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Fort Lauderdale Vacation Rentals

Fort Lauderdale Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale

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.

Best Time to Visit Fort Lauderdale

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.

A Local's Guide to Fort Lauderdale

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.

Price and Availability Index in Fort Lauderdale

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fort Lauderdale is in March, while the cheapest month is in September. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fort Lauderdale is in the high season in March. Fort Lauderdale has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fort Lauderdale tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Fort Lauderdale tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Fort Lauderdale

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fort Lauderdale. The warmest months in Fort Lauderdale are June and July, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 39 ˚F. The wettest month in Fort Lauderdale is May with 15.15 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.55 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Fort Lauderdale

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. Fort Lauderdale has 2,043 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Fort Lauderdale is available at $18 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $264 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 722 accommodations in Fort Lauderdale that have WiFi. We have 47 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 179 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Fort Lauderdale by car, be sure to choose from 671 accommodations that provide parking. 323 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 198 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Fort Lauderdale, including 476 places to stay from Airbnb, 139 accommodations from VRBO and 101 places to stay from Homeaway

1,167 accommodations in Fort Lauderdale have been reviewed: 66% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 563 places to stay right now.

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