Places to explore in and nearby Hollywood, Florida.
With a location just 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale and 40 minutes from Miami, Hollywood and Presidential Place gives you plenty of opportunities to see the best of Florida. Our transportation services will also help you access many exciting local Hollywood, FL attractions. Some favorites include the following.
Attractions in Hollywood, Florida
The beautiful city of Hollywood offers plenty to see and do. Here are some places for you to explore:
White sand and turquoise water with several palm trees lining the banks are what await when you visit Hollywood Beach. Nestled between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, this favorite attraction is an ideal place to take a stole or spend a weekend.
Anne Kolb Nature Center
The 1,500 acres of the Anne Kolb Nature Center protect some of the area’s threatened and endangered species. Walk along the boardwalks or take a boat ride to explore a coastal mangrove wetland.
Yellow Green Farmers Market
The Yellow Green Farmers Market is a chance to explore flavors from around the world. The outdoor market sells food and artisan crafts, and live music performances are common.
The Hollywood Trolley gives riders a chance to explore downtown Hollywood and the Hollywood Beach area for just $1 a ride. It is an accessible trolley, too, so everyone can comfortably ride.
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Casino
The Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Casino has excellent food and a fun casino environment. See a show at Hard Rock Live, grab dinner with friends, or play in the casino depending on what you enjoy most.
Memorial Regional Hospital South
Memorial Regional Hospital South is home to the Memorial Rehabilitation Institute, which provides rehab services to area residents. This top-rated healthcare facility provides many services to local adults.
Oakwood Plaza is an open-air shopping mall with about 50 stores to explore, just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale airport. With around 900,000 square feet of retail space, Oakwood Plaza is sure to have something to meet your tastes.
Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center
The Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center is a spacious community center with plenty of amenities for Hollywood residents. The skate park and playground provide outdoor recreation, while the amphitheater is a popular place for concerts and live events.
GG’s Waterfront Restaurant
Dine on the waterfront of the Intracoastal Waterway at GG’s Waterfront Restaurant, where fresh seafood is always available. This restaurant often boasts views of the sunset from its windows, making it a popular place for a later dinner.
Attractions in Nearby Fort Lauderdale
In addition to these attractions close to Hollywood, you can explore the amenities of Fort Lauderdale, including:
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
Artist Frederic Clay Bartlett created a beautiful South Florida oceanfront home in the 1920s, and today you can explore the Bonnet House to see not only his artwork, but also the history of the Florida waterfront in the early 1900s. Colorful surprises hide around every corner of this historic estate.
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park has several feet of beautiful beaches, a boat ramp, outdoor showers, a playground and a volleyball court, all ready for you to enjoy when you want to spend the day on the ocean.
Attractions in Miami, Florida
One of the benefits of visiting or living in Hollywood is its close proximity to Miami. You can enjoy a smaller town feel while still seeing some attractions of the larger city, such as the following:
Zoo Miami is the state’s oldest and largest zoological garden. Take a walk on the wild side to see a wide range of species from around the globe, including many that cannot survive in colder parts of the country.
For a traditional mall shopping experience with a decidedly Florida feel, head to Bayside Marketplace. Colorful outdoor shops and many of your favorite indoor retailers are all found here.