Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is a city known for its canals and waterways structure, which makes it resemble a more world famous Italian Venice . It is located in relative proximity to Miami, Florida(around 23 miles) and owes its name to being a 19th century fort ruled by a man named Lauderdale. Once known as one of the most popular locations for students during notorious spring break, now it is mostly a simple, but very attractive and lovable tourist destination.

Fort Lauderdale Beach is the city’s most popular beach, surrounded by numerous restaurants, hotels and shops. Whether you like more crowded or more private locations for your beach leisure time, here it is possible to find both. Another place you must visit is Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, an estate that combines history and beautiful nature. It has the flare of the old, historical spirit of Florida, amazing artistic solutions and architecture, as well as surroundings bursting with coastal wilderness.

Nature lovers should also check Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, an 180 acre park with cycling paths, lagoons, canoe rental shops and lovely picnic spots. This is a perfect place for catching some fresh air and retiring form the city’s excitement

The Antique Car Museum is one of the most interesting places in Fort Lauderdale. It tells the history of the Packard Motor Company, and its wondrous collection includes pre-war Packard automobiles, as well as other intriguing memorabilia.

As far as fun is concerned, there are many entertaining tours you might try. For example,  „Jungle Queen Riverboat Dinner Cruise and Show“ offers a cruise on New River, where you can admire a view of luxurious mansions, while enjoying delicious dinner.

If you prefer to create your own partying schedule, visit Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District, where you can find concerts, various cultural events, restaurants with tasty meals, cafes, bars and shops.