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.
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.
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.