It is rather cold in New York, Chicago, Washington. But it is summer in Florida! Here are the helpful advices for all Florida travellers. So, read and you will learn everything about Miami to watch lions, fly a kite, eat fresh mozzarella, or touch alligator. All these places are real and the most attractive for car travellers. American rules are simple. If you want to go somewhere for weekend, you should hire a car from Under 21 Car Rental Miami Service for a big company and drive to have fun. The parking is available at every place, mentioned here.
PINECREST GARDENS & FRESH MARKET
This is a beautiful nature park with the subtropical plants, the jungles with the stony pathways. You can see:
Typical Florida plants;
Waterfalls and ponds;
Fish, turtles and birds;
The Parrot Jungle Island was built in 2003 here. You can buy fresh vegetables, fruits, bread, meat, milk products from the park entrance, where the Farm Market works.
The entrance price is $5. The parking is free.
Address: 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156.
VIZCAYA MUSEUM & GARDENS
You can go here and there over the villa-museum to discover lots of interesting things. If it is hot, you can go to find the shade in the gardens with fountains. The villa is built at the beginning of the last century as a winter residence of New York businessman. The architecture style is Napoleon Bonaparte’s epoch. That was a chis and stylish house at that time – with the lift, heating and ventilation, laundry and water pipes;
European garden with subtropical plants;
Statues and grottos, galleries and fountains;
Orchids and other flowers;
Stylish cafe and souvenir shop;
Perfect place for taking pictures.
The entrance price is $16 for adults and $ 5 for kids. The parking is free.
Address: 3251 South Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129.
MYRES BAYSIDE PARK & PEACOCK PARK
There are two beautiful parks in the region of Coconut Grove. There is the Farm market every Saturday to buy fresh organic goods. In the parks you can see:
Rental services for water sports Miami Watersports;
Boats rental services;
Stand Up Paddling;
Coconut Grove Sailing Club;
The free parking is available, but not big. You can use a boat to get to the Dinner Key Picnic Islands for picnic. The price depends on sport you chose.
Address: 2900 McFarlane Rd Miami, FL 33133.
WEST LAKE PARK
The natural park offers many different services for clients:
Canoeing and kayaking;
5 kilometers of pathways through the mango garden;
Interesting educative presentations about spiders, dangerous plants, snakes every Sunday;
Special programs for little nature lovers on Tuesdays;
Birds, fish, turtles, crabs, squirrels, iguanas;
Big lake to go fishing;
The ticket price is $1.50 on weekends and holidays. The entrance is free on weekdays. The parking is free.
Address: 1200 Sheridan St., Hollywood, FL 33019.
The bar was opened in September to be one of the brightest Miami attractions. The analogous bars can be found in other European cities. You are offered special clothes to warm up. The drinks are served at a cold temperature. The plates and glasses are also made of ice. You can take your kids with you if they wear hats and jackets.
The ticket price is $17 for adults and $14 for kids. There is a special offer: ticket + cocktail is $34.
Address: 1672 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
SAWGRASS RECREATION PARK
Natural park with alligators. How about the interesting boating over the swamp waters? You can see:
Alligators and crocodiles;
Many big and small alligators, swimming at the your boat;
Take pictures with alligators. Don’t worry, it is safe;
Grilled alligators’ tails for $9;
You can order the full-time tours or night boating. You should find the free ear-muffs because the boat engine sounds very loudly. The entrance price is $22.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids (4-12 years old). The parking is free.
Address: 1006 U.S.27, Weston, FL 33327.
The gallery-shop is the best place for comic lovers, cartoon lovers, robots, anime and all who love original shop collections. The popular Morikami Museum bought the robots from the Tate’s Gallery for their robots collection. You can find in Tate’s:
Special exhibition hall Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery.
The entrance is free.
Address: 4566 North University Dr. Lauderhill, Florida 33351 954-748-0181.
HARD ROCK Casino, Cafe and Concert Hall
The world popular brand is represented in Hollywood with casino, restaurants, shopping, hotels and big concert hall for taking concerts. You can easily find the concert schedule on the website. There is also an interesting exhibition of original clothes and instruments of actors and other celebrities. There are special elite restaurants Kuro and Council Oak, Hard Rock Cafe and lots of restaurants of Mediterranean, Italian and Cuban cuisine. The casino works for 24 hours a day. The entrance price depends on the concert. The parking is free.
Address: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way Hollywood, FL 33314.
LION COUNTRY SAFARI
You should ride your car and drive it through the wild prairies and savannas where the lions, zebras, goats, giraffes, turtles, monkeys live. You’d better to leave your car on parking ($7) and go to have fun in the park to see so many interesting things:
Parrots pavilion and feeding – $1;
Camel riding – $5;
Giraffe feeding $2.50;
Swings and carousels;
Slides and water hills;
Boating on the lake;
Gold mining for kids – $5;
Mini golf classes.
The rainy weather makes the water funs closed. What about safari? It is important to keep the simple safety rules: keep the doors and windows of your car closed. The entrance price is $31.50 for adults and $23 for kids. The parking price is $7.
Address: Lion Country Safari 2003 Lion Country Safari Road Loxahatchee, FL 33470.