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New River

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Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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$50*
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Jungle Queen Riverboat Dinner Cruise and Show
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$23*
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Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise
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$25*
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Ghosts, Legends and Lore Tour of Fort Lauderdale

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An old river renewed

The New River runs from the Intracoastal up through downtown Fort Lauderdale. It is a beautiful waterway with boats going up and down the river. Shops and restaurants are along... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Boston
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496 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The New River runs from the Intracoastal up through downtown Fort Lauderdale. It is a beautiful waterway with boats going up and down the river. Shops and restaurants are along the river. Walk, eat, people watch. Relax.

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Wallkill, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked around while waiting for river cruise. Very relaxing breeze, enjoyed looking at the boats and people watching. Just a nice stroll by the water

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view is fun to eat and drink with this view. The boats going by really adds to this adventure. So many things to talk about on this River is a relaxing but fun thing to do.

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Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The New River flows through the heart of downtown Ft. Lauderdale. There are many businesses, condos and homes along the river. There are any number of ways to ride along the New River via a water taxi, paddleboats, tour boats or use your own boat. It's fun to just sit by one of the bridges and watch the drawbridge go... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,337 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for walks with many opportunities to eat and shop at many of the local hangouts. This is a very vibrant area of Ft. Lauderdale that is also frequented by the locals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on Las Olas walk the waterway and the stores and shops day and night. We walk this for art shows and food festivals...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the evening cruise with the dinner show on the island. Boat was due to depart at 18:00 but we were asked to be there for 15:00. We thought was excessively early but when we arrived at 17:05 the best seats on the boat had already been taken. The cruise up the river was very enjoyable; amazing homes and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We went on the Sun Trolley to visit the River Walk and found it clean and a fun place to be. They had a band playing music, we got lunch at a food truck and walked the walk. Many of the businesses are empty in the immediate area. Had fun watching them train a family to use a sedway for... More 

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Ft.Lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Nice place for a walk, stop for a drink, ride the free water taxi, watch the boats. Kids friendly. Stop at Steve' s Pizza at River Front, delicious. Park with JIm, nice guy! Take a River Front Cruise! Well worth it!

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Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was the 'road' for the local natives and the settling northerners. In more current times, my parents actually lived aboard their Chris Craft right beside the Stranahan House.

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