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Fort Lauderdale holidays - Vibrant, fun and luxurious
Fort Lauderdale is a beautiful city, best known for its luxury array of restaurants, museums and boutique shops. Classy yet still boasting fun family attractions, Fort Lauderdale truly has something for everybody. Take a wander along the scenic waterways and find plenty of hidden gems.
Indulge in fun days spent dining, wandering through museums and shopping
Backed by the Everglades National Park, the bustling city of Fort Lauderdale lays on the southern end of the Florida panhandle, north of Miami and enjoys some 37km of excellent beachfront.
With more than 4,000 restaurants ranging from intimate cafes to world-renowned restaurants, holidays in Fort Lauderdale benefit from a superb range of dining options to suit every budget. Al Fresco dining in the evenings is a must, once the sun has gone down and many of the city’s top attractions open late to make the most of the cooler air.
Things to do in Fort Lauderdale
Apart from the beach, boat trips are popular in the Greater Fort Lauderdale region, which enjoys more than 300 miles of inland canals and waterways. It forms part of the Intracoastal Waterway that stretches from the Atlantic to eventually feed the Everglades. The vast array of bars, museums, galleries, family attractions, shopping outlets and annual events, help make holidays in Fort Lauderdale as varied as they could possibly be, catering for all tastes and budgets.
When to go to Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL enjoys average summer highs of 32°C in August and winter average lows of 15°C.
- For Lauderdale International Boat Show, October
- Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, 20 April
- Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, 15 December
- Venice of America
- Gondola tours
- Museum of Art
- F.A.T Village
- Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- The Galleria
- Sawgrass Mills
- Las Olas Boulevard
- Sightseeing yacht cruises