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Fort Lauderdale, located in the center of South Florida’s Gold Coast, is famous for its beaches, vibrant art scene, culture and events. Bordered on the west by more than 500,000 acres of Everglades and on the east by more than 7 miles of beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale has something for everyone. Fort Lauderdale is home to Las Olas Boulevard which boasts more than 30 restaurants, 12 international art galleries, 3 world class museums and more than 120 retail shops. Las Olas Boulevard is one of the streets that comprises the famed River Walk which showcases a rich, tropical landscape and winding walkways that link downtown to some of the city’s most popular attractions.