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Miami Attractions for Kids A-Z

Find a complete listing of the attractions of interest to kids in Miami.

Airboat Tours of the Florida Everglades
Airboat rides are a popular way to explore the amazing grasslands of the Florida Everglades.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Just about an hour's drive from Miami is a gorgeous underwater wonderland that you shouldn't miss.

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.

4th of July Events in Miami
There are many wonderful events, parades and fireworks displays taking place on July 4th in Miami to celebrate the birth of our nation.

Art of Storytelling International Festival
Visit the Miami-Dade Cultural Plaza for storytelling, music, food, literary characters, puppet shows, dancing, arts and crafts, teen activities, face painting and more.

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.

Best Family Friendly Hotels in Miami
These hotels are all excellent choices for a family trip, offering pools, beaches and special programs for kids.

Best 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.

Bill Baggs State Park
This scenic beach and park in Key Biscayne is considered one of the Top 10 Beaches in the U.S.

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

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

Crandon Park
Crandon Park is home to an amusement area for kids, and the pristine Crandon Beach, which has been ranked one of the Top 10 Beaches in the U.S.

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.

Dolphin Stadium
This Miami Gardens stadium is home to the Miami Dolphins, Florida Marlins, and Miami Hurricanes.

Easter Events in Miami
Find out what events are happening on Easter weekend in Miami.

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.

Father's Day in Miami
Find ways to celebrate Father's Day in Miami.

Free Museum Days in Miami
Find out when Miami's art, science, and cultural museums offer free admission.

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 Beard’s Beach
Miami's only water park, featuring splashy fun for kids of all ages.

Grove Skate Park - One Cool World Adventure Sports Learning Center
Located in Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park, this skatepark is a great place for kids and teens to have fun, get exercise, and improve their skating and cycling skills.

Halloween in Miami
Find out what to do for Halloween in Miami.

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

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

Island Queen Cruises
Offering popular Sightseeing Cruises, Dance Cruises, Speedboat Rides, Gondola Tours, and Sport Yacht Charters.

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

Lummus Park Beach
If people-watching is your thing, check out Lummus Park Beach along Ocean Drive in South Beach.

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

Miami Book Fair International
This huge literary event and street fair in Miami is a must-see for book lovers of all ages.

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 International Boat Show & Strictly Sail
One of the largest boat shows in the world happens in Miami every February.

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

Miami Museum Guide
Miami is a world-class cultural center with excellent art, science, and cultural museums and galleries.

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.

Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition
One of the biggest delights for kids in Miami is experienced every March when the “The Fair” comes to town.

Monkey Jungle
Where humans are caged and monkeys run wild!

Mothers Day Events in Miami
Find ways to celebrate Mothers Day in Miami.

National Children’s Theatre Festival
Enjoy free performances and much family fun at this annual theater festival for children.

Pinecrest Gardens
Located on the former site of Parrot Jungle, this park is a delightful respite for many local families and visitors as well.

Public Swimming Pools & Water Parks in Miami
Miami’s warm weather means that you can go swimming just about year-round.

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

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

South Pointe Park
A bustling park located in a prime South Beach spot.

Sunday Afternoons of Music for Children
This wonderful concert series introduces children to fine music and dance in a fun and affordable way.

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

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.

Virginia Key Beach
If you are going to the beach on a weekend but want some solitude and quiet, look no further than Virginia Key Beach in Key Biscayne.

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

House of Horror Amusement Park
A two-acre haunted house along with amusement rides, carnival food, interactive games and more.

Buried Alive!
Experience pure terror this Halloween as lifeless corpses and mad characters roam a 5 acre field of screams.

Funderdome
This exciting indoor playground in Fort Lauderdale is a ton of fun for kids.

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