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Miami Beach parks and recreation

Miami Beach is a destination in itself and a popular tourist hub with its endless beaches, wonderful attractions and some of the best hotels, nightlife and restaurants in all of Miami. Miami Beach also has a number or airy parks where one can go relax and have fun.

There are some parks located right on the beach like Haulover Beach Park or South Pointe Park. If you are ready for action, and want to get your tennis game on or go swimming, head over to Flamingo Park. If you want to discover lush tropical plants, trees and flowers, be sure to make time for the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. No matter what you're looking for in a park, you are bound to find it on Miami Beach.

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Miami Beach parks are usually open until sunset

The best time to visit parks in Miami Beach is during the winter and spring months when Miami weather is at its finest. During this time, you can easily spend hours outdoors in the park, and still be comfortable. During the summer, the weather can be hot and very muggy plus it rains a lot. Miami Beach parks are usually open until sunset, but some like the South Pointe Park is open until 10 pm daily. The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.

The parks in Miami Beach are plentiful and varied. Each one offers something different and unique. So depending on what you want to do, you will find the park that fits your mood.


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Some Miami Beach parks are located right on the water

Different parks allow you to engage in strenuous sports, go boating, or just relax and people watch. Some parks in Miami Beach have plentiful and free parking such as Flamingo Park while others like Lummus Park on South Beach have little parking that is hard to find and also expensive. There are many places to eat around Miami Beach, but if you want, most parks here allow picnics and coolers so you can enjoy your meal in the midst of beautiful scenery. All of the parks on Miami Beach are wheelchair accessible except for Fairway Park.

Some Miami Beach parks are located right on the water which can make them easier to find, like South Pointe Park and Lummus Park, but for other parks like Flamingo Park, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, and Haulover Park you will need to get directions. Check out each park's website for directions and the best way to get there. Some of parks are accessible using the South Beach bus lines.

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Visiting Miami Beach parks is a great way to spend the day

Most of the parks in Miami Beach are free to enter. There are many special programs and summer camps for kids in Miami Beach parks. Seniors also have programs at the local Miami Beach parks. For example, they can engage in free Bingo and free chair aerobics at the North Shore Park Youth Center.

Visiting Miami Beach parks is a great way to spend the day, especially for budget travellers. Most parks are free to enter and offer cheap parking. You can have a picnic lunch and take advantage of recreational facilities that are available, for a great day that's easy on the wallet and a lot of fun.


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Miami Beach parks offer something for everyone

Groups will love visiting Flamingo Park for some tennis doubles or to take a dip. They will also enjoy playing beach volleyball at Lummus Park and South Pointe Park.

Families with children will enjoy all the parks that have playgrounds such a Muss Park, Polo Park, and the Maurice Gibb Memorial Park in addition to the other Miami Beach parks. Note that while Haulover Park might be a great destination for couples or the solitary traveler, you might be uncomfortable going there with your kids or a large group, because of their clothing optional policy.

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