"A MUCH needed break in the Sun" Top 5 Page for this destination Fort Lauderdale by garridogal

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Escaping the brutality of Winter...

It was mid-March, there was snow on the ground and people were still running around Boston bundled up like Eskimos. Did I jump on the opportunity to go to Ft. Lauderdale and spend a few days in the Sun? You betcha....

Just in case...

I forgot why I headed down South, I decided to snap a picture of snowy New England on my way out.

The Importance of Blending in....

I guess I just know how to pack. Or, why else would I've brought down this shirt that went so well with the bathroom walls of the condo we stayed in?

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Sunshine, Palm Trees and Heat!
  • Cons:Well....it IS a Red State!
  • In a nutshell:A welcomed get-away
  • Last visit to Fort Lauderdale: Mar 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • PinkFloydActuary's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2011 at 9:30 PM

    Thanks for stopping by my Boston page. Ft. Lauderdale is my upcoming destination...thanks for the tips!

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2009 at 1:34 AM

    Have wondered what Fort Lauderdale looks like, I see a lot of Cruises depart from here. Looks ok, like your canal photo!

  • Fullmoonfever's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2007 at 8:47 PM

    Right now I'm living in Palm Beach Gardens Florida. Thats about 50 miles north of Ft Lauderdale.

  • spgood301's Profile Photo
    Dec 21, 2006 at 6:30 AM

    Paris is always good for a visit, though I don't think the place has changed a whole lot since you last visited =)

  • moiraistyx's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2006 at 6:50 PM

    I loved my trip to Ft. Lauderdale, to bad I can't remember the names of any of the clubs or restaurants I went to.

  • Barbie2138's Profile Photo
    May 20, 2006 at 7:50 AM

    Joann You need a "NATIVE" (me) to show you the "real" Lauderdale some time....On to Bootleggers Drafthouse and Bulldog's Tatoo Parlor! Hey Yaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

  • Wild_Orchid's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2005 at 5:56 PM

    cheese and chocolate, sand beneath your feet! who could ask for more? :)

  • shirez's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2005 at 7:33 AM

    oh lala, enjoy sun, sea and sand:-)))

  • Sep 22, 2005 at 9:51 AM

    Now that is funny!

  • Cruefan's Profile Photo
    Jun 4, 2005 at 7:50 AM

    unfortunatly 15 years ago I would of been one of those guys in the Vanther.. Ahh those days of youth.


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