Fort Lauderdale, FL a.k.a. “Venice of America”
- Yachting is a way of life here. Fort Lauderdale is home to more than 100 marinas, and 50,000 registered yachts. It’s also the site of the largest boat show in the world.
- Keep your eyes out for celebrities who live in the area, including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Lee Majors, David Cassidy, and Marilyn Manson.
- After being featured as the setting for the hit 1960 film Where the Boys Are, Fort Lauderdale quickly became one of the top Spring Break destinations in America for college students. Today, the city has shed its party reputation and is now better known for affluent waterfront living.