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Port Everglades

Cruises from Port Everglades

You may have never heard of any cruises from Port Everglades, but you probably have heard of cruises from Fort Lauderdale. In fact, they are one and the same, as Port Everglades is simply the the name of the port in Fort Lauderdale (which is also called, as one might imagine, the Port of Fort Lauderdale). Thus, cruises from Port Everglades are cruises from Fort Lauderdale, and if you're familiar with the latter you are familiar with the former. Below we supply some basic information about the cruises form Port Everglades, which is one of the top three cruise ports in the world. Read more [...]
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The Port City of Fort Lauderdale in the Everglades: Things to See and Do When You Are Leaving on a Cruise

Simply by virtue of being in Florida, the state at the center of the American cruise industry, the Port of Fort Lauderdale (also called Port Everglades) is a hub for cruising. Forty-two cruise ships run by eight major cruise lines have a presence in Fort Lauderdale, and if you are planning any sort of Caribbean cruise, there is a fairly good chance you'll leave from the Fort Lauderdale Port. Indeed, if you are planning any cruise that could benefit from a departure point on the southeast coast of Florida, you could find yourself in Fort Lauderdale. Given the city's central importance to cruise vacationers, we thought it would be helpful to explain what you can see and do in the port city of Fort Lauderdale. You'll likely have some time to kill before or after you cruise, so you may as well spend that time seeing the sights of Fort Lauderdale. Read more [...]