Do you like beaches, sunny weather, colorful people and stellar Caribbean food? Then Fort Lauderdale might be the place for you. With average temperatures that hover in the low 80’s, bikini- and board short-clad people lining the golden surf, and nightlife options galore, it’s easy to see why this place is so popular as a vacation destination for young and old alike. The extensive canal system is also a major highlight of the area and gives it the unique title of, “Venice of America,” sans the flight to Italy.
Fort Lauderdale is definitely a driving-friendly city, with three major highways and the colorfully-named Rainbow Interchange, but there are still other options to get around if you don’t have a personal vehicle, and even more planned in the future. The Wave, which is an electric streetcar system, is being slated for development, and the local bus system provided by Broward County Transit (BCT) is still a great way to get around in a pinch.