Hollywood’s family friendly environment bids you to enjoy numerous recreational activities, including golf on championship golf courses, tennis, running, cycling, and more than 20 parks locally. Provided by nature itself, water sports include scuba diving, jet skiing, wind surfing, snorkeling, and fishing.
Sporting entertainment abounds with thoroughbred racing at Gulfstream Park, dog racing at the Hollywood Greyhound Track, both now offering poker and Vegas style slots. World renowned cesta action is right next door at Dania Jai-Alai. Four major league sports venues are just minutes away: Miami Dolphins football, Florida Panthers hockey, Miami Heat basketball and Florida Marlins baseball.
Shop at some of the country’s finest shopping malls, with everything from major store outlets at the renowned Sawgrass Mills, to the absolute sophistication and elegance of The Bal Harbour Shops. Every shopping preference is met at Aventura Mall, just minutes away, featuring six major department stores and hundreds of specialty shops.
An extraordinary cultural and dining experience awaits you in the downtown area of Hollywood, where you’ll find exquisite international cuisine, fine art galleries and a variety of unique boutiques, all in our art deco setting. Hollywood, renowned for its dining, offers tastes for every palate and budget including French, Chinese, Japanese,
Thai, Mexican, Greek, Spanish, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, to name a few!
Annual art festivals, hot jazz and outdoor concerts pulse throughout the year at nearby Young Circle Arts Park. Hollywood central Performing Arts Center provides year round dance and film.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida provides visitors with periodic performances of authentic and dangerous deep-water alligator wrestling at the Seminole Okalee Museum and Village. The exciting Hard Rock Cafe with its shops, restaurants, clubs and casino provide day & nighttime entertainment. Nationally recognized comedians and musicians perform regularly.
All in all, residents and travelers of all ages can have a great sense of security knowing that award-winning community-oriented policing methods have resulted in low crime rates. In fact, Hollywood has been earned the prestigious All-American City Award for 2007.
With its charming buildings, tropically landscaped streets, friendly merchants, and relaxed ambiance, the picturesque and eclectic area of downtown Hollywood, recently named to the National Register of Historic Places, is perfectly situated between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, a short distance from either airport and just west of Hollywood Beach.
For sun, sand and surf, Hollywood Beach invites you; fun and friendship await you.