Crandon Park includes three miles (3.21 kilometers) of sandy beach, park area, an 18-hole golf course, and soccer and softball fields. Its beach was named one of the top ten in the United States. The park also includes a promenade, concession stands, picnic areas and an amusement area. The amusement area is home to an antique carousel, a splash fountain, an outdoor roller rink and a beach-front playground. The park is open daily at 8a.
The gorgeous grounds of Hialeah Park, known as 'the world's most beautiful race track' are worth visiting. Guests find 31 barns, 1631 stalls, two gift shops, a barber shop, restaurants, banquet/party facilities, free carousel rides for the kids and a combined grandstand and clubhouse capacity of 20,000. The park hosts the Flamingo Stakes, a race featuring three-year-old breeds aspiring to compete in the Kentucky Derby. It is also home to hundreds of signature flamingos that populate this tropical paradise.
24801 South West 187th Avenue Homestead, FL 33031 +1 305 247 5727
The Fruit and Spice Park is a 37-acre (14.97-hectare) living plant park, offering tours of its lush surroundings on a daily basis. The park is noted for having some of the rarest fruit trees in the world. A gift shop is also located on the premises. You can sample and purchase some of the exotic preserves and jellies made from these locally grown fruits. Tours are included in the admission price.
At Kennedy Gallery, you can fulfill your fantasies of vivid oil paintings and artwork from local artists such as Helbert Ortiz, Clement Briels, Naoko, and Herbert Hofer. The paintings of gallery owner Robert Kennedy are also on display, as are those of his wife Michele Kennedy. The paintings are representational and brightly colored. Make sure you don't have any appointments later on while you're visiting this place, because browsing through this abstract collection could take a while.
1725 Northeast 135th Street North Miami, FL 33181 +1 305 895 1119
Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park is an ideal spot for parties, picnics or general merriment. Spread across 22 acres (8.9 hectares), the park is also on hand for public presentations to area clubs, groups and schools. Children's activities include nature walks, pony rides and scavenger/bug hunts.
3700 Hacienda Boulevard Suite G Davie, FL 33314 +1 954 734 7111
If you are serious about scuba diving, take a week to sail the blue waters around the out Islands of the Bahamas. Every day of the cruise, offered by Blackbeard's Cruises is a pleasure. The captain guides the ship to the dive site that has the best conditions. Popular sites include the Rainbow Reef, the wreck of the Hesperus, and some of the world's best shark diving sites. Although conditions are not plush, true adventure enthusiasts enjoy the close quarters and informal dining arrangements.
In the heart of Coral Gables, adjacent to the Biltmore Hotel, you will find a gorgeous eighteen-hole, par 71 championship golf course. First opened in 1925, the course (designed by Donald Ross) offers enthusiasts the opportunity to venture out and enjoy South Florida's divine climate. You will also find the most up-to-date training equipment here, and experienced golf pros are on hand for individual and group lessons. Tournaments and preferred group tee times can be arranged through the hotel's concierge. Hotel guests receive preferential treatment.
Biscayne Bay Key Biscayne, FL 33015 +1 786 218 2454
With a slogan like "Sustenance for the Soul," you can expect an exceptionally luxurious experience on Captain Sir! Charters. Your own private yacht, an experienced crew, and gourmet dining make this an unforgettable way to spend any special occasion. The vessel itself is a 46-foot Island Packet sloop, with two suites available for guests. Sit back and enjoy the calm of Biscayne Bay, the Miami skyline, or the beauty of the Keys as you sail by.
2269 North West 199th Street Miami Gardens, FL 33056 +1 305 623 6100
Few sporting venues in the nation are well equipped to host both NFL football and major league baseball. In 1987, this privately financed facility, known then as Joe Robbie Stadium, emerged as the home stadium for the Miami Dolphins and was called Dolphin Stadium. Today, known as Sun Life Stadium and owned by Stephen M. Ross, it continues to play host to Dolphin home games, championships, as well as several concerts and other special events. The box office is located at Gate G in the stadium. Also within the stadium is the Grand Plaza, which is emerging as the new entertainment hub. The Club Level also has many restaurants and lounge areas where people can enjoy themselves. There are spaces available for rental purposes too. Kindly check the website for future event details and addition rental information.
Just moments after leaving the dock at Crandon Park Marina, boaters will find a fishing and diving paradise. Located on the tropical waters of Key Biscayne, this marina offers immediate access to several prime fishing destinations and breathtaking artificial reefs. As part of the lush Crandon Park, the site offers a variety of amenities, including dive boat excursions and a dockside restaurant.
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