To travel back in time, take the River Walk on the outskirts of Downtown Fort Lauderdale in the Beverly Heights district. Many of the historic buildings have been revitalized and repurposed, but some original features remain. Walking along the New River, you will see a turn of the 20th Century schoolhouse, a historic settler's home, and the vintage 1905 New River Inn. Tour the old schoolhouse and the Stranahan House, dating from from the late 1800s and filled with antiques, artifacts and photographs. Visit the Museum of Discovery and Science, and take advantage of museum garage, the safest and most efficient parking in the area.
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Getting Around Fort Lauderdale
The best way to get around Fort Lauderdale is the inexpensive (free to $0.50) Sun Trolley. There are no pre-determined stops along the Sun Trolley Route. Instead, flag the driver to indicate you would like a pickup and notify for a drop off. The Sun Trolley picks up at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday, Saturday and Sunday every hour on the hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fort Lauderdale is also very car friendly. Numerous garages are available and generally cost less than $10. Public bikes are available throughout Fort Lauderdale (http://broward.bcycle.com/) with a $5 single ride (up to 30 minute) pass and a 7-day membership starting at $25.
Nearby Airports
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport-FLL
  • Miami International Airport-MIA
  • Palm Beach International Airport-PBI
Airport Taxis
  • $12-Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood
  • $81-Miami International Airport $132.25-Palm Beach International Airport
Things to Do and See Near Beverly Heights