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The freshwaters of the Big Cypress Swamp, essential to the health of the neighboring Everglades, support the rich marine estuaries along Florida's southwest coast. Protecting over 729,000 acres of this vast swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther.
33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, Florida 34141
Fruit & Spice Park is a 37-acre subtropical paradise nestled in the heart of the historic Redland community just 35 miles south of Miami. Surrounded by thousands of acres of tropical agriculture, the Park is a jewel in South Florida’s agricultural community attracting over 50,000 visitors a year to its gardens and festivals.
24801 SW 187th Ave
Homeland, Florida 33031
The Miami Military Museum & Memorial exists to preserve the rich military heritage of south Florida, and to educating the young about the service, sacrifices and accomplishments of our Armed Forces and Veterans. We welcome the entire community; black, white, hispanic; young and old alike. We have been designated a Historic Building of National Significance by the National Park Service. We are the only surviving building from the Richmond Navy Base of World War II.
12450 SW 152nd St
Miami, Florida 33177
Explore the ocean’s most loved creatures during this deep-water experience. You’ll have approximately 30 minutes to share all sorts of behaviors, including kisses, handshakes, rubs, training techniques and feeding your new friend. Hang on! The experience is highlighted by an awesome ride that’ll show you the true power of these amazing creatures.
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149
Fairchild is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. We are one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
10901 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Vizcaya was created as James Deering’s subtropical winter home in the 1910s and today it is a National Historic Landmark and accredited museum. We invite you to learn about Vizcaya’s fascinating history and the individuals responsible for the unusual estate’s origins, evolution and ongoing management. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark that preserves the Miami estate of agricultural industrialist James Deering to engage our community and its visitors in learning.
3251 South Miami Ave
Miami, Florida 33129
Pinecrest Gardens celebrates, cultivates and conserves South Florida’s rich botanical heritage. We enrich our community through historic preservation; demonstrate a commitment to nature through education, community service, sustainability; and provide an entertainment destination that fosters artistic excellence, diversity and spirit of community.
11000 Red Road
Pinecrest, Florida 33156
Biscayne National Park Institute is an unique partnership between Biscayne National Park and its official nonprofit partner, Florida National Parks Association. The Institute provides immersive educational experiences for visitors of Biscayne National Park. These interactive programs teach visitors about the ecosystems and history of the park and its surrounding areas. Proceeds from programs are used to support Biscayne National Park.
9700 SW 328th St.
Homestead, Florida 33033