On recent trip to Fort Lauderdale a friend and I were actually impressed with how the city has grown up. When we were younger we utilized to come down here for Spring Break and really enjoyed the area an area that is now very cultural but still fun.
We’ve constantly liked the Fort Lauderdale location simply because its tropical climate makes it warm in summer and the winters are so mild that many of our pals from up north come down for a visit too. The Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is a fantastic location for friends and family who are visiting South Florida to fly into and be conveniently picked up. One of the world’s busiest cruise departure ports, Port Everglades, is just miles away from the airport.
This is convenient for the four million cruise passengers that pass through the busiest Florida cruise port each and every year to get to the ships that will take them all over the Caribbean, Europe and the rest of the world.
A wonderful day trip if you’re spending some time in the area is the Everglades National Park. The Everglades is fairly a lot a swamp that has a lot of birds and animals living in it. It is truly beautiful and a excellent place to take an air boat ride specifically if you’ve in no way been on an air boat just before.
My friend and I stayed in Fort Lauderdale and decided to go down to Las Olas Blvd to the Riverwalk location. This is the Art and Entertainment district and also where the Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located. We didn’t want to see a play or modern dance recital but we did go to the Sunrise Cinemas. This is a fantastic location to see a movie with a distinctive twist. Soon after the newest blockbuster, or Indy film, you can go relax in the beer and wine bar in the lobby and discuss what you’ve just seen, which we did with some folks whose table we asked to share, it was crowded, they had been gracious and we produced new pals.
The next day we went back to Riverwalk to catch a boat tour of the region. You see, Fort Lauderdale is recognized as the “Venice of America” because it’s crisscrossed by 300 miles of navigable waterways. We went up and down the canals looking at all the magnificent architecture of the houses in the location and all the yachts. So to say that it’s excellent region if you enjoy the water is an understatement. If you own a yacht or any kind of boat, which several individuals here do, it is a ideal place to go sailing either on the intracoastal or, as we did, via the canals.
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Every single year, normally in the fall, Fort Lauderdale has this fantastic boat show called the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. It is is the largest in water boat show in the world and shows off over three billion dollars worth of boats, yachts and super yachts as well as electronics, engines and thousands of boating accessories. The Boat Show occupies a lot more than three million square feet of space, both on land and in water, but do not be concerned they supply a network of water taxis, riverboats and bus shuttles to aid men and women get around. Possibly we’ll came back for that, it sounds like enjoyable.
The next day we decided to just relax and go to the beach. The location has 23 miles of gorgeous Fort Lauderdale beaches so we knew we’d uncover 1 we liked .These are some of the ones we visited. Deerfield Beach is a cove beach and is excellent for a calm quiet day at the beach. Then there’s Hillsboro Beach that has the Hillsboro Lighthouse. This is the perfect beach to sit on and watch all the yachts and other boats come in because it’s correct at the inlet. Pompano Beach was named for the Pompano fish found in the location, each and every year they host the Pompano Seafood festival and a Fishing Rodeo. There is a bend in the Gulf Stream here that makes this some of the warmest, clearest water in South Florida. Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is one of the only places in Florida where the three-tier natural coral reef system is close sufficient to the beach for you to swim out and go snorkeling or diving which we did, it was spectacular.
Fort Lauderdale is a great place to come for a vacation or come spend a couple of days as we did. You can get pleasure from the arts, the beaches or come down for a boat show or festival shop or sightsee and appreciate some of our fabulous Florida seafood. Fort Lauderdale has several options of points to do and warm sunny weather, nearly often, to do them in.