Day Trips in Miami

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Most people will spend their entire Miami vacation in the city without even considering the numerous side trip opportunities the region has to offer. From massive national parks to grand hotel resorts, there's much to see and do just outside the city of Miami -- you just have to know where to look! Continue reading through the listings to learn about some of the most popular Miami day trips.

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May 31, 2008 new by mcburton

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Fort Lauderdale

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Only a short 30 to 45 minute drive away, Fort Lauderdale is an excellent place to play for the day or to spend a night. Major attractions include: the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, Sawgrass Recreation Park, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum, Flamingo Gardens, the African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, The Museum of Discovery & Science, and the Billie Swamp Safari, to name a few. Located less than 30 miles from Miami, Fort Lauderdale is easily accessible by car (via I-95 North), bus or train. more..

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url:ci.ftlaud.fl.us
address:Fort Lauderdale

Everglades National Park

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Located less than 30 miles from Miami is Everglades National Park. The park covers around 1.5 million acres and you will find four visitor information centers throughout this massive park. Some of Everglades National Parks most exciting activities include: animal watching (lots of birds and alligators), camping, boating, kayaking and canoeing, fishing, scenic hiking and biking trails, and a variety of tours. Tours include Shark Valley Tram Tours and Everglades National Park Boat Tours. Everglades National Park is open 365 days a year and it’s four visitor centers include: more..

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url:www.nps.gov
address:Homestead Florida

Coral Gables - The Biltmore Hotel

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Located in the Coral Gables area of Miami, the Biltmore Hotel is situated on 150 acres of land and it features an 18-hole Donald Ross-designed golf course, 10 tennis courts, a pool, a wide variety of restaurants, and a world-class fitness center. The Biltmore is much more than just a hotel, it is one of Miami’s star attractions. If you plan stay at Miami’s Biltmore Hotel overnight, which is a very good idea if you want to enjoy the hotel to the fullest, the hotel features 275 guest rooms and suites including the famous Poolside Cabana Suites.

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tel:800-915-1929
url:www.biltmorehotel.com
address:1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables FL, 33134
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