Just a short drive from our property you will find beautiful beaches, golf courses, shopping, great restaurants, professional sports and theater. For those of you on vacation who wish to explore some of the more famous tourist destinations, we have compiled a list of attractions you might find helpful in planning your trip.


BUTTERFLY WORLD – Stroll among thousands of exotic butterflies soaring in a tropical rainforest. Waterfalls, ponds, birds, orchids, and roses complete this natural habitat. Open Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073 (954) 977-4400

EVERGLADES ALLIGATOR FARM – South Florida’s oldest alligator farm. Explore the Everglades by thrilling airboat tour. Turnpike extension south to Florida City exit. Open daily 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 40351 S.W. 192nd Ave., Homestead, FL 33090 (305) 247-2628

EVERGLADES HOLIDAY PARK – Narrated hourlong airboat tours include 20-minute stop at Indian village, featuring wildlife exhibit, airboat rides, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; park admission free; airboat tours. 21940 Griffin Rd. (west of U.S. 27), West Broward; 954-434-8111.

FLAMINGO GARDENS AND ARBORETUM – See citrus groves, tropical plants, Florida alligators, river otters and flamingos and more. Open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. 3750 Flamingo Road, Davie/Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33330 (954) 473-2955

HENRY MORRISON FLAGLER MUSEUM – Historic 1901 mansion of Henry M. Flagler, pioneer developer of east coast of Florida. Guided tours. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tue. – Sat, Noon – 5 p.m. Sunday. Coconut Row, Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 655-2833

JUNGLE QUEEN – Famous cruise. Daily cruises at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Millionaire’s Row, Indian village, alligator wrestling, rare birds and monkeys. Cruise to Miami’s Bayside Marketplace. 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (954) 462-5596

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The world’s only launch and landing base of America’s Space Shuttle. Two hour bus tours and three different IMAX movie presentations available. Open everyday except Christmas. SPACEPORT USA, Mail Code: TWRS, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899 (321) 452-2121

LION COUNTRY SAFARI – 500-acre, drive-through wildlife preserve and amusement park. Over 1000 wild animals roaming free within inches of your car. Open 9:30 a.m. West of Turnpike and I-95 on Southern Blvd. (S.R. 80), 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee, FL. 33470 (561) 793-1084

MIAMI METROZOO -A cage less zoological park on 290-acres, showcasing over 100 species of rare and exotic animals. 12400 S.W. 152 St., Miami, FL 33177 (305) 251-0400

MICCOSUKEE INDIAN VILLAGE – Experience how the Miccosukee Indian Tribe existed and still exists in the heart of the Florida Everglades. Open daily 9 a.m. – dusk. 25 miles west of Miami on Hwy. 41, P.O. Box 440021, Miami, FL 33144 (305)223-8380

MORIKAMI MUSEUM & JAPANESE GARDENS – 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. (561) 495-0233

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FLORIDA – Incredible rides, shows and attractions at the #1 movie studio and theme park in the world! Daily 9 a.m. Located at I-4 and FL Turnpike, Orlando, FL 32819 (407)363-8000

VIZCAYA MUSEUM AND GARDENS – 16th-century Italian Renaissance-style villa and 10 acres of formal gardens on Biscayne Bay. 15th – 19th century antique furnishings and decorative arts. Open 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily except Christmas. 3251 South Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33129 (305)250-9133

WALT DISNEY WORLD Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT Center, Disney-MGM Studios, hotels and Fort Wilderness Campground, Typhoon Lagoon, Pleasure Island, River Country, Discovery Island and Disney Village Marketplace and more. Open daily. P.O. Box 10,000, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 (407) W-DISNEY


Hospitals – West Boca Medical Center Hospital, Boca Raton Community Hospital

Universities – Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University

Shopping Centers – Town Center Mall, Boca Centre, Mizner Park, Sawgrass Mills Mall


Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Boca Pops (561) 297-3737

Boca Raton Museum of Art (561) 392-2500

Florida Philharmonic Orchestra (561)-930-1812

International Museum of Cartoon Art (561)391-2200

Morikami Museum (561) 495-0233

Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale (954)-525-5500

Museum of Discovery & Science 954-467-6637

Palm Beach County Cultural Council (800) 882-ARTS

Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (561) 832-7469