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Nestled in Florida’s southeastern coast, Fort Lauderdale is renowned for its near-constant sunny weather, diverse museums, fabulous beaches and boating tradition. Pick a rental car with easyCar and find out for yourself what’s made this resort town grow into one of America’s most frequented tourist destinations.
Things to do Fort Lauderdale City:
Fort Lauderdale is a shopper’s paradise. Las Olas Boulevard runs from the Central Business District to the coast, impeccably scored with palm trees, and houses numerous upmarket boutiques, art galleries and museums including The Museum of Art, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Doubling as the world’s largest drive-in cinema, with 14 screens, the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop is the world’s largest daily flea market.
Check out Fort Lauderdale’s diverse beaches, once upon a time a spring break Mecca, which now cater to a more chic clientele. Expect casual dining and drinking venues, high-octane watersports as well as the extraordinary spectacle of turtle nesting. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is a protected state park housing many native Floridian species. For recreation, canoeing, cycling, inline skating, fishing, picnicking and wildlife-watching are all very popular. Successful lawyer Hugh Taylor Birch’s second offering to the Fort Lauderdale’s cultural heritage comes in the form of Bonnet House, a historic house museum dating back to before 1895.
A half-hour’s drive south, Miami, Fort Lauderdale’s sexier, flashier cousin, is sun, sea, sand and surfing galore and boasts a wildly impressive skyscape and is home to one of the largest cruise ports in the world. Visit attractions such as the Science Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and the Miami Metropolitan Zoo amongst others. The Holocaust Museum should also form part of any cultural tour of Florida - providing sombre but essential history of the Holocaust.
Being the fourth largest city in America, booking a rental car at easyCar.com is the easiest and cheapest way to visit everything this fast and furious city has to offer. Take your rental car booked through easyCar the roughly one-hour journey to the Everglades National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site spanning 2500 square miles. There you will find hiking and off-road cycling trails in abundance, showcasing the area’s spectacular tropical wetland environment and wildlife. Other activities include camping, kayaking and canoeing, fishing (licence needed), in addition to bird and crocodile watching.