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The Venice of the Americas, but the homes are a little more affluent. Everywhere you travel in Fort Lauderdale be prepared to be surrounded by water. Canals & rivers are part of the environment. Here you can be actually living in the middle of a city, and have your boat or cruiser tied up to the dock in the back yard.
Unusally prominent in Fort Lauderdale the canals allow many to travel to the Intercoastal waterways and beyond and in many cases replace roads to move around. Many restaurants provide docking facilities to entice the boaters in the area, as well as, there are motels set up with docking provided for their quests.