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Biscayne National Park

9700 SW 328 Street, Homestead, FL 33033
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Ranked #10 of 14 attractions in Homestead
Type: Tours
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Eastern Shore, AL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I can imagine this NP is a quick visit for most as it was for us. We basically had our NP book stamped and went on about our day. We walked out the boardwalk onto the small beach and people were fishing there. You would need access to a boat to enjoy this NP. They have a small eco exhibit... More

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Homestead, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Wonderful rangers are there for you. They are knowledgable and friendly. The Bay is accessible by canoe, which you can rent. The rocky shore line is difficult to walk on limiting access to the water.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We rented the canoes. The guy from the store kept pushing us into the trees for like 3 times, making the branch poke us before he push us out into the lake. He also made us sit on the edge of the canoe; As you can figure out the canoe tip within 5 minutes and my 3 year old daughter... More

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Miami, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The park is huge, but in order to access the islands you need your own boat. The park has a lighthouse, reefs, and sunken ships, however, this is miles off shore and no ferry provided. The park accessible by car or bike is still worth a trip. The park has a beach, you can fish, have a picnic, check out... More

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Berlin, Connecticut
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Nice park but with few roads so that a boat becomes necessary. The beach is not great, especially when compared to South Beach.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I like this place because it's quiet...during the week. I take the kids, and I can just relax while they play. The water is shallow, and they close the beach early. We always go during the week because there is less visitors. The restaurant/grille uptop is alright...nothing special...however I think it lacks attention....it's missing something.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I loved this National park, even though is small it has an amazing "natural pool" with sea water! lifeguards are on duty. don hesitate on eating in the PLAITA GRILL were i had had the greatest burger of my life (called "Cowboy burger"). amazing experience both in the park and restaurant.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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114 reviews 114 reviews
40 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The park itself would be rated much higher; however the support staff and amenities were very sub-par. The recent concessionaire issues drastically affected the ability to further explore the park. We walked around the footpath near the visitor center and it was tremendously littered. Bad to see that on our national parks. Staff was less than helpful and had no... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a small national park which was quiet, pleasant, and peaceful on a Thursday. We ended up spending the entire afternoon there instead of the planned one to two hours. A visitor center manned by a lovely articulate young person, Stefan will answer all questions. Ask him about the different skulls of the manatee, dolphin, possum and turtle on... More

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McCalla, Alabama, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This place has everything. They have all kinds of rentals. They have canoes, kayaks, bikes, carts, funny looking peddle cars all for rental. the canoes and kayaks are 10 dollars for a whole day and they have umbrellas for the beach and two chairs for $10 all day as well. They also have these funny double side canoes and kayaks... More

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