A vacation to the beach – sunbathing, lazing in the pool and reading a good book while sipping on some delicious cocktails. Doesn’t it sound perfect? If you are looking for something similar you must visit Fort Lauderdale.
Vacationing at Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, rich culture, and art, as well as a number of thrilling events that take place there.
Getting around Fort Lauderdale is pretty easy. If you do not have a car and will be visiting Fort Lauderdale via the airport there is a Fort Lauderdale private shuttle which will help you get to your hotel and to the city. For within city travel there are various options including water taxi, Hop-on Bus, as well as bicycles. So you can travel to this beautiful place without worrying about your mode of travel.
Top Places to Visit
1) New river
This is a beautiful experience to walk along the river. You can either enjoy this from dry land or hire a boat and go for an adventure. Along the river, there are many shops, musical performances and many other interesting things to keep you occupied while you marvel at the beauty of this waterway. You can even opt for a day cruise along the new river. Make sure to book this in advance.
2) Stranahan House
For all the history buffs, this museum is a must visit. It is the oldest surviving structure in the city. It was a house built is 1901 that belonged to the Stranahan family. It was built by the founding father of Fort Lauderdale- Frank Stranahan. This house lies in the center of the city and played an important role in the economic and social life of the community at that time. It is open for visitors 7 days a week and guided tours also take place here. It’s a must see!
3) Las Olas Boulevard
Here you can shop in style. This mall is one of South Florida’s most unique and mesmerizing shopping mall. Other than a large number of shops which have some great collections, you will also find many restaurants serving delicious food, gorgeous art galleries as well as 2 world-class museums! You must leave an entire day aside for this mall while planning your trip to Fort Lauderdale.
4) Fishing Tours
For those who enjoy a day out on the boat fishing, you will be thrilled to know that there are various tours which take like-minded people for a fishing day trip. Here you can explore different water bodies around Fort Lauderdale and catch some big fish while sipping on a cold beer. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?
Fort Lauderdale is a perfect place to visit if you are traveling with family, with your significant other or even by yourself! It encompasses many exciting activities which are suitable for both children and adults. Once you visit this beautiful place, we assure you that it will keep pulling you back for more.