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. 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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  • October 2, 2017
    The view and scenery is second to none, great weather fantastic food lots of fun spots. Fun place best waterways in the state.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Two couples enjoyed a boat tour of the Intracoastal waterway. We saw gorgeous homes many of which have great histories. We had comfortable seat fboth inside and outside. Even though we have lived here...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    The Intracoastal Waterway is an integral part of Ft. Lauderdale's culture. It is the site of lovely scenes, handsome homes, some seriously big boats and cheery restaurants. The gentle swish of the wat...  more »

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