Dania Beach, Florida, in Broward county, is 2 miles N of Hollywood, Florida (center to center) and 19 miles N ofMiami, Florida. The city is located in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. Dania Beach has a population of 20,061.
Dania Beach History
Dania Beach was the first city that was included into Broward County in the 1880s. It started as a settlement called Modello. Around the start of the 20th century, most of the residents were of Danish ancestry who changed the name to Dania. However, in 1999, it was renamed to Dania Beach. The city expanded in 2001 and occupied several unincorporated parts of Broward County.
Dania Beach and nearby Attractions
- Dania JAI-ALAI
- Coastal Marine
- GFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum
- Anne Kolb Nature Center
- Hollywood North Beach Park
- Fort Lauderdale ghost Tours
Things To Do In Dania Beach
Dania Beach offers several recreational facilities including golf courses hiking trails and beaches. There are also water sports facilities. You can enjoy a ride in an old-fashioned wooden roller coaster or watch the record-size game fish at the Fishing Hall of Fame. In addition, you can find nature trails and unique parks, restaurants and spas, as well as shopping centers with antique stores.
Dania Beach Transportation
Fort Lauderdale International Airport provides access to air travel.
Dania Beach Higher Education
Adult education is available from Broward Community College.