Family Holidays in Miami without Spending a Fortune

Family holidays in Miami can be reasonable with a little imagination!

Enjoying a holiday with your family in sunny Miami doesn’t have to be costly. There are tons of inexpensive things to do in Miami that give you and your children an opportunity to have a fantastic time without breaking the bank.


Here are some fine examples of the best price conscious activities in this sun-kissed Florida destination.

There is so much to see and do!  And with short drives, even more in neaby areas, like the Keys, but that's for another post.

Stretch Your Legs on the Miami Beach Boardwalk

The perfect location for a family afternoon in the sun, the Miami Beach Boardwalk enables families to stroll by the beach, soak up some rays and enjoy a delicious meal on the ocean front.

The more energetic can snorkel, surf or kayak.

Save a large sum and put it towards the family ice cream budget!

Enjoy a Taste of Cuba on Calle Ocho

Calle Ocho (Eighth Street in Spanish) is a lively introduction to Cuban culture that families will relish.

beach in Miami

Little Havana became a refuge to a multitude of Cuban immigrants seeking a different life when Fidel Castro seized power in 1959 who brought their lifestyles and traditions with them.

Attractions include authentic Cuban musicians and dancers and sumptuous traditional Cuban cuisine.

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Free Hikes at Greynolds Park

Nature fans will find their mouths agape at the spectacular sights to be seen at Greynolds Park in North Miami Beach.

Butterflies and birds flutter and swoop through close to 250 acres of mangrove forests and the bat and owl hikes present the perfect opportunity to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures.

Be sure to check out the historic boathouse, boardwalk and lovely lagoon.

Go Jackson Pollock at the Miami Art Museum

Families grab your brushes!

The Miami Art Museum holds a fun family day free of charge every second Saturday, enabling parents and children to marvel at some of the finest American masters while trying their hand at painting in a range of special creative activities from 12 to 5pm.

Learn Miami’s Heritage at the Barnacle Historic State Park

Come down to Coconut Grove and enjoy a thrilling day at the Barnacle Historic State Park.

Sit picnicking in the grounds gazing out over Biscayne Bay, before taking a guided tour around the grand house, which dates from 1891.

Combining history and matchless natural beauty, families fall in love with the Barnacle Historic State Park.


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