Ivonne MacMillan

Ivonne MacMillan is senior manager of global integrated media at Visit Lauderdale. With her local insider's knowledge of the Greater Fort Lauderdale area and experience as a content strategist and journalist, she's thrilled to share tips on all things to do in this tropical paradise.

Top 12 Farmers Markets in Greater Fort Lauderdale

Wake up early to snatch the best finds at a farmers market by the beach, in a nursery, or along the riverfront, and snack on baked goods and fresh coffee, all while stocking up on unique local goods, from honey to handcrafted gifts. Our seasonal and year-round farmers markets are a treasure trove of…

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Best Coffee Shops in Greater Fort Lauderdale

You are reinvigorated by the ocean breeze and the bustling energy of Greater Fort Lauderdale. But sometimes you just need a little caffeine to get your day started, whether you’re on vacation or here for work. From garden seating to vintage setting and from vegan brews to Cuban coffee, get your…

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Getting to Fort Lauderdale From Miami

Fort Lauderdale, also known as the Venice of America, is Miami’s vibrant neighbor to the north by about 30 miles. If you’re flying in or out of Miami International Airport (MIA), cruising from PortMiami or wish to explore beyond Miami, there are plenty of transportation options with or without a car…

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Summer Savings for Everyone Under the Sun

Vacation or staycation, Greater Fort Lauderdale is the ultimate place for your luxury escape this summer. Add a splash of savings with Visit Lauderdale’s LauderDeals, an extensive list of irresistible offers available June 1 through September 30, 2022, throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale. This summer…

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Art & Culture Happenings to Experience in the New Year

The New Year is the perfect time to explore Greater Fort Lauderdale's creative side. Whether it’s a retrospective exhibition of a famous fashion designer, an architectural bike tour or a peek into Caribbean culture, there are so many opportunities for you to indulge your love of all things artistic…

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Things to Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale

Looking to satisfy your wanderlust? With a vibrant collection of cultures and activities, Greater Fort Lauderdale is the ultimate, inclusive LGBT+ destination where everyone comes together, under the warm embrace of the sun. Discover a 23 mile-stretch of golden sand among eight distinct beaches…

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