South Florida Sightseeing
There are so many things to see, you’ll need a longer trip!On the water, in the Everglades, down to Miami and back again – there are so many things to do, you’re going to need more time!
Don’t just look at art on the walls of a museum. In Miami’s Wynwood district, you can look at the art on the walls of buildings instead! Some of the best street art is to be seen in this eclectic, hipster area that is also a foodie mecca.
Billie Swamp Safari
Visit the Everglades. With choices of airboat rides and swamp buggy tours, you’ll have your swamp and see it too. Be sure to visit their on-premise animal exhibits and critters show. It’s a family favorite.
Don’t just see Fort Lauderdale and South Florida on the water or from dry land – fly above it and see it all! Take one of their 22 helicopter tours, in the day or evening. They even offer free ground transportation.
See pink flamingos in the wild, as well as a variety of other animals at this botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary on more than 15 acres in Davie, Florida. A good choice for the whole family, be sure to take a tram ride.
38 acres of aquatic experience in Miami! Home to dolphins, whales and so much more, at the Miami Seaquarium you’ll be able to swim with dolphins and seals, be a trainer for a day or take their VIP tour. A must-see in South Florida.
Great for the kids, Jungle Island is an interactive zoo. You can hang out with monkeys, go to Orangutan school, cuddle a tiger cub or learn about the residents of the zoo. There is something for every age group at Jungle Island.
Go from point A to point B but take a boat instead of a car! They also offer sightseeing tours, events and more. With your water taxi ticket, you’ll also receive discounts to museums, restaurants and more.
Have dinner and a show or take a daytime sightseeing tour on one of the Jungle Queens river boat tours. The tours take you along the New River in Fort Lauderdale and offer dining options.
Sawgrass Recreation Area
Take an airboat ride of the Everglades and then get up close and personal with the wildlife that lives there! Perfect for families with children, you’ll gain insight into the creatures of the South Florida Everglades.
Carrie B Cruises
Visit Millionaire’s Row in Fort Lauderdale on the Carrie B paddlewheel river boat! They offer a variety of sightseeing tours, as well as shipboard dining. They run all year long, 7 days a week during the winter months.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
South Florida was built by industrialists. They built some truly impressive structures, including Vizcaya. Vizcaya is a truly impressive mansion built to replicate an Italian palazzo, with a grotto, expansive gardens and folly.
Located in Coconut Creek, Butterfly World is the largest butterfly park in the world. Open every day, you’ll be sure to see at least 50 varieties of butterflies at any time with thousands of those varieties flying around you!