South Florida's warm climate and sparkling waters make it a magnet for water sport enthusiasts. From the beaches and recreational waterways, to the lively arts and cultural scene, Fort Lauderdale has become a world-class destination.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
People have been flocking to Fort Lauderdale's beaches for decades. And with good reason. Fort Lauderdale Beach is a two-mile strip of beautiful beach featuring the recently renovated Promenade which offers all sorts of bars, restaurants and shops.
Fish is fresh and delicious in Florida. Grouper is probably the most popular choice and is served almost any way imaginable. You'll find it fried, grilled, sautéed, and even served with pasta. But a true Floridian staple is a fresh grouper sandwich and fries eaten outside by the water. It's hard to beat this old standby.
Named as one of Fodor's Best Beaches for Families, Hollywood South Beach features a boardwalk dotted with restaurants and six miles of white sand beach. North Beach boasts several unique eco-adventures including the Sea Turtle Hatchery. To venture into the historic city centre (Downtown) for a taste of Hollywood's distinctive flavour, simply hop on the Hollywood Trolley, which operates Wednesday to Sunday.
The official currency of the United States is the US dollar (USD).
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