Area Information

Away Inn is ideally located in the heart of the quaint village of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, north of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Locally, there is an abundance of shopping, sightseeing, dining, cultural events and entertainment.

  • Shopping:

    We are conveniently located within a few miles of the Galleria Shopping Mall, Pompano Fashion Square Mall, Broward Mall, Coral Ridge Mall, Sawgrass Mills, Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk, Beachplace, and the shops of Las Olas Boulevard.

  • Casinos:

    Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida along with the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida are located less than 20 minutes away.

  • Nature:

    The Florida Everglades is only 30 minutes west of the Inn. There is an abundance of tour companies to safely guide you through this wonder of nature.

  • Boating:

    Greater Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America because of its miles and miles of waterways emanating from the Intracoastal Waterway which is studded with a multitude of unique restaurants and multi-million dollar homes. Numerous boat rentals are available.

  • Diving:

    With a natural reef situated just 100 yards offshore, the greater Fort Lauderdale area has become a mecca for diving enthusiasts. The reef is the most visited reef in the United States. There is a wide array of diving companies available to choose.

  • Culture:

    Fort Lauderdale offers cultural events at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Sunrise Musical Center, Museum of Discovery and Science, and Museum of Art - all located within minutes of Away Inn.

  • Sports:

    • Miami Dolphins, Sunlife Stadium, 40 minutes southwest
    • Florida Marlins, Sunlife Stadium, 40 minutes southwest
    • Miami Heat, American Airlines Arena, 50 minutes south
    • Florida Panthers, Bank Atlantic Center, 30 minutes southwest
    • Hollywood Greyhound Racetrack is 20 minutes south
    • Pompano Park is located 10 minutes north
    • Gulfstream Park is only 30 minutes south
    • Dania Jai Alai can be found 20 minutes south
  • Sea Ranch Plaza:

    • Restaurants
    • Supermarket
    • Pharmacy
    • Mail/Internet Services
    • Banks
    • Pubs and Lounges
    • Specialty Stores
    • Boutique and Souvenir Shops
  • Airports

    Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport is 10 miles southwest of Away Inn. Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is 5 miles west while the Miami International Airport is 35 miles south. Palm Beach International Airport is located 30 miles north.

  • Ports

    Port Everglades is located just 9 miles south of the hotel. With one of the deepest harbors in the United States, Port Everglades hosts many of the major cruise lines such as Princess Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Discovery Cruise Line and many more.

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