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Ft. Lauderdale

East Coast



Fort Lauderdale skyline

In addition to its museums, beaches, and nightlife, Fort Lauderdale is home to the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, a large indoor/outdoor flea market and the site of the world's largest drive-in movie theater, with 13 screens. The International Swimming Hall of Fame is located on Fort Lauderdale beach, and houses a large aquatic complex as well as a museum, theater, and research library. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is a 180 acre park along the beach, with nature trails, camping and picnicking areas, canoeing, and features the Terramar Visitor Center, with exhibits about the ecosystem of the park. The Henry E. Kinney Tunnel on US Route 1 is the only tunnel on public land in the state of Florida. It was constructed in 1960, and its 864-foot (263àm) length travels underneath the New River and Las Olas Boulevard.

Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida, USA, which lies along State Route A1A.

Closest Airport:
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
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General Location:
Located in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the northeast. Much of the land mass of the state is a large peninsula with the Gulf of Mexico to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Sunrise at Fort Lauderdale beach

Local Motto or Saying:
In God We Trust
The Sunshine State

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Intersection of Las Olas Boulevard and A1A, Fort Lauderdale beach.




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