Committed to raising awareness about endangered species, the Zoological Wildlife Foundation in Miami, Florida also doubles up as a top notch family destination. Spread over an area of 5 acres, the zoo houses a range of animals including African lions, Amur leopards, Brown lemur, prairie dogs, servals, bengal tigers among several other rare and exotic species. In addition, the zoo plays host to a substantial number of birds and reptiles.
If you are in need of an activity for your little fish-lover, adventure over to Tropical Fish Miami located on South West 45th Street in Miami, Florida. It is about 15-minutes away from the Miami International Airport.
The Loxahatchee River Environmental Center in Jupiter Florida, or River Center as it’s more commonly known, opened in August 2008. The River Center has become a favorite of locals and tourists alike, many of whom are interested in wildlife and river conservation. It has hosted over 130,000 visitors, 20,000 students and hundreds of Scouts!
Wynwood Walls in Miami, Florida is a unique experience which brings art to the warehouse district. The project was brought to life in 2009 by Tony Goldman of Goldman Properties. The idea was to bring the greatest street art to one place and increase the pedestrian traffic in the area. This company is known around the South Florida area for finding and renovating properties with declining value. The Wynwood Walls appeal to art fans whether they’re from the local area, or tourists from all over.
The Adventure Mini Golf is a world class facility that has two different 18-hole courses. The main features here are the cascading waterfalls, fountains, rapids, a snack bar, interactive waterholes and, of course, a games room. Located in the Lake Worth area of South Florida on South Military Trail, the Adventure Mini Golf is a haven for golf aficionados. The staff here are super friendly and they will explain the system with care. One can play the medium or hard course for the first game but a discount is there if you want to play again.
From time to time, we all need to remind ourselves of our history, as it explains our present and predicts our future. When in South Florida, Cauley Square Historic Railroad Village is one of the best places to relive the 1900 railroad history. The village, which is located in Miami Dade County, is often described as the Nostalgic Village for its historic value to both locals and visitors.
Located in the in Palm Beach Gardens Florida, PGA Commons is loved by both residents and visitors with equal measure. The half a mile long stretch of shopping, dinning, entertainment venues, beautiful architecture and life sized chess boards echoes a European suburb that mixes the best of residential options with excellent shopping and outdoor activities.
Union Planters Plaza is a retail center located in Ford Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida. The company behind this retail center, Edens, has a philosophy of providing community-centered shopping spaces. One of the pleasant aspects of this retail center is that it's not just billed as a place to spend money but a successful effort has been made to provide relaxing spaces where neighbours and families can meet and relax.
While you are in South Florida, take a journey into a tropical paradise and visit the Kampong. What started as the personal garden of renowned plant explorer David Fairchild in 1916 has grown into a magical oasis in the Coconut Grove area of Miami, in Miami-Dade County. Between his time as an explorer and his time working for the United States Department of Agriculture as the Head of the Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction Office, Fairchild introduced approximately 30,000 new species of plants to America.
There is a spot in Davie, Florida, part of Broward County, that is a beautiful, colorful, great place for families to visit. The Flamingo Gardens is a botanical garden featuring over 3000 species of rare, exotic, tropical, subtropical, and native plants and trees. There is also an Everglades wildlife sanctuary that houses Florida's largest collection of native animals including alligators, bobcats, eagles, panthers, peacock, otters and flamingos.