Wilton Manors, a quaint city in Broward County, was once a train stop for the Florida East Coast Railroad. Back then it was called Colohatchee. Some refered to it as "WilMa" or "Island city". The main street (WIlton Drive or "The Drive") is known for the arts and entertainment district. Pedestrians friendly, it offers a variety of condos, townhouses, and homes close to bars, restaurants and shops. Wilton Manors has plenty of recreation parks including a nature preserve, a dog park and a boat ramp. If you would like to know more or have any questions, don’t hesitate to call.
Hallandale Beach is located in Southeast Broward County. This fast growing city attracts many tourists who eventually retire here. Home of the Gulfstream Park which has horse racing and a casino, it also offers a large and active financial district. (Some of our multicultural favorite stores are located here.) Hallandale beach has beautiful beaches and many restaurants. This city, named after Luther Halland, the son of a Swedish worker for Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railroad, was a hunting ground for the Seminole Indians and later it captured the interest of Luther, who was looking to settle south of Dania.
Pembroke Pines is a city in South West Broward County, home to over 170,000 residents and 28 beautiful parks. The city mission is “to provide a quality of life in its community that will foster the desire to live, work and raise a family." The history of this city is interesting. Henry D. Perry, who was in the dairy industry for decades, sold his land to the U.S. Navy after WWII, which was used as flight training now known as North Perry Airport. Its name is said to come from Sir Edward Reed a member of Britain's Parliament for the county of Pembroke. Pines came from all the Pine trees growing along the road. Plenty of shopping at the Pembroke lakes mall or Pembroke gardens will keep everyone entertained. Play a round of Golf at the Pembroke lakes Golf and Racquet ball club or just sit back and enjoy Florida sunshine.
Lighthouse point is located in Northeast Broward County. Named after the Hillsboro inlet lighthouse which opens up to the Intercostal waterways. Lighthouse Point is a small town and wants to stay that way. It is 80% single family homes mainly on the 18 miles of waterways. Most of the homes are upper/medium and top price ranges. Lighthouse Point has 20 acres of parks and mini parks including the Lighthouse Point tennis center. They also have Colo Colo soccer academy and Riptide beach volleyball, and many other outdoor activities. Family oriented and conveniently located, only 20 miles away from the airport, this city will quickly become one of your favorite spot.
Oakland Park is a city in Broward county first known as Floranada (Florida and Canada combined). It is home to around 43,000 people and it borders Wilton Manors to the South. Ft. Lauderdale airport is only 12 miles away. This diverse community has plenty to offer to its residents from restaurants to parks and schools. Play tennis and pickle ball at the Dillon tennis center or enjoy Jaco Pastorius Park named after Oakland Park’s most famous “son”. Jaco was a famous American musician whose bass guitar skills and compositions changed jazz and rock music forever. This park host many holiday events including Oktoberfest. Here you can watch a Dachshund dash eat German style food and dance and sing. This is hosted by the Funky Buddha brewery next door, one of the many new “hot spots” of the city. Oakland Park is also close to shopping and the Atlantic Ocean.
Hollywood..! No, not the one in California. This amazing city is located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Friendly for all ages and families. Only 4.9 miles from FLL airport. Hollywood has 32 public and charter schools with 13 private school. Enjoy the day at Hollywood beach with 2 1/2 miles of Boardwalk. Take a stroll or stop and eat at one of the many restaurants along the beach. Hollywood is home to 60 parks and 7 golf courses sure to keep anyone busy. One particular spot worth mentioning is Artspark @ young circle. It hosts lots of events and live music, Monday night food trucks, Funtastic Fridays followed by movie night. It also has 5 unique Baobab trees that are native to Africa. Don’t forget the Seminole Hard Rock Casino! You can’t miss it, just look for the huge guitar towering in the sky. Here you can enjoy bars, restaurants, spa, comedy clubs, concerts, and more.
Lauderdale by the Sea is a city in Broward County nestled between Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Come to its beautiful beaches and relax at the many restaurants and shops or go fishing on the pier. Do you like to scuba dive? This is the "Shore Diving Capital" of Florida. Go on an adventure and see the historic SS COPENHAGEN, a 19th Century British cargo shipwreck. The remains of this steamer are in a 25 feet of water off the coast, in an area known as the Pompano Dropoff Reef. Some divers can see tropical fish and even find lumps of coal. This friendly and accessible community lives up to its slogan "Relax, you're here."