Everglades National Park Highlights
Just an hour north of the bright lights and nightlife of Miami, Everglades National Park is positively primordial. Home to rare and endangered creatures like the Florida panther, American crocodile and manatee, the Everglades is also home to more than 350 types of birds and 300 species of fish. Known as the River of Grass due to the flooding of the plains that creates the unique landscape, it's home to nine different eco-systems, making it the most biologically diverse areas in the state. It’s an international treasure as well with the distinction of being a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve and a Wetland of International Importance.