Welcome to Fort Lauderdale
A bustling, coastal neighborhood with pristine beaches and distinct communities
Commonly known as the "Venice of America," Fort Lauderdale is a coastal city in southeastern Florida known for its gorgeous beaches and boating canals. It is among the three principal cities that incorporate the Miami Metropolitan Area, comprising more than two dozen distinct communities, top-rated hotels, thriving restaurants, and quaint shopping destinations. Residents enjoy the perfect combination of beach and city, including diverse landscapes that make it tranquil to live an active, balanced life.
Incorporated in 1911, Fort Lauderdale is the largest city in Broward County, located 30 miles north of Miami along the Atlantic Ocean. Homes range from Mediterranean Revival mansions to cozy townhomes across many neighborhoods, including Las Olas, Coral Ridge, and Victoria Park.
What to Love
- World-class parks, museums, entertainment, and beaches
- Numerous attractions and scenic waterways
- Perfect weather all-year-round
- Natural beauty
- Excellent shopping and dining areas
Fort Lauderdale has a city-like setting with unbelievable year-round views, nighttime entertainment, dancing, bars, restaurants, and music. Residents enjoy the city's warm weather and plenty of attractions, from exploring the 165 miles of navigable canal to water recreation on one of the beaches. The city also boasts excellent dining and shopping destinations.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Fort Lauderdale features fantastic dining, shopping, and entertainment areas on nearly every corner. One of the best diners in Fort Lauderdale to enjoy delicious Italian fares is Louie Bossi's Ristorante Bar Pizzeria
on the famed Las Olas Blvd. It has a variety of food options with Neapolitan pies, pasta, salumi, and a piazza, with bocce being the favorite bite.
Four Seasons Hotel and Residences
is a top-rated hotel in Fort Lauderdale, situated one mile from Bonnet House Museums & Gardens. It offers exciting oceanside leisure, unique dining, city exploration, and more. Lobster Bar Sea Grille
in Downtown Fort Lauderdale is a great place to enjoy seafood and meet new people at the bar. Meanwhile, Sparrow
is a more laidback restaurant with comfortable seating and a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding area.
Grab your activewear at Lululemon
, then bring your gear to Zoeli Fitness
or one of the several pilates and yoga studios in Fort Lauderdale.
Things to Do
Living or visiting Fort Lauderdale offers numerous fun activities and attractions to keep you occupied. Fort Lauderdale Beaches
provide a range of water and beach activities combined with scenic views and exquisite sunsets. Other notable beaches include Camo Galbraith and Street Terramar Beach. In addition, Fort Lauderdale Dog Beach
can be an ideal oceanfront spot to enjoy water activities with your furry four-legged friend.
Fort Lauderdale is also home to some fascinating events and festivals, with the International Annual Boat Show
being an event you never want to miss. As the largest in-water event in the region, you will experience matchless boats and marine exhibits that take place for five days. Las Olas Arts Festival
is another annual event residents enjoy that brings together longtime favorite artists.