10 Outstanding Locations to Visit in Miami During the Month of December

Pinto’s Farm

Pinto's Farm has long been a Redland family favorite. This is likely because the farm always decorates well on holidays. 

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

Santa's Enchanted Forest, the world's largest seasonal theme park, opens annually in Miami. The Tropical Park amusement park-meets-Christmas spectacular draws tourists from late October to early January. 

Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami, the only US zoo in a subtropical climate, captivates tourists with its exotic displays and animals.

Deering Estate

The bayfront complex owned by Charles Deering has yielded prehistoric animal remains and indications of Paleo-Indians more than 10,000 years ago. 

Jungle Island

This strange island park off MacArthur Causeway has tropical wildlife. To spice up the exhibit, 1,100 macaws, parrots, and other birds join massive reptiles and exotic monkeys. 

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

This lush, well-kept tropical garden features many plants. Palms and cycads grow on its 83 acres, and a 16,000-square-foot conservatory houses rare plants. 

Art Basel

The world's largest art event comes to Miami every year. The world's top galleries and collectors attend Art Basel to celebrate the best living artists.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

This 2.6-acre (10,522 sqm) botanical park features native Florida flora, trees, and a Japanese garden. Plant life is as wonderful as the free admittance!

Miami Children’s Museum

This is a great museum for kids year-round! The museum contains hundreds of interactive displays for youngsters to learn about art, culture, community, and communication.

Symphony at New World Center

The Frank Gehry-designed New World Center houses the New World Symphony. The sail-like convex panels overhead make the venue look like a geode.

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