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Fort Lauderdale

Boating In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Venice of America

Fort Lauderdale has matured from a destination for spring-breakers to a major manufacturing, maintenance and recreation center for boaters.

Long a hot spot for cruise ships and mega-yachts, marinas have kept up with the transition and offer some of the best equipped and cleanest marinas on the coast. Known as the “Yachting Capital of the World”, it is only fitting to host the largest boat show on the east coast.

Its hundreds of top restaurants, sophisticated streets such as Las Olas Boulevard, and 165-miles of local waterways and canals have earned it the nickname the Venice of America. Just two miles north of Port Everglades, you can experience a the Riverwalk, a landscaped beachfront promenade, with its signature white wave wall and brick paved path.

Auto enthusiasts shouldn’t miss the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum, which has a Packard from every year they were manufactured.

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Fort Lauderdale Beach
Features an array of shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and entertainment venues. The beach offers a wide range of activities including boating, wind surfing, jet skiing, volleyball, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and rollerblading.
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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Held in the fall each year, the boat show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts.
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Las Olas Boulevard
Las Olas is at the forefront of everything from fashion boutiques and art galleries, to memorable restaurants, sidewalk cafes and bars. Stroll the boulevard, duck in and out of our cool breezeways, and be delighted by what you discover.
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Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District
Located along the New River offering an array of exciting entertainment options with world-class concerts, events, unique galleries and dining -- Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale History Center, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Bonnet House and the Stranahan House. The 22-block district includes Las Olas Boulevard for fashion, dining and nightlife.
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1555 SE 17th St Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 525-7400
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Golden Lyon Vintage Pub
620 E Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 467-0671
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Lobster Bar Sea Grille
450 E Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 772-2675
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Shooters Waterfront
3033 NE 32nd Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
(954) 566-2855
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Museum of Discovery & Science
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Nearest Airport
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
26.1224, -80.1373
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