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Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour

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Pretty Area

The best way to see this area is to take the Water Taxi. This is a pretty river with several historical sights.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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CT
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The best way to see this area is to take the Water Taxi. This is a pretty river with several historical sights.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Enjoy a meal in one of the fine restaurants and then stroll along the waterfront with a date. Great place for a quiet evening. Hold hands and relax.

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Hood River, Oregon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is a pleasant place with pizza and a varied menu of other specialties from many genres. The service was good and the price right.

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Brigham City, Utah
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132 reviews 132 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I doubt you will ever get the chance to see the number and variety of boats come past in such a short time. It is quiet (until one of the local V-8 boys come by) and shady. Simply a pleasant scenic time. The Riverwalk should be adequate to get your kinks walked out. If you do not enjoy seeing every... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is about 2 hours in length and gives you a nice tour of the New River and what's on the banks, which is mainly very expensive homes owned by people you may have heard of. the homes are a sight to see, but after a while it got boring. You can also see some pretty impressive yachts if you... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

How could the city mess up such a great place. This area has everything. But be ready for the trains. When they go buy they blow the horns as if they where about to drive off a cliff. And I swear they are the loudest horns I have ever heard. If you get past that and the bridge sirens. This... More 

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Danbury, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

What a delightful ride, I love that there is no diesel exhaust in electric boats! The only father /daughter captains in the area.

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Alexandria, VA
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297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A beautiful venue for a full appreciation on the city of Ft. Lauderdale. Mansions, yachts, parks, restaurants, office buildings, etc. dot the shores of the winding river to bring the city to life. The water taxi is the best way to get the full picture with its routes extending up onto the Intracoastal Waterway. There are a variety of attractions... More 

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Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The river is well travelled by yachts and boats of every size. The river runs through downtown and extends inland quite far, with numerous marinas along the way. Oh, and viewing the waterfront homes is always a pleasure. Grab a boat, get on the Jungle Queen or sit on it's banks, it's always a good time.

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Deerfield, Wisconsin
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

When coming to Fort Lauderdale one needs to go on the New River. Good way to get there is on the water taxi.Only jail in the country that has a water view. A stop at River Walk is well worth it even though most of the restaurants and shops on are gone. Nice place to take a walk and relax.

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