Fort Lauderdale, a coastal city in Florida in the United States of America, is famous for its beaches and boats. Fort Lauderdale is served by Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, located near to downtown Fort Lauderdale. The airport is a popular destination for airlines offering cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale. The airport features free Wi-Fi Internet access. Tourists can pick up a rental car at the airport. Alternatively, they can use the Broward Country Transit buses. The bus stop "Stop 7', is located by the car rental centre at the airport or the Tri-Rail system can be accessed by an airport shuttle-bus, which can be found at all terminals of the airport.
Car rentals can be found both inside and outside of the airport. Car hire companies available at the airport include, Thrifty, E-Z, Budget Rent A Car and Avis. The city's road network is a grid system, which is relatively easy to navigate, making rental cars popular with those who have purchased airfare to Fort Lauderdale. Taxis are available for use by tourists on Fort Lauderdale flights. Taxi companies in the area include Yellow Cab and WaterTaxi. The Broward County Transit (BCT) is the county's bus system. BCT connects with other bus services in the metropolitan area. Sun Trolley is an inexpensive trolley network, which serves downtown Fort Lauderdale and the beach. Tri-Rail offers a commuter line through Fort Lauderdale.
Fort Lauderdale Beach (The Strip) is one of the most popular attractions with tourists on Fort Lauderdale flights. Along the beach, visitors will find a selection of bars, restaurants and shops. In downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Museum of Art can be found. For science enthusiasts, the Museum of Discovery and Science is a must-visit. In suburban Fort Lauderdale, Boomers! Rollercoaster Park is to be found. Here, tourists can enjoy exciting rides. Butterfly World is perfect for those wishing to explore all that nature has to offer. Flamingo Gardens and Wray Botanical Collection are also popular attractions.
Sawgrass Mills in suburban Fort Lauderdale is the world's largest outlet mall. The mall is a haven for tourists who have purchased inexpensive flights to Fort Lauderdale and who have money to spend on gifts to take back home. Galleria Mall features over 200 stores and is located near to the beach. Big City Tavern provides tourists with a great atmosphere while they enjoy delicious sandwiches and steaks. PF Chang's in Galleria Mall serves up non-traditional Chinese cuisine. Aruba Beach Cafe is suited to all ages and provides visitors with free live music. Roxanne's on Main is the perfect nightspot, offering music, food and drink.