Though considered a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, the city of Sunrise, Florida, is itself a top tourist destination and ideal place for individuals who seek a home for rent. The city is about five miles from downtown Ft. Lauderdale and the Atlantic Coast, and is bordered on the west by the Florida Everglades conservation area.
Though the area was home to only about 4,000 residents in the late 1960s, these conditions have allowed Sunrise to thrive over the past 40 years on its way to becoming one of the most popular areas in Ft Lauderdale. Today, tourists visit the community and newcomers eagerly search for available rentals, as the city has become an entertainment center that offers outdoor recreation, frequent high-profile concerts and professional sports. Those who become part of the community enter a hub of excitement where events and leisure are never hard to find.
Houses for rent in Sunrise offer several forms of local entertainment. The city is home to the Sawgrass Mills Mall, one of the largest outlet malls in the country. Those who would rather hang out in Florida's beautiful weather can spend the day Sunrise's Seven Bridges at Springtree Golf Club. The recently-renovated facility offers 67 acres of playing area, in addition to new locker rooms and dining options. Several pools, numerous tennis courts and more than 250 acres of park land are also scattered near rentals in Sunrise.
In addition to these appealing options, Sunrise is home to the BB&T Center, where the Florida Panthers of the NHL play their home games. This arena also hosts a variety of top entertainers, including recent concerts by artists as diverse as Taylor Swift, Jimmy Buffet, James Taylor, Aerosmith and Jay-Z. These high-profile events often overshadow activities like the Earth Day Festival, Cultural Festival and Harvest Festival, which are celebrated at a community level.
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