Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Lauderdale

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#1 of 7 in Nature in Broward County
A navigable inland waterway that runs 4,800 km (3,000 mi) along the Gulf and Atlantic coast, Intracoastal Waterway plays host to commercial and recreational vessels. Consider a boat tour--you can find excursions through the canals or swamp areas where ecosystems thrive. The waterway serves as a popular alternate when the seas are too rough for travel and also as a go-between for vessels on major U.S. rivers, like the Mississippi. Arrange your visit to Intracoastal Waterway and discover more family-friendly attractions in Fort Lauderdale using our Fort Lauderdale itinerary maker app .
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  • Great trip -a bit pricy, Fun commentary. Possibly a little less emphasis on the values of yachts and waterside properties would be good, with more comment on history and local facilities.  more »
  • Between the beach islands and mainland Florida is a discontinuous waterway that is perfect for smaller private boating. Here there is a water taxi that you can use as a water tour of the tourist area....  more »
  • Didn't boat on the waterways but thoroughly enjoyed the restaurants overlooking this amazing amenity. Nothing better than sitting outdoors enjoying some food and a beer and watching the boats go by. R...  more »
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  • Beautiful mansions and yachts

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