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Fort Lauderdale

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Bus Charter Fort Lauderdale – Known as “Venice of America”

Fort Lauderdale is a city in the United States state of Florida. It is situated on the Atlantic coast. The city is a popular tourism destination. Fort Lauderdale is sometimes called as “Venice of America “ for its expansive and intricate canal system. The city is a major yachting center with forty two thousand resident yachts. There are also over hundred marinas and boatyards.  Fort Lauderdale and surrounding area presents great scope for enjoyment with over four thousand restaurants and one hundred and twenty night clubs to boot.

The city which sits thirty seven kilometre north of Miami is well served by bus companies which offer services like bus charter, bus rental, coach rental, school bus rental, coach bus rental, mini bus rental and party bus rental. Bus tour is conducted on coach bus also. Busneeds.com  is such a service provider.

Fort Lauderdale is named after a series of forts built by United States during Second Seminole War. The forts took their name from Major William Lauderdale, who was the commander of the detachment of soldiers who built the first fort. It is to be noted that the development of city begin after fifty years after the forts were abandoned at the end of the conflict. 

City of Fort Lauderdale is situated adjacent to Atlantic Ocean and included eleven kilometres of beaches. Fort Lauderdale homes a significantly higher percentage of foreign born residents than United States as a whole. Like many cities in South Florida, Fort Lauderdale has a large number of people who do not speak English as their first language at home. The city is also known for its Large LGBT community and is a popular vacation spot for gays and lesbians. Economy of Fort Lauderdale is heavily reliant on tourism. For years, it was famous as the spring break destination for college students. Cruise ships and nautical recreation provide for major chunk of revenue raised by tourism. Fort Lauderdale now aims at more sophisticated and affluent tourist. There is a convention center located west of beach and southeast of downtown with an area of six lakhs square feet which includes two lakhs square feet main exhibit hall. About thirty percent of city’s tourists come to attend conventions in the center. Downtown area, especially around Las Olas Boulevard hosts many new hotels and high-rise condominium developments. Office buildings and highrises include Las Olas River House, Las Olas Grand, 110 Tower, bank of America Plaza, One Financial Plaza, Broward Financial Center, Barnett Bank Plaza, New River Center, One Corporate Center, Sun Trust Center, 101 Tower and SouthTrust Tower.