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Greater Fort Lauderdale, comprising the majority of Broward County, is located in the center of South Florida’s Gold Coast, 40 miles from Palm Beach and 25 miles from Miami. Greater Fort Lauderdale stretches from Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach in the north to Hollywood and Hallandale Beach in the south. Sprawling across 1,200 square miles that include 505,600 acres of Everglades on the western edge, the region is home to 30 cities and 1.7 million people. With 300 miles of navigable inland waterways and 44,000 resident yachts, the region is called the Yachting Capital of the World and the Venice of America. Broward boasts some notable attractions. The Museum of Discovery and Science is located in Ft. Lauderdale. The International Swimming Hall of Fame is located near the Atlantic Ocean in Fort Lauderdale. The International Game Fish Association has the Hall of Fame for Sport Fishing in Dania Beach. Flamingo Gardens is a botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary. Butterfly World is located in Coconut Creek. Sawgrass Mills, a large shopping mall, is located in Sunrise. Also, the NHL’s Florida Panthers play their games at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise. There are also multiple entrances to Everglades parks. In Pompano Beach is the Festival Flea Market Mall, America’s largest indoor flea market. The African-American Research Library & Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale boasts more than 75,000 books and materials on the experiences of people of African descent in the Caribbean, Central and South America and the United States. This area has much to offer. While you’re in town, discover:

  • More than 20 miles of award-winning palm-fringed, golden-sand beaches
  • More than 300 miles of inland waterways
  • A multitude of magnificent hotels, resorts, and Bed & Breakfast inns
  • Exclusive and eclectic dining at thousands of restaurants catering to all tastes
  • A shopping mecca with numerous shops, malls, flea markets, and Florida’s largest outlet mall
  • Golf courses galore
  • Diving, snorkeling, fishing, boating and all water sports
  • Thoroughbred horseracing, harness racing, and Jai-Alai
  • Professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer
  • Museums, art galleries, theaters, and entertainment centers
  • Special events and a variety of art, music, and cultural festivals
  • Gambling with poker, slots, and blackjack