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Marlins Park

Marlins Park (501 Marlins Way, Miami) – this baseball stadium (located in the Little Havana district – 2 miles west of downtown Miami) is the current home for the Major League Baseball team, the Miami Marlins (known as the Florida Marlins until 2012). The seating capacity is 36,742, and was the one-time site of the […]

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Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne – this is an island just off the coast of Miami, accessible via the Rickenbacker Causeway. On the north end of the island is Crandon Park, with the village of Key Biscayne to the south, and a state park on the cape at the southernmost tip of the island. Here, you will find […]

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Everglades national park

Everglades National Park (40001 State Road, Homestead) — The Everglades National Park attracts about one million visitors every year to its lush subtropical landscape and fragile ecosystem. It is home to many endangered species, like the Florida Panther and West Indian Manatee. The park offers walking trails and camping for a chance to see some […]

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Miami-Dade EcoAdventures Tours

Miami-Dade EcoAdventures Tours (4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne) – these tours are for eco-tourist enthusiasts. One can venture west of Miami toward the Everglades, kayak the shores of the keys and snorkel sunken ships and fossilized reefs. Those affiliated with EcoAdventures are, needless to say, outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, educators and protectors of the beautiful subtropical […]

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Doral Golf Resort and Spa

Doral Golf Resort and Spa (400 NW 87th Avenue, Doral) — Home of the CA/World Golf Championships, Doral features four courses designed to challenge and amaze. The crown jewel is the par-72 Blue Monster where the pros themselves struggle to break par, while the Great White course, designed by golf legend Greg Norman is a […]

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Don Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club

  Don Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club (7601 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes) — It may be named for a football coach, but make no mistake: this is serious golf. With tree-lined fairways and clear streams and lakes as water hazards, this jewel of a course belies its location right off the traffic nightmare that […]

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Dinner Key Marina

Dinner Key Marina (3400 Pan American Drive, Miami) – located near both Coconut Grove and the Brickell Avenue business & banking district, this is Florida’s largest wet slip marine facility (boasting 582 slips). Dinner Key originally served as base of operations for Pan American Airway’s famed flying boats, the Clippers, and plenty of history has […]

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Cuba Nostalgia

Cuba Nostalgia (Miami-Dade County Fair-Expo Center, 10901 SW 24th Street, Miami) – this event, held in mid-May, takes visitors on a journey back in time for those who remember the island’s glamorous heydays (of the pre-Castro period) and for those who never experienced them. There is live Cuban exhibits, artists and vendors, traditional Cuban foods, […]

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Crandon Golf Course

Crandon Golf Course (6700 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne) — You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more picturesque public course anywhere in the country. Located on the water on Key Biscayne, Crandon – former home of an LPGA tour event – features lush tropical surroundings and plenty of water. A number of holes are also framed […]

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Coral Gables Venetian Pool

Coral Gables Venetian Pool (2701 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables) — Walking through the wrought iron gates at the Venetian Pool, visitors are immediately overwhelmed by a sense of calm and relaxation. Water cascades down the 25-foot-tall cliff and splashes down onto the emerald waters that are dotted with coral reefs. This swimming pool is […]