Fort Lauderdale Florida

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Fort Lauderdale conjures up myriad images depending on your interests; big city with urban lifestyle and comforts, sparkling waters and palm-fringed shores, warm sunny days and bright nightlife, top educational centers, home of big business and a tourist paradise. Fort Lauderdale has something for everybody. Situated on the southeast coast of Florida, between Miami and Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale is the largest city in Broward County. It is ensconced between the Atlantic Ocean, New River and with 300 miles of scenic inland waterways; it is the "Venice of America."

Fort Lauderdale’s 23 miles of shoreline is yours to enjoy in a dozen different ways. The palm tree fringed, brick-lined beachfront promenade is perfect for a morning jog, evening stroll or to rollerblade. Bicycle, run, or walk along the oceanfront Boardwalk of Hollywood beach. The casual atmosphere is captivating and you are certain to catch some rib tickling free entertainment. Pompano Beach is a family favorite with playgrounds on the beach. The popular Pompano Seafood festival and Fishing Rodeo draws huge crowds every year.

Another charming beach is the Deerfield Beach with its unforgettable sunrise and coves. Power Boat races are a big summer attraction here. The tiny fishing village Lauderdale- by- the- sea with its flocks of pelicans invites you to dive and snorkel here along the three-tiered reef system. The 100-year-old Dania beach is known for the Dania Beach Fishing Pier and John U. Lloyd State Park.

Once you are sated with the sea, you can walk through the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fort Lauderdale, where world class shopping, dining, theater, music, dance, and visual arts await you. Stroll through the lush landscaped Park or choose from a dozen cultural options available at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Art, Florida Grand Opera, Strananhan House, Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum, Museum of Discovery & Science, Cinema Paradiso and, Miami City Ballet. Las Olas Boulevard is an internationally acclaimed venue for fashion, fine dining, and entertainment.

Fort Lauderdale is home to Broward Community College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, and the award-winning Broward County Main Library. It has established itself as an excellent international business center with diverse industries such as marine, high technology, avionics/aerospace, film and television production.

Nature lovers revel in the various opportunities offered by Greater Fort Lauderdale. You can experience the Everglades, explore a magical underwater world, study fossils, butterflies, or tropical flowers, or just relax in the parks and beaches. Enjoy an adventure filled Day Safari to the Everglades to discover the past, present and future of this unique environment with a jungle cruise, nature walk and airboat ride.

A visit to the Billie Swamp Safari is a lesson in the history and culture of the Seminole Indians. Experience a swamp buggy eco-tour, paddle a canoe and walk the Swamp Trail complete with alligators. Flamingo Gardens &Wray Botanical Collection is an unforgettable commune with nature. Do not miss the 200-year old hammock, Florida's "Champion" trees and the Bird of Prey Center.

Dining out is an important part of the local culture and restaurants range from intimate cafes to al fresco waterfront dining spots to quaint bistros. Lip-smacking New Florida cuisine with-fresh sea catch and field fresh fruits and vegetables await you. Fort Lauderdale offers the best of both worlds - an attractive business environment and an outstanding quality of life. It is a great place to live, work and raise a family.

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