Seniors Discover Pompano Beach

ar130954892981693Pompano Beach, Florida, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, lies just to the north of Fort Lauderdale. The City of Pompano Beach was settled back in 1880 and today welcomes senior visitors to some of the warmest and clearest waters, beautiful sand beaches, and calming breezes.

It’s the perfect place for a beach vacation, with great dining, exciting water sports from deep sea fishing to paddle boarding or just relaxing on the beach. Senior travelers, you can visit one of the many fabulous parks, take in a game of golf or tennis, and enjoy some fun shopping. Pompano Beach with its population of 100,000 is often called “the Heart of the Gold Coast.”


 Seniors Learn About QQuest

The city got its name from a fish called pomano that is found just off the Atlantic Coast. Pompano Beach is within minutes of Las Olas Riverfront, Palm Aire Golf Course, Isle Casino Racing at Pompano Park and Galleria Mall.

A major attraction is the Pompano Municipal Pier. Along with the Pier, visitors enjoy QQuest that is South Florida’s first ever thrilling live escape game. QQuest is a great place to have fun with friends, work on team building and to enjoy amazing live action puzzles in a rooms filled with puzzles, riddles, clues and brain teasers, for you to solve within 1 hour.

 Seafood Festival Attracts Senior Visitors


Senior tourists flock to the Annual Pomano Beach Seafood Festival, and I would too. For you foodies, the Fine Food and Wine Festival features over 30 restaurants offering delicious food, auctions, unique entertainment and adult libations, this year’s event is sure to amuse your palate.

Bring your clubs along because there are dozens of championship golf courses within a 30-minute drive and they  challenge every skill level.

If you find yourself in hiking boots, you have come to the right place. Your visit to the Fern Forest Nature Park, a 254-acre Urban Wilderness Site that features the Cypress Boardwalk, an arboretum and the Prairie Overlook Trail, will lead you to lots of wildlife.


And parks…Pompano Beach also maintains more than 50 local parks for sports enthusiasts or senior visitors who have a penchant for outdoor relaxation. If golf or hiking is not your bag, then try out your fish pole or take a fishing excursion.

The Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo—the largest saltwater sport fishing tournament in South Florida—is a popular annual event that draws in thousands of tourists. So swing by Pompano Beach on your next trip to Florida and enjoy all that the city has to offer. jeb

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