Those moving to the Magic City with family will be pleased to know that there are plenty of attractions and activities to keep kids in Miami happy and entertained.
With everything from museums to parks and beaches, expat children are sure to enjoy exploring Miami.
Entertainment for kids in Miami
For a day out in the fresh air, parents could take the kids to explore the greenery of Pinecrest Gardens or enjoy the carousel rides at Crandon Park Beach.
Biscayne National Park is also one of the most popular attractions in Miami. Older children can go snorkelling in one of the world's largest coral reefs, while those with little ones can show them the beauty of nature from the comfort of a boat tour.
Expats who prefer that their children's entertainment be educational will be happy to know there's much on offer in the city. The Miami Children's Museum has various interactive, educational exhibits while the Gold Coast Railroad Museum has kept many a child enthralled for hours.
Other popular kids attractions in Miami include the Seaquarium, which offers live dolphin shows; the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, which has everything from a planetarium to a wildlife centre; and Monkey Jungle, where visitors of all ages can do a guided walk through forest foliage while all manner of monkeys swing in the trees above.
►Lifestyle in Miami gives more on entertainment in the city
►See and Do in Miami provides an overview of the city's most popular attractions
"We love going to the beach and paddle boarding, visiting the different museums which frequently have kid-friendly attractions and, of course, discovering new restaurants." Read more about Emmanuelle's expat experiences in Miami.
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