Find fun things to do in Kendall near downtown Miami

Away from the city but close to the fun, the Country Inn & Suites, Miami (Kendall), FL is less than 20 miles from downtown Miami. Enjoy great rates on family-friendly hotel rooms near fun things to do like engaging with the animals at Zoo Miami and wandering through Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. You can stop at restaurants and shops along the Miami River or plan a day trip to visit stunning Everglades National Park. The upscale shops of Miami Beach and favorite retailers in Dadeland Mall are less than 45 minutes from our hotel.

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Jungle Island

14.56 mi / 23.44 km from the hotel
At Jungle Island, you can interact with lemurs, sloths, and flamingos or let your kids climb like monkeys at Treewalk Village.

Zoo Miami

4.42 mi / 7.12 km from the hotel
Get close to crocodiles, feed a camel, or walk among hundreds of birds in the Wings of Asia Aviary at Zoo Miami. Set in nearly 750 acres and home to more than 3,000 animals, the zoo also offers rides, gardens, and other attractions for the entire family.

Dadeland Mall

4.4 mi / 7.09 km from the hotel
You can shop for anyone at this mall featuring over 130 stores, including Urban Outfitters, Gap, Talbots, Louis Vuitton, and a LEGO store.

Downtown Miami

13.23 mi / 21.29 km from the hotel
Take a walk on the riverside, admire works at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), and see historic buildings like Gesù, Miami’s oldest Catholic church.

Everglades National Park

24.95 mi / 40.15 km from the hotel
This World Heritage site covers 1.5 million acres as the nation’s largest subtropical wilderness area. Schedule a tour, or plan out your trip to survey the park from a 65-foot observation tower and multiple trails.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

6.76 mi / 10.87 km from the hotel
This tropical paradise provides guests with the opportunity to see and learn about rare flowers. The garden features a rainforest, museums, and even an edible garden exhibit.

Gold Coast Railroad Museum

4.39 mi / 7.07 km from the hotel
This unique museum is home to more than 40 historic railcars, including the “Ferdinand Magellan” presidential railcar. Be sure to take a train ride, and for a special experience, ask about riding with the engineer.

Monkey Jungle

9.04 mi / 14.55 km from the hotel
As the name implies, this 30-acre zoological park features various species of monkeys, gorillas, and orangutans. Watch Java macaques dive for treats at the country’s only semitropical rainforest.

The Palms at Town & Country

0.26 mi / 0.42 km from the hotel
Find great deals at this Mediterranean-themed shopping center, home to 70 national and local retailers.