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Location: 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee, FL
Animals roaming free, and visitors driving their cars through different habitats, is the main attraction at Lion Country Safari. With names like Las Pampas, Serengeti Plains, and Gir Forest, th...
Location: 2701 DeSoto Blvd., Miami, FL
This historic pool was formed from a coral rock quarry in 1923, and is in the National Registry of Historic Places. Surrounded by waterfalls, coral caves, and grottos in Venetian style, this is...
Location: New York to Garfield Street on Hollywood Beach, Hollywood, FL
Location: 3600 W Sample Road, Pompano Beach, FL
It's not all about butterflies, though of course these colorful creatures abound. Birds and flowers are also strongly represented at this wonderful park.
The Tropical Rain Forest Aviar...
Location: Miami, FL
Location: 101C West Flagler Street, Miami, FL
Discover the fascinating past and dynamic present of South Florida and the Caribbean at HistoryMiami (formerly known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida.
Travel back 10,00...
Location: 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL
Departing from Bayside Market Place in downtown Miami, this 1-1/2 hour cruise highlighting celebrity homes is a fun way to see Miami's cruise ships, and small islands, for kids and adults alike. We l...
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: 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: 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: 28655 S. Dixie Highway, Homestead, FL
This is a pretty quick stop, unless your child is especially fascinated by engineering feats (or maybe the story of unrequited love will capture your little one's imagination)!
It took Ed L...
Location: Mile Marker 70, Tamiami Trail (U.S.41), Miami, FL
During the Indian Wars of the 1800's, most of the Seminole tribe was scattered to the west. A small group hid in the Everglades, and lived on hammocks (mangrove islands). They were recognized as a dis...
Location: 31 Corrine Place, Key Largo, FL
Dolphins Plus offers the opportunity to swim with its ten Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and two California Sea Lions. The focus here is education and enjoying these wonderful creatures in their ...
Location: 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL
Tour Biscayne Bay, Key Biscayne, and Coconut Grove "Miami Vice" style in a sleek off shore race boat that seats 40 passengers. Tours - which are about 45 minutes - leave daily from the South Pavilion...