Top 10 Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale Over the Weekend: A Brewmaster's Guide
Hey there, it’s Dan Martinelli, Brewmaster and Co-owner at Yeasty Brews Artisanal Beers. When I’m not working on crafting our unique brews, I love exploring the beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale. If you’re planning a weekend trip or looking for some fun activities to enjoy, here are my top 10 recommendations for things to do in Fort Lauderdale over the weekend.
Dan’s Top 10 Things to Do in
Fort LauderdaleOver the Weekend
1. Stroll Along Las Olas Boulevard
This street, tucked away in the heart of the city, is an absolute gem. With shops offering all sorts of quirky goods, galleries showcasing top-notch local talent, and restaurants and bars to hit up at night, there’s always something to pique your interest. It’s like the cool kid’s hangout spot, but with artisanal everything. Spend a day strolling, snacking, or simply taking it all in, while enjoying some premium people-watching.
2. Relax on Fort Lauderdale Beach
Golden sands, swaying palm trees, and crystal-blue waters – Fort Lauderdale Beach is calling for you! Bask in the warm sun solo or make memories with your loved ones; this beach has it all. So, pack your sunscreen, a towel, and get ready to sink your toes into the softest sand. Listen to the rhythm of the waves, and let your worries drift away… 😎☀️🌊
3. Explore the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
Step into Fort Lauderdale’s history at this stunning estate. It’s like a time machine, minus Doc Brown. Marvel at the architecture, stroll through the lush gardens, and pretend you’re in a Jane Austen novel for the afternoon. Or just relax – we won’t judge. 😉
4. Discover the NSU Art Museum
Enter a world of color and inspiration with NSU Art Museum! Be prepared for your senses to be dazzled by stunningly chic modern and contemporary art! From masterpieces to interactive exhibitions, we’ve got you covered. Plus be sure to catch our tantalizing thought-provoking artist talks, that’ll have you leaving with a whole new perspective! 😉
5. Cruise the Intracoastal Waterway
Ready for some Fort Lauderdale fun in the sun? Glide through stunning canals, catch views of mansions & yachts, and soak up the picturesque scenery. Is there a better way to experience this charming Floridian city? The answer is on the water! 🚤💦
6. Visit the Museum of Discovery and Science
Come have a blast at this interactive museum, perfect for anyone and everyone! 🎉 Catch a thrilling movie like the new Guardian of The Galaxy 3 in the IMAX theater or get hands-on with tons of exhibits showcasing the wonders of science, tech and more. Learn about nature, space exploration and all sorts of cool stuff, and get lost in the fascinating, educational environment for hours on end. Don’t pass up a chance to explore and discover!
7. Catch a Show at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Broward Center is the ultimate destination for all entertainment enthusiasts! They’ve got everything from Broadway masterpieces and concerts to hilarious comedy shows. You can’t miss out on this spot for a fun night out! Don’t forget to check their schedule to see what’s playing during your visit. Make sure to grab your tickets and secure your spot for one of their amazing performances!
8. Wander through Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
This idyllic park is an absolute ***dream*** for nature lovers! You’ll find miles of snaking hiking trails through lush forests. If you’re feeling aquatic, paddle about in the freshwater lagoon or take the paddle boat for a jaunt 🛶. Prefer the beach? Relax on the sand and dive into the cool waters for a swim. Trust us, Mother Nature is showing off big time here. You don’t wanna miss this, so make sure to RSVP! 🎟️
9. Dive into The Wreck Bar
Dare to drink with the fishes and experience live mermaid performances at this one-of-a-kind bar! Combining relaxation and entertainment, it’s the perfect destination to wet your whistle and dive into a truly unforgettable experience! 🧜♀️🍸
10. End the Weekend at Yeasty Brews Artisanal Beers
After a day of exploring all that Fort Lauderdale has to offer, wet your whistle with a Yeasty Brews craft beer – the best thing since sliced bread! 😉 Our taproom is an Instagrammer’s paradise, complete with trendy industrial design and outdoor seating to soak up those warm Florida vibes. Our passionate and knowledgeable staff are the cherry on top, who love to chat about all things brewing.
Our beer selection hits the sweet spot too – from classic lagers to experimental sours and stouts. Our small-batch production ensures a full-flavored and unique taste every time. So whether you’re a beer connoisseur or just up for a casual drink, come join us at Yeasty Brews and find out what all the fuss is about! 🍻
Behold! The creme-de-la-creme of Fort Lauderdale’s weekend itinerary awaits you.
Prepare to fall in love with our beautiful city as you embark on a journey through my top ten marvelous recommendations. And hey, why not reward yourself at Yeasty Brews with a well-deserved pint? Bottoms up, peeps! 🍻