Article written by: Megan Barber and Adele Chapin; Provided by: miami.curbed.com
Miami might have an international reputation for thriving bars and late-night pool parties, but it’s also packed full of family-friendly activities for kids of all ages.
1. Sawgrass Recreation Park. If seeing the Everglades is on your must-do list for Miami, head to Sawgrass Recreation Park. General admission includes a 30-minute airboat tour through the everglades as well as access to 3 exhibit areas where you’ll see turtles, iguanas, and a 1,000-pound alligator.
2. Oleta River State Park. Rent bikes at the Blue Moon Outdoor Center and explore the 15 miles of mountain bike trails in this oasis of wetlands and mangroves. The same outdoor center also rents canoes and kayaks that are perfect for exploring the calm waters and 1,200 feet of sandy beaches.
3. Institute of Contemporary Art. The newly opened Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami offers a “Family Day” on the third Sunday of every month. Be there for interactive activities and performances for all ages.