Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Lauderdale is known as “the Venice of America” for its abundant, picturesque canals and waterways. It enjoys more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, making it a haven for residents and tourists alike, and earning it Yahoo Travel’s citation as the country’s No.2 beach getaway. Its convenient location, great amenities, solid infrastructure and its citizens’ optimistic “can-do” attitude make this diverse community one of America’s most livable cities.
Fort Lauderdale Rankings
- This is our inaugural ranking of America's Best Places to Live.
- Our picks for the best downtowns of 2014 include cities undergoing significant improvement. We looked for downtowns with declining vacancy and growing populations. These places are attracting new residents and businesses while creating a vibrant scene that draws tourists and unites the greater community with a sense of pride.
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