Fort Lauderdale is a modern city located in the southwest corner of the state along highway A1A, which runs all along the coast and provides picture-perfect views of the ocean.
The city is home to beautiful beaches with golden sand and features numerous hotels that range from five-star resorts to budget-friendly accommodations, all very close the beaches. The area right along beach, called Las Olas Boulevard, is filled with restaurants to satisfy even the most demanding patrons, as well as bars and clubs for a lively nightlife.
Weather in Ft. Lauderdale is warm all year-round, but it gets the hottest during the summer months, when the crowds are also at their peak. The nice weather and the ability to move around through the city´s network of canals and bays make it easy for travelers to visit sites such as the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, and the Riverwalk Arts district´s varied museums and gardens., including the picture-perfect Japanese Park.
With 3,000 hours of sunshine every year, a Fort Lauderdale vacation is a must for sun seekers. The population of this pretty resort booms in the winter and early spring as “snowbirds” flock from North America, Europe and Canada to spend the colder months in their sunny vacation home.
There are craft breweries, luxury hotels, art and culture as well as fantastic restaurants that will suit every taste here. Right on the doorstep to the Florida Everglades, nature-lovers will not have to travel far to experience the beauty of America’s wildlife.
Known as the “Venice of America”, Fort Lauderdale has many long beaches and winding boating canals. This makes it the perfect place for fans of the water and sailors.
The nearby 3,000-mile Intracoastal Waterway is also a popular spot for seafarers as it stretches around the southern tip of Florida and along the Gulf Coast.
Named after forts built by the United States during the Second Seminole War, the Miami city Fort Lauderdale now has more hotels than fighting posts. With 561 hotels and motels, the area is perfect for vacationers.
This area is well-known for the beaches and ocean views which attract travelers from all over the globe. The Strip is a promenade running alongside Oceanside highway A1A and is lined with bars, cafes and restaurants as well as boutique stores.
Las Olas Boulevard is another great place to enjoy an evening. It stretches from A1A and over the Intracoastal Waterway which gives incredible views of the mansions and million-dollar homes of Florida.
Visitors can be walking distance to the beach from a house rental in Fort Lauderdale which means less time on buses or in taxis and more time relaxing!
Cruise ships sail from Port Everglades and there are more than 45,000 resident yachts in the 100 different marinas for visitors to envy.
Downtown Fort Lauderdale in recent years has become more popular. Thousands of apartments and rentals in Fort Lauderdale have been built alongside chic restaurants and bars. Other places to visit include International Swimming Hall of Fame and nature lovers can travel to the Hugh Taylor Birch State Park to enjoy the hiking trails.
There are more than 4,000 restaurants in the greater Fort Lauderdale area, 63 golf courses, 12 shopping malls, 16 museums and 132 nightclubs. So even if vacationers come back year after year, there is always more to discover!
Too much sun? Escape the heat in the Museum of Discovery where families can discover facts about the Great Barrier Reef, uncover historical figures like Einstein and with an on-site IMAX cinema visitors can even watch the latest releases.
To really get a glimpse into the history of Fort Lauderdale, lovers of times gone by can visit the Bonnet House Museum. This unique house has been preserved in time for vacationers to enjoy the same way the owners did in 1920.
Scuba divers are spoilt for choice in Florida as Fort Lauderdale is known as the “wreck capital of Florida” with several shipwreck dive sites off the coast.
With an average temperature of 75.5 degrees F, when choosing a vacation rental it would be a good idea to get one with a private pool. Some have a heated pool for off-season visits when the evenings are slightly colder.
There are lots of rentals close to Fort Lauderdale beach that are newly renovated and give vacationers a central base to explore this amazing area. Choose Lauderdale vacation rentals that suit families, couples or friends. There are homes close to the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District near Las Olas Boulevard or the suburbs offer a quieter area for guests.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fort Lauderdale. The warmest months in Fort Lauderdale are July and April, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 44 ˚F. The wettest month in Fort Lauderdale is May with 11.98 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.14 inches of rain.
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