There are many attractions within and around Fort Lauderdale that make it a very popular tourist destination and an exciting place to live in all year long. The yachting industry is very popular in Fort Lauderdale, and there are 42,000 resident yachts and 100 marinas and boatyards. Another popular spot in Fort Lauderdale is the 600,000 square foot convention center and main exhibit hall, which is visited by 30% of all tourists. Other popular attractions include the Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, the International Swimming Hall of Fame, the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop (which has the world's largest Drive-In movie theater), and many other attractions in the surrounding area.
There are also many different museums in Fort Lauderdale, such as the Museum of Art, the Museum of Discovery and Science, and the Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum.
If you are interested in sports, Fort Lauderdale is next to Miami-Dade County, in which the Florida Marlins (Major League Baseball), the Miami Dolphins (National Football League), and the Miami Heat (National Basketball Association) all play. Lockhart Stadium is also in Fort Lauderdale, and is the current home of the Florida Atlantic University Owls football team. For dog friendly care in the London area, please give our sponsor, Adelaidebarks.com dog daycare and kennel a visit.