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Are you planning an escape to the so-called "Venice of America?” When traveling to Fort Lauderdale, chose between a wide range of flights from all around the U.S. From New York take-off with Delta, JetBlue, United and Virgin America on non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which is one of the fastest growing airports in the United States.
This warm-weather resort destination possesses two visitor seasons. Most people arrive during the winter months when not only the temperatures but also the flight tickets prices are on the rise. Summer or the “second season” lures visitors with less hot temperatures but also lower airfares. If you want to benefit from the lowest airfares you should book your flights to Fort Lauderdale a couple of months in advance.
Non-stop flights from New York to Fort Lauderdale take between 2 hours 50 minutes and 3 hours.
Fort Lauderdale is much more than only a haven for college students on Spring Break. With its beaches, historic riverfront and rich cultural landscape, the resort destination in Florida attracts a more and more mature and sophisticated crowd.
Riverwalk: The Riverwalk between the Stranahan House and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts that connects a number of shops, restaurants and sights. It’s a must-see for every first-time visitor. Don't miss the Las Olas Riverfront, the alfresco shopping mall where you can also book your river cruise.Riverboat Cruise: Besides a gondola ride on the canals, there is probably no better way to discover Fort Lauderdale than on an old fashioned riverboat cruise. Enjoy the view of downtown Fort Lauderdale and the luxury waterfront homes along the waterways of New River. Many attractions offer afternoon and evening river cruises that come with dinner.
Snorkeling: For those looking for a little excitement to balance out all the lazy hours of sunbathing on the beach there are many activities to choose from. Take a day to discover the tropical marine life on a sailing and snorkeling trip to Key West, the perfect spot for novice and experienced snorkelers.
To find out more about Fort Lauderdale you can visit the official Visit Florida page.
As a popular beach destination, the city offers a wide choice of accommodation in different categories and price ranges. Visitors can choose between luxury hotels, classic resorts along the white sandy beaches, hip boutique hotels and many more. Book upfront to avoid over-booked rooms and be aware that high season brings with it bigger crowds and higher room prices.