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    Once renowned as the definitive party capital for students on spring break (at least for those not off to Mexico), Fort Lauderdale has shaken off its beer-swilling image and graduated into a sophisticated, stylized city that’s more ‘rich businessman with yacht’ than ‘bong and boobs on the beach’.

    It’s impossible to ignore the beauty of this city, with clear water to be found at every turning and a summer vibe the envy of even other parts of Florida. Getting hold of some kind of boat and floating through it all, or strolling along the beachside promenade, stopping for the occasional dip or taking photos against the golden sands and palms make for an idealized holiday experience.

    In terms of sights, Fort Lauderdale struggles a little beyond its more natural allure, but you will find a selection of museums. Try the Old Fort Lauderdale Museum and its guided tours of the historic downtown, or the sizable Museum of Discovery and Science, that covers everything from space to everglade rebuilding efforts. For flora lovers, there’s the Bonnet House, an old historic building now home to abundant tropical plants, including an extravagant selection of striking, multicolored orchids.

    As much as most visitors revel in the luxury of Fort Lauderdale itself, many of the more exciting destinations are to be found at the end of a quick out of town journey. The Everglades wildlife tours, for example, are a real must see for anyone unfamiliar with the assortments of reptiles (and even endangered panthers) than can be found in amongst the channels. You can watch the sun go down from an incredible cruise ship whilst eating a luxurious dinner, or even take a swamp buggy tour to the home of the Seminole Indians. The island fun of the city’s offshore Polynesian Dinner Show is a sight to behold, too.

    Fort Lauderdale’s certainly a different brand of fun to what it used to be – more Gucci than bargain basement – but it’s the stunning tropical sights of the city that have pushed it that way, and they’re as big a draw as ever. Bring plenty of sun screen and bug spray and a sea-ready stomach and dive into the adventure!
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      • One Financial Plaza (Fort Lauderdale)
        0.28 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        One Financial Plaza is a 374 ft (114 m), 28-story building in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida was opened in 1972. At the time of its opening, it was the tallest building in the Fort Lauderdale area. It has since been surpassed by several buildings. Currently, it is the city's fourth tallest building. One Financial Plaza bears a striking resemblance to the Chase Tower in Amarillo, Texas. They were built around the same time (Chase Tower opened in 1971, the year before One Financial Plaza opened...
      • Stranahan House
        0.49 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        Stranahan House is the home of Fort Lauderdale pioneers Frank and Ivy Stranahan. Built in 1901 as a trading post and converted into a residence for the Stranahans in 1906, the house is the oldest surviving structure in Broward County. It was placed on the National Register of historic Places in 1974 and today operates as a historic house museum. The House is open for guided tours at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. daily, and hosts special events throughout the year.
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      • Blake School (Plantation, Florida)
        11.19 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        The Blake School is a private, co-ed Montessori school serving pre-school through 8th grade. The school is located in Plantation, Florida. This school is associated with The Blake School (Lake City, Florida).
      • Westfield Broward
        11.73 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        Westfield Broward (previously known as the Broward Mall) is a one-level 1,000,000-square-foot (93,000 m2) shopping mall in Plantation, Florida, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale. It is managed and co-owned by the Westfield Group. The center features 125 retail and service shops, four department stores, and a variety of casual dining venues. The Mall was owned and managed by the Mills Corporation, also owner of the nearby Sawgrass Mills mall, from 2003 until Simon Property Group acquired The Mills in 2...
      • Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
        12.46 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is an arts venue in Hollywood, Florida at 1650 Harrison Street in Broward County. The Center presents contemporary visual and performing arts shows and includes an adjacent art school and the Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center at 1770 Monroe Street (US 1 and Monroe Street).
      • Sample-McDougald House
        13.24 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        The Sample-McDougald House (also known as the Sample Estate or Pinehaven) is a historic home in Pompano Beach, Florida. It is currently located at 450 Northeast 10th Street, but was originally built on Dixie Highway and moved to its present location by the Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society in 2001. On September 15, 2004, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
      • Mardi Gras Casino
        14.21 Km from Fort Lauderdale
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      • Pompano Citi Centre
        15.43 Km from Fort Lauderdale
        Pompano Citi Centre is a primarily open-air shopping mall in Pompano Beach, Florida. The center consists of a big box retailer strip, in addition to a small lifestyle center section. The mall's anchors include J. C. Penney, Lowe's, Macy's, and Sears. Office Depot and Ross are considered by Faison, the property owner and developer, as junior anchors. [1] Previously, the center was an enclosed mall called Pompano Square. Originally developed by Leonard L. Farber, Inc. in 1970, Pompano Fashion Squa...
      • Gulfstream Park
        16.01 Km from Fort Lauderdale
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      • Hollywood
        Characterized by quaint sidewalk cafés, bricklined walks and six blocks of unique boutiques, shops, art galleries and dozens of excellent restaurants along Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street, the pedestrian-friendly environment is the perfect place to enjoy South Florida. Just minutes from the beach, the downtown district is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the backdrop for year-round festivals, street markets and entertainment.

        Feed your hunger for the arts at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Here, modern art exhibitions and progressive dance and musical performances reflect Hollywood’s devotion to the creative spirit.

        If it’s nightlife you crave, nobody does it better. Get a taste of South Florida’s international music and culture that include live jazz, blues, rock, Latin and R&B.

        In the heart of Downtown, the ArtsPark at Young Circle offers a vast, 10-acre playground for people of all ages.

        Hollywood’s oceanfront Broadwalk offers miles of car-free enjoyment. Walkers, runners, bicyclists and rollerbladers set their own pace on this path, which is bordered by six miles of Hollywood’s famous coastline, boutique hotels, charming shops, cafés and places to eat facing the ocean
        Hollywood, FL, USA
      • Pompano Beach
        Located in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast the City of Pompano Beach is the year round home to 104,402 residents. During season (September through March) the number swells to nearly 150,000 as part-time residents from more inclement environments join us for "fun in the sun". As the name implies (Pompano - a species of in-shore -tropical game fish) the fun includes some of the world's best sport fishing.

        Golfers find living or vacationing in Pompano Beach a dream come true, with some of the world's most beautiful and challenging links just a short drive away. It is said that a golfer could play a different course every day and still not tee off on all the links within 30 minutes of Pompano Beach. If your "fun" is spectator oriented, our City offers horse racing at the world famous Pompano Harness Track. If you are a team sports fan, then Pompano Beach is the place to be. Baseball fans have it both ways with the Florida Marlins calling nearby Pro Player Stadium. Football fans can watch the Miami Dolphins host the NFL's best, while if you like to do your spectating in-doors, hockey and basketball fans are only minutes from the home arenas of the Miami Heat and Florida Panthers.

        For a more laid-back approach. Pompano Beach, as the name implies, offers miles of beautiful beach, lapped by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream. Here you can kick back watch the surf, watch the people, or look for the Goodyear blimp that calls Pompano Beach its home.
        Pompano Beach, FL, USA
      • 1200 S Rogers Cir #3
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        1200 S Rogers Cir #3, Boca Raton, FL 33487, USA
      • Miami Beach
        Technically a barrier island connected to the mainland by a series of bridges, Miami Beach is nevertheless a city all by itself. It has stood as one of the premier beach resorts in the United States for nearly a century, and between its Art Deco buildings, its world-famous nightclubs, its Latin American culture, and the sun and sand, it is extremely easy to see why this is such a favorite place for so many. However, keep in mind that the very nature of Miami Beach screams premier and exclusive, so the rates can be somewhat shocking during the peak winter months. This is definitely not a budget destination, although if you head there in the low season when tourism has dropped off the rates are significantly lower, and in the current economical times you can find better deals than in the past.

        Probably the most popular and well-known part of Miami Beach is South Beach, which is an area known to millions for its prominence in movies and books over the years. It is fun-in-the-sun year-round, which is one of the main reasons that it has remained so popular, giving people access to the beaches no matter the season. But beyond the beach itself you can explore the various surfing opportunities, head out onto the water for some snorkeling, or you can take one of the guided nature tours that include kayaking and snorkeling, as well as canoe trips up some of the mangrove creeks.

        There are also several guided bike tours for people looking to cycle their way around the island, or you can hoof it on foot. Miami Beach is also one of the few places in the United States that offers visitors access to nude beaches, although they are private in nature so you won’t be able to gawk unless you are man (or woman!) enough to bare it all with the rest of the people.
        Miami Beach, FL, USA
      • South Beach
        South Beach is the section of Miami Beach, Florida that encompasses the southernmost 23 blocks of an island separating the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.

        Today, the South Beach section of Miami Beach is a major entertainment destination with hundreds of nightclubs, restaurants and oceanfront hotels. The large number of European tourists explains South Beach's tolerance of topless sunbathing, despite being a public beach. Another unique aesthetic attribute of South Beach is the several colorful and unique lifeguard stands, still used today by South Beach's lifeguards.

        South Beach has a very active club and bar scene. It is host to over 150 clubs and other destinations, most of which close at 5 am. South Beach can be expensive, and access to nightclubs is often difficult for non-locals who do not have connections, or do not plan their evenings in advance. Access to the more popular nightspots can cost anywhere from $20-60 for entry (depending on event and venue) and sometimes comes with a wait of several hours, in addition to evaluation by door staff.

        Nightlife in South Beach is dynamic and ever-changing, although some watering holes like The Clevelander and Mac's Club Deuce have remained steadfast tourist destinations on Ocean Drive for well over a decade. Clubs constantly change decor, name, and owner, so it is difficult to state at any given time which clubs are popular.
        South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
      • Miami International Airport
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        Miami International Airport 2100 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126, USA

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      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 19.6 67.4 67.3 26.5
      Feb 19.8 58.3 67.6 23
      Mar 21.2 75.6 70.2 29.8
      Apr 23.1 105.9 73.6 41.7
      May 25 153.6 77 60.5
      Jun 26.7 204.4 80.1 80.5
      Jul 27.5 167.7 81.5 66
      Aug 27.8 178.1 82 70.1
      Sep 27.2 237.6 81 93.5
      Oct 25.3 233.2 77.5 91.8
      Nov 22.3 85.8 72.1 33.8
      Dec 20.2 64.3 68.4 25.3

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