Sightseeing tour of Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale is a major resort on the east coast. The scenic object, long 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 in the city permanently, and its total area is 93 sq.m.
Features of the city of Fort Lauderdale in Florida
The headquarters of the most prominent US automobile corporation, AutoNation, is located in Fort Lauderdale. One of the major business centers. It provides ample opportunities not only for tourism, but also for industry: aviation, television and radio technologies, and much more.
Resort History Fort Lauderdale Florida
During the Second Seminole War, a number of closed fortifications were located here, which were named Lauderdale by the name of William Lauderdale. Under the leadership of a major was built the first fort. 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 winding canals flowing throughout the city of Fort Lauderdale, this charming place is also called the “American Venice”. Many green places of recreation and cultural attractions create all conditions for an unforgettable family holiday.
Main attractions of Fort Lauderdale
- Historical Museum. Here you can touch the history of the city itself, learn something new about the whole of South Florida.
- Museum of Art is not only the most fascinating resort museum, but also one of the largest museums in the country. On its territory are the works of not only American artists, but also European, Cuban and others. In the exhibition halls is an exhibition of ceramics by Pablo Picasso and the work of the painter William James Glackens.
- Bonnet House. This is not only an interesting museum, but also an excellent park, where you can enjoy your time after a beach day.
- Museum-mansion Stranahan House. One of the oldest buildings, with which, one can say, became urban history. The museum exhibits antique furniture and about 2,000 paintings.
A cozy resort with clean sandy beaches and an ideal climate, will delight guests not only the historic attractions of Fort Lauderdale. You can visit the yacht club, chic nightlife, family cafes and expensive restaurants. On seven miles of the coast there are places 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. A luxurious yacht is lined up on the winding canals, and the casual passer-by can look at amazing wealth close by.
The main entertainment in Fort Lauderdale Florida is located near the central beach. You can swim or walk on foot to the famous Las Olas Boulevard and the gorgeous Riverwalk Park. Channels 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. The choice has a city bus Sun Trolley, plying in the center.
Las Olas is the main shopping street that runs along the river bed. Here 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 longer than 15 km. Not only the attraction of Fort Lauderdale, but the perfect place for a hectic shopping experience. There are more than 800 tents in the open-air market at the Swap Shop. Every year, millions of visitors to the city buy souvenirs and gifts on 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 (13 screens are presented to the audience).
Nearby you will find the Sawgrass Mills Mall, the largest shopping and entertainment center in South Florida, covering 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 lagoon and sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale Florida, urban views from the A1A highway (also known as "Beach Boulevard"), the city itself, built along wide canals and littered with bridges, will find a place for everyone.
American Butler will help to organize the rest, will offer sightseeing tours not only in the city, but throughout Florida.
|Duration of the tour||3-4 hours|