The warm weather, miles of beaches, theme parks, and entertainment makes the Sunshine State of Florida a major tourist destination. One of the state's major cities is Fort Lauderdale, located in South Florida. Known as the "Venice of America" because of its wide and intricate canals, Fort Lauderdale is a major yachting center with over a hundred marinas and boatyards found therein.
Experience going around the city aboard a water taxi or water bus; or you may want to join a tour cruise or go intra-coastal cruising on your own and marvel at the beautiful sights around Fort Lauderdale and its neighboring cities. After sightseeing, you may choose to dine aboard a floating restaurant, or wind up and be entertained at bars on the coastal areas while watching the sunset.
Aside from fishing and boat rides on the canals, the city boasts of beaches, bars, clubs, restaurants, and numerous evening entertainment which makes South Florida a popular destination for snowbirds and students on spring break.
Las Olas Boulevard, a popular thoroughfare, is a major venue for trendy shops, chic restaurants, art galleries, bars, nightclubs and hotels in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Visitors flock in this area for shopping and entertainment. The famous Fort Lauderdale Beach can also be found here.
If you are looking for a tropical vacation of fun, relaxation and entertainment not only in spring and summer but the whole year through, Fort Lauderdale is one of the places you should think about. It is a place where you can relax in the sun amidst blue waters, white sand and palm trees; visit art galleries and museums; dine in restaurants; shop in trendy boutiques and shops; have fun at bars, nightclubs and numerous nightly entertainment places.