Known as “Venice of America” due to its mazes of canals and open waters, Fort Lauderdale in Florida is popular with people seeking sunshine and the good life. Having shaken off a stereotype for being a place college students come to for spring break, people now understand that Fort Lauderdale is in fact a sophisticated and charming place to holiday. Beaches are one of the main pulls in Fort Lauderdale, which boasts 23 miles of sandy coast, perfect for sunbathing and splashing around the water with your kids in the clear seas. There is plenty of other activities and things to see, including boat and yacht trips, parks to explore, the renowned antique car museum, and the Museum of Art.
Renting holiday accommodation in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, and Florida in general, can become extremely busy in the holiday period, with hotels jam packed full of tourists. To make your holiday in Fort Lauderdale less hectic, and give yourself extra privacy and space, consider renting self-catering holiday accommodation, instead of a hotel or bed and breakfast. HouseTrip offers a wide range of self-catering holiday accommodation in Fort Lauderdale, which can give your more freedom, privacy, the use of a number of facilities, and save you money in the process. Books yours today.
Where to stay in Fort Lauderdale
In your deluxe condo with a sea view along South Ocean Boulevard, expect to spend your days down by the beach, and your evenings in one of the many amazing restaurants and bars that line the coast, safe in the knowledge that if you ever need to head home, you are never going to be far away. If you prefer something slightly off the beaten track then head inland and there are many apartments and holiday homes, complete with great access to the shops, bars and restaurants. Prepare yourself for a truly relaxing and laidback time in Fort Lauderdale. With your self-catering HouseTrip apartment, you will get to know Florida life like a true Fort Lauderdale resident.
Fort Lauderdale with the family
Much of your time in Fort Lauderdale will be spent with your kids on the beach, and along with relaxing, building sandcastles, reading and going swimming, there are a number of activities to get involved in, including a wide range of water sports such as jet skiing, kayaking, wakeboarding and snorkelling, amongst many others. If your kids are animal lovers then take them to Butterfly World and Flamingo Gardens. The Young at Art Museum offers much in the way of hands on activities for children of all ages, including making music, building structures and making recycled puppets. Boomers offers go-kart, rock-climbing wall, miniature golf, laser tag, bowling, rides and loads more.