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Hollywood Beach has been selected as one of the 2009 "Best Beaches for Families" in Florida by Fodor's Travel Guides, and is the only beach in all of Broward and Miami-Dade counties to be recognized for its quality sand and amenities. Read more

Rent a bicycle for the hour, day or week and enjoy a scenic ride along the newly renovated oceanfront Broadwalk, Hollywood's 2.5 mile pedestrian promenade framed by charming cafes, restaurants and shops as well as boutique hotels, resorts and quaint seaside inns and bed and breakfasts.

Hop on the trolley to the ArtsPark in Downtown Hollywood to catch a glass blowing demonstration and listen to the singing baobab tree followed by some time spent in the children's play with an interactive fountain delighting the kids with playful bursts of water and an innovative playground designed to stimulate creativity.

End the day with a sunset kayak trip at the Anne Kolb Nature at West Lake Park followed by dinner at one of 40 waterfront restaurants on Hollywood Beach Broadwalk or Intracoastal Waterway.

Hollywood offers a variety of activities for people of all ages.

Funtastic Fridays for Kids
ArtsPark at Young Circle
Every Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Bring your kids to the best FREE family social event in town featuring Mama Clown and Friends, bounce house, face painters, magic & more!

Information: 954-921-3404

Bicycle & Jet Ski Rentals

Hollywood Jet Ski
Jet Ski rentals for the experienced rider or the novice.
2501 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood
P: 954-921-9390

The Bike Shack
Rent a bicycle or surrey for the day and spend the day riding alongside the ocean.
101 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood
P: 954-925-BIKE

Hollywood Bike Rentals
Bikes: Fun cycle, low riders.
1907 N. Surf Road, Hollywood
P: 954-535-4396

Sun & Fun Cycles
Bikes: Banana, Beach Cruisers, low riders, surreys.
1500 N. Broadwalk, Hollywood
P: 954-925-0735

Nature & Parks

Segway Excursion

Charnow Park
A beachfront park on the Broadwalk. Shaded seating areas, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, and an interactive fountain.

Between Garfield & Connecticut St. on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk
P: 954-921-3404

ArtsPark at Young Circle
10-acre interactive park in Downtown Hollywood. Children’s play area, interactive fountain, promenade for jogging or strolling, site for art and culture activities.

Hollywood Boulevard at U.S. 1
P: 954-921-3404

Hollywood North Beach Park
Beach, jogging path (Broadwalk), fishing, concessions, picnic area, volleyball, turtle hatchery, and observation tower. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

3501 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood
P: 954-926-2480

John U. Lloyd State Park
Offering: Camping grounds, Cabins, Pets allowed in restricted areas, RV Park Picnic Area, Horse Trails, Nature Trails, Bicycles, Boat Tours, Fishing, Swimming, Scuba Diving, Canoeing, Wild Life Viewing

6503 N. Ocean Drive, Dania Beach
P: 954-923-2833

West Lake Park
Shelter rentals, 2 Basketball Courts, Jogging Path, 3 Boat Trails (electric motors only), Cause of Freedom War Memorial (Veterans that gave their lives for freedom), Fishing Pier Trail (salt water license may be required for ages 16 or older), Picnic Areas, Play Area, Regional Wetland Preserve, Tennis Courts, Racquetball Courts, Volleyball Courts, and Kayak Rental Marina Area.

1200 Sheridan Street, Hollywood
P: 954-357-5161

Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park
Located along the Intracoastal Waterways, this facility offers boat tours, nature trails, guided nature hikes, educational classes and workshops, jazz concerts, art exhibits, dance, and music. This recreational paradise is also home to an observation tower, exhibit hall, fishing pier, picnic area and banquet facility.

751 Sheridan Street, Hollywood
P: 954-357-5161

Holland Park
23-acre waterfont park, featuring biking, observation tower, full moon kayaking tours on West Lake, boat launch, eco-walk nature trail, picnic tables, fresh water fishing. Three rental pavilions available.

Johnson St. & 6th Ave.
P: 954-921-3404

Dockside Dining

Hollywood offers a variety of dockside restaurants located on the beautiful intracoastal waterway. Click here for a complete list.

Boating, Diving & Fishing

Charter One
Premier charter yacht services, including The Grand Floridian, docked at Diplomat Landing.

3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood
P: 954-771-0102

Marina at Diplomat Landing
Deep water dockage available for vessels up to 120 feet; 14 slips plus additional docking for party/dinner/charter vessels.

3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood
P: 954-602-8973

Hollywood Marina
The Hollywood Marina is located adjacent to the Intracoastal between Miami and Fort Lauderdale in a quiet residential area. The Marina has fifty-five in-water slips with fixed cement piers accessible to most boats ranging from 20 to 90 feet. Available to the boating public, these slips are rented daily, monthly or yearly. Availability is on a first come first serve basis. Reservations are recommended. Amenities include restrooms, showers, ice, laundry, and beverage machine. The Marina is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week to insure the best possible service and security to our patrons.

700 Polk Street, Hollywood
P: 954-921-3035

Sea Legs III Fishing Charter
Charter boats, day fishing, jet skis, night fishing, and party boats.

5400 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood
P: 954-923-2109


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