Temperature: 16-28 (°C)
With an average temperature of 25 (°C) throughout the year, there’s never a bad time to visit Greater Fort Lauderdale. Come in the hot summer season for the best beach weather, or book your holiday in winter for more comfortable temperatures in the high-teens. Spring and autumn are beautiful times of the year to visit if you're planning on exploring the natural landscape.
p>Nature Enthusiasts: Explore the raw, natural beauty of the Everglades.
Foodies: Sample world class fine dining at one of the area’s 4,000 eateries or embark on the Greater Fort Lauderdale Ale Trail to try some of the country’s finest craft beers.
Beach lovers: Enjoy 23 miles of beautiful beaches, six of the eight beaches have blue wave certification making them some of the cleanest, safest beaches in the US.
Language: The language spoken in Greater Fort Lauderdale is English.
Currency: The currency used in Greater Fort Lauderdale is the US Dollar ($).
Local time: Fort Lauderdale is 5 hours behind GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The transfer time to Fort Lauderdale is 40 minutes.
Flight time from UK: The flight time to Fort Lauderdale is 9 hours.
Tourist information: Further Greater Fort Lauderdale tourist information can be found at here.
Visa and health: Before you travel, visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Greater Fort Lauderdale.
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By car: Renting a car is the most convenient way to explore Greater Fort Lauderdalee at your own leisure. There are a number of hire companies in the area that can offer you a competitive rate.
By bus: The Broward County public bus system operates along 40 different routes. Check online for bus schedules.
By water taxi: Cruise Greater Fort Lauderdale's famous waterways by water taxi. Purchase the all day ticket and you're free to hop on and off as many times as you please.
By Rickshaw: Soak up the sun and sights on a guided pedicab tour. Arrange for a pick up anywhere in central Greater Fort Lauderdale, or flag one down in the street.
Brightline Train: Brightline is a new train line in Florida connecting Fort Lauderdale to Miami in 30 minutes as well as Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach in just 30 minutes. The train has been designed for comfort with giant windows for great views and powerful, free Wi-Fi and power outlets.
Art Fair: Held along the Las Olas Boulevard each January, this weekend-long art fair features work from both national and international exhibitors. If fine art isn’t for you, come and enjoy the food, music and lively atmosphere anyway.
JM Lexus Sunday Jazz Brunch: If you’re in town on the first Sunday of the month, grab a picnic basket and head down to the New River for an afternoon of live jazz music along Fort Lauderdale's historic Riverwalk.
Tortuga "Rock the Ocean" Music Festival: Every April this three-day, multi-stage country and rock festival is held directly on Fort Lauderdale beach. This unforgettable beach weekend experience has become a signature event in Fort Lauderdale.