Did you know that 63% of Americans regret not spending more of their childhood in the great outdoors? If you’re one of them, it’s not too late to make up for lost time.
If you’ve always been envious of the Floridian lifestyle, then one of the best things to do is to visit Miami Beach and explore its parks. Not only will you see some great sights, but you’ll also soak in the sun’s rays.
Read on to find out the best parks to visit in Miami Beach.
Lummus Park is one of the most iconic Miami Beach parks. It stretches over 10 blocks and you’ll find the Atlantic Ocean on one end, and the famous Ocean Drive on the other.
If you get there early enough, you can catch the sunrise while sitting on one of the lifeguard towers. And if you come with your kids or want to do some sports, there are a couple of playgrounds for them as well as two outdoor gyms.
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South Pointe Park
For a great view of the South Beach and Downtown Miami skylines, as well as Fisher Island, go to South Pointe Park. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to snap beautiful pictures.
Come with your friends and family to have picnics and barbecues. Or if you don’t want to do the cooking, you can also visit the cafe or Smith & Wollensky steakhouse.
On a hot day, you can cool off in the mini water playground. And the kids can play in the jungle gym.
The park is also the perfect place to take your furry friend for a walk. With its beautiful views and plenty of space to explore, it’s the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll with your four-legged family member.
To tantalize your senses, visit SoundScape Park. This 2.5-acre urban park is right in the center of Miami Beach.
The New World Symphony (NWS) has a free series called WALLCAST concerts, which are live projections of the concerts happening inside the halls.
There are also free weekly screenings of family-friendly movies between October and May. You can join in on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
In addition, there are Yoga Mornings hosted by the NWS. It’s free and available for people of all skill levels.
The Intracoastal Park in Sunny Isles Beach is known for its fishing and crabbing. So if you like these activities, you should visit this park when you visit Miami Beach.
There’s a 1/3-mile concrete path that takes you around a small lake, which has a floating fountain. You can enjoy an afternoon here, as there are plenty of amenities, such as benches, pavilions, and BBQ grills.
Pride Park is one of the newest parks here, and it’s right across from the Miami Beach Convention Center. It’s 5.8 acres and is named in support of the LGBTQ+ community.
You’ll find an Elmgreen & Dragset sculpture in this park, as well as many walkways and a veterans memorial.
The beautiful oceanfront Collins Park lies between the Bass Museum and the beach. With its convenient stores, tranquil botanical gardens, and exciting entertainment like the ballet, it’s the perfect place to spend a day exploring.
Collins Avenue, which winds through the city, is a beautiful place to walk or sit and watch the world go by. You can sit, relax and unwind in this beautiful setting with trees and a few sculptures.
Allison Park is a beautifully manicured green space right on the beach in North Beach, Miami Beach. It features turtle sculptures, lush lawns, a fitness area, amenities and a dog zone. However, the highlight of Allison Park is the stunning sandy beach with lifeguards on duty.
The park is the perfect place for a romantic stroll, an extensive jog, an invigorating bike ride, a leisurely skate session or a challenging workout, as well as a picnic with friends or family to enjoy the breathtaking views, soak up the sun or swim. It’s always kept clean and is a great place for families to have fun.
North Beach Oceanside Park
North Beach Oceanside Park is a stunning stretch of coastline with sea grape trees, sand dunes and a boardwalk. It also features a vita course and amenities such as cabanas, picnic tables and grills.
When the leaves change color in the fall and winter, the beach becomes a very special place. Take your dog for a walk down the winding path to the large dog run – one of the shadiest and cleanest in the area. Your pup will love exploring all the new sights and smells!
Note Down the Best Parks to Visit in Miami Beach
There you have it, the best parks to visit in Miami Beach. If you’re ever tired of the beach and want a change in scenery, then take a look at these parks. These gorgeous areas have lots of greenery, so it’s perfect for a relaxed afternoon.
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