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10 Fun Attractions in Miami For Visitors - Top 10 Visitor Highlights in Miami Florida

As one of Florida's most popular tourist hubs Miami is renowned for its pristine beaches and engaging attractions. From picturesque parks to safari tours here are the beach haven's top 10 hotspots.

1

Biscayne National Park

With 99% of its confines underwater the Biscayne National Park is a one of a kind attraction in Miami. Littered with vibrant coral reefs the venue's top highlights include a 3 hour tour on the water on a glass bottom boat while the Dante Fascell Visitor Center at the venue is also home to an engaging museum and offers breathtaking views across the a bay and its sprawling mangroves.

2

Visit the Coral Castle

Occupying pride of place on South Dixie Highway within close proximity to Homestead the Coral Castle is a stunning palace made almost entirely of coral stone with novelty inventions such as a revolving door that weighs 9 tons, air conditioners and an apparatus that tells time as its chief highlights.

3

Oleta River State Park

As one of Miami's latest urban recreational hubs the Oleta River State Park is a must-visit highlight for active families and holidaymakers in search of bike trails, camping sites and kayaking facilities. Home to swimming, picnicking and canoeing amenities the verdant enclosure is ideal for hiking and bike rides across its 6 mile mountain bike trail.

4

Skydiving Miami

Occupying the Homestead Airport the adventure sports hub is best drop zone for tandem parachute sky dives and solo sky dives in the area between Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach. Offering skydiving enthusiasts 6000 foot drops at speed of up to 120mph the venue also provides instructor attached jumps and lessons for novice jumpers.

5

Fruit and Spice Park

Spread out across 35 acres the Fruit and Spice Park is a public enclave managed by the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation group. Home to over 70 species of bamboo and 120 types of mango trees and 75 types of bananas the best way to explore this verdant space is on a tram tour of the enclosure.

6

Parrot Jungle Island

Located near South Beach Parrot Jungle Island is a one of a kind theme park in Miami. Home to a wide variety of exotic creatures including tigers, a large collection of parrot species and baby orang-utans the venue is also home to the globe's biggest crocodile. Visitors based in Metropolitan by COMO Miami Beach will be within close proximity to the attraction as the venue is a hotspot for convenient accommodation in South Beach Miami.

7

Miami Metro Zoo

Renowned as the biggest zoological sanctuary in all of South Florida the Miami Metro Zoo is home to more than 900 exotic inhabitants. Renowned for its after dark tour available in the months between October and March the locale is the United State's only subtropical zoo enclosure.

8

Miami Seaquarium

As South Florida's premier marine park the Miami Seaquarium is found along Key Biscayne. With marine creatures such as mantees, sharks, sea turtles and species of fish and reptiles as its chief inhabitants the venue is a popular stopover for families with children.

9

Everglades National Park

Home to West Indian Manatees and Florida Panthers the Everglades National Park also offers visitors an engaging nature walk with the famed Anhinga Trail.

10

Wannado City

Located within the Sawgrass Mills Mall Wannado City is Miami's best role play recreational hub for children. Occupying Sunrise Boulevard the indoor theme park allows children to try on different roles in a make-shift work spaces designed for careers such in fire fighting, news reporting, acting, piloting airplanes and other professions.