Kids Activities in Miami

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It would be difficult to run out of kids activities in Miami. There are plenty of terrific things to do in Miami for the whole family, many of them offering a one of a kind experience. Miami has some of the best attractions from animal parks to world class museums and from wild airboat rides in the everglades to Miami speedboat tours on Biscayne Bay. There are kids’ activities in Miami that will amuse, entertain and educate the youngest kids to the oldest.

A day at the beach is a great idea; kids of all ages love the sand and surf.  South Beach has its fair share of kid’s activities in Miami from sandcastle contests, boogey boarding, surfing lessons and more. The bathrooms are convenient and clean and lifeguards are stationed every other block. If you don’t want to pack a cooler of snacks there are concession stands on the sand.

 Duck Tour Miami

665 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl
(786) 276-8300

The only narrated tour in Miami that takes you by land and water in a custom made state-of-the-art amphibious vehicle. This 90 minute Duck Tour takes you by famous Miami landmarks by land then splashes down into the beautiful Biscayne Bay for a close-up look at the many homes luxury homes of the rich and the richer on Star Island.

Everglades Alligator Farm

40351 SW 192 Avenue, Homestead, FL
(305) 247-2628

Everglades Alligator Farm is located at the edge of the Everglades and is home to over 2.000 alligators.  They have hourly alligator shows, snake shows, weird reptile shows, and alligator feedings. Visitors get a chance to hold baby alligators and have their picture taken with snakes. They also have the best airboat rides in South Florida.

Miami Children's Museum

980 Macarthur Causeway, Miami, FL
(305) 373-5437

The Miami Children's Museum is a 56,500 square foot, hands-on facility features 12 galleries, a 200-seat auditorium, classrooms, a gift shop and a parent/teacher resource center. The museum includes hundreds of interactive exhibits, educational programs and classes, as well as a wealth of learning materials appropriate for children of all ages.

Miccosukee Indian Village and Airboat Rides
Mile Marker 70, US1 41 (Tamiami Trail), Miami, FL
(305) 552-8365

A recreated village allows visitors to view the Miccosukee’s traditional artisan works, including woodwork, beadwork, patchwork, basket weaving and doll making. Kids love the alligator demonstrations and airboat rides through the Everglades, which lead to a typical Indian hammock-style camp. There is even a restaurant serving indigenous foods and a gift shop selling crafts are big temptations.


4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL
(305) 361-5705

The Miami Seaquarium is a world-class marine life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and presentations. The Miami Seaquarium also houses various fish, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles and manatees. Enjoy seeing Lolita the killer whale perform and the flipper show with soaring acrobatics. Laugh as you watch Salty the Magical Sea Lion's playful antics.

Wannado City

12801 W Sunrise Boulevard, Sunrise, FL
(954) 838-7100

Wannado City is America's first indoor role-playing theme park for kids designed to let children experience what they "wannado" when they grow up. Wannado City allows kids to live out their dreams from learning to be a firefighter to piloting an aircraft to working at a TV studio. Wannado City includes a theater, a circus, hospital, plus many more from a child's point of view.

Zoo Miami

12400 SW 152nd Street, Miami, FL
(305) 251-0400

Zoo Miami is the only tropical zoo in the continental United States. Its climate allows it to keep a wide variety of animals from Asia, Australia and Africa like no other zoo in the country. One of the first free-range zoos in the country, the exhibits are entirely cageless. Animals are grouped according to their geographic territory and animals that live together peacefully in the wild are placed in exhibits together.


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