Before the cruise we did stay 5 days at Marriott BeachPlace Towers in Fort Lauderdale.
Fort Lauderdale lies on the Atlantic coast of Florida, 37 km north of Miami.
The city is named after a series of forts built by the United States during the civil wars. The forts were named after Major William Lauderdale.
It is a popular tourist destination, with an average temperature of 24 ° C, and 3,000 hours of sunshine annually. In Fort Lauderdale, there are 561 hotels and more than 4,000 restaurants.
The town is crisscrossed by canals. There are 100 marinas and more than 45,000 yachts registered in Fort Lauderdale.
The bridges to Fort Lauderdale, all open so that the large yachts can enter the chanals.
46 cruise ships are sailing each week from Port Everglades, the port of Fort Lauderdale.
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