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1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

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1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

We will be spending 2 week’s in Eleuthera after flying from Seattle to Fort Lauderdale. Will stay at Via Veneto for 2 nights. Thinking about how to spend our one full day in the area. We want to get a good taste of the area but are not into commercialism. Should we rent a car? Is time best spent exploring Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach or some combination?

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1. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

You may want to re-post in the Fort Lauderdale forum. In one day, I would probably just explore the Lauderdale area. Can you remind us where Via Veneto is located?

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2. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

When ?

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3. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

I'm going to guess Via Veneto is an accommodation off Las Olas Blvd o na finger island - but honestly I've never heard of it- and I've lived here for decades- what is the address ( Isle of Venice perhaps?) I believe I'd get all day passes on the unlimited hop on and off Water Taxi if you are in the Las Olas area and see Ft. Lauderdale by water- and I would not try to add Miami to your tight schedule.

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4. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

It is actually Villa Venezia!!

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5. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

My instinct was correct that you are located on Isle of Venice off Las Olas Blvd- you probably will enjoy a day on Water Taxi- we are known as the Venice of America. Lots of good dining on Las Olas Blvd to cap off the evening ( I highly recommend an ice cream cone at Kilwins across the street from Riverside Hotel)

https://watertaxi.com/

You might check Groupon etc as there are sometimes discount offers. for Water Taxi.

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6. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

Go to Las Olas Blvd in Fort Lauderdale which has a beach and a pier so to speak with restaurants overlooking the beach.

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7. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

Yes. Water taxi around the area. Hop off at different places and shop, take in sights, lunch. Coconut’s is a great local spot for dinner :)

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8. Re: 1 full day ( 2 nights)in Fort Lauderdale)

Thank you!

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