If you are looking for the perfect destination to escape to from the northern cold weather, look no further than beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida!

You may already know that Fort Lauderdale is packed with beautiful beaches and warm weather in the winter months, but what you may not know is that there are endless things to see and do throughout the area all year-round!

When planning your winter trip to sunny South Florida, you may want to leave some time on your schedule to check out some of these places both locals and tourists enjoy ever year! Here are four great places to be sure to visit on your next trip:

Las Olas Boulevard

Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Boulevard is a landmark street packed with art galleries, unique shops and boutiques, and excellent cafes and restaurants. It’s also one of the best places in Fort Lauderdale to find a comfortable place to just sit and “people watch.”

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

The Bonnet House is famous in South Florida. Known for its beauty and large estate filled with gorgeous views of nature.

Riverwalk District

Steps away from Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District is the place to go if you are looking for a great concert, event or restaurant. It is also home to the NSU Art Museum, the famous Stranahan House and the Broward Center for Performing Arts.

Fort Lauderdale Boat Tours

Give your legs (and your car) a break and travel Fort Lauderdale by boat! There are many options, such as the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi to get from Point A to Point B along the Intracoastal, the Jungle Queen Riverboat for a sightseeing cruise with dinner, or the Riverfront Cruise for a 90-mimute sightseeing cruise.

So whether you are Fort Lauderdale regular, or a first-time visitor, the city offers an array of sites to make your time here enjoyable!