Fort Lauderdale Florida is noted for being a popular winter escape destination for Northerners from around the nation, who come to the sunny South Florida community from December through March every year to escape the freezing climate of their local towns and communities. Fort Lauderdale is also a popular Spring Break location for college students from across the nation. In addition, Port Everglades, a seaport in the city of Fort Lauderdale is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. In fact, the Fort Lauderdale port is the third busiest cruise port in the world and the tenth busiest cargo container port in the nation.
Over 3.6 million travelers passed through the Fort Lauderdale port in 2017. With close proximity to the Fort Lauderdale International Airport, which is less than 5-miles away, Port Everglades offers cruise passengers fast and easy access to and from the port. What’s more, many cruise passengers choose to stay in the Fort Lauderdale area before and after their cruise for an extended holiday. Interestingly, the Fort Lauderdale port also served as a military base for the US Navy from 1941 to 1943, during World War II.
There’s no doubt that Port Everglades is one of the most visited and popular places in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area. There’s also no doubt the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is one of the top midsize SUVs with Fort Lauderdale drivers. The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, available at Phil Smith Chevrolet of Lauderhill, comfortably seats up to eight passengers and also features best-in-class maximum cargo space too. There is 23-cubic feet of storage space behind the third-row passenger seats, along with 57.8 cubic feet with the third-row seats folded down and an amazing 98.2 cubic feet of cargo space with the second-row seats folded down. What’s more there is a hidden underfloor rear storage compartment in the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse too. The 2018 Traverse is also equipped with Smart Slide seating in the second-row passenger seats, allowing the seats to move forward and provide easy access for third-row passengers.