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Miami has a plethora of fun attractions for visitors of all ages and tastes. Get reviews and details about Miami's most popular attractions - as well as some lesser-known goodies.

Ancient Spanish Monastery
Gorgeous gardens surround a reconstructed Spanish monastery, originally built in 1141.

Barnacle State Park
This Coconut Grove house is Miami-Dade CountyÂ’s oldest house still situated in its original location.

Barnacle Under Moonlight
Fun concerts on full moon nights at The Barnacle in Coconut Grove.

Bayside Marketplace
Bayside is a bona-fide Miami attraction as well as a popular shopping spot.

Biscayne National Park
While enjoying the natural parks in Miami, don't forget about the one located under water!

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
This historic home and museum is set on a 35 acre subtropical estate in Fort Lauderdale.

Cauley Square Historic Village
This historic village and shopping spot offers a glimpse of Old South Florida.

Coral Castle
This bizarre monument consists of coral sculptures built by a man out of an obsessed, unrequited love.

Deering Estate at Cutler
Peek into Miami’s past when you visit this estate built by Charles Deering in 1916. Walking tours and canoe tours are offered.

Everglades Alligator Farm
Take an airboat ride in this home of over 2,000 alligators.

Everglades National Park
An essential destination for any nature-lovers visiting Miami.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
This premier research and education-based garden is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants.

Fruit & Spice Park
The only tropical botanical garden of its kind in the U.S., this 35-acre park hosts over 500 varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, nuts and plants.

Gardens Worth Visiting in Miami
Miami has not only beautiful beaches, but also several gorgeous gardens that are worth a visit.

Gator Park Airboat Tours
A fun place to see alligator wrestling, hold a baby gator, and take an airboat ride through Everglades National Park.

Go Miami Card
If you plan to visit many attractions during your trip to Miami, the Go Miami Card would be a good purchase for you. It gives free or discounted admission to Miami attractions, tours, cruises, and museums.

Gold Coast Railroad Museum
A delight for train lovers both young and not-so-young.

Grapeland Water Park / Black Beards Beach
Miami's only water park, featuring splashy fun for kids of all ages.

Historic Miami Attractions
These Miami attractions are great places to learn a bit of history while enjoying our beautiful city.

History and Mystery of the Biltmore Hotel
The Biltmore Hotel in not only a beautiful and luxurious resort hotel, but also has a very rich history that is fascinating to discover.

Learn about South Florida and Caribbean history at this lovely museum in Downtown Miami.

Holocaust Memorial in Miami, Florida
Holocaust Memorial in Miami, Florida

IMAX Theatres in Miami & Fort Lauderdale
Find theatres in Miami and Fort Lauderdale where you can see the latest IMAX films.

Jungle Island
Formerly called Parrot Jungle Island, the new name reflects the parks incredible variety – they feature much more than just parrots!

Lincoln Road Antique and Collectible Market
Shop for antique items, gifts and collectibles at this outdoor market held most Sundays.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden
A gorgeous collection of plants - plus performances, classes, a Japanese garden, walking tours and a conservatory.

Miami Children's Museum
Younger children will marvel at the plethora of interactive exhibits, and be delighted that they can touch and move anything they want in this colorful and inviting museum created just for them.

Miami Duck Tours
Ride in an amphibious vehicle for a fun and wacky way to tour Miami.

Miami Explorer Pass
This discount card gives you free admission to several Miami attractions and guided tours.

Miami Metrozoo
One of the best zoos in the world, with over 1,200 animals living in free-range environments.

Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium
All ages will enjoy the hands-on exhibits, planetarium shows, and wildlife center.

Miami Seaquarium
A fun place for children to see their favorite ocean animals, or swim with dolphins.

Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Miami, FL - Miccosukee Casino in Miami
Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Miami, FL - Miccosukee Casino in Miami

Monkey Jungle
Where humans are caged and monkeys run wild!

National Historic Landmarks in Miami
There are five sites in Miami that are recognized on the list of National Historic Landmarks. These special places offer insight into the history of Miami, the U.S., and the world.

Santa's Enchanted Forest
Experience this Christmas wonderland anytime from early November through early January.

State & National Parks in Miami
Miami's biggest and best parks are our state and national parks. These parks offer a variety of activities for visitors of all ages.

Submit Your Review of a Miami Attraction
Have you recently visited a Miami attraction? Please share your experience with our readers.

Swimming With Dolphins In or Near Miami
Several places in or near Miami offer you the opportunity to swim with dolphins.

The Kampong
The Kampong is a unique and little-known botanical garden located in Coconut Grove.

Top 10 Miami Attractions for Kids
Miami offers so many exciting activities for visitors of all ages. If you have children along, you will want to visit some spots tailored just for them.

Top Beaches in Miami
Find out which beaches in Miami are the best for families, scenery, people-watching, solitude, and nude sunbathing.

Venetian Pool
This historic Coral Gables pool is a very unique place to go for a swim.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Vizcaya is considered the biggest must-see attraction for visitors to Miami. Don't miss it!

Wildlife & Animal Attractions in Miami
There are many great Miami attractions where you can see wildlife - from dolphins to crocodiles to monkeys and more.

Stranahan House & Museum
Visit this historic home and museum, lived in by two of the founders of Fort Lauderdale. Some believe it is haunted.

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