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Price and Availability Index for Fort Lauderdale
Holiday Letting Price Information in Fort Lauderdale
We analysed price data and summarised them in this graph, which shows holiday letting prices for the next twelve months in Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale is most expensive in February (08/02 - 15/02), when prices are on average £256 a night. The cheapest week to book a holiday rental is in July (27/07 - 03/08).
Holiday Home Availability Information in Fort Lauderdale
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Fort Lauderdale for the next twelve months. The week with the lowest percentage of available properties is in February (08/02 - 15/02). The week with the highest percentage of available lettings is in August (31/08 - 07/09).
The Weather in Fort Lauderdale
This is the climate diagram for Fort Lauderdale. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 17° in February. The rainiest month is September, while the driest month is January.
Book a Fort Lauderdale villa rental to explore a fun seaside city
Set along the Atlantic Coast of Florida, just north of Miami, Fort Lauderdale happens to be a major cruise ship port of embarkation, with a record number of Caribbean cruises leaving from the city. Even better, the city's numerous canals and quaint bridges are quite reminiscent of Europe, as you will discover.
Consider Fort Lauderdale holiday lettings for a beach-ready home away from home.
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 a mere 20 miles away.
To get to the city centre, 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 holiday letting .
Cuisine and Drinks
The city pleases discerning foodies who regale in the romantic seaside restaurants and delicious fresh seafood on offer. Taverns serve excellent sandwiches, steaks and salads. Expect Chinese takeaway options (useful when dining in at your Fort Lauderdale holiday letting ), cheesecake selections, sidewalk cafes and southern-style comfort food.
A Good Time to Visit
The wet-dry season alternates in Fort Lauderdale's subtropical rainforest climate. May to November can get hot and humid with the risk of passing hurricanes, intense heat and tropical downpours. The best time to visit would be between late November and April, when the weather is decidedly cooler and less humid. Year-end festivities are also fantastic to witness along the waterside.
Fort Lauderdale's tropical climate allows for a 12-month beach season, which is good news to vacationers looking for some sunshine and tanning. Make sure to book your Fort Lauderdale holiday home in advance.
Sightseeing in the City
Spend a day chilling out at the Fort Lauderdale Beach (also called AIA) which is defined by its sea-facing bars, hotels and shops. A European ambiance pervades thanks to a profusion of Continental-style restaurants and European vacationers who throng to this cosmopolitan seaside city. Be sure to stroll through the Riverwalk each evening.
The "Venice of America" all but demands that you explore its waterways by boat or take a river cruise. Shopaholics will appreciate the sheer immensity of the Sawgrass Mills, located in Sunrise, which is a short drive from Fort Lauderdale.
And just two miles north of Fort Lauderdale is the scenic city of Wilton Manors, which caters largely to a gay clientele.
Nightlife in the Venice of America
In the 1980s Fort Lauderdale was at the centre of the spring break phenomenon, in which college students from across the United States descended on the city to frolic in the sun by the beach. Ever since, the city continues to entertain revelers who stay for extended periods in Fort Lauderdale holiday lettings. The Strip is home to tons of island-themed clubs offering hookahs, drinks specials, and DJ and karaoke nights.
The classic dive bars are a fun way to meet locals. Musicians will particularly love Sopranos Dueling Piano Bar, where two pianists compete against each other while cheering patrons send their requests. Fort Lauderdale caters to all manner of budgets, as can be seen by upscale establishments in Las Olas, as well as plenty of cash-only bars with cheap eats and drinks.
Recommended is an airplane flight that offers birdseye views of Fort Lauderdale, its stunning coastline, the Everglades and surrounding cities in the region. Greater Broward County, meanwhile, offers tons of activities for families with children, such as the exotic Butterfly World / Tradewinds Park, and the Billie Swamp Safari, with its airboat rides, ecological tours and bird and reptile exhibits. Nature lovers should absolutely plan a visit to the Flamingo Gardens and Wray Botanical Collection, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and the Florida Everglades Holiday Park, home to wetlands and alligators. Fort Lauderdale holiday lettings make an excellent base from which to explore the region.
While here, why not make a day trip to Miami's internationally-acclaimed South Beach, with its one-of-kind art deco architecture, downtown Miami, or even Hollywood Beach and Aventura? And finally, did you know that Fort Lauderdale is America's yachting capital? Indeed, this city wears several hats and merits a visit. Book a Fort Lauderdale holiday home for that next trip!
Bask in the warmth of Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum
Car enthusiasts will love this museum dedicated to classic and iconic automobiles. Visitors with an interest in history can check out the gallery dedicated to former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
Get off the beaten path and visit Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. There are specialised tours of the grounds and building which is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Las Olas Boulevard
This boulevard starts at Andrews Avenue and ends at Fort Lauderdale Beach. You can find everything here; from luxury shopping and dining to museums and art galleries.
This waterway runs from Massachusetts all the way through Florida and Fort Lauderdale. Witness magnificent yachts travel up and down while exploring the many harbours and restaurants.
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Seven miles of golden sand greet you at Fort Lauderdale Beach. Relax in the sun, swim or stroll down the boardwalk.
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