While visiting the Sunshine State, remember to see everything that Maimi and South Florida have to offer – which is more than just beaches.
Some amazing day trips you can take while in South Florida, that are fun for the whole family, include:
Family Fun DayTrips
Miami Children’s Museum – Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play, learn, imagine, and create together at the Miami Children’s Museum, through interactive exhibits, programs, and learning materials.
Miami Sea-Aquarium – Come and see why sea world is a Florida favorite attraction. See world-class exhibits with manatees, sea turtles, penguins, rays, and more at South Florida’s most popular aquarium. Enjoy incredible shows with dolphins and sea lions that are sure to enchant visitors of all ages.
Dolphin Cove – Dolphin swimming at Dolphins Plus Bayside is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before – it is a unique experience. Interact with dolphins and even swim with them in shallow water in a structured and hands-on environment or snorkel freely with them.
Eco Sail – The Eco Sail cruise offers a more relaxing alternative by taking you through the Everglades National Park and the Florida Keys on an eco-exploration cruise. Activities include paddling in tunnels, snorkeling at the edge of mangroves, and diving near sharks.
Kayak Shack – Located on Florida’s Nature Coast in Spring Hill, Florida, the Kayak Shack offers kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards for rent, as well as guide services for those interested in private, guided river tours.
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory – Come and stroll through the exotic tropical paradise filled with hundreds of butterflies and feel your stress ebbing away as you enjoy a magical and inviting experience. What are you waiting for? A spectacular collection of flowers, colorful birds, and cascading waterfalls await you.
Key West Seaplane Adventure – The National Park Service has approved Key West Seaplane Adventures as the only seaplane company that provides access to Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West.
Explore the history of Fort Jefferson and step back in time. You can also swim in the warm, crystal clear waters and/or sunbathe on a remote white sand beach.
Everglades Alligator Farm – Located near the entrance to Everglades National Park, the Everglades Alligator Farm is South Florida’s oldest alligator farm and has more than 2000 alligators. There are airboat tours, alligator shows, snake shows, and demonstrations of alligator feeding at the Everglades Alligator Farm. The Everglades is a must-see attraction in Key Largo and Key West for anyone visiting either one.
Palm Beach Zoo – West Palm Beach is home to Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, a non-profit zoological organization. Located within 23 acres of lush tropical habitat, the zoo houses more than 550 animals, many of which are endangered.
Lion Country Safari – Located in West Palm Beach, Lion Country Safari offers a unique and affordable opportunity to enjoy Florida’s largest drive-through safari. Here you can find large herds of animals roaming freely, while visitors are confined to their vehicles (while they observe the animals). The wide-open spaces of Lion Country Safari boast over 1,000 WILD animals, including: lions, wildebeest, giraffes, ostriches, chimpanzees, and rhinos.
Rapids Water Park – Rapids Water Park is a water park located in Riviera Beach, Florida on a 30 acre plot of land near I-95. The park has 42 slides and attractions, including: a wave pool, dual seven-story speed slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool. There are also slides available for young children and toddlers.
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