Quality Inn South at The Falls
14501 S. Dixie Hwy. -- US 1
Miami, FL 33176-7925
Phone: (305) 251-2000
Fax: (305) 235-2225
Imagine a 10,000-watt sound system rocking the house while 2,000 lights illuminate the huge fog-enveloped floor. Hot Wheels offers sheer excitement and exhilarating light shows for skaters of all ages. This South Dade center also features a pro shop, candy store, and a full-service snack bar as well as occasional live performances. It is an ideal venue for kids' parties and youth-oriented affairs.
Matheson Hammock County Park is a 130-acre (254.95 hectare) beach park, located to the east of Fairchild Tropical Gardens. Here, you can picnic, sunbathe on the quiet beach, or explore trails that wind through thick mangrove hammocks. The park also features an artificial lagoon where you can enjoy a day collecting shells. Boating enthusiasts can launch from the park's marina into Biscayne Bay. The park's restaurant serves lunch and dinner.
At the Black Point Marina a popular marina, located north of Homestead Bayfront Park in south Dade County, you will find 178 wet slips, 10 boat launch ramps, a bait and tackle shop, dry dock storage, canoe ramps and fuel. The marina also features boat rentals, fishing charters, a dive shop and a restaurant. This is a great place for avid boaters and water sports enthusiasts.
This sixty-lane bowler's dream on Bird Road offers automatic scoring and nightly specials. Very competitive hourly rates and party packages are available as well. At this popular locale, host to year-round leagues and summer camps, the familiar sound of dropping pins is music to the patrons' ears. Not just for bowlers, the establishment also features 18 billiard tables, a video arcade, and the Rabbit's Lounge.
Santa's Enchanted Forest, the largest Christmas theme park and carnival in the world, is a sheer delight for children of all ages. Open from November through early January, the park features a spectacular array of activities and points of interest, including nine shows nightly, a multitude of displays, forty game and food stands, kiddy rides, a 90-foot Christmas tree, and three million lights to illuminate Miami's tropical winter nights. It is a seasonal favorite not to be missed.
Whether you are looking for a good workout, a great place to relax in the fresh air, or the perfect spot for a picnic, Tropical Park is ideal. One of the largest parks in town, it features four lakes, separate football, soccer, and softball fields, plus racquetball, volleyball, and basketball courts. Other park activities include swimming, sunbathing, freshwater fishing and fishing contests, paddle boating, and bicycling, with boat and bicycle rentals available weekends and holidays.
The Tropical Park Stadium, is a massive sports complex located in Glenvar Heights, Florida. It is an integral part of the local sporting community. It offers superior facilities for a variety of sports including track and field events,tennis, American football, soccer and equestrian event and boasts a 7000-seater capacity. It has played host to prestigious sports events like the Junior Olympics and also partly hosted the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup.
Truly a horse lovers delight, the Tropical Park Equestrian Center is one of the recent additions at the Tropical Park. The center hosts over thirty horse shows annually which calls for an assembly of huge crowd. It has probably seen all breeds of horses in the various pageants and competitions hosted here. With two clay rings and two grass courses, the rodeos hosted here can accommodate over 1000 people and with the bleachers coming in the count goes up to 7,500. The center also hosts other social events, dog shows and the likes.
This older 18-hole public golf course, designed by Red Lawrence and opened in 1949, is 6,613 yards, par 72 from the back tees and 5,639 yards, par 72 from the front tees. Golf carts are included in the greens fees. The course permits shoes with metal spikes and rents clubs. There is also a great restaurant and a banquet facility. Call for tee times.
This ultracool new spot is the twin rink to Miami Ice Arena. Located in the southwest end of Dade County, this venue features two ice surfaces and many fun activities for the entire family, including public day and evening open-skate sessions, figure skating, ice hockey, skating classes, birthday parties, special summer programs, and a sports shop. Discount group rates are available. Call or e-mail for further information.
This 15-acre park offers jogging trails, picnic shelters, a playground, fishing, camping, hiking, and a bird and wildlife sanctuary amid lush tropical greenery. The park also features The Sense of Wonder Nature Center, which hosts nature study programs and special events aimed at promoting a greater awareness and appreciation of nature's beauty. Guided tours of nature sites, as well as snorkeling, canoe, and walking tours at numerous Miami-Dade Park locations, are also available through the Center.
Formerly the Kendale Lakes Golf Course, Miami National Golf Club is a stop on the LPGA Tour (1971-73), this 27-hole layout designed by Mark Mahannah provides three challenging golf courses: the Barracuda/Marlin Course, the Dolphin/Barracuda Course and the Dolphin/Marlin Course. Although caddies are not available and walking the course is not permitted, golf carts are included in the greens fees. The facility rents clubs and permits shoes with metal spikes.