Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Fort Lauderdale lies about 30 minutes north of Miami on Florida's lower Atlantic Coast. It is about five hours from Jacksonville, FL, and four hours from Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL. Fort Lauderdale is sometimes known as the "Venice of America" because of its expansive and intricate canal system. In addition to its museums, beaches and nightlife, Fort Lauderdale is home to a large indoor/outdoor flea market and the site of the world's largest drive-in movie theater. The International Swimming Hall of Fame is located on Fort Lauderdale beach and houses a large aquatic complex as well as a museum, theater and research library.

Language: English     Currency: US dollar (US$)

Driving Directions and Parking Information

Port Everglades
1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

Port Everglades is approximately 2 miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and 30 miles from Miami International Airport. Parking is $15.00 per day (rates subject to change by Port Authority).

Traveling from Fort Lauderdale International Airport - Exit the airport and follow signs for I-595 East/Port Everglades. Continue to the last exit on I-595 East and follow the signs to Port Everglades. This will automatically take you to the Port Everglades security entrance. From there, follow the directional signs for your designated ship's pier terminal.

From Miami International Airport - Take 836 East to I-95 North. Exit I-95 North at 595 East. Follow 595 to the end; then follow the Port Everglades signs.

Fort Lauderdale, FL Map

Fort Lauderdale, FL Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)

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Low 59 59 61 65 69 72 73 74 73 70 64 60
Average 68 68 70 74 77 80 81 82 81 78 72 69
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