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Picks from Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

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Get Strolling

Savor the fresh ocean air while walking along South Florida's breathtaking coastline. The health benefits of walking in the sand make morning walks appealing and therapeutic. 

Shell Hunting Along the Shore

Can you imagine anything more relaxing than the waves lapping at your feet during a leisurely beach stroll? It’s impossible not to be swept away by the salty air and stunning vistas of our Atlantic shore. Shelling is one of the simplest ways to bring home a little piece of our tropical oasis.

Behind the Charm of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Plunge Beach Resort is located in the heart of one of Fort Lauderdale’s most unique coastal communities: Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Away from the hustle and bustle of Las Olas, this quaint and dreamy beach town transports you back to a simpler time on the South Florida shore.

Exciting June Events

Social distancing hasn’t slowed down the unique and engaging happenings at Plunge Beach Resort! Although we can’t gather as we used to at the moment, our Lauderdale-by-the-Sea destination’s creativity continues to thrive with one-of-a-kind virtual events.

A Brief History of Fort Lauderdale

After years of growth, Fort Lauderdale has rapidly become the renowned yachting and tourism destination we know it as today.

Introducing Our Plunge Into the Arts Program

Presented by Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District Partners, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, and History Fort Lauderdale’s New River Artist Corporation, our Plunge Into The Arts program provides a showcase for local artists with unique, fun, thought-provoking, and edgy art. It also supports our local arts community and venues like the Bonnet House and History Fort Lauderdale.

Riverwalk Chili Cook-off

One of the very best parts about visiting Fort Lauderdale? Tasting your way through the amazing culinary scene!

Fort Lauderdale's Annual Stone Crab and Seafood Festival

Calling all seafood lovers! Are you a fan of Stone Crab? If so, we have just the event for you. The 9th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab & Seafood Festival will take place on Saturday, January 11th in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale.

The Bonnet House's Magic Winter Wonderland Experience

‘Tis the season for all things merry and bright! Come December, Fort Lauderdale is always brimming with holiday cheer.

9th Annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot

Planning on a family vacation to sunny South Florida for Thanksgiving? We know just the way to prepare for that big family meal.

It’s Trick-or-Train Time

Looking for a little family-friendly fun to celebrate Halloween? Do your kids enjoy riding the train? We know just the event to attend this year!

Explore The Riverwalk Fall Festival

Autumn is almost here! We celebrate our own way in sunny Florida with food, fun, and sun! Join us this year for the 5th Annual Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Fall Festival on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 in nearby Esplanade Park from noon to 4 p.m. 

Unlock Mysteries at Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse

Florida’s most talked about place of interest is its pristine coastline and calm turquoise waters, beckoning visitors from all over the world to take in its dream-like tropical paradise. 

Celebrate Independence at the 4th of July Spectacular

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is one of the most unique places to celebrate our favorite American holiday. 

Dive the Shipwreck Snorkel Trail

Ever wanted to get up close and personal with what lives beneath the waves? Here’s your chance at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, the Diving Capital of Florida.

Explore Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

South Florida is known for its gorgeous scenery and coastal beauty, though the best of both can only be found at the opulent and grand Bonnet House Museum & Gardens.

Get Healthy by the Sea

If you’re considering a trip to Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and you need just one more reason to take the plunge before you book, read on to learn how a visit to the ocean could actually add years back onto your life.

Have a Swamp Safari Adventure

Experience the very best in Everglades tourism with Billie Swamp Safari, a brief drive from our hotel. This is the ultimate in family time adventure in South Florida with something for everyone at the safari.

Friday Night Tunes on the Beach

You finally made it to our gorgeous Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and now you’re not sure what you should do first, how you should organize your itinerary, and what not to miss.

3 Interesting Facts About Fort Lauderdale

Our city is known for its maritime culture, delectable food, and of course, gorgeous blue waters and white sand beaches. Before you have the time of your life in the “Venice of America,” read on to find out some interesting facts about our fair city that you probably didn’t know.