The DoubleTree Ocean Point Resort & Spa Explores Miami's Parks and Nature Attractions in their Latest Slideshow

January 13, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
January 13, 2015 - Boasting a year-round tropical climate and sunny skies, Miami Beach is the perfect destination for travelers looking to get outdoors and explore the world around them on their vacation. The DoubleTree Ocean Point Resort & Spa invites you to explore some of the city's top nature attractions with their newest slideshow, "Miami's Parks & Nature Attractions."

While most travelers come to Miami for its miles of white sand beaches and beautiful oceanfront, there are several attractions that allow visitors to the city to immerse themselves into the outdoors and enjoy the Florida sunshine. From national parks to nature-based attractions, here's just a small sampling of Miami's most popular nature highlights.

For travelers looking for an up close and personal experience with some of their favorite animals both sea and land, Miami's Jungle Island and the Miami Seaquarium are certainly a must.

For landlocked animal lovers, Miami's Jungle Island immerses them in a tropical jungle environment jam-packed with some of the rarest creatures and up-close interactions with animals of all shapes and sizes. The nature theme park hosts several shows and events each day, so make sure you set aside enough time to experience all that Jungle Island has to offer.

Underwater enthusiasts will love exploring the 38 acres that make up the Miami Seaquarium. Featuring some of the ocean's most beloved creatures, the Miami Seaquarium consistently ranks as the city's top gated attraction year after year. The Seaquarium has much to do and explore, so be sure to plan your visit by contacting your Miami hotel and learning more about the various offerings.

Miami's nature attractions don't end there, as the city is just a short drive away from two state and one national park. Located along the Biscayne Bay, Miami's Oleta River State Park is one of the nation's largest urban parks. Visitors to the park can take advantage of a variety of recreational offerings all while taking in some of Miami's most beautiful sites and natural surroundings.

For guests who are looking for a little historical reference on their visit, the Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is home to one of the area's oldest structures, the Cape Florida Lighthouse. In addition to Lighthouse tours taking place throughout the day, guests to the park can wander about over a mile of sandy Atlantic beachfront or check out the local wildlife throughout the park's trail ways.

Located just south of the city of Miami, Biscayne National Park takes guests out into open water to explore some of the most beautiful coral reefs and aquatic life around. Whether you explore the park from above or below the water, Biscayne National Park will take you to a world otherwise unseen.

Make sure you move beyond the beach on your next vacation to Miami. Learn more about Miami's outdoor and nature attractions by visiting

If you're looking to take the vacation of a lifetime and soak in as much of the sun as possible on your next trip, book your Miami hotel accommodations at the DoubleTree Ocean Point Resort & Spa. Located just steps away from the beautiful sands of Sunny Isles Beach, the Ocean Point Resort & Spa is an outdoor enthusiasts dream come true, giving them instant access to Miami's crisp oceanfront and top attractions. Learn more about the distinctive amenities and features of this Miami, Florida hotel by visiting

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