Fort Lauderdale and Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice of America" due to its expansive and intricate canal system, is renowned for its beaches, many bars, nightclubs, and overall party atmosphere.

Fort Lauderdale's economy is heavily reliant on tourism, and Port Everglades serves as the point-of-departure for many cruise passengers traveling to the Caribbean. During the 1970s, the city was known as a spring break destination for college students; however, since the 1980s, police have cracked down and revitalized Fort Lauderdale Beach.

The development of Fort Lauderdale Beach continues toda...
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Miami and Miami-Dade County

Miami, as the most populous city in Miami-Dade County, is situated in Southeast Florida. The Miami area boasts many major league teams although the Miami Heat is the only major league team that plays its games in Miami proper. The team won the 2006 NBA Finals. The Miami Dolphins and the Florida Marlins are respectively the major league football and baseball teams in South Florida.

South Florida and, more specifically, Miami's explosive population growth in recent years has been driven by internal migration from other parts of the country as well as by immigration from Latin America a...
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Boca Raton and the Palm Beaches

Palm Beach County is the northernmost county in the South Florida area and the least populated with 1,131,184 inhabitants. Known as a stylish paradise overflowing with luxury resorts, trendy shops and pristine beaches, Palm Beach County has 37 diverse cities with 47 miles of beach along the Atlantic Ocean.

Boca Raton, one of the largest cities in the county, is situated to the south of West Palm Beach. Boca, as it's known by locals, growing in earnest in the 1920s, with the help of fanciful nouveau-riche architect Addison Mizner. The majority of downtown was built and continues t...
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