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Ranked #1 of 103 attractions in Miami
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
Owner description: ZWF Miami is the only zoo in South Florida with as many animal encounters. We carry more than 20 of exotic species at our... more » Owner description: ZWF Miami is the only zoo in South Florida with as many animal encounters. We carry more than 20 of exotic species at our facility with many available for interactive activities involving our guests. The five acre zoo houses everything from domestic animals and primates to large predatory birds and mammals. Some of our popular selection of exotic zoo animals are Gibbon Apes, Sloths, Lemurs, owls, snakes, Anteater, Lions, Snow Leopards, and mischievous Capuchin monkeys - like those used in many movies. The Zoological Wildlife Foundation offers intimate tours and private encounters by appointment. Contact us to schedule a special tour with our exotic animals! It's an experience you will never forget. Tours must be prepaid and booked in advance in order to guarantee your desired date and time. DIRECTIONS: Please use these directions. The GPS sends travelers via a dirt road. COMING FROM THE NORTH: Take Turnpike Heading South Exit: Eureka Drive - 184 street Make a right turn heading west until Krome Avenue (177 ave) Make a right heading North to 160 street. Make a right heading East for half mile to 172 ave. Make a right. We are on the left side about a half block down. « less
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Ranked #2 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Zoos
Owner description: THE BEST DEAL ANYWHERE FOR INTERACTIVE WILDLIFE EXPERIENCES! Hug a Kangaroo, Hold an Alligator, Play with Wolves, Pet a... more » Owner description: THE BEST DEAL ANYWHERE FOR INTERACTIVE WILDLIFE EXPERIENCES! Hug a Kangaroo, Hold an Alligator, Play with Wolves, Pet a Sloth, and more! When you visit us, you will get a close up experience with over 100 species of wildlife from 5 continents including Kangaroos, Anteaters, Sloths, Arctic & Timber Wolves, 4 species of Fox, Lemurs, Monkeys, 2 species of Fruit Bats, Skunks, Armadillos, Alligators, Caiman, Tegus, Monitors, 2 species of Porcupines, Emus, large Tortoises, Snakes, Lizards, Tarantulas, Scorpions, Coati Mundis, Mata Matas, and much more. Join us for the Kangaroo & Wolf Encounters, and participate in one of our hands-on wildlife presentations offered several times each day. Experienced, knowledgeable, friendly staff on site & always available for questions, and to help you have an unforgettable experience. We guarantee you will not get a more hands-on experience anywhere. Our five beautiful acres are filled with over 100 mature native and exotic trees that provide lots of shade and interesting, interactive learning experiences. You will have the opportunity to visit the enchanting sunken rainforest garden, as well as our butterfly and hummingbird gardens. You can also explore our organic garden with herbs, spices and other intriguing plants in our candy, drinks, spices, vegetable, medicinal, and pizza sections. All of this is included in our regular admission price. We hope to see you soon. Few experiences touch the heart and mind like a personal encounter with one of nature's fascinating creatures. The resonance of a positive experience like this can last a lifetime. Snacks and hotdogs are available, or bring your own picnic lunch. (No juice boxes or juice pouches with the small straws on the outside of the package please.) « less
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Ranked #3 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
A modern architectural marvel where the NBA's Miami Heat play.
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Ranked #4 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
Owner description: The Jesse Williams Ranch is a family owned and operated five acre farm in the heart of Miami’s Horse Country. Our stables,... more » Owner description: The Jesse Williams Ranch is a family owned and operated five acre farm in the heart of Miami’s Horse Country. Our stables, horses and livestock serve as our unique classroom and teachers. Visitors are always supervised by professional instructors. Beginner riders and advanced equestrians participate in all facets of horsemanship activities. Included are programs for exceptional needs children. Bring your family to the farm for some refreshing outdoor fun. Horsemanship classes and riding lessons are scheduled by appointment. FAMILY TRIP TO THE RANCH: Join us with your family for a one hour guided personal “hands-on” visit on our ranch. We will expect you and your kids to GET INVOLVED! Participate and experience life on a working farm. Help brush and groom the horses. Pet and feed our barnyard friends. Have a peek at our collection of protected wildlife species. Complimentary “hand-held” horseback riding for all ages. Pony rides are included for small children. Introduction to horseback riding is available when requested in advance. « less
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Ranked #5 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Gardens

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is one of the most magnificent museums to be seen in the continental United States, containing an extremely important collection of artworks and... more »

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Ranked #6 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #7 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Public Transportation Systems; Transportation
A free mass transit automated people mover train system in Miami, with stops at 20 stations.
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Ranked #8 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #9 of 103 attractions in Miami
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Sanctuary for endangered, rare and threatened animals including tigers, crocodiles and the infamous Komodo Dragon, plus... more » Owner description: Sanctuary for endangered, rare and threatened animals including tigers, crocodiles and the infamous Komodo Dragon, plus special animal education programs geared for children of all ages. « less
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Ranked #10 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #12 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Trams; Transportation
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Ranked #13 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: WAW offers Tours which explore a cross-section of Wynwood galleries and local street art. Weekly, Private & Second Saturday/... more » Owner description: WAW offers Tours which explore a cross-section of Wynwood galleries and local street art. Weekly, Private & Second Saturday/ Artwalk tours are available. « less
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Ranked #14 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Beaches; Parks
Owner description: Lummus Park Beach is a popular park & beach area in the South Beach neighborhood. It runs along Ocean Drive from about 6th to... more » Owner description: Lummus Park Beach is a popular park & beach area in the South Beach neighborhood. It runs along Ocean Drive from about 6th to 14th streets. « less
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Ranked #15 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Parks; Biking Trails; Bodies of Water
These trails, built on flat land, are full of technical challenges.
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Ranked #16 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #18 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Malls; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Large waterfront shopping, entertainment and dining area.
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Ranked #19 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Historic Sites; Parks
Owner description: The Deering Estate at Cutler is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site... more » Owner description: The Deering Estate at Cutler is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October - May). The Historic House Tours and Natural Areas Tour are included with Estate admission: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14). « less
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Ranked #20 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Tours; Lookouts
Owner description: Visit the Florida Everglades' premier and most complete airboat attraction. Everglades Safari Park has a modern fleet of... more » Owner description: Visit the Florida Everglades' premier and most complete airboat attraction. Everglades Safari Park has a modern fleet of airboats of all sizes, capable of accommodating singles, couples, families, and large groups.Explore nature's River of Grass on an Eco-Adventure tour or on a small private airboat. Our experienced tour guides will describe you the wonders of this unique ecosystem and the native and exotic wildlife that inhabit it. All tours will include our world famous airboat rides, alligator wildlife show, and a walking trail filled with crocodilian exhibits. « less
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Ranked #21 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: The Miami Design District is a creative neighborhood and retail destination dedicated to innovative fashion, design, art,... more » Owner description: The Miami Design District is a creative neighborhood and retail destination dedicated to innovative fashion, design, art, architecture and dining experiences. « less
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Ranked #22 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #23 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Parks
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Ranked #24 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #25 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

The Everglades habitat at Jungle Island is nice, but very small, similar in smaller scale to Miami's Metrozoo (which has a lot more birds and animals and about one third the... more »

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Ranked #26 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and... more » Owner description: Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential. We encourage visitors of all ages to play, learn, imagine and create. We are a non-profit educational institution that meets the needs of all children in our multicultural community. We offer interactive exhibits, programs, and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. MCM’s Vision: It is our vision to be recognized as a premier institution serving children and their families while inspiring children to learn about themselves and the culturally diverse community we live in through the arts, literacy, and early childhood education. « less
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Ranked #28 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South Florida attraction like no other. Welcome to Miami... more » Owner description: On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South Florida attraction like no other. Welcome to Miami Seaquarium®, a place where dolphins walk on water and killer whales fly through the air. Where sea lions delight children of all ages and endangered sea turtles and manatees find a safe haven. Enjoy a world-class marine-life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and astonishing daily presentations. You've heard the mysterious legends and fascinating facts about dolphins, one of the world's most magnificent marine mammals. Now, you can have a hands-on experience with one of these amazing animals at Dolphin Harbor, the new home to our dolphin interaction programs at Miami Seaquarium.Miami Seaquarium® is a place of inspiration, education - and fun! « less
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Ranked #29 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #30 of 103 attractions in Miami
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: A local-owned and operated family business that's been in South Florida since 1971. Specializing in all fresh water tropical... more » Owner description: A local-owned and operated family business that's been in South Florida since 1971. Specializing in all fresh water tropical fish and koi, including Angelfish, Cichlids, Gourami, Guppies, Mollies, Swordtails, Oscars, Arowana, and More! Come on out with friends and family to see a place "Like Nowhere Else On Earth." « less
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