Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. On average, the warmest month is July. February is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 17°. The month of January has nice weather with only 7 rainy days.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Fort Lauderdale
Many vacationers spend more time comparing the vacation rentals with a pool. Most of the rentals have one there. Additionally, more Hotel rooms have pools than any other type of property. They are a great choice if you go in a group of 3, as that is the number of people they can accommodate on average. most of Fort Lauderdale's rentals including a pool are located within two kilometres of water, spend your days lounging by the pool or the waterfront.
The Weather in Fort Lauderdale
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Enjoy the Sunshine State with Fort Lauderdale Vacation Homes
Once the go-to town for college kids for Spring Break, Fort Lauderdale is a charming coastal city. Close to Miami, Fort Lauderdale vacation rentals allow you to experience both the beach and city lifestyle. Dubbed the ‘Venice of America’, it is one of the real gems of Florida.
Flying into Fort Lauderdale
The city is served by the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which has international as well as domestic connections. The airport lies around 3 miles from Fort Lauderdale's Central Business District. Miami is just 20 miles away and is the nation's primary gateway to Latin America.
To get to the city center, take the Broward County Transit bus Route 1 that connects through the Central Terminal. There are buses to Aventura in Miami-Dade County as well. The Tri-Rail service also connects to the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Tri-Rail station, where passengers can use a shuttle to the airport. A hired taxi will get you more quickly to your Fort Lauderdale vacation rental.
Taste the best of Florida in Fort Lauderdale
Given its proximity to the ocean, the seafood in Fort Lauderdale is outstanding. Eat classic Florida delicacies like rock shrimp, crack the shell to reach the tasty meat inside.
Among the fresh fish tacos and sandwiches, you can’t leave the city without trying a couple of oysters. Whether raw, fried, or dripping in hot sauce, these decadent morsels are an absolute must. Don’t forget to try a classic Cuban sandwich of ham, roast pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard.
Experience the beach and city life in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale's epicentre is undoubtedly Las Olas Boulevard, a bustling street lined with shops, restaurants, bars, and galleries. Alternatively, take a relaxing stroll along the waterfront walkway and enjoy the ambient side of the city.
See a piece of historic Fort Lauderdale at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Once a former plantation, it is now a charming oasis of gardens and houses an amazing art collection. Naturally, you could just relax on Fort Lauderdale beach.
Things To Do in Fort Lauderdale With Kids
For a fun family beach vacation, Fort Lauderdale has you covered. Head to Deerfield Beach for amazing sunrises, then have fun at the innovative cable water ski park. Hillsboro Beach is home to nesting turtles, historic Hillsboro Lighthouse, a secluded sailing bay, and the Barefoot Mailman statue. Pompano Beach is renowned for having some of Flordia's warmest and clearest water thanks to a bend in the Gulf Stream, so it's great for swimming with kids. Stroll the retro Boardwalk in Hollywood, stretch out on the 4km-long beach, and let the kids play with pooches at the dog park where a part of the movie Marley & Me was filmed. Don't forget about Dania Beach, where you can eat delicious fresh seafood at one of many family-friendly restaurants around the picturesque fishing pier in Dania Beach Ocean Park.
Away from the beach, take the kids for a fun outing to the Museum of Discovery and Science, where they can enjoy interactive displays and child-focused exhibits, and the Young At Art Children's Museum. Or visit Bonnet House Museum & Gardens for a colourful, quirky walk back in time at this restored 1920s plantation home, which has vibrant, bright gardens and art displays. Butterfly World and Flamingo Gardens are absolute must do's for any budding nature lovers, Everglades Holiday Park has animal viewings and shows, and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is filled with tropical wildlife and easy walking trails around its tranquil lagoon. It's a great place to explore and unwind with kids away from the city.
See natural wonders with excursions from Fort Lauderdale
In Florida, nowhere is more impressive than the Everglades. One of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, this vast expanse of wetlands is a recognized UNESCO site. Hop on an airboat and maybe spot an alligator on your way.
Also not far from the city is the Florida Keys. This collection of coral reefs stretches from the tip of Florida out into the Gulf of Mexico. Head to the island of Key Largo to see this natural wonder.
What is the typical price of a vacation home in Fort Lauderdale?
The nightly price for accommodation in Fort Lauderdale starts at $96.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Fort Lauderdale?
Many travellers are searching for internet, pools, and TVs when booking a vacation home in Fort Lauderdale.
How many Hotel rooms and Apartment rentals can I find in Fort Lauderdale?
Fort Lauderdale has 3899 Hotel rooms and Apartment rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Fort Lauderdale?
Yes, there are 623 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Fort Lauderdale, with an average nightly price of $769.
What's the best month to visit Fort Lauderdale?
If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months in Fort Lauderdale with temperatures around 33 °C. February and January in Fort Lauderdale are the coldest, with 17 °C on average.
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