South Miami offers a wide variety of fun and educational activities that the entire family can enjoy. Explore these incredible South Miami Attractions.
Coral Gables Museum is a wonderful place to take the family. They are located at 285 Aragon Avenue. Rising above the street in downtown Coral Gables is the tower of the 1939 Old Police and Fire Station that gazes down on an unusual blend of sleek Depression-era modernism and Mediterranean revival ornateness. The old municipal building was completely renovate is 2003 when the Coral Gables Museum Corporation was founded. In 2011 they opened the Fewell wing and a 5,000 square-foot plaza with Spanish touches included in the style. The museum is dedicated to urban design, historic and environmental preservation, sustainable development and the civic arts of architecture. The museum continues to keep the vision and appreciation for the history and cultural landscape of Coral Gables with five exhibitions of art and designs at one time, educational events such as lectures, tours, publications and special events.
Jungle Island located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail in Watson Island is an interactive zoological park where you can meet some of natures amazing animals such as a snow tiger, tabby tiger, white lion, leopard, llamas, Canadian lynx, red kangaroo, African pygmy goat, warthog, striped skunk and a zebra. Your entire family can enjoy the friendly birds such as parrots of every color, Macaws, African Penguins, Caribbean flamingos and many more. Everyone can enjoy the wide variety of Beautiful Plants. Coi, channel catfish, pacu and Florida gar are some of the fish on display. Primates such as orangutan, squirrel monkeys, lemurs, hamadryas baboon, gibbons, white-faced capuchins and more. Also for your enjoyment are the American and Leucistic alligators, green iguana and the white’s tree frog. For the snake lovers there are the Pueblan milksnake, leucistic Texas Rat Snake, Burmese python. Spending the day with the whole family at Jungle Island will be an educational and fun experience that you, your family and friends will never forget.