5 Things You Need To Know About Fort Lauderdale

  1. With 3,000 hours of annual sunshine and an average temperature of 77 degrees, it’s easy to see why Greater Fort Lauderdale is branded “Hello Sunny.”
  2. Named "World's Top Cruise Port" in 2013 by Seatrade Insider, Port Everglades is one of the top cruise ports in the world with 4 million passengers passing through on 43 cruise ships operated by nine cruise lines. (Myth-buster: Port Everglades is not in the exotic Everglades, it is conveniently located adjacent to the Broward County Convention Center and a few miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport).
  3. The destination is in the midst of a luxury transformation, with $1+ billion in new hotel and condo development from top brands including Four Seasons, Conrad and Gale generating new high-end experiences for affluent visitors. 
  1. Known as the “Venice of America,” the area boasts more than 300-miles of navigable waterways and an undeniable water culture perfect for dock n’ dine experiences.
  2. Interested in a new way to see it all? Board a Water Taxi to visit restaurants, shopping, attractions and other destinations along the Intracoastal Waterway.  Las Olas Boulevard as a starting point for canal tours of the area’s Millionaire’s Row.