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Location: 1200 S. Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL
In addition to a great family beach, the Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park recreation area is is home to the Cape Florida Lighthouse, originally built shortly after Florida became a U.S...
Location: 12450 SW 152nd Street, Miami, FL
Since 1957, the Gold Coast Railroad Museum has been home to several trains of historical significance, resting on a half mile track. Significantly damaged by Hurricane Andrew in 1991, the museu...
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL
Built in 1916 as the winter home for James Deering, son of the founder of International Harvester Machines of Chicago, this house and its gardens are truly beautiful. Said to be more extravagant than ...
Location: Sawgrass Mills Mall, 12801 Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Wannado City is permanently closing its doors on Jan. 12, 2011
What kid wouldn't want to experience what it's like to be a policeman, fireman, airplane pilot, or doctor? That's the ide...
Location: 900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Bonnet House was built in the 1920s by Frederic Clay Bartlett, and was his personal interpretation of a plantation house. It's named for the water lily that once grew on the property's marshland.<...
Location: 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton, FL
Located within South County Regional Park in western Boca Raton, Daggerwing Nature Center features a 3,000 square-foot exhibit hall with live animals, interactive exhibits, an art gallery, book...
Location: 3291 West Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Operating since 1963, the Swap Shop is a unique shopping complex, billed as South Florida's second largest attraction. The 88-acre facility features an air-conditioned shopping complex, ...
Location: 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL
Though some aspects of the Miami Seaquarium theme park may seem a bit outdated, the shows and large aquariums are still a lot of fun.
Don't miss the Killer Whale and Dolphin Show
Location: 800 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Jungle Queen Riverboat offers two options, a sightseeing cruise that departs twice a day, and the evening dinner cruise, which includes an all-you-can-eat Bar-B-Que and shrimp buffet. The boat de...
Location: 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL
The Miami Children's Museum features hundreds of interactive exhibits, educational programs and classes, as well as a wealth of learning materials appropriate for children of all ages. The 56,5...
Location: 5716 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Seminole Okalee Indian Village is located on the Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Attractions include the world's only deep water alligator ...
Location: 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL
The Boca Raton Museum of Art was founded in 1950 as the Art Guild of Boca Raton, and has evolved into one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. Celebrating six years in its 44,...
Location: 10200 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL
The Miami Shores Village Aquatic Center is home to the kid-friendly Shipwreck Cove, which features six waterslides, water cannons and interactive water play equipment. Swimming lessons for age...
Location: Ocean Drive south of 16th Street, Miami, FL
Despite its reputation as a trendy hot spot, South Beach - or, as it's officially named, Lummus Park - is also a fun beach for families. The beach stretches from 5th Street to 15th Stree...
Location: 4200 N.W. 21st Street, P.O. Box 025504, Miami, FL
First opened in 1928 as Pan American Field, the Miami International Airport has grown to cover over 3,200 acres, and is one of the busiest airports in the world. Operated by the Miami-Dade Coun...