If there’s a word that best describes Coral Springs, it’s easygoing. This appealing, laid-back suburb in northwestern Broward County is effortless to reach and navigate. Everything you need is close by for a relaxing, stress-free stay.
View birds, mammals, reptiles, and native Florida plants at the 5-acre Sawgrass Nature Center. This private non-profit has an onsite wildlife hospital that treats and rehabs animals, releasing them back into the wild. Observe non-releasable or exotic animals and birds in the center's permanent exhibit area. Also here: a gift boutique and outdoor classroom for educational programs and lectures.
Access the Everglades Conservation Levee Greenway trail from the Atlantic Blvd. Trailhead along the Sawgrass Expressway. This large expanse of open space overlooking the Everglades is the perfect spot for long hikes, mountain and trail bike rides, bird watching and capturing stunning sunset photos.
Skate the same ice as NHL pros at Florida Panthers IceDen. This 75,000 square-foot entertainment facility offers public skating and group lessons and serves as the practice space for the Florida Panthers.
Coral Springs Center For The Arts is a 1,471-seat theatre hosting entertainment for every age and taste: the best of Broadway to top comedians, jazz and pop concerts, plus family-geared productions.
Coral Springs Museum of Art features current, nationally recognized Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Florida artists, plus fresh exhibits rotated every three months from Nichita, Britto, Kahn, Hansen, Butcher, Bedia, Royo, Yuroz, Chihuly, Toulouse-Lautrec and other well-known artists.
Speaking of Jam…Hungry Yet?
For an eclectic mix of food with interesting wines and craft beers and sake to match, visit The Cook & The Cork. Every item on the menu, from gelato to bacon to sauces to pasta, everything is made fresh from scratch with hand-picked ingredients.
If charming Italian cafes capture your heart, Tavolino Della Notte has great food, big portions, delightful atmosphere, and live weekend lounge entertainment. A full evening out.
Discover Mediterranean goodness at Falafel Bistro and Wine Bar. Along with its namesake falafel, you’ll find hummus platters, Israeli salad, tahini, chicken shawarma, vegan and gluten-free options.
If the name Rock n Roll Ribs isn’t clear, how about its slogan: “where BBQ meets metal”? Ribs are the star of this rock-themed joint, but many proteins, salads, fixin's, and desserts share the stage.
Stay and Play in Comfort
Right next door to the Heron Bay Golf Club is the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel, Golf Club & Convention Center, with a full-service, 17,000 square-foot convention center.
Spacious rooms and all the comforts of home await at Courtyard By Marriott Coral Springs, close to Coral Square Mall, Butterfly World, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, and Heron Bay Golf Club.
Located roughly 30-40 minutes west of the beach and a 15-20-minute highway drive from Boca Raton and Delray via Turnpike or I-95, Coral Springs has all the amenities you seek − without the urban sprawl, traffic and congestion you don’t.