Day trips from Miami

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Best places for day trips from Miami

Miami is in the vicinity of multiple tourist spots and if you are in Miami, you will be missing out on a lot if you do no visit the following!

Here is the list of 12 Day trips from Miami

1. Fort Lauderdale, Miami

Fort Lauderdale, Miami

Widely known for its very famous beach as well as the canals that run through the city, Fort Lauderdale is a great spot to drive to from Miami. The city has everything from museums to restaurants, beaches to canals and many other activities for the visitors to do. The canals especially are beautiful and boat tours are available both day and night and it is a very fun experience. The beach is also very famous and equally as good and the boardwalk alongside the beach is a great spot to stroll by.

2. Marathon and the Middle Keys, Miami

Marathon and the Middle Keys, Miami

Famous for its Dolphin Research Centre, Marathon and the Middle Keys is a spot that is not as famous, but is underrated and is a place that you should visit. Some amazing foundations like the dolphin Research Centre and The Turtle Hospital are situated here and you will get to experience some of the most beautiful marine creatures and maybe even get a chance to pet or feed them. There are many related activities alongside touring these facilities and enjoying your time there. Guests can even fish or merely enjoy the calm waters at the beaches.

3. Key West, Miami

Key West, Miami

Key West is a long drive away from Miami, however, reaching there, you will discover some of the most beautiful sceneries as well as places of historical importance in the city. The city used to be home to famous people such as Ernest Hemingway and now holds some of the best museums as well as galleries. There is so much to do at this city from art galleries to nightlife, nature to man-made wonders and so much more. The experience that the city gives has a unique touch to it and the historical importance, as well as the natural beauty of the city, make it a must-visit spot for tourists.

4. West Palm Beach, Miami

West Palm Beach, Miami

Home to some of the most scenic beaches, a huge variety of resorts as well as hotels and even some great tourist attractions, the West Palm Beach is worth a visit during your vacation in Miami. Everything a tourist could wish for is present in the city and there are various activities from various spots to choose from. The city offers some great art galleries, museums, tourist attractions, shopping spots, restaurants, bars, night clubs and, most importantly, some great beaches. The city is also bright and very active in the nights so finding methods of entertainment would not be difficult.

5. Everglades National Park, Miami

Everglades National Park, Miami

The Everglades National Park is one of Florida’s most precious treasures, home to a huge amount of flora and fauna both indigenous as well as exotic. Both nature lovers and those who don’t particularly enjoy nature will have various activities to keep busy within the park. Activities such as bird watching, kayaking, boating, hiking, swimming, etc. can be done at the National Park. Guests can even camp there and get the full experience of the beautiful nature of the state. The Everglades is also USA’s biggest natural subtropical park and home to various endangered species of plants and animals. Everyone can find some activity that they enjoy at the park and spend a fun day here.

6. Key Largo, Miami

Key Largo, Miami

Especially known for its amazing scuba diving options guests can visit Key Largo by driving down from Miami for approximately an hour. Since the area has a rich variety of coral reefs as well as marine animals, this part is delightful for diving and exploring the marine life. But if scuba diving is not your forte, you can even opt for glass-bottom boat tours which can let you experience the ecosystem beneath you without having to physically dive. There are also plenty of restaurants that serve everything ranging from seafood to international cuisine as well as various bars and night clubs for the visitors.

7. Islamorada, Miami

Islamorada, Miami

Accessible by road, this place is most well-reputed for its quiet and beautiful beaches. The place is not too huge but is home to one of the most beautiful beaches and guests can also enjoy fishing or just witness the sunset into the sea. Guests can stroll down the streets to buy handicraft from local artists or have a brunch, meal or even a drink at the restaurants and bars available in the city. The ideal activity is, however, to relax and unwind at the beach that is the highlight of the region.

8. Key Largo, Miami

Key Largo, Miami

Especially known for its amazing scuba diving options guests can visit Key Largo by driving down from Miami for approximately an hour. Since the area has a rich variety of coral reefs as well as marine animals, this part is delightful for diving and exploring the marine life. But if scuba diving is not your forte, you can even opt for glass-bottom boat tours which can let you experience the ecosystem beneath you without having to physically dive. There are also plenty of restaurants that serve everything ranging from seafood to international cuisine as well as various bars and night clubs for the visitors.

9. Naples, Miami

Naples, Miami

One of the less popular spots, Naples is worth a visit as it is hardly a drive away from Miami and yet the beaches are much more vacant. Often, guests would have trouble finding a quiet beach at Miami due to the frequent inflow of tourists, but in Naples, you can get beaches that are quiet and yet are just as beautiful as the ones in Miami. Other than that, the town also has various spots to shop at and various popular restaurants that offer a wide variety of great meals. The city is great for having a relaxing day a just strolling through the street enjoying some local food and buying products.

10. Biscayne National Park, Miami

Biscayne National Park, Miami

To access the Biscayne National Park, you can hop on a boat and walk into one of the most beautiful national parks with a huge diversity of flora and fauna. The park can be only visited by boating, which might seem hectic, but the amazing plants and animals, as well as the overall scenery you will get to witness, will be worth it. At Biscayne, guests can enjoy diving, bird watching, observation, visiting the art gallery and museum, various tours, camping, etc. The whole park is placed upon several small islands which offer various activities for the guests to enjoy and an ecosystem full of plants and animals of awide variety. What’s Unique: Natural wonders situated on several little islands

11. Bamini, The Bahamas, Miami

Bamini, The Bahamas, Miami

This Bahamian island is one of the closest ones and guests can reach there using a boat or a ferry. After arriving on the beach at the beautiful island guests can relax and enjoy the lovely water or just lounge in the sun on the beach. There are also facilities to stay at the island, but a day trip is enough to cover everything good on the island. Guest can also go diving, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, etc. and experience some beautiful underwater scenes. There are also plenty of restaurants and bars and even night clubs to cater to the guest.

12. Homestead, Miami

Homestead, Miami

Placed right beside The Everglades National Park, this town is only a short distance from Miami and is almost like a gateway to the National Park. It is the dream destination for anyone and aside from the natural beauty that the park offers, the town also has a couple of activities for guests to do. The city has a fair share of great restaurants and shopping spots where guests can spend time in before going to the National Park first stop for those guests who do not like camping can stay in the hotels or homestays in the city.

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