Miami has a dazzling array of spots that abound in natural beauty. Tourists are sure to get thrilled, excited, entertained, as well as relaxed by visiting these spots. So, here are top class natural attractions in Miami.
Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park spans 1.5 million acre of area. It came up with the efforts of US authorities who were intent upon saving the fragile ecosystems. And, just as planned, the wetlands here serve as great habitat for imperilled and native species of animals as well as plants. Besides this, there is a great range of activities that one do here including biking, hiking, boating, fishing, and camping.
Biscayne National Park
Biscayne National Park enjoys the distinction of being USA’s largest marine park. The park is characterized by countless underwater resources. The park is a perfect spot to visit for all those looking for thrilling diving adventure or snorkelling. Tourists could also take kayak or canoe in order to explore the marine ecosystems of the place.
Biscayne Nature Center
Biscayne Nature Center is basically an exhibition space and educational facility located at Crandon Park. The sole motive of this academy is to provide environmental education to the visitors as well as the locals. The spot is located in close proximity to beaches, coastal dunes, and tropical hammocks, which make it a perfect spot for getting some hands-on experience. Further, there are a number of family outings and field trips that are organised to create awareness about the environment among the visitors.
Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens
Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens are named after Dr. David Fairchild, who was instrumental in bringing exotic species of plants and animals to the garden. He spent his entire life in curating this garden. There are a number of exhibits as well as displays that visitors could see. Moreover, the Orchid Festivals and Mango Festivals attract crowd from all over the world.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Miami Beach Botanical Garden acts as an oasis for tourists, as it is situated at the center of the jungle. The strategic location and pristine beauty of the spot make it suitable for organising various events like seminars, public workshops, and other programmes intending to create awareness among the masses regarding their surroundings.
Pinecrest Gardens is located in Pinecrest, and is listed in ‘National Registry of Historic Places.’ The garden used to have botanical gardens, a zoo, and butterfly exhibit, but now it has been extended to include a water playground and an outdoor amphitheatre with a capacity of 500 people.
The Barnacle Historic State Park
This park is situated right at the centre of Coconut Grove. The place offers stunning views of Biscayne Bay besides offering a chance to the tourists to witness the lush tropical vegetation. Tourists could always go for guided tours in order to learn more about the place.
Fruit And Spice Park
Fruit and Spice Park is located in the Redland District of Miami, and has a great variety of herbs, vegetables, fruits, spices, and nuts that are grown in 39 acres of area. Moreover, tourists could also taste some of the species of these products as well while they are touring this park.