Inside Fort Lauderdale
Immerse yourself in Fort Lauderdale’s vibrant culture, historic trading posts, natural wonders and beautiful canals that have earned this city its nickname: “The Venice of America.”
Rating (5)
Program No. 20901RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
12 meals
5B 4L 3D
Stranahan House, River Cruise, History Museum
Riverside Hotel - Ft. Lauderdale
WPBT Lecture, Galleries, Free Time
Riverside Hotel - Ft. Lauderdale
Lecture, Farewells & Wrap Up
Riverside Hotel - Ft. Lauderdale
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Getting There
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At a Glance

Fort Lauderdale remained a virtual wilderness until the arrival of the railroad in 1896. Learn about its fascinating, multi-faceted history and culture, and see for yourself how pristine nature and advanced technology coexist in the Venice of America. On field trips, take in architectural highlights, natural beauty and magnificent gardens, and meet members of the local community who help you get to know Fort Lauderdale from the perspective of an insider.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to five blocks or up to 1 mile on flat terrain in historic areas.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • With a local expert, learn about this city’s beautiful canals and its history from Trading Post to Yacht Capital of the World.
  • Explore some of Fort Lauderdale’s most historic sites, including the Stranahan House and Bonnet House Museum and Gardens.
  • Discover the rich Seminole heritage of Florida through a collection of 30,000 unique artifacts and archival items at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki museum.
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