Sunshine and fun...that's Florida! The Sunshine State has 800 miles of incredible beaches, thrilling theme parks galore and a ton of fun things to do with kids! But Florida is just not beaches. There are amazing natural wonders to be explored, like the famous Everglades filled with wildlife and adventure. There is amazing history, and beautiful animal attractions. You will have so many choices for your family day out! A truly special state.
Did you know that if you want to meet the creatures of the world, you don't even need to leave Florida to do so? Florida has SO much animal fun within the state, it will make any family day out pretty WILD!
There is plenty of zoo fun with attractions such as Zoo Miami, Palm Beach Zoo and Lowry Park Zoo, which even has bumper boats and carousels too! Here kids can enjoy animal encounters, experience exotic animals, and even learn about species they didn't know existed!
You can play with butterflies at Butterfly World, learn about ecosystems at the Tree Hill Nature Center, and even hand feed a flamingo at the Flamingo Gardens!
Wildlife encounters don't have to be limited to the land, either. Don't miss those ocean explorations with Key West Aquarium and Sea World Orlando - just to name a couple!
And what animal-centric trip to Florida would be complete without those snap happy alligators? From attractions such as Gatorland, and Everglades Alligator Farm to Gatorama, there are plenty of places to see these iconic and amazing creatures. Don't miss of course Jungle Adventures Nature Park and Zoo where Swampy, the world's LARGEST alligator is waiting!
Snap to it, the animals are waiting in Florida!