For an in-depth guide on Fort Lauderdale, read here.
Winter in Connecticut can be overwhelmingly cold, which is why we migrated to the warm, sunny beaches of Fort Lauderdale during our last Christmas break (back when I didn’t have a blog!) As lifelong New Englanders, it was hard to imagine Christmas without snow. We didn’t see a single Christmas tree or ornament in Florida either. Instead, there were palm trees and I was going coco-nuts for them!
We stayed at a hotel directly across from the beach and our room had a panoramic view from above. Everyday, we were greeted by the soft sand, warm waters and gentle waves. At one point, we counted a flock of 80 seagulls sleeping peacefully next to us!
There was a decent amount of things to do in Fort Lauderdale. When we weren’t at the beach, we took a boat tour to look at mansions and mega yachts. Then we walked down Las Olas Boulevard to window-shop and look at local art.
Overall, our trip was laid-back and relaxing!