Ancient Spanish Monastery - (305) 945-1462

Art Deco District Tours - Conducted by local historians and architects, provide an introduction to Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival and the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. (305) 531-3484

Barnacle State Historic Park - The home designed and built by Ralph Middleton Munroe, a yacht designer, born in New York City in 1851. It is the oldest home in Miami-Dade County in its original location. (305) 442-6866

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park - Part of a large barrier island ecosystem. Lighthouse watchroom, atop 109 steps, enjoys a view of the beach, Miami and Biscayne Bay. (305) 361-5811

Biscayne Nature Center - North end of Crandon Park on Key Biscayne. Programs include: Fossil Reef Tidal Pool, Seagrass Adventure, Hammock Hike and Beach Combing. (305) 361-6767

Biscayne National Underwater Park - Submerged archeological sites include an array of shipwrecks and other representations of maritime casualties. (305) 230-7275

Cape Florida Lighthouse - (305) 361-5811

Cauley Square Historic Village - (305) 258-3543

Church of the Little Flower - (305) 446-9950

Coopertown Air Boat Rides - (305) 226-6048

Coral Castle - Originally called "Rock Gate Park. Over 1,100 tons of coral rock carved and sculpted by Edward Leedskalnin from 1923-1951, without any outside assistance or large machinery. National Register of Historic Places. (305) 248-6345

Coral Gables Merrick House - (305) 460-5361

Deering Estate - (305) 235-1668

Dolphin Cove - Set on a five-acre natural lagoon, offering a range of marine learning programs including swimming with dolphins. Also offers guided kayak, snorkel, crocodile, and eco tours, as well as scuba instruction. (877) 365-2683

Everglades Alligator Farm - Working alligator farm home to about 3,000 alligators of all sizes. Alligator shows and airboat rides. (305) 247-2628

Everglades National Park - The largest remaining subtropical wilderness in the US. Wildlife includes rare and endangered species, such as the American crocodile, Florida panther, and West Indian manatee. An International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance. (305) 242-7700

Everglades Safari Park - (305) 226-6923

Fairchild Tropical Gardens - (305) 667-1651

Fruit and Spice Park - (305) 247-5727

Metro Zoo - (305) 251-0400

Miami Seaquarium - A family-oriented marine-life park open to the public 365 days a year. Rescue and rehabilitation efforts of the park include distressed manatees, sea turtles, dolphins and whales.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden - (305) 673-7256

Miccosukee Indian Village - Demonstrations and exhibits of woodcarving, patchwork, beadwork, basket weaving and doll making. Everglades airboat tours. (305) 223-8380

Monkey Jungle - Home to nearly 400 primates, most running free on a 30 acre reserve. It is one of the few protected habitats for endangered primates in the United States and the only one that the general public can explore. (305) 235-1611

Orchid Jungle (Homestead) - (305) 247-4824

Parrot Jungle Island - Miami Beach home for 1,100 tropical birds, 2,000 varieties of plants and flowers. Also, nature displays, Bengal tigers, orangutans, Malaysian bear cats, Arctic wolves, Komodo dragons, alligator snapping turtles and the largest captive crocodile in North America. (305) 2-JUNGLE

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station - (305) 751-9840

Pinecrest Gardens - (305) 669-6942

Redland Tropical Gardens - (305) 358-5545

Venetian Pool - Formed from a coral rock quarry in 1923, this 820,000 gallon pool is fed with cool spring water daily, and features two waterfalls, coral caves and grottos. National Registry of Historic Places. (305) 460-5356

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens - A romantic Italian villa on Biscayne Bay. originally an estate of 180 acres, designed to resemble a typical Italian villa, self-sufficient, with a dairy, poultry house, mule stable, greenhouse, and staff residences. (305) 250-9133

World and U.S. Chess Hall of Fame - (786) 242-4255