Fort Lauderdale- "The Venice of America", is known for its' unique and intricate canal system that spreads throughout the city. Fort Lauderdale is not only a popular tourist destination, but it is also home to some 42,000 yachts. It features over 120 marinas and boatyards. The are also has over 4,100 restaurants and 120 nightclubs.
The climate of Fort Lauderdale is truly tropical. The summers are hot and humid and the winters are warm and dry. Although, there are cold fronts that come through from November to March. However, the average temperature for each month is around 74 degree Fahrenheit. The majority of the year is warm and can be likened to Caribbean tropics.
The economy of Fort Lauderdale is highly dependant on tourism. The city was a very popular spring break destination from the 40s to the 80s, but it heavily reliant on cruise ships and nautical recreation today. Instead of attracting the college crowd, the city attracts a more affluent tourist today.
In the past decade, a number of high-rise condominium developments have exploded, particularly around Las Olas Boulevard. The downtown area has also seen a number of new improvements including boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.
If you are looking for a luxurious, beachfront condo, then you'll find excellent options in the area. It is truly a great city to live in.