Find the best place to stay — Downtown

Destination guide

Travel to lively Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Enjoy the live music and other features of Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Renowned for its bars, beaches and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Historic Stranahan House Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown Fort Lauderdale a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Deerfield Beach Pier (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Water Taxi (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Funderdome (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ride Rocketman South Florida (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Boomers (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • K1 Speed (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Fort Lauderdale is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Riverwalk (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Patrick J. Meli Park and Community Center (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Las Olas Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Colohatchee Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)

Transportation to and around Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Fly into Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE-Fort Lauderdale Executive), which is 5.4 mi (8.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,239 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 942 Houses to 798 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Hollywood Beach: 4,909 holiday homes
  • Mid Beach: 1,255 holiday homes
  • Terra Mar Island Estates: 241 holiday homes
  • South Fort Lauderdale: 288 holiday homes
  • Central Fort Lauderdale: 557 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of Discovery and Science: 6,766 holiday lettings
  • Broward County Library: 6,806 holiday lettings
  • Stranahan House: 6,760 holiday lettings
  • NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale: 6,867 holiday lettings
  • Fort Lauderdale History Center: 6,859 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 942 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 798 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 60 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,471 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.