Who says South Florida is only for partygoers and college kids? Aside from being a lively place for spring breakers, South Florida offers a lot of excitement for families! Here are 10 venues that are definitely worth a visit on your next family vaca to South Florida.
- Wynwood Walls
Wynwood Walls feature a unique outdoor destination featuring massive, colorful street murals by artists from around the globe.
- Thriller Miami Speedboat
Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures offers a fun sightseeing tour + attraction of Biscayne Bay, City of Miami Beach, Fisher Island, and a tour of the Mansions on Star Island. Be ready to take pictures of the beautiful Downtown Miami Skyline.
- Hillsboro Lighthouse
Learn about the history of the Hillsboro Lighthouse Station and the Hillsboro Inlet area by preserving structures and artifacts, education, and public access tours.
- Ski Rixen
The new, fun, and affordable water skiing system pulls you silently over smooth glassy water. We’re not restricted to wakeboarding and waterskiing – people of all ages can slalom, trick ski, kneeboard, wakeboard, and even surf without a wave.
- Butterfly World
Butterfly World is the largest butterfly park in the world. The facility houses around 20,000 live butterflies. Walk through a lush Tropical RainForest, exotic butterflies fly overhead and all around you, stopping only to feed on the nectar blossoms covering the paths in this, their natural paradise.
- Everglades Airboat Tour
Our experienced guides help you spot alligators, soft-shelled turtles, and various birds you won’t find anywhere else but the Florida Everglades.
- Gulfstream Park
Gulfstream Park is South Florida’s home for Thoroughbred horse racing and an entertainment destination that combines sports and wagering/casino gaming, live shows, and lifestyle-oriented recreation and leisure activities.
- Whiskey Creek Hideout
Whiskey Creek Hideout is one of Florida’s most accessible and most interesting shore dives in the area. The mangrove-lined waterway is a scenic place to canoe, experience bike trails, observe bird life, and take photographs.
- Frost Museum of Science
The hands-on facility offers weather & technology exhibits, planetarium & wildlife centers.
- Jungle Queen Riverboats
At Jungle Queen Riverboat, the sightseeing, dinner, and show are indescribable.