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Top 26 attractions to explore in Miami-Dade County

This is the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the most populous county in Florida and the seventh-most populous county in the United States. It is also Florida's third-largest county in terms of land area,

Attractions in Miami-Dade County

Big Cypress National Preserve33100 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141, USA

Big Cypress National Preserve is a United States National Preserve located in South Florida. borders the wet freshwater marl prairies of Everglades National Park to the south, and other state and federally protected cypress country in the west. became the first national preserves in the United States National Park System when it was established.

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park1200 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area occupies approximately the southern third of the island of Key Biscayne. This park includes the Cape Florida Lighthouse, the oldest standing structure in Greater Miami.  it was ranked as having the 8th best beach in the country.

Biscayne National Park is an American national park in southern Florida, south of Miami. The park preserves Biscayne Bay and its offshore barrier reefs. Ninety-five percent of the park is water, and the shore of the bay is the location of an extensive mangrove forest. Daily a lot of people visit this place and is a famous tourist attraction in Miami Dade county.

Boca Chita KeyBoca Chita Key, Islandia, FL, USA

Boca Chita Key is the island north of the upper Florida Keys in Biscayne National Park, Miami-Dade County, There is a beautiful lighthouse located in this island and a campground with picnic tables and saltwater toilets.  Freshwater and electricity are not available in this island.

Cape Florida LighthouseCape Florida Lighthouse, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA

Standing tall and majestically along the south end of the Key Biscayne shoreline, the Cape Florida lighthouse is a staggering sight. It’s a beautiful piece of history and it’s a treasure that has withstood more than its share of wear and tear over the decades. The lighthouse was put back into use in 1978 by the U.S. Coast Guard to mark the Florida Channel, the deepest natural channel into Biscayne Bay. They decommissioned it in 1990.

Casino Miami3500 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33142, USA

This is a 6,500-capacity indoor arena and casino located at Miami which was primarily used for gambling, jai alai, and concerts. daily a lot of people visit this place.

Coral Castle28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033, USA

Coral Castle is an oolite limestone structure created by the Latvian-American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin. The structure comprises numerous megalithic stones, mostly limestone formed from coral, each weighing several tons. It is currently a privately operated tourist attraction.

Everglades National Park is an American national park that protects the southern twenty percent of the original Everglades in Florida. The park is the largest tropical wilderness in the United States, and the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156, USA

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is an 83-acre botanic garden, with extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, and vines. It is located in the city of Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, It is also a museum, a laboratory, a learning center, and a conservation research facility; its main role is preserving biodiversity.

Fruit & Spice Park24801 SW 187th Ave, Homestead, FL 33031, USA

The Fruit and Spice Park is a 37-acre park located in the heart of Redland, Florida and is the only botanical garden of its kind in the United States. The garden features more than 500 different types of international exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Visitors are allowed to sample fallen fruits and can enjoy this place very much.

Gold Coast Railroad Museum12450 SW 152nd St, Miami, FL 33177, USA

This is a railroad museum which was located in Miami Dade County which is adjacent to Zoo Miami. It was founded in 1956. The museum was built on the former Naval Air Station Richmond. It is one of three Official State Railroad Museums in Florida. The Museum's train rides allow guests to board vintage trains and get a taste of the past.

HistoryMiami Museum101 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33130, USA

Formerly known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, is a museum located in Downtown Miami, Florida. It is the largest history museum in the State. HistoryMiami Museum programs include exhibitions, city tours, education, research, collections and publications on the importance of the past in shaping Miami's future.

Jewish Museum of Florida Inc301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is located in two restored historic buildings that were formerly synagogues, at 301 & 311 Washington Ave. includes photos and artifacts depicting the Florida Jewish experience since 1763. Temporary exhibits change throughout the year and twice monthly, there is a Jewish food walking tour and so more things to see in and around this museum.

Jungle Island1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132, USA

Jungle Island, formerly Parrot Jungle, is a relaunched eco-adventure park on Watson Island, Miami, Florida. The park features new pop-up waterslides, an outdoor wind tunnel flight experience, zip lines, escape rooms, a Nerf battle stadium and other attractions.

Lowe Art Museum1301 Stanford Dr, Miami, FL 33146, USA

This is a visual art museum which was opened in 1950 and is operated by university of Miami. It was the first art museum in South Florida. The museum has an extensive collection of art with permanent collections in Greco-Roman antiquities, Renaissance, Baroque, 17th- and 19th-century European art, 19th-century American Art, and modern art.

Miami SeaquariumFlorida 33149, USA

The Miami Seaquarium is a 38-acre oceanarium located on the island of Virginia Key of Miami Dade county. it is one of the oldest oceanariums in the United States. In addition to marine mammals, the Miami Seaquarium houses fish, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles, and manatees. The park offers daily presentations and hosts overnight camps, events for boy scouts, and group programs.

Monkey Jungle14805 SW 216th St, Miami, FL 33170, USA

Monkey Jungle is a 30-acre wildlife park established in 1933 for the exhibition and study of endangered monkeys in semi-natural habitats. It is now a popular tourist attraction in this county. The park has about 500 primates of 18 different species running loose.

Museum of Contemporary Art770 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL 33161, USA

The Museum of Contemporary Art is a collecting museum located in North Miami, Florida. The Museum of Contemporary Art began as the Center for Contemporary art in a single gallery space in 1981.

Museum of Florida History500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399, USA

The Museum of Florida History is the U.S. state of Florida's history museum, housing exhibits and artifacts covering its history and prehistory. The museum features a gallery with exhibits that change every few months. Current displays include Beaches, Creatures, and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters and The Florida Highwaymen Paintings.

Oleta River State ParkOleta River State Park, Florida, USA

This is one of the state parks in Biscayne bay. It contains one of the largest concentrations of Casuarina trees (Australian 'pine'), an invasive species in the state park system. The mouthh of the Oleta river is the centreal feature of this park.

Pérez Art Museum Miami1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132, USA

This is a contemporary art museum located in the Miami Dade County which was founded in 1984 as the Center for the Fine Arts.  the museum's permanent collection contained over 1,800 works, particularly 20th- and 21st-century art from the Americas, Western Europe, and Africa.

South BeachSouth Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

It is also nicknamed as SoBe.  located due east of Miami city proper between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The area encompasses Miami Beach south of Dade Boulevard. Daily a lot of people visits this place and is one of the popular tourist centres in this county.

Virginia Key is an 863-acre barrier island in Miami, Florida. The island is mainly occupied by the Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami Seaquarium, Miami-Dade's Central District Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129, USA

This is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. located on Biscayne Bay. The estate was developed with a motto of conserving the mangrove swamps and dense inland native tropical forests. This is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. located on Biscayne Bay. The estate was developed with a motto of conserving the mangrove swamps and dense inland native tropical forests.

World Erotic Art Museum1205 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

This is a museum, library, and education think tank that uses its collection to illustrate the history of erotic art. It contains the collection of Naomi Wilzig. It includes sculptures, drawings, paintings, and photographs. The collection ranges from folk art to the work of famous artists.

Zoo Miami12400 SW 152nd St, Miami, FL 33177, USA

This is a zoological park and garden near Miami and is the largest zoo in Florida. Originally established in 1948 at Crandon Park . This is the only tropical zoo in the continental United States.

Map of attractions in Miami-Dade County