When you feel like your apartment walls are closing in, you know you need an escape from the city. Luckily there are tons of things to do within a few hours of Miami that will put you back in touch with nature.

From floating among bioluminescence to watching sea turtles hatch, the following are 7 awesome Floridian adventures that will satisfy your outdoorsy side.

A Day Away Kayak Tours

Price: Bioluminescence Kayak Tour $45 

Address: 1390 Old Dixie Hwy in Titusville

Why you need to go: This tour company offers a magical bioluminescence kayak tour where you can admire a glowing natural phenomenon. 


Forever Florida

Price: $80

Address: 4755 N Kenansville Road in St. Cloud

Why you need to go: Forever Florida has the only zipline rollercoaster in the USA. You'll reach 35 mph on this famous Zip-Coaster!


Gulf Coast of Florida

Price: Gas money

Address: Nearby Gulf Coast cities include Naples and Bonita Springs

Why you need to go: Wake up early to watch the sunrise on the Atlantic Coast, then take a day trip across Florida and watch the sunset on the Gulf Coast.

Flamingo Gardens

Price: $19.95 for adults 12+, $12.95 for kids 3-11, free for kids under 2

Address: 3750 S Flamingo Road in Davie

Why you need to go: You can roam freely among peacocks, turtles, butterflies and more at this wildlife sanctuary and botanical garden. 


Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Price: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, $9 for kids

Address: 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray Beach

Why you need to go: The breathtaking waterfalls and beautiful bonsai trees at this museum will make you feel like you're in Japan.


The Keys Collection Hotels

Address: The Gates Hotel and 24° North Hotel in Key West

Why you need to go: These awesome hotels offer an underwater library to guests. You can choose from the classics and read these waterproof novels underwater without smudging a thing. 


Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Price: Guided Turtle Walks $20, Hatchling Releases $18, and Hatchling Feedings $15

Address: 14200 U.S. Highway 1 in Juno Beach

Why you need to go: This center has adorable summer experiences like watching baby sea turtles hatch and feeding the tiny hatchlings. 


Choose an adventure today and explore the great outdoors before returning to your urban lifestyle tomorrow.

Need more Florida adventure inspo? Check out these 20 Short And Sweet Road Trips From Miami That Aren't Key West

We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit a potentially hazardous location, you check for the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.  

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