Fort Lauderdale Holidays
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Known as the 'Venice of Florida', Fort Lauderdale is one of the most incredible Florida holidays for couples and families alike. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the South Florida metropolitan area and with 4,100 restaurants and 120 nightclubs, holidays to Fort Lauderdale never have a dull moment.
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Fort Lauderdale Weather
Fort Lauderdale lies on the border between the humid subtropical climate zone and the tropical savannah climate zone, with hot, humid summers and mild winters that are . With average highs of 32° Celsius in the summer months, expect plenty of sun tanning on your holidays to Fort Lauderdale!
Sun, sand and sea! Fort Lauderdale holidays have it all and more, with glorious beaches set against the backdrop of the spectacular city. Just picture yourself relaxing on one of the many palm fringed beaches, basking in the sun a thousand miles away from the stress and pressure of life back home.
Things To Do on Fort Lauderdale Holidays
There are many things to do on holidays in Fort Lauderdale, the beautiful beach being the prime attraction. And if leaving the glorious beach seems too difficult, the International Swimming Hall of Fame is located on Fort Lauderdale beach, and houses a large aquatic complex as well as a museum, theater, and research library. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is a 180 acre park along the beach, with nature trails, camping and picnicking areas, canoeing, and features the Terramar Visitor Center, with exhibits about the ecosystem of the park.
You can go boating on the miles of waterways, take the water taxi, or take one of the river cruises like the Jungle Queen. There is also sport or deep sea fishing. If boating is not your thing, then you can just watch the boats go by from the many waterfront bars and restaurants.
There is plenty of shopping to keep you occupied on holidays to Fort Lauderdale. The metropolis has lots of malls. The closest to the beach is the Galaria, about 10 minutes walk from the beach, but the biggest by far is the huge Sawgrass Mills out on the west side of the city. With over 300 retail outlets it is one of the largest malls in the USA. After Disney World, Sawgrass Mills is the second most visited tourist attraction in Florida! There is also the Swap Shop, a giant flea market and drive-in movie theatre, a great day out for a bit of bargain shopping.
From Fort Lauderdale you can take a day trip to South Beach in Miami, or closer to home, Hollywood beach. Day or overnight trips to the Florida Keys and the Bahamas are also very popular.
With such friendly locals and an exciting cultural mix, Fort Lau derdale holidays guarantee lots of new and memorable encounters even for the most picky culture vultures among you!
With so many restaurants and bars, Fort Lauderdale holidays leaves you spoilt for choice! offering arguably the best burgers in America! And after dinner, there are dozens of clubs to dance the night away in before another day at the beach!
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