What to look for in a hotel or motel
There are hundreds of hotels in the Ft. Lauderdale area for a whole range of budgets. For the price conscious traveller there are motels or good basic ones that will allow you to enjoy your stay for less.
Mid-range offerings are plentiful here and many large hotel chains have presence in the area. If you really want to splash out then there are many 5 star establishments with pools, spas and fantastic service.
Why not try a cheap and easy shuttle bus?
If you’re looking after your cash then a cheap shuttle bus might be the answer, comfortable and air-conditioned this is a stress-free way to travel to your hotel or apartment. Several hotels in Fort Lauderdale offer a free shuttle service to/from the airport and Port Everglades cruise port.
What to do in glorious Ft. Lauderdale
Best things to do in Ft. Lauderdale Florida? Be sure to check out the beautiful and famous Fort Lauderdale beach (see hotels) which is an area of great beauty. Design or architecture buffs will love the pastel-coloured buildings. It’s also a good spot for people-watching – this is where the young and beautiful come to parade.
Shopping on Las Olas Boulevard is a brilliant day out. There are all number of stores that cater to every budget and taste and you’ll definitely be able to pick up some souvenirs – as gifts or for yourself.
Enjoy gorgeous weather in Fort Lauderdale
Sunshine and clear skies are almost year round in this balmy beach paradise. Enjoy the heat with a swim or walk on the beach. Make sure you pack your swimsuit!
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
This protected area of nature features breathtaking scenery and is home to much wildlife including tortoises, snakes, butterflies and turtles. For adventurous types they are plenty of water sports available to try to get your blood pumping. Canoeing is great fun to try. If you’d prefer there are hiking routes to get some exercise on your visit.
Bonnet House museum
This popular tourist attraction is popular for good reason. Built by famed Chicago-born artist Frederic Clay Bartlett in 1920, Bonnet House is a stunning example of architecture but it also features beautiful grounds and botanical features. There’s an Atlantic Ocean beach, mandrake groves and an orchid collection that just has to be seen. A great family day out.
Check out Florida’s nightlife
Your trip wouldn’t be complete without experiencing the nightlife the area has to offer. You can dance the night away at one of dozens of dance clubs, or enjoy a delicious meal at some of the exceptional restaurants here. If you’re just after a good bottle of wine and nice surroundings, there are plenty of bars too.
How far is Fort Lauderdale Airport from Port Everglades ? answer : about 2 to 3 miles or 10 minutes
How far is Fort Lauderdale Airport from Port of Miami ? answer : about 24 miles or 35 to 40 minutes
How far is Fort Lauderdale Airport from Ft. Lauderdale Beach ? answer : about 15 minutes
official website – Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
weather – Ft.Lauderdale