The Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale is a popular destination for tourists from around the world on Florida's Atlantic coast. Home to a variety of bars, nightclubs and restaurants, Fort Lauderdale has a popular nightlife scene, particularly amongst students and young people. Built on a series of canals, Fort Lauderdale draws yachtsmen with its numerous boatyards and marinas, and is a popular destination for swimming, jet-skiing and water sports.
Entertainment in Fort Lauderdale is based predominantly alongside Las Olas Boulevard, which hosts many of the city's popular nightspots. The Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop flea market is home to the biggest drive-in cinema in the world, and a popular draw amongst visitors with no less than 13 independent screens. At Fort Lauderdale Beach, the International Swimming Hall of Fame is a hands-on attraction, with interactive exhibits and displays in a complex that also houses two swimming pools and a diving pool.