The best things to do with kids in Miami
These top Miami museums and family attractions offer kids entertainment and endless fun
Outdoor activities for kids in Miami
The beach is just the beginning—these outdoor activities for kids are perfect for little thrill-seekers
The best Miami attractions and museums
Those looking to take a break from the beach scene will find a range of Miami attractions and museums, starting with the Wolfsonian-FIU, a museum and research center that explores how design shapes and reflects the human experience. If that sounds a bit stuffy, it's not—the artifacts include some real gems, like a deco postbox from New York's Central Station and a collection of Cuban cinema posters. If you're looking for things to do in Miami with kids, take a trip to the Miami Children's Museum (cutely styled as MiChiMu), which unites educational exhibits with an interactive playground design.
The best Miami gardens and parks
Florida's subtropical flora and fauna make Miami’s green spaces exceptional places to explore
Most popular kids venues in Miami
Miccosukee Indian Village
A bridge between old and new lifestyles, the Village presents Miccosukee arts and crafts (patchwork sewing, doll making, basket weaving), a museum of Indian...
Everglades Alligator Farm
Not officially part of the Everglades park, this is a distilled version of the Florida wilderness, complete with 2,000 alligators, airboat rides, local and...
Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center
This is the starting point for a couple of trails and scenic drives through Big Cypress National Preserve, a swampy terrain that nurtures cypresses and pines.
Coopertown Airboat Rides/Restaurant
Airboats are flat-bottomed skiffs powered by a great big fan at the back. They’re loud and environmentally dubious, but a heap of fun. Rides depart...