About the City of Hollywood, Florida
Hollywood is ideally located just 10 minutes south of Fort Lauderdale and 10 minutes north of Miami. The location enjoys beautiful tropical weather year round, and stays steadily in the 70s and 80s throughout the year.
Catch the city trolley for worry-free transportation. The Hollywood Trolley runs between the city's downtown and beach districts. The trolley operates everyday and departs every 30 minutes. Passengers ages 6 and up ride for $1 per ride, per person and kids 5 and under ride free.
Hollywood Beach Boardwalk
Hollywood Beach Boardwalk is more than two miles of paved walkways, seven miles of beach, restaurants and family fun. The area offers three oceanfront parks for kids, an organic weekend farmers market and plenty of pit stops to cool off and enjoy a snack or drink.
Downtown Hollywood, Florida
Downtown Hollywood is home to a dining and entertainment district with authentic local dining and shopping along six walkable blocks just a few minutes from the beach. The area offers something for every traveler including nightlife, arts and culture, dining, shopping, and play areas for kids.
The Anne Kolb Nature Center allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban landscape and enjoy the untouched natural surroundings. The park offers paths for biking and hiking as well as kayak and canoe rental. The area also includes manmade boardwalks that allow for easy passage to observe the mangroves and surrounding natural habitats.
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood includes several venues in Hollywood that host nationally recognized and up-and-coming artists in the visual and performing arts. The center is also focused on education programs for the community and for visitors, with high quality and diverse programs. The Art and Culture Center Building is a historic Mediterranean Revival style building constructed in 1924 and was one of the first show place homes in Hollywood.
The John U Lloyd Beach State Park offers wide beaches and beautiful aquamarine waters with a variety of activities for the outdoors enthusiast. The area is ideal for shore diving, includes two boat ramps and has easy access to the Port Everglades Inlet for fishing. Rental options include canoes, kayaks, pavilions, and supplies for volleyball. Visitors can also access covered picnic pavilions, grills, and an education center.
Learn about the unconquered Seminole Tribe of Florida at Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the Florida Everglades. Swamp Buggy Eco-Tours and Airboat Rides depart daily through 2200-acres of untamed Everglades, with abundant native and exotic wildlife. Enjoy a Snake & Alligator Show, Swamp Critter Show, animal and reptile exhibits, boardwalk nature trail, dine in the Swamp Water Café and shop for souvenirs. A rustic camping village includes native-style chickees for overnight stays. Bring the whole family and experience the heart of the Florida Everglades like a native…at Billie Swamp Safari. Day and overnight packages available. Exclusive tours offered.
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