Fort Lauderdale / Wilton Manors, FL

Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors are the perfect combination of sea, sand, sun and fun. Although your goal is a few days of relaxation, you may end up happily burning the candle at both ends. The phrase most often overheard is, “I’ll get some sleep on the beach/plane/back home tomorrow.” Just go with it!

The second most commonly overheard phrase in Fort Lauderdale is, “That wasn’t here last time I visited!” Gay Fort Lauderdale is always growing, improving and welcoming. Your visit is easy to map once you set the pins on a five-pointed star: gay beach, Las Olas Blvd, downtown and the airport. Bicycles, taxis, water-taxis, buses, shuttles and trolleys connect them all. You’ll find a wide variety of superb restaurants dishing up every type of cuisine. You’ll find more bars, lounges and clubs than may be sampled in a single trip.

For culture-seekers, there are the Broward Center, Parker Playhouse, fine art museums, a science museum and a gay history museum and archives. For nature lovers, there are river walks, Birch Park and Bonnet House. There are several gay hotels, guesthouses and spas ready to rejuvenate your body and soul. For repeat visitors who think they have already seen it all, there is the new rail system called Brightline, connecting Fort Lauderdale to its nearby communities.

Fort Lauderdale’s official slogan, “Hello Sunny!” says it all. This page will help you plan your visit without missing a thing. Relax and enjoy.

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