Key Biscayne, Miami guide and information
Guide to Key Biscayne area of Miami
The areae of Key Biscayne is part of the Miami-Dade County and is located on Key Biscayne Island which lies to the East of Miami and south of the Miami Beach. Key Biscayne is an island that is made up of eroded sand from the Appalachians and is not a part of the famous Florida Keys.
Connected to Miami via the Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne and its surroundings are popular tourist destinations because of the many attractions that the area has to offer. The Key Biscayne area of Miami is considered to be an exclusive residential island in Florida and boasts several extremely luxurious houses and boutique resorts. Tourists to the region will enjoy looking at the palatial homes and buildings that are in the area.
The main attractions in the Key Biscayne area include the:
- Miami Seaquarium (which is located in Biscayne Bay on the Rickenbacker Causeway)
- Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park (which is famous for its historic lighthouse from where visitors will be able to get a birds eye view of the entire island)
- Crandon Park Beach and the Crandon Family Amusement Centre.
Apart from these attractions, there are many activities that tourists to the Key Biscayne area of Miami will enjoy; these include spending a relaxing day at a spa, or playing a round of golf and several water sports activities like jet skiing. Some companies in the region, like the famous Splash Academy, offer tourists the chance to go on a Jet Ski tour.
Tourists also have the chance to rent yachts or sailboats and explore the area around the Key Biscayne area, as well as visit the Florida Keys. The beaches in the area of this part of Miami are also popular with tourists. The most popular beach in the area is the Hobie Beach and it is a favourite among Jet skiers and sailboat enthusiasts.
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