Port Everglades offers a wide range of activities for visitors. The biggest attractions, though, are the beaches lined with coffee shops and restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood. You can rent bicycles or explore the beach on foot, or you can walk inland to upscale shops. In Fort Lauderdale, the RiverWalk connects to the city’s arts and entertainment district.
Water sports and activities are plentiful. You can enjoy boating on your own, take a water taxi, or enjoy a river cruise. Sports fishers will enjoy deep sea fishing. Sawgrass Mills, one of the nation’s largest malls, offers an endless variety for the avid shopper. And more laid-back shoppers will enjoy visiting the “Swap Shop,” advertising itself as the world’s biggest drive-in movie theater and flea market.
Hollywood Beach and Miami’s South Beach are not far away, and travelers will love the nightlife on Hollywood Boulevard. Fort Lauderdale’s bars and clubs come alive with young people on weekends, and the RiverSide complex offers a more sedate, sophisticated atmosphere for older adults.
Of course, Port Everglades main attraction is the wide variety of cruise ships arriving and departing on a daily basis. You can find a range of itineraries and cruise schedules, many offering senior and discount fares, by searching for “Fort Lauderdale.”