Shopping Tour in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale (Self Guided)

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.
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Shopping Tour in Fort Lauderdale Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour in Fort Lauderdale
Guide Location: USA » Fort Lauderdale (See other walking tours in Fort Lauderdale)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Author: christine
Shop 603

1) Shop 603

Shop 603 is a young and trendy clothes shop, with everything from rock 'n' roll fashions to couture outfits. There's also the latest denim fashions plus a wide selection of the latest menswear and womenswear from top New York and LA designers, including The Great China Wall, Ed Hardy, Christian Audigier, and many others.

Operation hours: Sunday - Thursday 10 am - 10 pm; Friday - Saturday 10 am - 12 am.
Maus & Hoffman

2) Maus & Hoffman

Maus and Hoffman is a long standing clothes business that's been around since 1940 and has since become a chain with three stores around the state. This large store has the finest luxury menswear and womenswear, plus shoes and great accessories. Top brands featured here include Brioni, Salvatore Ferragamo and Oxford Clothes, plus exquisite Swiss and Scottish brands.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5:30 pm.
Moda Mario

3) Moda Mario

Moda Mario is a top fashion boutique with an exclusive selection of menswear and womenswear from top Italian designers. Its collection features casually elegant Italian lines straight from Milan Fashion Week, with brands like Anna Molinari, Pal Zileri, Fendi, La Perla, Blumarine, Jerome L'Huillier, and many others. It also offers custom tailoring.

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6 pm.
Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream

4) Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream

Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream is the most popular candy store in all of Broward County. Here you'll find loads of chocolates, caramels, krispies, creams, fudges, cakes, puffs and muffins, all of the best quality and packed in original gift-boxes. Just step in and you'll be transported back to the happy times of your childhood.

Operation hours: Monday - Thursday: 11 am - 10:30 pm; Friday - Saturday: 11 am - 12 am; Sunday: 12 pm - 10:30 pm.
Needlepoint Originals

5) Needlepoint Originals

Needlepoint Originals is a specialty shop offering needlepoint canvasses based on all kinds of themes such as floral, African, religious, and aviary. There are also a great deal of embroidered portraits that are custom made by artist Joan Bancel. All these items make for fabulous souvenirs to take home and decorate your house with.
Carroll's Jewelers

6) Carroll's Jewelers

This family business, operating since the 1930s, brings to Florida a large collection of diamonds, jewelry, watches, fine china, silver, and crystal pieces. This respectable outfit provides a high level of professionalism when it comes to customer choice, individual repairs, bridal registry, special gifts, and even antique restorations.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm.
Carolina Pina

7) Carolina Pina

Carolina Pina's boutique is a wonderful place to find fashionable clothing at an affordable price. Original fabrics, individual style and custom tailoring are central to this store's fashionable offerings. Owned by the professional designer of the same name, the store offers a great collection of suits, dresses, gowns, and accessories for every woman.

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
Dania Beach Recreational Tour

Dania Beach Recreational Tour

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...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
Art Walking Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Art Walking Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale's famous downtown street, brings together many of the city's best galleries, including the Museum of Art of Fort Lauderdale. The area also hosts regular art and craft fairs. Take our Art Walking Tour to get a cultural walk-through the whole boulevard, featuring both contemporary and classical art from the US and abroad.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 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
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...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.9 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...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Fort Lauderdale for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Fort Lauderdale has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Fort Lauderdale, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.