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Tamarac is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area. It is a bedroom, commuter city for Fort Lauderdale, which is located 14 miles away. This area is mostly residential and is situated against the Everglades National Park. There is a strip mall and a University Medical center in town.
Tamarac’s economy is largely based on Fort Lauderdale’s. The area is reliant on tourism, Universities and Colleges in the area, and manufacturing. Companies with office space or facilities in the Fort Lauderdale area include AutoNation, Citrix Systems, DHL Express, Spirit Airlines, and National Beverage Corporation. The largest employers in the county are Tenet Healthcare, American Express, The Continental Group, Motorola and Maxim Integrated Products.
Entertainment And Dining Out
One of the best things to do in Tamarac is to take an airboat tour of the Everglades. You can enjoy the water lilies, sawgrass, and cattails, and hopefully see turtles, snakes, a variety of birds and alligators. Dining in the Fort Lauderdale area might include Cityplace, featuring classic southern cuisines and live music. Another option is the Cowboys Saloon with smoked brisket barbecue. Or there is Kuluck Persian Restaurant & Lounge, featuring an outdoor Hookah Lounge.
The nearest major airport to Tamarac is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL/KFLL). This airport is 19 miles from the town center. Another major airport in the area is Miami International Airport (MIA/KMIA) offering international and domestic flights from Miami, Florida. It is 38 miles from Tamarac. Interstate 95 runs through this area and serves major cities such as New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC.