Kilometres of sun-kissed shores make Fort Lauderdale the perfect spot for your beach breaks. Sophisticated restaurants and trendy boutiques border the city’s palm tree-lined promenade. From rounds of golf or tennis to deep-sea fishing and daily cruises around its many canals, Fort Lauderdale serves up so much to see and do near some of Florida's best beaches.

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Seek out your spot in the sun on Fort Lauderdale beaches like glorious Hollywood Beach. Our Florida vacation packages include the best Fort Lauderdale beach hotels or resorts and flights from Montreal, Toronto, Halifax and Ottawa. Make sure to take a break from the beach to check out top Fort Lauderdale attractions including Las Olas Boulevard, boat tours and more.

FORT LAUDERDALE TRAVEL GUIDE

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DESTINATION FACTS

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What to eat

Seafood, crab claws, beach-side American classics like burgers and ice cream, sweets from To The Moon Marketplace and locally grown produce from the Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Farmers Market.

What to bring back

Sea shells, starfish, shark teeth, model pirate ships and other nautical novelties from HS Seashells, branded Fort Lauderdale beach towels, fun, printed beach wear and Florida in a Jar citrus-flavoured marmalades and jellies.

Fun Fact

Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America due to the kilometres of canals that weave through this Florida beach destination. Luxury yachts, water taxis and rivers cruise boats are more common here than Italian-style gondolas, but you can still opt to explore the waterways that way thanks to Las Olas Gondolas.  

Important Info

For more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.

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FLORIDA DESTINATIONS FOR FAMILIES
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CRUISE FROM FORT LAUDERDALE
On your horizon: nautical bliss when you set sail from Fort Lauderdale!

FORT LAUDERDALE ITINERARIES*

Eastern Caribbean: 3 to 14-night itineraries including stops like The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Antigua, Saint Lucia, and more.
Western Caribbean: 5 to 14-night itineraries including stops like Mexico, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos Islands, and more.
Panama Canal: 14 to 15-night itineraries crossing the Panama Canal and stopping at top Central American destinations.
*Subject to change

CRUISE LINES

The following cruise lines depart from Fort Lauderdale: Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean International.

HOW TO BOOK

Cruise on over here for our latest sea-bound deals and more info on how to book a Fort Lauderdale cruise.


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