Picture yourself speeding over the tropical Everglades' River of Grass aboard a thundering airboat. Watch the world's most exotic and beautiful trained birds perform and pose. Explore an 11th-century monastery, the oldest building in the Western Hemisphere. Ride through wilderness mangrove creeks and islands on a glass bottom boat. Find yourself caged in and observing the antics of free-roaming monkeys, gorillas and orangutans. Bask in the pastel splendor of the historic Art Deco District. Gasp as a Native Miccosukee Indian goes one-on-one with a 12-foot alligator. Thrill to performances by dolphins, sea lions and a killer whale.

And, you don’t want to forget about all of the fabulous events that take place all year round in Miami & Miami Beach.  Events like the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, Winter Party, Art Basel, Winter Music Conference, Aqua Girl, The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and many more – Check out our Events Calendar for a complete listing. The Miami-Dade gay community has worked hard to produce some of the most popular events in the world - we invite you to come and experience it for yourself!

Explore an Italian Renaissance-style villa with more than 10 acres of formal gardens and fountains. No other place in the world can boast such a wealth and variety of places to explore, from historic to adventuresome, natural to man-made; it’s all here in Greater Miami and the Beaches.