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Fort Lauderdale Guide

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Best of Fort Lauderdale

3 days in Fort Lauderdale
3 days in Fort Lauderdale

Known as the "Venice of America," Fort Lauderdale is synonymous with sun and beaches, but when the heat's too much or not enough, brush off the sand and dig into the sunny Florida city's other exciting attractions.

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Family-friendly Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale for young kids
Fort Lauderdale for young kids

The spring party reputation is a thing of the past. Fort Lauderdale is a family-friendly destination, with activities for young kids ranging from building sand castles to stepping into the beautiful Butterfly World.

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Fort Lauderdale on a budget

Fort Lauderdale for free
Fort Lauderdale for free

Your holiday to Fort Lauderdale doesn't have to break the bank. From museums to snorkeling, free or almost-free activities are as abundant as the sun.

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Insiders' Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale off the beaten path
Fort Lauderdale off the beaten path

Salsa. Snorkeling. Golf. Get off the beaten path in Fort Lauderdale and discover hidden treasures of activities.

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Getaways from Fort Lauderdale

Daytrips from Fort Lauderdale
Daytrips from Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is a perfect home base to explore the surrounding area. Make it a day trip to Walt Disney World or a short drive for snorkeling on Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The sunny skies are the limit.

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Fort Lauderdale's Favorite Spots
Fort Lauderdale's Favorite Spots

This tour covers the major highlights of this resort city once known as the spring break capital of the United States.

This perennial party town is best known for decades of wild spring break antics....

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Fort Lauderdale's Art Beat Tour
Fort Lauderdale's Art Beat Tour

This beachside resort city is increasingly making a splash in the Florida art scene. Once famous for being America's college Spring Break capital, it's now displaying world class arts in...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Fort Lauderdale's Beautiful Beaches
Fort Lauderdale's Beautiful Beaches

This is why you've come to Fort Lauderdale— it's home to some of the USA's most beautiful beaches. Add to that an abundance of new upscale restaurants, hotels and boutiques, and you'll find these wide...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Fort Lauderdale: Family-Friendly
Fort Lauderdale: Family-Friendly

Fort Lauderdale is remembered by many adults as the perennial party town featured in the 1960 movie "Where the Boys Are." Since the late 1980s, the city has worked hard to change its image from...

A Flavor of Fort Lauderdale Food and Drink Tour
A Flavor of Fort Lauderdale Food and Drink Tour

Fort Lauderdale has grown up from its rowdy spring break days. It's now a sophisticated seaside resort area, and its culinary scene reflects that. You'll still find early bird specials that attract...

Perfect Day

Sultry Fun in Florida (emetravels, 3 Jun 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 15 Votes
Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Pre/Post Cruise (travel4two, 26 Apr 2009)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Fun in Ft. Lauderdale (mattravel, 23 May 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Great Places To Visit In Fort Lauderdale (pandoram920, 20 May 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 6 Votes
Family Fun in Ft Lauderdale (angellion, 19 May 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes

Best Of

Fort Lauderdale with Grandchildren (TravelGipsy, 18 Aug 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
WHERE I WANT TO BE (bkstar, 9 Nov 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Recent Trip

Cruise on Holland America Eurodam (Baysinger, 5 Apr 2012)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Fort Lauderdale with family (facc1, 4 Apr 2013)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Florida (scalvert2408, 8 Aug 2006)
2.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes