The Excitement of Miami Without the Racket
Guests who desire proximity to Miami find Kendall to be the perfect area, away from the noise but close to the fun. Only 15 miles from the attractions of downtown, the Country Inn & Suites offers the ideal base for visiting local favorites like the Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Take a walk along the Miami River and stop at restaurants and shops on your way to see a movie in Bayfront Park. The Everglades is a must-see, and several animal-related attractions are available for the kids’ enjoyment. Additionally, ocean lovers can reach the ritzy Miami Beach area in about 45 minutes or the Florida Keys in about an hour.
Visit these exciting points of interest:
- Downtown Miami (15 miles)
Take a walk on the riverside, admire works at the Miami Art Museum, and see historic buildings like Gesu, Miami’s oldest Catholic church. The vibrant downtown area also offers unique shopping, entertainment and dining opportunities.
Phone: +1 (305) 539-3000
- Everglades National Park (10 miles)
This World Heritage site covers 1.5 million acres as the nation’s largest subtropical wilderness area. You definitely want to plan since there are numerous things to see, including the 65-foot observation tower and lots of trails for viewing wildlife and geocaching.
Phone: +1 (305) 242-7700
- Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden (9.4 miles)
This tropical paradise provides guests with the opportunity to see and learn about rare flowers in a setting filled with sweet fragrances. A rainforest, museums and even an edible garden are a sampling of the spectacular exhibits you and your family will enjoy.
Phone: +1 (305) 667-1651
- Gold Coast Railroad Museum (6.9 miles)
This unique museum is home to more than 40 historic railcars, including the “Ferdinand Magellan” Presidential Railcar. Take a train ride and ask about the museum’s “Engineer for a Day” program.
Phone: +1 (305) 253-0063
- Jungle Island (21.1 miles)
Get up close and personal with kangaroos, parrots and twin orangutans, Peanut and Pumpkin. You’ll also definitely want to see the rare white lion and four white tigers at this exotic jungle-themed park.
Phone: +1 (305) 400-7000
- Monkey Jungle (13.4 miles)
As the name implies, this 30-acre zoological park features various species of monkeys, gorillas and orangutans. Watch Java macaques dive for treats in the Wild Monkey Swimming Pool and listen to howler monkeys at the country’s only semi-tropical rainforest.
Phone: +1 (305) 235-1611
- The Palms at Town & Country (Adjacent to hotel)
Stay within walking distance of this Mediterranean-themed retail destination, home to 70 different businesses. Shop famous national brands and local boutiques, and dine while you’re at it.
Phone: +1 (305) 274-7982
- Zoo Miami (7 miles)
Come adore over 3,000 birds, mammals and reptiles at Zoo Miami’s 740-acre area complex. In addition to the wildlife, the zoo offers rides, gardens and other attractions for family enjoyment.
Phone: +1 (305) 251-0400
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