The Greater Fort Lauderdale is famous for its beaches, arts, culture and events. Experience Fort Lauderdale's landscaped beachfront promenade, with its signature white wave wall and brick paved path. Go shopping at the popular Sawgrass Mills Mall or on Las Olas Boulevard. Take a sightseeing cruise on the canals, visit the historical districts, see the mansions and yachts dotting Millionaires Row. The climate boasts more than3,000 hours of sunshine each year and a balmy 77 degrees average annual temperature. Explore the Greater Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene, including romantic waterfront restaurants, trendy steakhouses, Sunday brunches, sports bars, winebars and several places to "dock and dine" along the Intracoastal Waterway. Go beyond the basics, and you'll find an endless supply of hidden gems. Welcome to the Greater Fort Lauderdale, where your vacation is limitedonly by your imagination.
Florida's Gold Coast, The Greater Fort Lauderdale and Broward County present a delightful middle ground between the posh Palm Beaches and the extravagance of Miami. Anchored by the New River and an eclectic downtown hub, Fort Lauderdale comprises high-rise condos, deluxe hotels, along with single-family homes, museums, parks, and attractions. Las Olas Boulevard's boutiques, sidewalk cafés, and restaurants complement 23 miles of sparkling beaches. From Fort Lauderdale, it's about a four-hour drive to Orlando with its attractions or the southernmost city, Key West.