Deerfield Beach TOP 10
1. The Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier
Just step from the hotel. The 976 foot Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier is the crowning jewel on our beach, attracting thousands ofvisitors and fisherman annually. In addition to renting fishing rods, the pier concession stocks live, fresh and frozen bait, tackle, fishing accessories, ice and t-shirts.
2. Ski Rixen
Direct from Europe to Florida comes one of America's first Cable water ski resorts. The new, fun and affordable water skiing system pulls you silently over glassy smooth water. No boats and no boat hassles. Just have fun! We're not restricted to wakeboarding and water skiing - people of all ages can slalom, trick ski, kneeboard, wake board and even surf without a wave. Visit the Ski Rixen for a day of fun.
3. Dixie Divers
Dixie divers facility includes their own pool on the premise and their own boat, Lady Go diver a 48 Marine management boat. powered by twin 871 Detroit diesel engines. The Lady was designed as a dive boat not converted into one. Dixie Diver was instrumental bringing”The Miracle of Life “ wreck coming to Deerfield Beach.
4. Quiet Waters Park
Water is the focus of this 431.4-acre park, which includes Splash Adventure (a high-tech, interactive children's water playground). Extreme sports enthusiasts can find many things to do at Quiet Waters. There's a lake for Ski Rixen (review)cable water-skiing, Mountain Bike Trails, a Skate Park and a variety of boats for rental. Fishing is permitted on the shores of the park's several lakes.
For recreation on dry land, Quiet Waters offers a Rent-A-Tent camping, shelter rentals, large playground, sports equipment rentals, as well as biking/jogging trails.
Quiet Waters Park is also home to the Renaissance Festival, one of South Florida's most popular festivals
5. Deerfield Island Park
Deerfield Island is once again open. It is accessible only by boat. Free boat shuttle is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am until 3 pm on the hour. It is open to those with boats Saturdays and Sundays, with 6 slips available for free on a first come, first serve basis to vessels 25' and under. There are rest rooms, soda machines, picnic tables, nature trails and a small playground. Call for more information, and to re-check launch schedules. (954) 357-5100
6. Sawgrass Recreation Park
Visit Ft. Lauderdale’s greatest airboat attraction, Sawgrass Recreation Park. Embark on a thrilling airboat tour through the Florida Everglades. The exhibits feature timed shows where you can hold an alligator and visit magnificent mammals such as the Florida Panther or the Black Leopard. Picnic areas, birthday parties, camping, rv parking. Exclusive private and nighttime airboat tours are now available year round! Open 7 days a week! Just 25 minutes from the heart of Ft. Lauderdale!
7. Island Water Sports
Island Water Sports, your one stop surf and skate destination since 1978. Our Free Lesson Program is the longest running in the country teaching you how to surf, skim, or stand up paddle. We offer private and group lessons in surf, skim, skateboarding, and stand up paddle. Our Sunset Stand Up Paddle and Eco Tours are a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.
8. Morikimi Gardens
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida since its opening in 1977. The Morikami invites guests to discover South Florida’s heritage and its connection with Japan, and explore a series of six diverse gardens inspired by a different historical period and style of Japanese gardening. Experience traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through world-class exhibits, varied educational programs and seasonal events, bonsai display, Pan-Asian cuisine and a distinctive museum store.
9. Shopping Shopping
Boca Town Center
Upscale shop restaurants 3 miles north from hotel
One of south Florida’s top luxury shopping destinations, Town Center at Boca Raton features an outstanding mix of upscale and elite specialty shops along with your favorite Mall stores in an indoor environment. The impressive lineup of six department stores – Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Sears – draws shoppers throughout Palm Beach and Broward Counties. Among the 220 stores at Town Center, you will find The Apple Store, Tiffany & Co, Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Lilly Pulitzer and many more. We have a wide array of dining options, from The Capital Grille and Legal Sea Foods to our Cafes at Boca. A recent expansion - Terrace at Town Center – introduces a number of new lifestyle shops. Parking options are more than ample, including three parking decks and valet stations. Conveniently located off I-95 and Glades Road, you’ll find just what you need and more. So from the entire team at Town Center at Boca Raton, we hope that you will visit us soon.
Sawgrass Outlet Mall 25 miles west
2nd largest Outlet mall in the US Barbie life size doll house. Restaurants, Shppers haven.
Welcome to Sawgrass Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the United States. With more than 350 stores, including outlet locations from Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Gap, plus value retailers OFF 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Marshalls and electronics superstore, BrandsMart USA, Sawgrass Mills has everything from fashion and jewelry to electronics, sporting equipment, beauty products, home accessories, toys and more. There is something for everyone in this enclosed, air conditioned and climate controlled mall. Shopping at Sawgrass Mills can’t be beat with over 40 exclusive outlets not found anywhere else in South Florida including Burberry Factory Outlet, David Yurman, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo Company Store and Tory Burch. Fashionistas will delight in luxury-brand shopping at The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills.
Pompano City Centre 4miles south
Pompano Citi Centre is More Than Just a Mall. Pompano Citi Centre is the premier shopping, dining, entertainment, and fitness destination in Pompano Beach, FL. Pompano Citi Centre is located just a few miles east of Interstate 95 at the corner of Federal Highway (US 1) and Copans Road. Pompano Citi Centre features department stores, boutiques and restaurants, as well as law, medical and other offices in an indoor/outdoor setting
Pompano Isle Casino and Gaming
Welcome to the Isle Casino Racing in sunny Pompano Beach, Florida. Our casino features 1,500 slots, 38 live-action poker tables, 6 restaurants, live harness racing and live entertainment 7 days a week. We are a state of the art gaming and entertainment destination with all the amenities and services you are looking for in a smoke-free environment.
Hard Rock Casino
Frequented by celebrities, musicians and fans from around the world, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida's top destination to ante up and double down. Located between the miles of Blue Wave Beaches of Greater Fort Lauderdale and the sexy cosmopolitan metropolis of Miami, the spirit of rock 'n' roll continually pulsates throughout the veins of this year-round vacation hotspot. As one of the world's most electrifying casinos, we invite you to PLAYHARD at our 140,000-square-foot Hollywood casino that includes separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, and a non-smoking room available for guests to enjoy. Nearly 100 tables offer Blackjack, 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. Additionally, 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots
Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has completed a $150 million expansion with a 100,000-square-foot gaming floor, the non-smoking, well-appointed Stax Poker Lounge located on the second floor, and three new restaurants