/ Fort Lauderdale / Key West - Florida Keys / Miami / St. Augustine /
Often dubbed "America's Riviera", Miami, Florida, is well known for its sparkling blue waters, bustling beaches and cosmopolitan atmosphere. However, while many people on holiday in Miami are likely to spend their days on Miami Beach and their nights in Miami's legendary nightclubs, there are a variety of family-friendly attractions that offer travellers a memorable experience. Miami Seaquarium, for instance, is often described as a smaller version of Orlando's SeaWorld and has attracted visitors in their hoards since its first opening in 1955.
Stretching across 15 hectares of land, Miami Seaquarium is located on Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay. It is a complete marine life park that fully devotes its resources to the protection of aquatic creatures, while educating visitors about them at the same time. Although the Miami Seaquarium was devastated during Hurricane Wilma in 2005, it has successfully bounced back and now offers a variety of marine animal shows, exhibits and learning facilities for visitors of all ages....read more »
Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium
Are you heading to Miami or do you live in Miami and are you looking for something interesting to do this weekend. If so you should check out the Miami Museum of Science. It is a great family friendly adventure that you will remember.
So what is there to do at the museum? First off you can check out the interactive exhibits. You will find over 140 different hands on exhibits to explore. For example you can check out the Isaac Newton display which has several hands on exhibits exploring the world of motion. The Newton exhibit is just one of many. You are sure to find something that interests you. When you get done with the hands on fun you can head over to the wildlife center where you will find an extensive collection of lizards and birds of prey. Learn about these graceful and often aggressive animals. Its sure to be a hit with the kids. If you can pry them away from the lizards and birds head over to the Space Transit Planetarium. The Planetarium will have interactive demonstrations, multimedia presentations and laser light shows for you to enjoy and marvel over. ..read more »