Gay Ft Lauderdale Activities: Attractions

Anne Kolb Nature Center

Phone: 954-926-2410
Address: 750 Sheridan St, Hollywood, FL

The nature center complex is a 1,500-acre coastal mangrove wetland that's home to a wide variety of plants and animals, including some threatened and endangered species. Three extensive paddling trails offer access to this wilderness area for sightseeing and fishing. Fossil fuel boats are not permitted in the open waters and on the paddling trails of West Lake. Trail maps are available at the visitor center. The nature center is part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.

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Address: Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Over 23 miles of wide, sandy beaches. Perfect for sunbathing, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, jogging or just soul searching!

Warm your toes in the golden sands of Greater Fort Lauderdale's 23 miles of sun-kissed beaches. Stroll, jog, or rollerblade along Fort Lauderdale's palm tree fringed, brick-lined beachfront promenade. Pass by the world famous Elbo Room, site of the 1960's "Where the Boys Are" movie starring George Hamilton and Connie Francis.

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Big Cypress Reservations

Phone: 800-949-6101
Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Learn about the land, history and culture of the Seminole Indians.

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

Phone: 561-392-2500
Address: 501 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, Boca Raton, Florida

As "The Official Fine Arts Museum for the City of Boca Raton." the Museum plays a key role in enhancing the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of Boca Raton and its surrounding communities, and has maintained the reputation of being one of South Florida's leading cultural institutions, attracting more than 200,000 visitors annually to its galleries and programs.

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Bonnet House

Phone: 954-563-5393
Address: 900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tour this historical home with period antiques and art collection.

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Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Phone: 954-462-0222
Address: 201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broadway musicals to Grammy-winning pop artists to the classic greats.

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Butterfly World

Phone: 954-977-4400
Address: 3600 W Sample Rd., Coconut Creek, FL

Three acres of lush tropical gardens with thousands of live butterflies. Waterfalls, fish, hummingbirds, an insectarium, orchids and roses complete natural habitat.

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Cinema Paradiso - Savor Cinema

Phone: 954-525-3456
Address: 503 SE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The theater, which is the year round art house theater for the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival screens many gay interests films, as well as independent films of all genres. For additional information on the theater and our activities, please visit our website.

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Florida Grand Opera

Phone: 800-741-1010
Address: 8390 NW 25th Street Miami, FL

America’s seventh-oldest opera company was founded as The Opera Guild of Greater Miami (later known as Greater Miami Opera Association) in 1941 by Arturo di Filippi, an accomplished tenor and voice teacher at the University of Miami.

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Fort Lauderdale Film Festival

Address: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Entertaining features, documentaries, and shorts from around the globe.

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Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art

Phone: 954-525-5500
Address: 1 East Las Olas Boulevard, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Twentieth-century European and American art with works by Picasso, Calder, Dali, Warhol, Mapplethorpe, Stella, American Impressionist William Glackens; the United States’ largest collection of post-World War II Northern European expressionist CoBrA art (Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam); important African, South Pacific, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art; and a collection of contemporary Cuban art.

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Ft Lauderdale Golf


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Fort Lauderdale is home to some of the top golf courses in the country. Golfers flock to Fort Lauderdale for year round golfing.

Fort Lauderdale's THE GOFFERS is a group of south Florida gay and lesbian golfers that meet every Wednesday year-round and every Saturday (November through April), every Sunday (Novermber to April) and every other Sunday (May to October). We play golf at one of the area's golf courses. Golfers of all ages and skills are welcome. For information, please visit our web site at

  • Bonaventure Country Club, 200 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, 954-389-2100
  • Carolina Club, 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL., 33063, 954-753-3500
  • Colony West, 6800 N. Pine Island Rd., Tamarac, 954-726-8430
  • Country Club of Coral Springs, 10800 Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL., 33064, 954-752-450
  • Crystal Lake Golf Club, 3800 Crystal Lake Drive, Deerfield, Beach, FL., 33064, 954-943-2902
  • Davie Golf & Country Club, 8201 Nova Drive, Davie, FL., 33324, 954-797-4653
  • Deer Creek Golf Club, 2801 DC Country Club Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL., 33442, 954-429-0006
  • Heron Bay Golf Club, 11801 Heron Bay Blvd Coral Springs, FL 33076, (954) 796-2000
  • Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, 4600 Hillcrest Drive, Hollywood, FL., 33021, 954-987-5000
  • Hollywood Beach Golf Resort, 1451 Taft Street, Hollywood, FL., 30019, 954-922-8755
  • Inverrary Country Club, 3840 Inverrary Blvd., Lauderhill, 954-714-8847
  • Jacaranda Golf Club, 9200 W. Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL., 33324, 954-472-5836
  • Orangebrook Golf and Country Club, 400 Entrada Dr., Hollywood, FL., 33021, 954-967-4653
  • Palm-Aire Country Club, 2600 Palm-Aire Drive North, Pompano Beach, FL 33069 (954) 975-6244
  • Pembroke Lakes Golf and Racquet Club, 10500 Taft Street, Pembroke Pines, FL., 33026, 954-431-4144
  • Plantation Preserve, 7050W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL., 33317, 954-585-5020
  • Pompano Beach Municipal Golf, 1101 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, FL, 30060, 954-786-4142
  • Sunrise Country Club, 7400 N.W. 24th Pl., Sunrise, FL., 33313, 954-742-4333
  • Woodmont Country Club, 7801 N.W. 80th Avenue, Tamarac, FL., 33321, 954-722-4300
  • Woodlands Country Club, 4600 Woodland Blvd, Tamarac, FL., 33319, 954-731-250

International Swimming Hall of Fame Museum & Aquatic Complex

Phone: 954-462-6536
Address: 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Ft Lauderdale, FL

This swimming and diving facility is open daily for lap swimming and water aerobics. Hosts national and international aquatic competitions. A museum houses Olympic memorabilia.

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Museum of Discovery & Science & 3D IMAX Theater

Phone: 954-467-6637
Address: 401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dynamic hands-on exhibits and five-story IMAX theater put you in the center of the action.

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Phone: 954-468-1541
Address: SW 7th Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Florida's most beautiful mile! Tropical landscape and winding walkways through downtown Fort Lauderdale's. Attractions, restaurants and shops.

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Running Group: Front Runners Fort Lauderdale

Phone: 954-247-8642
Address: Ft Lauderdale, Florida

We meet twice a week at the Holiday Park gymnasium and afterward meet at a predetermined dining place as listed on our website calendar. If you can't meet up, stop by where we are and meet the group. It'll make the next time more relaxed. More information: visit our website or call 954.247.8642.


Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Casino

Phone: 1-866-502-PLAY (7529)
Address: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL

Eighty-nine tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Play one of the more than 2,500 Vegas-style slots including the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player’s Club members may enjoy an exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef’s Table show kitchen. Convene in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise for Texas Hold ‘em, limit Texas Hold ’em, Seven Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 130 globally recognized rock ‘n roll themed restaurants.

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Stranahan House

Phone: 954-524-4736
Address: 335 Southeast 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Preserved turn-of-the-century house furnished with antiques of the era. Oldest structure in Broward County.

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World AIDS Museum

Phone: 954-390-0550
Address: 1201 NE 26th St - # 111, Wilton Manor, FL

Increase awareness and decrease the stigma of HIV/AIDS by documenting, remembering, educating, enlightening and empowering.

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