After visiting Hard Rock Stadium, you may want to take your team out to celebrate and see what the greater Miami area has to offer. The stadium is located a convenient distance from the city center, making it easy to travel back and forth for a nice meal or an all-day trip out on the town.

If the weather cooperates, the entire team can enjoy outdoor activities like swimming, playing a pickup game at the park, or seeing exotic animals. On the other hand, if you’re looking to escape from the Florida heat, Miami has plenty of air-conditioned, indoor attractions. When dining out, restaurants throughout the area strike a balance between delicious food and kid-friendly atmosphere.

The guide below includes attractions and eateries to satisfy you and your team in the 305.


Things To Do

Amelia Earhart Park

Amelia Earhart Park is more than your average recreational area. This expansive space is home to South Florida’s first watersports complex, which is located on the park’s 90-acre freshwater lake. Visitors can test their skills in wakeboarding, waterskiing, kneeboarding, paddle boarding, and fishing.

Your team may want to visit Bill Graham Farm Village to see horses, cows, sheep, and other farm animals. The kids can get up close to the animals at the petting zoo, and even visit the insect museum nearby. Relax in the sunshine by taking a walk on the hiking trails or watching the dogs at the five-acre Bark Park. Amelia Earhart Park is just over 20 minutes from Hard Rock Stadium. 401 E 65 Street, Hialeah, Miami, FL 33013


Jungle Island

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If you’d like to soak up the sun in the Sunshine State, Jungle Island is a great destination. This animal sanctuary is home to nearly 3,000 animal, bird, and plant species, including rare twin orangutans and 300 vibrant birds.

Jungle Island stays true to its name by transporting guests into an immersive jungle atmosphere just 24 minutes from Hard Rock Stadium. They also frequently hold shows to educate visitors about the animals throughout the sanctuary. The Wild Adventures show gives an overview of all the different species in Jungle Island, and Winged Wonders goes into detail about its amazing birds.

Jungle Island also features a petting zoo, water park, rock climbing, and zip lining to keep your team occupied. Its waterfront location provides beautiful ocean views along its walking trails. This destination is perfect for kids and families, so your team is sure to have a great time.  1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132


Flamingo Park

Another outdoor destination perfect for young athletes is Flamingo Park, 25 minutes from Hard Rock Stadium. The baseball fields are so magnificently maintained you may see professional baseball players there in the off season. Flamingo Park’s aquatic facility features two pools, and the basketball courts were named “Best of Miami 2005” and “Best of Miami 2009” by a local publication. 1200 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139


Frost Science Museum

Your team also has many options to escape Florida’s unpredictable weather. Frost Science Museum has multiple attractions that can occupy your group for hours. Visit the aquarium to see beautiful species of underwater creatures swim by. You can test your engineering skills at the Design Lab, where you’ll think critically to solve various puzzles and projects. The Strange Matter exhibit allows visitors to explore everyday objects and materials by smashing glass, manipulating magnetic liquids, or observing patterns in crystals. The River of Grass teaches kids about the Everglades by experiencing the physics of water and interacting with a virtual Everglades creation.

Lastly, the Planetarium in Frost Science Museum is a must-see for your team. The Planetarium hosts incredible shows that will fascinate guests of all ages. Creatures of the Light shows the amazing phenomenon of natural bioluminescence. Laser Fridays create an amazing show filled with colorful lasers set to modern music. The planetarium also has shows about the earth, asteroids, stars, and more. Frost Science Museum is only 20 minutes from Hard Rock Stadium. 1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132



Hard Rock StadiumFunDimension is an indoor entertainment center created by entrepreneurial local parents. There was a shortage of family-friendly activity centers in the area, so FunDimension was created with the intention of providing an entertaining and safe destination.

Your athletes can literally bounce off the walls in the Bungy Dome, where they’re strapped into a harness and encouraged to jump all over. Laser tag is a classic favorite, as is the arcade featuring more than 40 games to choose from. The fun doesn’t stop there, as FunDimension also offers an indoor playground, bumper cars, and a multi-dimensional theater.

FunDimension’s XD Theater is a very popular attraction for kids. Viewers in this eight-seat theater put on their 3D glasses and get transported into the action. In addition to surround sound, the theater features effects such as wind, rain, scent, and bubbles. This exciting destination is just a short drive from Hard Rock Stadium. 2129 NW 1st Ct, Miami, FL 33127


Miami SeaQuarium

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Animal lovers will certainly enjoy a visit to the Miami SeaQuarium, located 25 minutes from Hard Rock Stadium. Opened in 1955 as one of America’s first marine life parks, Miami SeaQuarium’s mission is to educate visitors about the ocean and all its inhabitants. Guests will be able to see endangered sea turtles, manatees, penguins, sea lions, dolphins, and seals. You also have the option to interact with the animals via touch pool, encounter programs, and marine animal shows.

You won’t need to worry about bringing your entire team to the SeaQuarium, as the venue regularly hosts field trips, Boy and Girl Scout troops, and birthday parties.

The most amazing attraction in Miami SeaQuarium is the Sea Trek Reef Encounter. Guests are given a state-of-the-art underwater helmet, allowing them to breathe easily as they’re submerged into a 300,000-gallon tropical reef. This 20-minute encounter walks guests through the habitat filled with tropical fish, stingrays, and other amazing sea creatures.

The Miami SeaQuarium is on a 38-acre plot of land close to the water, so take in the beautiful sites after viewing the sea life. MiamiSeaQuarium is open 365 days a year, so you’ll never have to worry about missing out on this great attraction. 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149


Places To Eat

Wynwood Yard

Wynwood Yard began as an outdoor space to try a few food trucks and grab a drink at a small bar. Over the years, it has grown substantially into a local hotspot. In addition to food trucks, there are now workshops, markets, musical performances, food tasting events, and more. The safe, open space is perfect for kids to stretch their legs and explore freely after polishing off a delicious meal.

There are plenty of food trucks and vendors that provide a wide array of choices for your entire group. Try a classic burger at LoLa Burger Food Truck, delicious tacos from Pasilla Tacos, Carribean-style grilled meat at Food Dude, or shrimp tempura from Kuenko. Della Bowls offers delicious healthy dishes such as a Southwest bowl featuring fresh greens, quinoa, panelle, sweet potatoes, pico de gallo, avocado, and spicy sunflower seeds.

Even if these dozens of options don’t suit you, you can get food delivered to Wynwood Yard. No one will go hungry at this funky, outdoor community gathering spot, which is less than 20 minutes from Hard Rock Stadium. 56 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127


222 Taco

222 Taco is the perfect destination for a meal with kids. This successful restaurant was created by Anna Robbins, founder of the successful Coyo Taco restaurants. In this new venture, Anna included patio space, a full-service margarita bar, more vegan options, and a small carry-out store.

This popular eatery serves its breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus all day. Its main attractions though are the customizable tacos and quesadillas. When ordering, you can choose between various meats, seafood options, or veggies. Groups can also order a “Familia Style” taco platter, a giant plate of nachos, or a Mexican pizza. In addition to its classic, crowd-pleasing menu, 222 Taco has a play area perfect for your team. 1624 79th Street Causeway, North Bay Village, FL 33141


Ironside Kitchen

It’s no secret that kids love pizza. This is why Ironside Kitchen is the perfect location to take your team for a satisfying meal. Ironside makes traditionally Italian pizza by following ages-old Neapolitan guidelines. With a menu filled with classic dishes, you can tell the restaurant sticks to its roots.

Ironside’s meals are made with fresh, organic products and cured meats. There are more than a dozen choices on the pizza menu, including four cheese with sausage, Margherita, and salami and artichokes. Ironside Kitchen also features plenty of pasta choices, salads, and calzones. This restaurant prides itself on being family-friendly and offering dishes for guests of all ages.

Ironside Kitchen is conveniently located next to a colorful courtyard, where kids can run around after filling up on delicious pizza. There is also a beautiful outdoor seating area for adults to keep an eye on them as they soak up the sun. 7580 NE 4th Ct, Miami, FL 33138


Ms. Cheezious

Ms. Cheezious is the perfect restaurant for a team of hungry young athletes: it has a menu filled entirely with grilled cheese. The creators of this popular Miami destination got their start cooking in and creating upscale, swanky restaurants around the world. They switched it up when creating Ms. Cheezious and have never looked back. After opening Ms. Cheezious along with Brian’s wife Fatima, they have earned rave reviews as well as local and national awards.

The menu is accessible and contains grilled cheese flavors you may have never thought of. The Grilled Harvest contains spiced apples and havarti cheese, grilled on multigrain bread. The Buffalo chicken melt contains fried chicken doused in homemade Buffalo sauce, with provolone, blue cheese, and green onions. A short rib melt contains short rib, jack cheese, pickled onions, and arugula.

Between their expansive menu and the make-your-own options, your whole team will find something to love. 7418 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138


With so much to see and do in the Miami area, your team’s trip to Florida will be more than just a visit to Hard Rock Stadium. From enjoying Florida’s signature sunshine, visiting exotic animals, chowing down on grilled cheese, or getting a new high score in air hockey, you and your team are going to love your time in Miami.