Fly To Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Florida’s “Venice of America” is a wonderful tourist destination, especially for beach and nature lovers. A residential resort city with Venice-type canals and waterways, Fort Lauderdale is a charming place globally known for its beach, boating opportunities, and one of the busiest cruise-ship ports, Port Everglades, with megaships departing daily for the Caribbean, Mexico and beyond. Moreover, the city is the yachting capital of the world hosting international boat shows and events.
Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport
All flights to Fort Lauderdale are handled by the Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood Airport (IATA: FLL), which caters to a domestic and international network of airlines. FLL is the 14th busiest airport in the U.S and one of the world's 50 busiest airport with 24.7 million passengers in 2014. The busiest domestic routes from FLL are to Atlanta, Georgia, New York, New York, and Baltimore, Maryland.
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is a blend of history and architecture. Built in 1920, the mansion houses a vast collection of art treasures belonging to the Birch & Bartlett family. A unique estate with stunning surroundings and coastal wilderness, Bonnet House & Gardens is an authentic setting of Old South Florida.
Las Olas Boulevard is a lovely street with lots of places to enjoy good food and drink, nice souvenir shops and the famous Stranahan House, the oldest residence in Fort Lauderdale. Constructed in the 1900s, the house is now a living monument of the old Floridian life.
Join an airboat tour to the Everglades and get lost to the Sawgrass Recreation Park, home to exotic birds, fish and alligators. Witness a close-up of wild creatures or reserve a night airboat tour and see how the nocturnal animals behave at night.
For the lovers of cars, The Antique Car Museum displays a collection of the Packard Motor Company with a replicated Packard showroom, and lots of memorabilia, individual car pieces, hood ornaments and gear shifters. Another great museum to visit is the Museum of Art, a modern three-storey building housing a wide-ranging collection of world renowned artists, exhibitions and educational programs.
Whether you are looking for casual dining, American seafood, Brazilian steak or Italian pizza, Fort Lauderdale will satisfy your tastes with delicious flavors from all over the world.
Things to Do
Visit Swap Shop, the biggest flea market in Florida, where you can shop literally everything in a mariachi atmosphere with lively music, hot-dog trucks and a drive-in movie theater. Have fun at Fort Lauderdale Beach, formerly famous for spring break madness, but now full of sun seekers hitting the white sand. Shoot for Hugh Taylor Birch State Park for hiking, trekking, cycling and canoeing.
Fort Lauderdale offers luxury accommodation, high-end resorts and wonderful guesthouses. Whether you choose a first-class luxury resort with deluxe amenities and private beaches, or a pop motel, or a lower cost small property, satisfaction is guaranteed.
Whether you are visiting Fort Lauderdale for business or for pleasure, you will need a car to go around this charming city. Leading car rental agencies are conveniently located on-site at FLL offering great deals on an extensive fleet of rental vehicles at the lowest price guaranteed.
Best Time To Visit
Fort Lauderdale has a tropical rainforest climate with an average temperature close to 24 Celsius year-round. From November to April, the temperature ranges between 15 and 24 Celsius and the weather is mostly dry, or even cold sometimes, but the chilly temperatures close to 4 do not last more than one day the most. From May to October, the weather is extremely humid with short rainfalls and an average temperature around 27 Celsius, but it feels warmer. Also, during the afternoon expect thunderstorms.