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The Ultimate Guide to Kid’s Activities in Florida

10 Mar 2020

A young child with long blond hair, arms in the air, and unicorn face paint

It’s a beautiful day in South Florida, and you and the kids are getting restless. What can you do to entertain them and yourself? That’s when you begin searching for kid’s activities near you. From parks to museums to everything in between, South Florida has a lot to offer families with kids of all ages. The best thing about these kid-friendly spots on this list? They’re a ton of fun, and they won’t strain your budget. Okay, that’s two things, but we think that’s just fine.

Amelia Earhart Park Near Miami Lakes

With five lakes, extensive watersports, a skate park, petting zoo, mountain-bike trails, and more, there’s a lot to do in this park. Watersports include wakeboarding and wake surfing, paddle boarding, and water skiing. Wakeboarding coaches are onsite, both beginners, and advanced riders can enjoy the fun. Other attractions include the Bill Graham Farm Village, mountain bike rentals, and the Soccer 5 mini-soccer complex. View the location here.

Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton

Located on Military Trail between Palmetto Park Road and West Camino Real, Sugar Sand Park is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from our South Boca Bolay restaurant. The park features the Children’s Science Emporium, the Willow House, and the Field House. In the Field House, you’ll find an indoor gymnasium, great for South Florida’s rainy days. The Science Playground features a soft, impact-absorbing ground surface. View the location here.

Morikami Japanese Museum and Gardens in Delray Beach

Located on Jog Road, just northwest of our Boca location on Champion Blvd, the Morikami Japanese Museum and Gardens hosts events for kids of all ages. Kids will enjoy listening to Japanese folktales, creating a paper bonsai tree or samurai sword, and origami on specified days. Stroll through the six distinct gardens and marvel at the extensive bonsai collection. A meal at the nearby Bolay restaurant is the perfect ending to the outing. View the location here.

Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society in West Palm Beach

Okeechobee Blvd will get you anywhere you want to go in West Palm Beach, which is one of the reasons we chose it for our West Palm Bolay restaurant. And the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society is conveniently located nearby on Summit Blvd. The zoo is home to more than 550 animals, many of them endangered, within 23-acres of lush tropical habitat. Great for a day trip, the zoo also offers a wide variety of educational programs for the entire family. If you go, be sure to bring swimsuits and towels, as the play fountain and nature pavilion is just one of the features of the zoo. And don’t forget to stop by Bolay for a snack, cookies, or a full meal. It’s just a short drive away on Okeechobee Blvd. View the location here.

C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines

One of the best parks in South Florida, C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines offers the sprawling Paradise Cove Water Park with a lazy river, four 50-foot high waterslides, a large campground, and AllGolf. This facility includes a family golfing center, a tennis complex, and a large special events area. Fuel up at Bolay on Hiatus Road on your way to the park so you and the kids will have plenty of energy. Cater in Bolay and host your special event at the park. Or visit Bolay as you return to civilization after a weekend of camping at the park. View the location here.

Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge at Lake Nona

The Orlando area is famous for its theme parks, but there’s much more going on. A short distance from our Narcoossee Rd, Lake Nona Bolay restaurant is the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is a wildlife rehabilitation and education center for Central Florida’s injured and orphaned native wildlife. It is currently home to more than 30 non-releasable native and exotic species. Their interactive website features downloadable coloring pages that kids can color before their trip. When you visit, bring the pages with you. You can choose between a self-guided tour or book a guided tour so the entire family can learn more about the residents of the refuge. After working up an appetite while visiting the animals, stop by Bolay for a quick snack or nourishing meal. View the location here.

Bolay Restaurants Sunday Fundays for Kids

Located near many local attractions in South Florida, Bolay is a great place to stop to fuel up on your way to and from any of the kid’s activities on this list. And, even better, it is a destination that is worth the trip.

Bolay hosts Sunday Funday for kids at select locations that include Orlando, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Pembroke Pines, and North Miami. Kids eat free with the purchase of a small bol valued at $8.29 (or more) and there is kid’s entertainment to keep the little ones happy. They’ll enjoy the trip and everyone will enjoy the food, so its a win-win.

Whether you are a resident or visitor to any of these areas, your kids will enjoy any of these family-friendly activities. Whichever one you choose, there’s a Bolay nearby ready to serve you. Find a Bolay near you here.


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