So you have a free Saturday and you’re looking for new and exciting places that you can take your family and spend the day, well you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of some of the best family friendly places to visit and things to do in Miami. The city is often thought of as a big party scene on the beach and the numerous clubs, but Miami is a wonderful place for families as well! Here are some of the places to check out if you’re looking for things to do with kids in Miami.

Biscayne National Park – just a few minutes from downtown Miami, Biscayne National Park is a quiet sanctuary that showcases marine life with protected waters and coral reefs.

Everglades Alligator Farm – with over 2,000 alligators and crocodiles, kids of all ages will be sure to love this place! Get a close up look at these interesting animals as well as other reptiles and wildlife.

Everglades Safari Park – airboats and baby alligators are just a few of the many things to do and see at the Everglades Safari Park. The eco-tour on airboats is a very popular activity that allows visitors to see the native wildlife in their natural habitat.

Jungle Island – explore various exhibits, tours, and attractions along the 1.35 miles of winding trails of Jungle Island. This outdoor jungle park is geared towards educating and offers the chance to see many unique animals, like a 900lb Liger (tiger/lion crossbreed).

Marlins Ballpark – for the family of sports lovers, catch a game at the Florida Marlins Ballpark.

Miami Aqua Tours – step aboard the only pirate ship in Miami, the El Loro, and cruise around Biscayne Bay, the Venetian Islands and along the coast where some of the biggest celebrities live.

Miami Children’s Museum – this hands-on learning museum has way to many amazing afeatures to even begin listing them. If you’re looking for a fun-filled day of discovery and learning, be sure to visit the Miami Children’s Museum.

Miami Seaquarium – this 38-acre park offers visitors the unique chance to see and learn about animals like the manatee, unique to Florida. Dolphins, sea turtles, sea lions, and killer whales are just a few of the amazing animals the Miami Seaquarium has to offer.

Miami Science Museum – for kids slightly older, check out the Miami Science Museum to help foster the excitement for learning and discovering the wonders of science. From turning yourself into a human yo-yo to touching alligators, there is so much to see and do!

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