Rated the # 1 Zoo in America by both Parents magazine and Child magazine, Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa offers year round activities for kids, families, and adults.
With more than 1,500 animals on 56 acres, Lowry Zoo has created natural habitats throughout the park for visitors of all ages to enjoy and get up close to animals from around the world.
The Zoo offers water play areas, rides, and opportunities to feed animals. The close encounter feedings take place Lorikeet Landing, Bushland Budgies and Stingray Bay.
The Miami Science Museum provides interactive science education with a Planetarium, Wildlife Center, Movie Theater, and Youth Programs.
Visit the Miami Science Museum for the day or become a member and get free admission.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark located in the heart of Miami on the shores of Biscayne Bay. Once the winter home of James Deering, a wealthy industrialist, Vizcaya is now a museum open to the public and available for private parties and weddings.
Miami Metrozoo located in southwest Miami has a great selection of animals in natural habitat settings that are cageless. The Miami zoo’s large number of subtropical animals are from Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas. Their habitats simulate the natural environment they originate from.
Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida is the only place on earth where you can experience a Space Shuttle Launch, which is amazing. But there is so much more.
Stand next to a Titan Rocket, experience s shuttle launch in the shuttle launch simulator, watch an IMAX movie and see the Astronaut Hall of Fame.
Witnessing a space shuttle launch is a once in a lifetime experience. Many Florida residents can see the shuttle blast up into the clouds from as far away as Orlando to the west, Daytona to the north, and Stuart to the south.
Being at Kennedy Space Center for a launch is dramatically different experience.
On the west side of Palm City, Marasco Ranch is a place to ride horses, have a birthday party, kayak on a lake and spend time with a variety of friendly animals.
A family run farm, Marasco Ranch is a fun place for kids of all ages.
Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West for 10 years. He spent his time writing, fishing, drinking at Sloppy Joes, and enjoying the island atmosphere of Key West.
The Hemingway House is the house that Ernest Hemingway lived in and today it is an attraction and museum you can visit in Key West.
You’ll come face to face with alligators and crocodiles from around the world at the St Augustine Alligator Farm. Opened in 1893, this historic landmark is one of the oldest zoos in the USA.
The Key West Old Town Trolley takes you on a 90 minute tour of historic Key West. On the tour you see 100 points of interest around the historic town of Key West.
Today is the Day - that was the mantra of Mel Fisher who discovered the Spanish Galleon Atocha loaded with treasure just 30 miles from Key West. Today you can see and touch the treasure first hand at the Mel Fisher Museum in Key West.
See barracuda, tarpon, snapper, grouper and other Florida Keys native fish at the Key West Aquarium. There are indoor tanks with tropical fish and outdoor pens with sharks, turtles, and other large fish.
Visit the Bat House at dusk on the campus of the University of Florida and you can see upwards of 100,000 bats exit the bat house in a beautiful steady stream resembling a flying rainbow.