Do not get confused by the name: Hollywood in Florida, is a coastal city located at the west of the USA bathing in the Atlantic Ocean. With mild to hot temperatures all year round these are the top 10 places to visit in Hollywood, Florida:
Anne Kolb Nature Center
It is a 1500-acre coastal mangrove wetland. The natural complex is home to a variety of plants and animals, including endangered ones. The place has long wooden bridges to walk and be submerged in nature. It offers also an aquarium, an observation tower, 3 extensive paddling trails, an intracoastal fishing pier, biking trails, and a lake.
ArtsPark at Young Circle
Right in the heart of downtown, the ArtsPark is a 10-acre lush green area, with spacious paved walkways, and refreshing interactive fountains, where cultural events and festival take place. For jogging, walking, or just visiting, the park is a main local hub.
Ancient Spanish Monastery
Called the Monastery of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, it is one of the oldest buildings of the western hemisphere. Built in Spain in the 12th century, dismantled and shipped to New York in the 20th century and reassembled in the 1600s where it is now in North Miami Beach, 15 minutes south of Hollywood, Florida. The place is an Episcopal church and a major tourist destination.
Hollywood, FL, Beaches
White sanded, with pristine water, and uncrowded are the beaches at this paradisiacal place. Relax, get a tan, read a book, have a picnic, the options of what you can do there are limitless.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel
Visit the the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel to be treated for a day in Spa, for having an amazing diner, or listening to a Hard Rock concert or to try your luck at any of the casino games.
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park
This natural park is located 20 minutes north to Hollywood, FL. It offers visitors a very active itinerary. From bicycling, to boating, fishing, kayaking, hiking, snorkeling, wildlife seeing, swimming, time at the beach, scuba diving, and more.
Camelot Days Medieval Festival
Go back to medieval times by experiencing a day, a weekend or a full season mingling with kings, knights, queens, witches, fairies, and courtesans. Get immersed in an environment of medieval food, music, games and surroundings.
Schedule a 45-minute airplane trip to re-discover the city, the ocean, and the mangroves from the air. Taking off 20 minutes east to the city, small planes will take you to experience the thrill.
Yet another natural complex, but hey this is the Florida Peninsula. In the place you can trek alongside animals in their natural surroundings; canoe the Oleta River, a river used by the Seminole Indians; have a campfire listening to Native Stories; hike at night and discover yet the night animals.
Have a chilled walk feeling the salty air, hearing the tides, relaxing on the boardwalk by the beach, and let yourself get seduced by any of the restaurants or bars that are along the side.