Nestled along the coast between Fort Lauderdale and Miami is serene Dania Beach. This is where Fort Lauderdale locals come when they want to enjoy pristine sand and warm Atlantic waters without being crowded by tourists. Leave your car and walk through this quaint village, exploring gift shops, jewelry stores, gourmet chocolates and ice cream parlors. The scene is family friendly, though at night Dania's a poker betting bar draws a more adult crowd.
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 ( 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 Dania Beach