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Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Lauderdale

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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. To visit Intracoastal Waterway on your trip to Fort Lauderdale, use our Fort Lauderdale tourist route planner.
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  • We rented a yacht for 4 hours to host a Church anniversary and the ride around the waterway at night was absolutely amazing. Water taxing on the Fort Lauderdale intracoastal is romantic and a beautifu...  more »
  • I spend a lot of time in my car and really enjoyed this drive. All those bridges are fun and lots of great sights. That being said if this was my everyday commute, it might not be so enjoyable. 
  • Boats of all sizes coming and going. If you love to watch watercraft this is a good enjoyable location.