I. *** Meetup Walks:

 

(A) Coconut Grove

 

Tropical Coconut Grove walk you already know about this walk ;-}

 

(B) Fort Lauderdale

 

Version 1) starts at Wild East Restaurant on Las Olas and then goes down to the beach by way of Las Olas it also hits the Bahia Mar Yacht club to look at super yachts in a beautiful setting on the inter-coastal water way.

 

Version 2) starts at Mangos Restaurant on Las Olas and goes to the Broward Center for Performing Arts by way of New River Walk. Then we head through downtown Fort Lauderdale (where all the clubs, sidewalk restaurants, bars and lounges are). Then we hop across the New River down too Millionaire neighborhood of Rio Vista, Ponce de Leon and Cordova Isles.

 

(C) South Coconut Grove & Pinecrest

 

Fairchild Tropical Gardens. 82 acres of lush tropical gardens. Sunken forests, rainforests, orchids houses, Black Bamboo forests and Mayan Ruins (sort of).

 

http://www.fairchildgarden.org/index.cfm?page=livingcollections

 

II. *** Performing Art Centers (Theater, Classical Music, Comedy etc.)

 

(A) Broward Center for Performing Arts Events

http://www.browardcenter.org/events/Default.aspx

 

(B) Biltmore Hotel GablesStage

http://www.gablestage.org/

 

(C) Carnival Center Performing Arts (South Beach)

http://www.carnivalcenter.org/perform/

 

III. *** All day Outings.

 

(A) Captiva Island

 

Leave Fort Lauderdale 8:00am get Captiva Island 11:00am day of wandering through beautiful Captiva storybook little city and explore the beautiful coastline on the Gulf of Mexico (take your camera big time!!) Arrive back in Fort Lauderdale 8:30pm (or overnight at SouthSeas Resorts at the tip of Captiva Island!

 

http://www.southseas.com/

 

IV. *** Sunday Afternoon Outings.

 

(A) Coral Gables Area

Books & Books then over to Biltmore Hotel Cascades Restaurant for late afternoon snack around fabulous Pool Area. Then over to Village of Merrick Park for Cappuccino and window shopping at fabulous open air collection of clothing and specialty shops.

 

http://www.biltmorehotel.com/

 

http://booksandbooks.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp;jsessionid=abcC3PuZ4Mfojg8Nyd7vr?s=storeevents

 

http://www.villageofmerrickpark.com/html/index19.asp

 

(B) North Miami Beach

 

Bal Harbours Shops. Window shop or people watch the Ultra Rich buying at Ultra high end clothing and specialty shops. Eat in the courtyard and have wine or beer while people watching.

 

http://www.balharbourshops.com/index.php?llink=3&file=diningguide

 

http://www.balharbourshops.com/index.php?llink=2&file=eventcalendar

 

(C) West Palm Beach

 

City Place fabulous outdoor park with beautiful fountains, live entertainment and great collection of restaurants, shops, Cinemas etc. Optional Free trolley service over to Clematis street the cool nightclub, outdoor eating and night life area.

 

http://www.cityplace.com/

 

(D) Palm Beach

 

Worth Avenue. Pinnacle of rich shopping, and eating at Taboo Restaurant for afternoon snack and wine or beer.

 

http://www.taboorestaurant.com/

 

http://www.worth-avenue.com/

 

(E) Boca Raton Mizner Park

 

Wonderful relaxed park like environment good for people watching, eating & drinking window shopping and a small performing art center all in a beautiful upscale park area.

 

http://www.miznerpark.com/html/index19.asp

 

(F) Boca Raton South Inlet park

 

Late afternoon picnic over looking beautiful wooded beach and intercoastal area.