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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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  • Very cool waterway to visit. Saw this on our riverfront cruise! Was great to see all the different boats and spots!  more »
  • The intracoastal dominates the skyline However we went on it on a segway and it was wonderful. To see the boats passing by To see the area from up on high To watch the bridge open up to allow the yach...  more »
  • Best fun ever just hanging out in Lake Boca on a Saturday afternoon. Take your boat, some brews, hop in the water and walk around and meet the people. There's even a food pontoon - great hot dogs!  more »

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Fort Lauderdale is world famous for its beaches, and some of its finest hotels overlook the Atlantic Ocean. The city's many beachfront properties offer comfortable rooms with ocean views and all the modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, secure parking, workout facilities, and a convenient shuttle service to and from the airport. For an even cushier stay, prepare to pay more and consider one of the city's luxury resorts, many of which feature access to 18-hole golf courses, full-service spa centers, and award-winning restaurants.
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