The City of Fort Lauderdale is situated on the southeast coast of Florida, in the east-central portion of Broward County, approximately 23 miles north of Miami. Due to its expansive canal system it is known as the "Venice of America".
Fort Lauderdale has a sub-tropical rainforest climate, which means all months of the year have a mean temperature of 18 C (65 F) or higher.
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is two miles south of downtown Fort Lauderdale and Miami International Airport (MIA) is 25 miles south of the city.
Attractions of note include:
Everglades National Park
Museum of Discovery and Science
Flamingo Gardens and Wray Botanical Collection
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Sawgrass Recreation Park
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
CLICK HERE to access the Fort Lauderdale Visitors and Convention Bureau website.