Sightseeing tour of Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale is a major resort on the east coast. The picturesque site, which has long been loved by tourists, is located in the south of Florida, the length between the cities of Miami and West Palm Beach is about 40 km. About 200,000 people live permanently in the city, and its total area is 93 sq.m.
Features of the city of Fort Lauderdale in Florida
Fort Lauderdale is home to the headquarters of the most prominent American automobile corporation, AutoNation. One of the major business centers provides advantageous locations for both established companies and new projects. It provides ample opportunities not only for tourism, but also for industry: aviation, television and radio production, digital technologies and much more.
History of Fort Lauderdale Florida Resort
During the Second Seminole War, there was a series of closed fortifications that named Lauderdale after William Lauderdale. Under the leadership of the major, the first fort was built. The city of Fort Lauderdale in Florida began to grow and acquire economic importance 50 years later, after the end of the war and the withdrawal of soldiers.
Thanks to the meandering canals that flow throughout the city of Fort Lauderdale, this charming place is also called the "American Venice". Numerous green recreation areas and cultural attractions create all the conditions for an unforgettable family vacation.
Top attractions in Fort Lauderdale
- Historical Museum. Here you can touch the history of the city itself, learn something new about the whole of southern Florida.
- The Museum of Art is not only the most fascinating museum of the resort, but also one of the largest museums in the country. On its territory, works are presented not only by American artists, but also by European, Cuban and others. In the exhibition halls there is an exhibition of ceramics by Pablo Picasso and the work of the painter William James Glackens.
- Bonnet House is not only an interesting museum, but also an excellent park where you will have a good time after a beach holiday.
- The Stranahan House Museum-Mansion is one of the oldest buildings with which, one might say, the history of the city began. The museum exhibits antique furniture and about 2,000 paintings.
A cozy resort with pristine sandy beaches and an ideal climate will delight guests not only with the historical sights of Fort Lauderdale. You can visit the yacht club, chic nightlife, family cafes and expensive restaurants. On the seven miles of the coast there are establishments for every taste.
What else to see in Fort Lauderdale Florida
The resort is known not only for its "water" streets and golden beaches, it has long become the fashion capital of sailing. Luxurious yachts line up on winding canals, and the casual passer-by can get a close look at the amazing wealth.
The main entertainment in Fort Lauderdale is located near the central beach. You can swim or walk to the famous Las Olas Boulevard and the chic Riverwalk Park. Canals, with a total length of 480 km, contributed to the development of water taxis in the city. A full day of rental will cost you only $20. There is a city bus Sun Trolley to choose from, plying around the center.
Las Olas is the main shopping street along the riverbed. On it you can visit art galleries and unusual restaurants, trendy shops and quiet cafes. On the boulevard you will hear dozens of languages and meet as many nationalities.
Sunrise is a wide avenue, more than 15 km long. Not only a landmark of Fort Lauderdale, but the perfect place for a shopping spree. More than 800 stalls have been set up at the Swap Shop open-air bazaar. Every year, millions of visitors to the city buy memorable souvenirs and gifts at the market square. You can update your wardrobe with items from the collections of famous brands at low prices, watch circus performances and visit the world's largest open-air cinema (spectators are presented with 13 screens).
Nearby you will find the largest shopping complex on the entire coast of South Florida, Sawgrass Mills Mall, with an area of 3 square kilometers. More than 400 shops, popular cafes and other all kinds of entertainment for children and adults.
Excursions from American Butler
Kilometers of lagoons and sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale Florida, urban views from the A1A highway (which is also called "Beach Boulevard"), the city itself, built along wide channels and dotted with bridges — everyone will find a place "to their liking".
American Butler will help organize your vacation, offer excursion routes not only around the city, but throughout Florida.
|Tour duration||3-4 hours|