Hidden Gem in South Florida – Welcome to The Yard at Wilton Manors

Hidden Gem in South Florida – Welcome to The Yard at Wilton Manors

Looking for a place to enjoy the day and take some great pictures? Look no further than The Yard in Wilton Manors – this hippie oasis is calling your name. Fort Lauderdale is well-known for vintage shops, photo shoots and delicious cups of coffee. The Yard at Wilton Manors offers all of this and so much more. The village-inspired shopping venue is bursting with small restaurants, boutique stores and a vintage store full of things you won’t find anywhere else.

A staple in the LGBTQ community, this bohemian village is bright, vibrant, and full of charm. It offers a chance to escape the urban confines of the surrounding city and taste some of the finest coffee.

It used to be called the Eucalyptus Gardens, and was famed as a spot to grab brunch, sit around with friends, and shop. It’s only gotten better with the name change. For one, the artful walkway is painted bright shades of orange, purple, red and blue. Both sides are lined with shady beautiful trees, and there are shops and restaurants lining both sides of the tropical walkway.

Not to mention, you’ll find flower walls and all of the best photo taking spots to spruce up your Instagram.

Popular Spots to Check Out at The Yard

The Alchemist

The Alchemist remains one of the go-to stops at The Yard. Their in-house brewed coffee is the perfect pick-me-up, especially when paired with one of their gluten-free treats. While locals and freelancers often frequent this hot spot, so too do tourists looking to experience the unique vibe and rich coffee. According to their website, “Coffee scientists behind the bar turn coffee beans into the best beverages in South Florida.”

Looking for something healthy to eat? Bite into one of their open-faced low carb sandwiches, known as “sliders” around here.

Good coffee, healthy food, and a beautiful serene environment – this is the spot to enjoy all three.

The Wander Shop

Step inside this bohemian lifestyle boutique that is located inside of a vintage airstream. Browse through unique modern-chic clothes that you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, all of the fashion is inspired by Florida’s charm. They offer both men and women’s clothing selections, as well as a great assortment of accessories.  Even if you don’t buy anything, the shop will certainly inspire you and your wardrobe – and then there’s the incredible flower wall out front near the sign.

La Mexicana Tapas

Looking for some yummy Mexican food? La Mexicana Tapas is the perfect pit-stop for scrumptious tacos and ice-cold margaritas that’ll hit the spot. The fun pink and yellow building will invite you in, almost making you feel as though you’ve been transported to Mexico. All of the food is locally sourced, and of course, made with love. Insider tip: there are $1 margaritas on Mondays, and $2 tacos on Taco Tuesday!

Check out their website to learn more

So Much to Do at The Yard

From beautiful art murals to little shops with unique memorabilia, there are endless treasures awaiting your arrival. Plus, there’s a Farmer’s Market where you can pick up cool finds, yummy treats, and fresh fruit. There’s also a warehouse packed with awesome vintage finds. Pop-up shops arrive on the scene every month, so you never know what you’ll discover.

You’ll find The Yard at 2430 NE 13th Ave Wilton Manors, Florida.

You can walk to The Yard from Inn on the Drive or catch a 3-minute Uber if you prefer to save your feet. It’s just 0.6 miles away, so it’s close and convenient to our cozy and luxe bed and breakfast.