Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock/altanakaUmas das várias palmeiras que abraçam a cidade e redondezas.Près de l'hôtelLa Venise américaineLook over balconySunrise on Ft. Lauderdale Beach - Feb 2008Sunrise on Ft. Lauderdale Beach - Feb 2008Quiet beach on New Years Day 2008

Families will love:

  • Wide, soft-sand beaches beckoning play
  • Children's museums and wildlife attractions
  • The artsy Las Olas Boulevard

Where the boys were is now where the families are in a city that worked hard to break away from its spring break party destination and rebuilt itself as a family-friendly one. Gone are the multitudes of bars and motels that once lined A1A, formerly a densely packed cruising road along the beach referred to by locals as "The Strip." Today, luxurious resorts catering to ... more
Where the boys were is now where the families are in a city that worked hard to break away from its spring break party destination and rebuilt itself as a family-friendly one. Gone are the multitudes of bars and motels that once lined A1A, formerly a densely packed cruising road along the beach referred to by locals as "The Strip." Today, luxurious resorts catering to families and open-air restaurants complement the sandy, open beaches.

Nearby, the city's art district surrounds Las Olas Boulevard, where boutiques and galleries, as well as outdoor cafes and world-class restaurants beckon. In downtown, a larger-than-life discovery museum provides perfect rainy day activities. But it's the warm-weather and outdoor fun that make Fort Lauderdale a perfect family destination, with kayaking adventures, water sports, hiking in state parks, and fishing excursions.

Written by Lissa Harnish Poirot less

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