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Fort Lauderdale OVERVIEW
Fort Lauderdale is known as “The Venice of America” because of the canals that were dug to provide waterfront dockage for the thousands of boats that call this their home port. Digging canals is no longer permitted in Florida (salt water leaches into the fresh water bearing limestone that feeds the state’s water taps), but the boats are still here, fleets of fiberglass and resin beauties of every shape and size. Florida Spring Break 2013: Join our road trip across the stateThis is sort of the middle ground between Palm Beach’s laid-back, moneyed aura and the high-energy vibe of South Beach—perhaps the best of both worlds. In Fort Lauderdale, you can still find top-notch dining, four- and five-star hotels, energizing nightlife and shopping; it’s family-friendly but an ideal getaway for couples; you can enjoy it at the high end or do it on a budget and not miss out on the best it has to offer. It’s about a 20-minute drive from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood, where attractions like the Seminole ...See More Hard Rock Casino and the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk make it worth the trip; in another 45 minutes you can be glitzing it on South Beach. See Less
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