Things to Do in Davie FL: Everglades Day Safari

Everglades Day Safari

If you love the outdoors – and most people looking at Davie FL homes for sale do – you’ll want to check out the Everglades Day Safari.  It’s fun for the whole family, and it ranks No. 1 on TripAdvisor for outdoor activities in Davie.  In fact, it has a 5 out of 5 rating on TripAdvisor, based on about 300 reviews! The Everglades Day Safari is Eco-Certified If you’re concerned about boatloads of visitors ruining the everglades, never fear.  The Everglades Day Safari is a Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism (Florida SEE) Gold Certified Ecotour Operator.  This certification isn’t… Read More

Top Restaurants in Davie FL

Top restaurants in Davie FL

If you’re a foodie looking at Davie FL homes for sale, this blog post is for you.  There are many excellent restaurants in Broward County, but you’ll find a nice assortment right in Davie.  It’s tough to choose the top restaurants since everyone’s taste is different, so I decided to go with popular opinion.  These are some of the top restaurants as ranked by the TripAdvisor website. LaSpada’s Original Hoagies If you want a new experience in hoagie heaven, try LaSpada’s on South University Drive.  They pride themselves on using rolls baked at an Italian bakery, top quality meats and… Read More

Davie FL Residents Experience the World’s Fastest Sport

Jai-Alai

Jai-Alai (pronounced “hi ‘ lie”) is billed as the world’s fastest sport.  Davie residents are less than 10 miles away from live matches of the sport at the Casino at Dania Beach, Florida. What is Jai-Alai? Jai-Alai is a sport that looks a bit like racquetball, but more difficult and faster.  In addition, rather than a paddle, players use a cesta, which is a Spanish word for basket.  It’s a long basket made from reeds, and players use it to catch and return a ball. The court that is used for play is similar to a racquetball court.  It has… Read More

Things to Do in Davie FL: Old Davie School Historical Museum

Things to do in Davie FL

If you’re planning to purchase one of our lovely Davie FL homes for sale, you might be wondering how you could get involved in the community.  If you already live in Davie, you may be familiar with the Old Davie School facility, but you may not know that it’s more than a museum!   The Museum’s History The Old Davie School Historial Museum collects, preserves, interprets and educates people about the heritage, culture, and history of the Davie community and western Broward County.  In 1984, the David School Foundation was created to restore the school building.  The Town of Davie,… Read More

Relax or Workout at Vista View Park in Davie FL

Things to Do in Davie

One of the things I love most about working with people looking at Davie FL homes for sale is telling them about all the parks in the area.  We’ve got parks for just about everything.  They give you the chance to get outside and enjoy South Florida’s natural beauty.  In the case of Vista View Park, it’s a great place to relax, work in some fitness training or have fun at the Park’s special events. Vista View Park Overview Vista View Park is located on 142nd Street; Orange Drive runs along its south border.  The park covers 272 acres of… Read More

Local News and Things to Do in Davie Florida

Things to do in Davie FL

As a longtime Davie REALTOR® and resident, I enjoy helping people discover Davie, Florida and all that it has to offer.  This post includes a few news items that will give you a feel for the community and information about Davie’s 4th of July Family Fun Day to help you make holiday plans early! Special Needs Kids Blossom at Bob Roth’s New River Groves Bob Roth’s New River Groves has been a landmark in Davie for about 50 years.  The fresh Florida fruit and food stand, located on Griffin Road, is a favorite of locals.  A friend of Roth’s and… Read More

New! Now You Can Learn to Soar in Davie, Florida

Things to do in Davie

Need more things to do in Davie?  Ever wanted to skydive, but were too afraid to try it?  If you feel that way, you’re in touch with this Davie REALTOR®!  But, we’ve all got another shot at it while staying very close to the ground.  A company called iFLY Indoor Skydiving recently opened a location here in Davie.   What is Indoor Skydiving? Indoor skydiving is made possible with the availability of 60-foot tall vertical wind tunnels.  iFLY has been the leader in designing, building and operating vertical wind tunnels since 1997.  In addition to the over 50 locations worldwide… Read More

Davie Florida: A Golfer’s Paradise

Davie Real Estate - Teri Arbogast

Davie real estate is attractive to home buyers and sellers for many reasons, including the location, the beauty, the amenities, the shopping, the community vibe and more.  If you love everything about Davie, and you’re a golfer, you’re in luck.  From outstanding public courses to upscale country club environments, there are plenty of golfing opportunities close to home. Golf Clubs in Davie Grande Oaks Golf Club If you’re looking for a private golf club in Davie, Grande Oaks may be for you.  The club offers a Raymond Floyd-designed 18-hole Championship course, a 40-acre practice area and a newly renovated clubhouse…. Read More

Mark Your Calendars for The Orange Blossom Festival in Davie Florida

Davie Realtor Orange Blossom Festival

The end of February has been an important time in Davie for 80 years.  The Orange Blossom Festival is often consider the star of the festivals that are held each year in South Florida.  This year’s celebration will build on that reputation. Ever Wondered Why Davie Celebrates Oranges? The Festival is a celebration of the rich heritage of Davie and Broward County.  Florida’s governor, Napoleon Broward, convinced the legislature to drain some of the Everglades in the early 1900s.  Settlers flocked to the area to take advantage of the fertile soil, and established homesteads where they grew vegetables, raised cattle and… Read More

Start Now to Plan Your 4th of July in Davie, Florida

4th July 2016 - Davie Realtor

It’s Time to Celebrate Our Independence in 2016! I’m very proud to be a Davie REALTOR® because it’s such a great place to live.  And, the 4th of July celebration is just another thing that reinforces the feeling of community. Plan to spend your Independence Day at the celebration in Pine Island Park.  It’s a day full of fun for the whole family.  Pine Island Park covers 113 acres and boasts an active park, and an aquatic and fitness center.  The Bamford Sports Complex is also located in the Park, and it offers a gymnasium, stage, meeting rooms, and a… Read More