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Plan your next trip to the stunning city of Oakland Park. You will find this destination located in the Broward County of Florida, in the United States of America. Oakland Park has a population of 44,229 inhabitants and the city is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–West Palm Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area. While visiting the area you will be able to discover historical sites, explore natural landscapes, and partake in recreational activities.Vacation rentals in Oakland Park
There are plenty of stunning rental properties to choose from while planning your visit in Oakland Park. Imagine waking up in the morning and admiring the stunning beachside while sipping on your coffee on the patio. Spend the afternoon swimming in your private pool or sunbathing in the garden. Invite friends over for a delicious barbecue in your backyard. These are some of the opportunities waiting for you in Oakland Park.
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The area and getting around
The trip to Oakland Park will be quite easy to make regardless of where you are coming from. To arrive to Oakland Park, you must first stop by Fort Lauderdale. You can make the journey by bus with the Greyhound Bus lines, as well as by train with Tri-Rail and Amtrak. If you choose to go by car, the closest main roads will be the Interstate 95 and the Interstate 75. The closest airports to the area will be the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and the Miami International Airport, both of them offer commercial flights for domestic and international routes.Where to eat in Oakland Park
You can find many different types of restaurants to choose from when you visit Oakland Park. If you are looking to try some Asian food for dinner, check out Casa Sensei. This restaurant will provide you with authentic and traditional Japanese food, as well as a complete sushi bar. On the other hand, if you want to go to an elegant waterfront restaurant, the Shooters Waterfront is the ideal place for you. This restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating, a friendly staff and a menu filled with American-style dishes.
Travelers and activities
You can explore the stunning natural landscape of Oakland Park by visiting these places during your stay. Head on over to Mills Pond Park. This park is packed with recreation areas such as their softball pitch, batting cages, playgrounds and covered pavilions to relax in and read a book. Another great spot to visit is the Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. This park has been public since 1954 and its situated on 200-acres of land. Here you will be able to find plenty of nature trails to go biking and jogging on during a warm sunny day.Family friendly activities in Oakland Park
If you choose to make your trip to Oakland Park with your family, these activities will be enjoyable for everyone to try out together. For an educational experience, check out the Museum of Discovery and Science. This establishment has a variety of interactive exhibits, and it encourages its guests to get active and participate in these activities that involve science and the natural world. Another fantastic place is The Ft. Lauderdale Antique Car Museum. This place is magical for all car lovers. Here you will be able to admire at a collection of cars from the 20th to the 40th century.
Did you know the city of Oakland Park was originally known as Floranada?
Top 5 travel tips for Oakland Park
Try out the local brew. This establishment was one of South Florida’s microbrewery pioneers and still is the largest brewery in the state. Have a beer tasting and take a tour of their grounds during your visit.2. Catfish Dewey’s
Have a taste of the local seafood. This family-owned restaurant opened in 1984 and now it provides its visitors with delicious freshly caught seafood. The restaurant’s specialty is their fried catfish.3. NSU Art Museum
Admire some art in Oakland Park. This popular museum and performing center has a permanent collection of art which includes more than 6,000 individual works from the 19th and 20th century.4. The Bonnet House Museum and Garden
Take a stroll through history. This is one of the area’s most well-preserved historical attractions. The home used to be residence for the famous Frederick Clay Bartlett. Now you will be able to admire a variety of his work, as well as his personal furniture.5. Jungle Queen Riverboats
Explore the area from the waterside. This riverboat has been functioning for over 80 years and it will take you on a three hour ride around the waterways of Oakland Park while narrating you the history of the city.