game.
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Dania Beach Recreational Tour Map

Guide Name: Dania Beach Recreational Tour
Guide Location: USA » Fort Lauderdale (See other walking tours in Fort Lauderdale)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
Author: christine
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Bass-Pro Outdoor World

1) Bass-Pro Outdoor World

For the outdoor type, the Bass-Pro Outdoor World is a retail paradise. They've got it all here, with gear, gadgets, and equipment for fishing hunting, camping, golfing, and sailing. This 160,000 square foot complex also features a boat showroom and an entertaining aquarium plus a restaurant, bar and facilities for children.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 10 pm, Sunday 10 am - 7 pm.
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Fishing Hall Of Fame and Museum

2) Fishing Hall Of Fame and Museum (must see)

The Fishing Hall of Fame is the world headquarters of the International Game Fish Association. Its museum is spread across several exhibition areas that cover everything from virtual fishing to wetlands with native wild-life, plus there's tons of documentaries, books, photos, and archives. Its most popular spot is the Catch Gallery, which displays life size replicas of the greatest catches of all time. The IGFA, which was established by Michael Lerner in 1939, originally had its museum in New York before it moved to south Florida.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm.
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Dania Beach Boomers

3) Dania Beach Boomers

Dania Beach Boomers is an entertainment park for the all the family, with attractions for everyone young and old. Here you'll find great play areas, bumper boats, minigolf, and several game rooms. The most popular attractions here are the Go-Kart track and the famous Dania Beach Hurricane – a wooden roller coaster that stands 100 feet high and holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest group of riders.
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Dania Beach Shopping and Dining District

4) Dania Beach Shopping and Dining District

Dania Beach's cute downtown shopping district is just the place for anyone looking for a hidden gem to take home from their Florida trip. Spread across both sides of the Federal Highway, in this district you'll find lots of little art shops, antique galleries, fashion boutiques, grocery stores, and of course corner bars, cafes and restaurants.
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Frost Park

5) Frost Park

This park is a great place for a stroll around or a game of baseball, tennis or soccer. Located close to Jai-Alai Fronton, Frost Park has shaded areas for picnics plus a children's playground. It's also the usual venue for local festivals, open-air exhibitions and shows.
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Jai-Alai Fronton

6) Jai-Alai Fronton (must see)

You may not know it, but Jai-Alai is the world's fastest and most spectacular ball game. Its athletes throw at an amazing 170 miles per hour. Dania Beach Jai-Alai Fronton is a huge complex where the sport is played plus a comfortable Poker Room with regular tournaments and a Simulcast Center. The Fronton attracts more than a half a million visitors each year.
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Coastal Marine Diving Supply

7) Coastal Marine Diving Supply

The Coastal Marine Diving Supply is the best diving store in the area. More than 45 years old, it dates back to almost before diving was fashionable. Its products include the best quality diving equipment plus complimentary services such as air and nitrous fills, equipment cleaning and rental, hydrostatic tests, and scuba diving classes. The store is also accredited to offer PADI certifications.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 9 am - 3 pm.

Walking Tours in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Create Your Own Walk in Fort Lauderdale

Create Your Own Walk in Fort Lauderdale

Creating your own self-guided walk in Fort Lauderdale is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historic Walk in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Historic Walk in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Downtown Fort Lauderdale is home to three designated historic districts: The Sailboat Bend, The Himmarshee and The Stranahan House. Each holds a range of houses and buildings from the mid-19th Century and the 20th Century, that together tell the fascinating story of the development of this growing city and its communities.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.5 km
Nightlife at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Nightlife at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Fort Lauderdale is rich in nightlife venues and nowhere more so than the beach strip. Here you'll find a wide range of great hotspots, with everything from fashionable lounges to casual hangouts. Take our Nightlife at Fort Lauderdale Beach tour to see the best nightspots in the area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Daily Life in Fort Lauderdale

Daily Life in Fort Lauderdale

There's lots to enjoy on a daily basis in such a beautiful city as Fort Lauderdale. A stroll through the scenic Riverwalk Park downtown, a visit to one of the many shops, bars, and clubs of Las Olas Boulevard, or a trip to one of the city's cafes and cinemas. You could also catch a show at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Take our tour to catch the highlights of Daily Life in Fort Lauderdale.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Beach Walking Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Beach Walking Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, dubbed the “Venice of America”, is one of Florida's most attractive cities with lots to offer any visitor, including navigable canals and gorgeous beaches. A top destination for both spring and summer vacations, with one of the most popular things to do being a long walk along the city's ocean line. This beach walk has got all the activities and attractions that make up the Florida lifestyle.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.9 km
Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Orientation Walk

Fort Lauderdale, also known as the “Venice of America”, is one of Florida's most attractive cities. This quintessentially Floridian city has preserved historic buildings, museums, sightseeing walks along the New River banks, and lots of navigable canals. Fort Lauderdale has become a great place to visit during spring and summer vacations.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Shopping Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping Tour in Fort Lauderdale

As well as being a classic tourist destination, Fort Lauderdale is also a top place to go shopping. Its charming Las Olas Boulevard district is chock full of specialty shops, fashion boutiques and galleries. The sunny beachfront area also has its fair share of shops, souvenir boutiques, plus a beach plaza with great entertainment. Take our Shopping Tour to catch all the best shops in these areas.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km