If you are looking for some fun and inexpensive Fort Lauderdale activities look no further. We’ve got some of the most entertaining, and family-friendly, activities that won’t break the bank in the Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach and the surrounding areas.

Anne Kolb Nature Center and trail

Here you can check out over 1,500 acres of coastal mangrove wetlands along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, for free! The nature center has many interactive displays, including a giant aquarium. Throughout the park, you can even see many exotic and even endangered animals.

Hollywood Oceanfront Boardwalk

Enjoy a stroll down the Hollywood Oceanfront Boardwalk, to experience the atmosphere of this exciting South Florida attraction. Be sure to check out the organic farmer’s market and juice bar. Even though you can purchase produce and gifts, walking around and enjoying the scenery is absolutely free.

The Swap Shop in the Sunrise Boulevard Complex

The Swap Shop is an 180,000 square foot shopper’s dream (even if you’re just window shopping). Here you can find brand-name merchandise, restaurants from all over the world, and even a drive-in movie theater with 14 screens! This is a great way to spend a rainy day with plenty of attractions for the whole family.

Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

It’s easy to learn how to SUP because the stand up paddle board rentals are stable and wide. You don’t even need to have surfing or kayaking experience to be able to use your SUP rental; simply get on and ride! Perfect for all ages, jump in the ocean and you can embark on a journey of leisure, racing, or surfing with our SUP rentals.

Florida’s Flamingo Gardens

Located in Davie, Florida, just outside the Fort Lauderdale area, Flamingo Gardens offers visitors a wildlife-viewing experience unlike any other. This Everglades 60-acre wildlife sanctuary has a wide array of domestic and exotic creatures, as well as plant life. You can walk through the Everglades “Free Flight” Aviary, where birds soar free. Here your family is invited to get up close and personal with one of the largest collections of wading birds in the United States. You can also have a firsthand wildlife experience at the Flamingo Gardens’ daily live if weather permits. If you’re visiting the Fort Lauderdale or Pompano Beach areas, don’t forget to check out these family-friendly Florida activities. For a day of fun in the sun on Pompano Beach contact American Watersports for a jet ski or SUP rental. Contact us with any questions or to learn more about our water sport rentals, and we look forward to serving you in the Fort Lauderdale FL area!