Also know as the Venice of America, beautiful Fort Lauderdale stretches 36 square miles of booming urban development and gorgeous beaches making it one of the top US destinations attracting people from all over the world to its 7 miles of beautiful shores, shopping malls, 87 parks, fine restaurants and endless entertainment possibilities.
Fort Lauderdale is a world class business and entertainment center with a population of nearly 167,000 residents, is the largest municipality of Broward County and the seventh largest city in Florida, limits with the Atlantic Ocean and the New River has 165 miles of navigable scenic waterways and numerous canals riveted by homes and condos intersected by lush tropical parks full of vegetation and royal palms. |
In addition to the fun under the sun beaches with its famous Las Olas Boulevard among a myriad of restaurants, bars and boutiques in the fashion district, the city boasts The Riverwalk area is Fort Lauderdale?s cultural center; the area boasts art galleries, art and science museums and historical centers like the Broward Center for Performing Arts and the Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum in addition to the many restaurants, night clubs and theaters.
As if 23 miles of pristine waters and white sand beaches was not enough, the city has 87 parks complete with community centers and recreational facilities, like tennis courts, pick nick areas, nature walks, fishing docks among several activities and numerous theme parks like the Flamingo Gardens, Butterfly World and the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex.
Ft. Lauderdale is home of many schools colleges and universities; several large companies are based in Fort Lauderdale like DHL, Spirit Airlines, Citrix Systems and National Beverage Corp. The city?s economy depends mostly on tourism and has seen dramatic growth in the last decade hosting some of the largest hotels and high rise condominiums.