With its prime location, nestled between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town that has attracted numerous visitors and locals alike since the 1920’s. Founded in 1920 by the planning visionary Joseph Wesley Young, Hollywood was chosen for the site of his "Dream City in Florida."
Today, the old glamour of Hollywood Boulevard, lined with beautiful palm trees and beaches, the one-of-a-kind Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, charming old residences, along with the exciting new attractions such as ArtsPark and The Westin Diplomat & Spa, it is easy to see why Hollywood is such a popular destination! The City of Hollywood is the second-most populated city in Broward County and the ninth largest city in the state of Florida.
Named one of America’s Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel + Leisure magazine, the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk is a one-of-a-kind oceanfront promenade. An ideal locale for joggers and bicyclists alike, the boardwalk is a great place to enjoy the South Florida sunshine. Complete with three oceanfront parks, including the historical Garfield Street courts and a fantastic play fountain, it is a favorite family hotspot. The not-to-be-missed Josh’s Organic Market brings the best in fresh produce every weekend on the boardwalk. Featuring delicious eateries, beachfront inns, quaint hotels and great shopping--the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk has it all!
ArtsPark at Young Circle, located in the heart of Hollywood’s vibrant Downtown, delightfully connects nature and art. The revolutionary park offers a vast, 10-acre playground of flourishing greens and open paved promenades, ideal for strolling or jogging. The ArtsPark is complete with an interactive play area for children and boasts a spectacular featured fountain.
Downtown Hollywood is an exciting and vibrant part of Hollywood; from delectable dining and trendy nightclubs and lounges to chic boutiques and hip art galleries—there is something for everyone! From fine dining, Asian Fusion, delightful coffee and dessert spots, exotic international cuisine, wine bars to simply great burgers and takeout, there is a taste for everything in Downtown Hollywood. Also, featuring live music and top cultural hotspots, Downtown Hollywood is the place to be; located at 21st Avenue to Young Circle on Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street.
The Hollywood, Florida Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) was created to redevelop and revitalize Hollywood as a vibrant place to live, work and play. The CRA works to improve two main districts in Hollywood- The Downtown District and The Beach District. In addition to greatly improving the aesthetics of Hollywood’s renowned Beaches, Boardwalk and Downtown, the CRA is continually implementing exciting community events such as art festivals, movie nights and live music.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is South Florida’s ultimate entertainment destination! Play at the state-of-the art casino with over 90 tables of live action poker, blackjack and baccarat and 2,500 Vegas-style slots. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 hotel rooms, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, 17 restaurants and lounges (including Council Oak, Martorano’s and Hard Rock Café), the Body Rock Spa, 23 boutique shops, 12 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Seminole Hard Rock & Casino is located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida.
The Westin Diplomat & Spa features luxurious accommodations, breathtaking ocean views and an overall incredible resort experience. With a magnificent infinity pool and waterfalls, a revitalizing spa, tennis and golf, and wonderful shopping and dining—the Westin Diplomat offers the ultimate in resort getaway. The Westin is an ideal place to relax, rewind and recharge on its pristine beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. The Westin Diplomat & Spa is located at 3555 South Ocean Drive in Hollywood, Florida.
Margaritaville, inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffet, is coming to Hollywood! Situated on Hollywood Beach, the beachfront hotel and entertainment complex scheduled to open in 2014, will feature 349 guest rooms, a thrilling wave pool, numerous delicious restaurants, 35,000 feet of convention space and an electrifying entertainment venue on Johnson Street. The resort will also have a new parking garage and marina complete with cabanas. Check back for updates on this exciting new resort!