Fort Lauderdale is called the Venice of America and for good reason. Boaters and water lovers enjoy over 200 miles of canals and riverways. It is known as the Mega Yacht capital of the world and boasts the largest Boat show in North America. Fort Lauderdale is famous for its beaches, arts, culture and events. From shopping on Las Olas Boulevard, to gondola rides on the canals, to a historic riverfront.
Downtown Fort Lauderdale is a diverse cultural setting with the famous riverfront Las Olas Boulevard as THE place to go for eclectic dining, sophisticated nightlife and upscale boutiques. The Riverwalk Park’s meandering promenade showcases the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, and the Museum of Discovery and Science, the Fort Lauderdale History Center, as well as the Museum of Art, to name only a few of the entertainment and learning opportunities.
Just two miles north of Port Everglades, you can experience Fort Lauderdale’s landscaped beachfront promenade, with its signature white wave wall and brick paved path. Across the street, visit luxury hotels, and enjoy Fort Lauderdale shopping or dining or a narrated 90-minute amphibious tour of quaint Las Olas Boulevard, historical districts, and the mansions and yachts dotting Millionaires Row.
Fort Lauderdale also boasts 3 cities within the city. Wilton Manors, Oakland Park and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea are all intertwined into a wonderful collage of varied interests, landmarks and fun!