Miami - Attractions For Children
The Miami Metrozoo is considered one of the best in the world, and has a huge range of animals to observe in cage-less environments. The zoos inhabitants live in vast zones designed to recreate their natural habitats. The zoo is divided into geographical areas such as Australia, Asia, The Americas and Africa. Children can interact with the safer species on display, and even get the chance to feed giraffes!
Miami Childrens Museum
The Miami Childrens Museum is an amazing piece of architecture, a great place for kids to learn and, above all, have fun. The exhibits will teach kids about nature, art, music, the human body and much more, all in a colourful and engaging way. They even manage to squeeze some fun from the world of finance with their innovative piggy bank exhibition, where children can learn how to save and spend money, as well as design their own bills.
The Miami Seaquarium is 38 acres of aquatic fun. There are 8 different live shows to see, featuring famed routines from the performers of the sea - dolphins, sea lions and killer whales. Children and parents can interact with a huge variety of sea creatures, including turtles, manatees and even alligators! There is also the Dolphin Interaction Program, where kids get the chance to kiss, hug, play and dance with the fun-loving, intelligent mammals.
Crandon Park Beach
No trip to Miami is complete without visiting the world famous Crandon Park Beach. This is a place that both kids and parents can enjoy together. The soaring temperatures are perfect for getting that holiday tan, and there is a amusement park for the youngsters to enjoy. This beach is credited as the one of the top ten in the USA. There is also a nature park and a range of concession stands. You even have the chance to go kayaking or surfing in Miamis beautiful waters.
There are so many child friendly activities around Miami that have not been mentioned in this article - The Science Museum, The Everglades and Jungle Island are all exciting and fun locations for children to enjoy their holiday to the fullest.
After all that fun and excitement you and your children will need a comfortable place to rest, so to make your visit extra special do your research and find some quality, family-friendly accommodation. With so many hotels in Miami you're sure to find something to suit your needs.
by: Harald Bindeus