Staying in the area around Zoo Miami is perfect if you want to sightsee and check out Downtown Miami, which is just 10 miles away. This zoo is the largest in Florida, with over 3000 animals housed on a beautiful 750-acre site. Here, you’ll have the chance to groom a rhino, feed the giraffes, and take a camel ride. After enjoying the zoo, visit the nearby Gold Coast Railroad Museum. It is a railway lover’s heaven, with over 40 historic railway cars. There’s even the chance to see the “Ferdinand Magellan” Presidential Railcar that served US Presidents from 1943 to 1958. To the immediate south of the zoo is Larry and Penny Thompson Park. It features 270-acres of woodland, trails, paths and a lake to explore and enjoy. For the best food in the area, visit Mamma Mia Pizza for delicious Italian cuisine. If you want something different, La Perla is a delightful Peruvian restaurant near the zoo. Try their special delicacy choclo a la huancaina—Peruvian corn, with cream cheese and chilli sauce! Check out the best hotels and vacation rentals near Zoo Miami below if you’re planning to visit the area:
Hotels Near Zoo Miami, USA
HomeAway and VRBO Vacation Rentals Near Zoo Miami, USA
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