Fort Lauderdale city waterways

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Fort Lauderdale is a city in the Florida, United States. Fort Lauderdale is also known as the “Venice of America” because of its expansive canal system. Fort Lauderdale is known for its wide network of canals. Summers are hot, humid, and wet with average high temperatures of 86–90 °F and lows of 71–76 °F.

Winter from November through April are warm and mostly dry with average high temperatures of 75–82 °F and lows of 59–67 °F.

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Things to do and see

Flamingo Garden

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The International Swimming Hall of Fame, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, and butterfly world, Billie Swamp Safari, Flamingo Gardens and Wray Botanical Collection, Offshore Rockets, Blue Moon Kayak are the main attractions here. In addition to its beaches, and night life, Fort Lauderdale is home to the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, a large indoor/outdoor flea market and the site of the world’s largest drive-in movie theater, with 13 screens.

Places to eat

101 Ocean

It is beautifully designed and decorated. Food quality is excellent with a huge bar. Average Dining Cost for Lunch is $12 and for Dinner is $20


Acquolina offers  a wide menu of Southern Italian cuisine offered in individual portions or family style. It offers lunch, dinner and a kids menu seven days a week. Average Dining Cost is $20-30.

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Ambry is a German American restaurant serving specialties like sauerbraten, roast pork,     ham hocks, Bavarian platters, calves liver and on the wild side buffalo steak, rabbit, venison. It also has a full service bar with six different German drafts. Average dining cost for Lunch is $8 and for Dinner is $22

Popular Hotels in Fort Lauderdale City


Hilton Beach Resort

Hilton Beach ResortIt is a 4 Star Hotel located at the heart of the city. The rooms have Refrigerator, Cable / Satellite TV, In Room Movies, Kitchenette and much more. There is an ocean view, high rise restaurant at the Hilton Beach Resort, as well as a fitness center and spa area, a swimming pool, and a luxury business facility with a tropical enclave. Rooms here start from $ 199 per night.

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The Atlantic Resort & Spa

The Atlantic Resort & SpaIt is a 4 Star Hotel located very near to the main attractions of the city. The atmosphere and the service here is very good. This hotel offers a centred and convenient location, a full service restaurant onsite, a bar and lounge option, a meeting and function room, and 24 hour reception services. The room rates start from $189 per night.

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Harbor Beach Marriot Resort

Harbor Beach Marriot ResortHarbor Beach Marriot Resort, is a 4 star hotel located very close to the airport. It is one of the best hotels in the city. The rooms provide excellent facilities like High Speed Internet, Mini Bar, Refrigerator, Cable / Satellite TV, In Room Movies, Coffee / Tea Maker, Hair Dryer, TV and many more. It gives a perfect holiday and business experience. The rooms here range from $ 389 per night.

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