Lauderdale Lakes is a culturally diverse town located just four miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale. Originally a popular retirement area for Northeasterners, this Broward County city has transformed over the years into a vibrant community that's a melting pot of American, Caribbean, and African cultures.
As with most of Southern Florida, the best way to get around Lauderdale Lakes is by car. Broward County is served by three major Interstates, I-75, I-95, I-595, and several major highways, including US 1, US 27, and US 441. Public transportation is run by Broward County Transit, which offers bus routes in Lauderdale Lakes and throughout the county. The city also offers a free bus that travels between popular community spots such as city hall, Oakland Medical Mall, city parks, and the Lauderdale Lakes public library.