Fort Lauderdale


'The Venice of America' is one of the principal cities in the Miami area, a renowned tourist attraction, and the World's Yachting Capital


Why Fort Lauderdale is the best city to live and study English in the USA

  • Fort Lauderdale sits on Florida's Gold Coast, halfway between Miami and Palm Beach.
  • Due to its 450 km of waterways and canals, the city is renowned as "The Venice of America" and is the yachting centre of the United States.
  • Fort Lauderdale is a vibrant American city where English is the first language of 80% of the population, much above the national average.
  • Fort Lauderdale, a fairly wealthy metropolitan region with a population of 2 million, has an extraordinarily low unemployment rate of 3%.
  • Its economy is diverse, including banking, finance, tourism, hotel management, pharmaceuticals, and aerospace.
  • Fort Lauderdale International Airport is rapidly expanding, with direct flights from Dubai, Paris, London, Barcelona, Oslo, Stockholm, and every major city in South America.
  • Fort Lauderdale is the world's second-biggest cruise ship port and home to the world's largest Boat & Yacht Show. It draws millions of tourists from throughout the globe.
  • The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Area, which runs along Las Olas Boulevard, is Fort Lauderdale's arts and entertainment district.
  • The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of Science, and the IMAX Theater are all in the entertainment area.
  • Fort Lauderdale has 20 kilometres of gorgeous, palm-tree-lined beaches equipped with sports grounds, showers, and public amenities.
  • The city features five state parks where you may go kayaking or paddleboarding while having a picnic.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Fort Lauderdale

  • Antique Car Museum.
  • Boat Tours.
  • Bonnet House Museum & Gardens.
  • Everglades Holiday Park.
  • Flamingo Gardens.
  • Fort Lauderdale 750 km of canals - Canals cruise.
  • Fort Lauderdale beach is one of the most famous beaches in America.
  • Galleria Mall.
  • Historic Stranahan House Museum.
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.
  • Las Olas beach.
  • Las Olas Boulevard.
  • Museum of Art.
  • Museum of Discovery and Science.
  • Sawgrass Mills Mall is the world's largest outlet mall.
  • Water taxi rides.

Most important events and festivals in Fort Lauderdale

  • Las Olas Art Festival monthly.
  • March of Dimes in February.
  • St Patrick's parade in March.
  • Beach marathon in March.
  • Tortuga Music Festival (rock and pop) in April.
  • Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea show in May.
  • Food and Wine Festival in May.
  • Independence Day 4th of July beach fireworks.
  • Fort Lauderdale international Yacht and Boat show (largest worldwide) in October.
  • Winterfest boat parade along the Intracoastal waterway in December.


CityFort Lauderdale
Population (hab)182,760
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)3

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