Florida Coast Tourist Information and Travel Guide
Fort Lauderdale, a city of 165,000 residents, is located just 45 km (28 miles) north of Miami. It is a popular tourist destination on Florida's Atlantic Coast that attracts 12 million visitors annually.
Fort Lauderdale is famous for its network of canals. It is sometimes called the "Venice of America".
The "New River" that flows through the heart of the city, is a maritime artery for yachts, historic riverboats and water taxis. A lovely pedestrian walkway meanders along this picturesque river.
Fort Lauderdale Beach is located on an offshore island, across the inland waterway from Fort Lauderdale city.
The Port Everglades Cruise Terminal is located on the Atlantic Coast between Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Florida.
For comprehensive tourist information regarding the city, please access the Fort Lauderdale Guide.