Fort Lauderdale is known as the “Venice of America”. Over 160 miles of waterway, over 7 miles of blue wave beaches, and luxurious properties. Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, it’s just 23 miles (37km) north of Miami making it essentially part of the greater Miami metropolitan area. With 300 + miles of inland waterways and 50,000 registered yachts, nearly 40,000 residents live aboard their yachts, and the 162 bridges and nearly 500 miles of waterways have rightfully earned Fort Lauderdale its nickname
Fort Lauderdale, is the yachting capital of the world and is the 8th largest city in Florida, making a global attraction. Its residents enjoy year-round beach sunshine, upscale shopping, and dining entertainment, sporting, and a thriving nightlife
INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
Fort Lauderdale is home to the annual FLIBS (Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show} that exhibits some of the world’s most impressive vessels and yacht a wide range of yacht, yacht builders, as well as designer and exotic cars. As one of the largest boat shows in the world, displaying more than a billion dollars’ worth of boats, yachts, and accessories, it is the world premier venue for super yachts. The International Boat Show provides billions of dollars to the local economy.
A spectacular event that fills the airspace with planes dipping, diving, and zooming at hundreds of miles per hour over thousands of spectators on the beach, in boats, and scattered all over the Atlantic. Over 800,000 spectators’ line Fort Lauderdale beaches for this show for its aerial performances 6,000 fee over the ocean.
SEMINOLE HARD ROCK
WINTERFEST BOAT PARADE
An annual tradition held every December in Fort Lauderdale for almost 5 decades. More than 100 boats from 20 feet long to huge mega-yachts dress up in all kinds of lights and decorations and cruise along the New River and Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. The top 10 parades in the world.
LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST
With its 4000+ restaurants, 60+ golf courses, 12 shopping malls, 132 nightclubs, and 100 marinas, Fort Lauderdale offers a lifestyle for all to enjoy.
The Capital Grille
The Galleria Mall
Las Olas Boulevard Mall
Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
Port Everglades Cruise Terminal
Culture & Outdoor