The city Fort Lauderdale is known as “Venice of America”. It is located in a wonderful natural setting, where the New River meets the Atlantic Ocean.
If you´re in Fort Lauderdale, you should go for a walk along its 2 miles long promenade, where you can enjoy great views and entertainment. There are some nice attractions in Fort Lauderdale and if you are there, you should definitely do a roundtrip by water taxi. During this roundtrip (which takes about one hour) you can see all the water roads and great villas of famous and non-famous people.
If you´re looking for more things to do in Fort Lauderale you should go for a walk on the Mediterranean styled Los Olas Boulevard with its Spanish tile roofs and the adjoining trendy venues along the Riverwalk. During your Fort Lauderale vacations you can also visit the Beach Place, which is another entertainment, retail and dining complex. It is located northerly of Los Olas.
The world´s largest retail outlet Mall, Sawgrass Mills, www.simon.com/mall/sawgrass-mills, is not directly in Fort Lauderdale but only 45 minutes away by car. If you want to see all the shops and attractions you will need at least one day. It is one of the best Fort Lauderdale activities on rainy days. If you like seafood and steakhouse you will find a lot of nice restaurants in Fort Lauderdale.