Top Adventures in Miami-Dade County

  • Take a Sunrise Stroll around Matheson Hammock

    Matheson Hammock is a beautiful park in the heart of one of the oldest sections of Miami, just off of Old Culter Road.  This is far off the tourist map which is mostly confined to South Beach. However, it is just 20 minutes from the beach and 10 m...

  • Explore Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

    There are few places as beautiful and serene as Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden! Located right in Coral Gables, near Miami, this garden boasts an extensive amount of well-groomed acres with hundreds of different tropical flowers and species of p...

  • Watch the Sunrise at the Deering Estate People's Dock

    The Deering Estate is a magnificent and historic property with a home built in 1900.  To see the house and check out its immediate property, you will need to pay to enter the gates.  However, just 50 yards south of the entry to the Estate is a sma...

  • Wander through the Wynwood Walls

    There is so much to do in Wynwood, however, this adventure highlights the famous street art.  Bonus for Covid times, most of it can be done outdoors!  There are some indoor features, but that is definitely not the main attraction in my opinion.   ...

  • Mountain Bike or Kayak at the Virginia Key North Point Trails

    Virginia Key North Point Trails offers 8.2 of mountain bike trails ranging from novice to advanced and expert. There is a variety of cool features and bridges to ride on, overlooking the beach and Downtown Miami. The trails are constantly maintain...

    8.2 miles 36.5 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike at Markham Park

    I was very impressed with the mountain bike trails at Markham Park. Not knowing exactly what to expect, we were hesitant at first but quickly warmed up to the trails.Markham Park and Target Range is a popular spot for locals. In addition to the mo...

  • Bike through Shark Valley

    The Shark Valley loop allows you to experience a peaceful bike ride and close encounters with wildlife found in the Everglades. This paved trail takes about 2-3 hours to complete and includes an observation tower with quite a view.Fill up or purch...

    15 miles

  • Hike through Shark Valley

    I would like to preface this adventure by saying that if you prefer to bike Shark Valley, please reference Rob Witt's adventure "Bike through Shark Valley".  Biking is certainly the best way to see the whole trail, and not spend the entire day doi...

    15 miles

  • Hike the Anhinga Trail, Everglades

    The Anhinga trail starts at the Royal Palm visitor center and stretches .8 miles through a fascinating sawgrass marsh. Being close to the park entrance, this is a very popular and busy trail. Expect crowds. If you have a choice of season, winter i...

    0.8 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike Anhinga Trail

    The Everglades National Park is a superb spot for viewing wading birds and alligators off an easy paved path. There are a number of observation decks along the way, off of the main path. The trail begins at the Visitor Center, following Taylor Slo...

    0.8 miles

  • Frisbee Golf at Easterlin Park

    Easterlin Park's 18-hole disk golf is the perfect balance of challenge and fun for all skill levels. And it is FREE. The course is one of the first to open in South Florida but every hole is very well marked. You can find a pdf of the course map a...

  • Take a Stroll on the Pa-Hay-Okee Overlook Trail

    Park at the trailhead and hop onto the boardwalk trail. Its very short--just 0.2 miles, so take your time to enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Partway through the hike there is a lookout tower which is great for getting a high vantage point to enjoy...

    0.2 miles

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