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Ft. Lauderdale Florida Vacations

Fort Lauderdale is known for its many beaches, bars, night clubs, yachts, performing arts and downtown museums. The city is adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, which includes seven miles of oceanfront and 23 miles of sun drenched sandy beaches. The Fort Lauderdale Beach offers premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. Once known strictly as a tourism-based economy, Fort Lauderdale now supports a diverse range of industries, including marine, manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, high technology, avionics/aerospace, film and television production. Things to See & Do in Ft. Lauderdale

Factoids:

  • Fort Lauderdale is known as ´Venice of America´ because the city has 185 miles of local waterways
  • The average temperature is 77 degrees with more than 3,000 hours of sunshine each year
  • Fort Lauderdale is served by Port Everglades, the nation's second busiest cruise port - 4 million cruise passengers pass through Port Everglades annually
  • Fort Lauderdale has been awarded the national "Blue Wave" certification in recognition of its clean and eco-friendly beaches