Lion Country Safari: Adults Welcome!

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Who said Lion Country Safari was only fun for kids? It’s easy to make that assumption for anything that is zoo-related, but after going to the park for the first time with an SUV full of 30 year olds and Go Miami Cards, we were all pleasantly surprised! While entering the park, we were handed a CD that offered a recorded narration while viewing all the animals. At first we thought we would not need the tour and almost opted for the self- guided version of the Lion Country Safari experience, but after realizing we did not know which exotic animals were walking toward our vehicle in the very first exhibit, we quickly decided to turn on the audio tour. With over 1,000 animals in the park, we referenced the audio tour quite a bit! Throughout the 5 miles of paved roadway, we witnessed giraffes, rhinoceroses and zebras roaming freely, even crossing the road in front of our car, which made … [Read more...]

Visit the Miami Seaquarium

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What do you think of when you picture Miami? Sunny days, tropical waters, sandy beaches…and an amazing variety of sealife! The Miami Seaquarium is the place to be if you’re looking for aquatic excitement and adventure. From Flipper the world-famous bottlenose dolphin and Lolita the iconic killer whale, to vibrant tropical birds and rescued sea turtles, all the denizens of the Miami Seaquarium have a special story to tell. The Miami Seaquarium is among the country’s foremost aquatic parks dedicated to animal rescue and rehabilitation. Since its founding in 1955, the Seaquarium has been at the forefront of animal rescue efforts in the Atlantic. Their conservation staff members are especially known for their work with manatees and sea turtles, and have dedicated decades to their work with these and other injured or endangered creatures. Many of the animals featured in their … [Read more...]

Miami Labor Day Weekend 2014

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While none of us are really looking forward to the end of summer, the fun and excitement of Labor Day Weekend can go a long way towards compensating for the return to school and work. From barbecues and picnics to mini vacations, there are plenty of options for how to spend that last, glorious weekend of summer. If you’re going to be in South Beach this Labor Day Weekend, here are a few local events and Miami attractions to check out. South Beach Bike Week August 29 – September 1 For the motorcycle fans out there, the second annual happening of this fun event is filled with everything a bike lover could want. There will be bike shows featuring all the coolest new models, contests for the best biker tattoo, plus a series of concerts, a vendor floor, and many other activities – all held in the Biker Village (between 8th and 10th on Ocean Drive). This is held right in the Art … [Read more...]

Cheap Miami Attraction Tickets

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If you’re vacationing in Miami this summer, you can expect the weather to be HOT! The best idea for a summer vacation to Florida is to balance your itinerary with some outdoor activities (preferable in or near the water) and some indoor activities to escape the sun. Luckily, Miami has an abundance of both, so you’ll never be short on things to do. To keep the cost of your vacation down, you’ll benefit from using Go Select Miami attractions discount ticket at some of the top sites. Here’s a sample itinerary to get some ideas for places to visit with your discount tickets. Start the morning on the water with the wind in your hair by way of the Biscayne Bay Sightseeing Cruise. From your vantage point aboard the luxury boat, you’ll have a fine first introduction to Miami. The 80-minute tour offers stunning views of the Bay, the Venetian Islands, and the city skyline. … [Read more...]

Top Miami 4th of July 2014 Attractions

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While there’s no shortage of things to do in Miami during Fourth of July weekend, visitors may be wondering what fun activities will be most suitable for the whole family. Yes, the nightlife will be at the top of it’s game, but there are also a number of daytime Fourth of July activities that will delight both kids and adults. For an educational yet undeniably festive daytime activity, head to the Miami Children’s Museum for their annual Fourth of July Celebration. This home-style backyard event is complete with summer staples like watermelon and lawn games, but it also includes unique opportunities like the chance to sign the Declaration of Independence like the Founding Fathers. Plus, the Miami Children’s Museum always has a fun new exhibit to showcasr—This summer marks the introduction of the TINKERTOY Build Your Imagination interactive exhibit. If you’re up for an … [Read more...]

Miami Summer Events 2014

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South Beach is one of the hottest places to visit during the months of June, July and August because of all the sizzling Miami events that take place during the summer.  During summer 2014, there are plenty of Miami Attractions that should pique your interest or capture the interest of your children. Beginning on June 9, the 2014 Kid's World Summer Camp at the Miami Children’s Museum will open up shop. The 11-week program, which runs until August 22, gives kids a chance to learn and experience cultures from around the world through music, dance, storytelling, art and cuisine. The camp might not be a great fit for vacationers, but if you are going to be visiting the city for an extended period of time with you kids, it certainly is an enticing option for you and them. Planning to visit Miami during Father’s Day weekend? Then the Father's Day Bash at Jungle Island could be the … [Read more...]

Miami Vacation Tips

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Spring has officially sprung, and before you know it you’re bound to become “afflicted” with the travel bug—if you haven’t already! Fortunately, this is one fever you’ll be glad you caught. This year, perhaps the bug will take you to Miami, Florida. Miami is one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations and is home to picture-perfect beaches like the ones you see on postcards. However, if you’re not the type to lie in the sand all day, or if you really want to see what Miami culture is all about, you won’t stop with the beaches. You’ll discover a myriad of diverse Miami attractions, spanning the realms of art, history, outdoor recreation, and scientific discovery. To make the most of your Miami vacation, follow these simple tips! Know Your Neighborhoods Like most big metropolises, Miami’s neighborhoods are as diverse as their residents. The first thing you … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Miami 2014

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While the Irish-American demographic isn’t ample in Miami, the city with the most residents born out side of the country it resides in can relate to the plight of Irish immigrants. More importantly, the people of Miami know how to party, and although the parades took place last weekend, the center of Southern Florida boasts an abundance of St. Patrick’s Day events. Before you throw on your requisite green t-shirt and totally Americanized St. Patty’s Day garb, check out the top Miami attractions and events this weekend. John Martin's St. Patrick's Day with the Irish You can celebrate with the Irish all weekend long at John Martin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, located in Coral Gables. On Sunday, March 16th or Monday, March 17th treat yourself to an authentic and delicious Irish meal from John Martin’s special St. Patrick’s Day themed menu, featuring beer-battered fish and … [Read more...]

School Vacation Travel Tips

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School vacations present a wonderful opportunity for kids to let loose, adults to cash in on some much needed relaxation, and for the whole family to get the bonding time that’s so hard to squeeze in this time of year. Plus, after a long winter, we can all use a getaway, whether its to the sandy beaches of Oahu or to the Big Apple to visit the New York attractions you know and love. This year, plan a family vacation that’s fun, affordable, and hassle-free for everyone. While this may seem like a challenge, you’d be surprised how fun the process can be when you stick to some pretty easy guidelines and use convenient attraction passes. Try implementing these travel tips on your next vacation for smooth sailing all the way through. Know your budget. It’s important to remember not to fantasize you have more in your vacation savings than you do or to underestimate your … [Read more...]

Miami Attractions List

Miami Attractions

Even in one of the hottest spring break destinations in the country, you don't have to break the bank to have a good time. Just keep your Miami attractions pass in hand to get discounted admission rates at all the top Miami attractions. Whether you're planning a low-key family getaway or a spring break blowout, you're covered with the Go Miami Card. What makes Miami such a popular destination? Unlimited sunshine, a beachy vibe, and these 35 top attractions!   Miami Top Attractions Miami Bus Tour Miami Seaquarium Island Queen Cruise Miami South Beach Duck Tour Jungle Island Key West Day Trip Zoo Miami Gator Park Airboat Tour Miami Water Taxi Coral Castle Lion Country Safari Everglades Alligator Farm Airboat Ride Sea Experience Snorkeling World Erotic Art Museum  Miami Museum of Science Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Sawgrass Everglades Eco Tour Kennedy Space … [Read more...]