Local resident Ryan Levy, 5, completes part of an obstacle course during a field day for children with special needs at Royal Oaks Park in Miami Lakes.
Miami Lakes is a quaint town that about 30,000 people call home. In less than seven square miles, the Town of Miami Lakes incorporates an impressive number of parks, entertainment centers and other attractions for locals and visitors alike. Whether you want to soak up some sun while playing golf or take a stroll down Main Street, there are a few options when in Miami Lakes. Here are our picks:
Shula’s Golf Club features the Senator Course, an 18-hole, Par 72 classic style course spread over 500 tree-shaded acres. 7601 Miami Lakes Dr., 305-820-8088
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Drop Boutique is a high-end clothing boutique in downtown Miami Lakes with pieces curated by an Argentinian designer. 6767 Main St. 305-557-6776
Cachi-vaches is a boutique specializing in women’s clothing, jewelry and home design. Proceeds from each sale help educate children in Colombia. 6855 Main St., 305-826-4955
Royal Oaks Park has four athletic parks, a picnic area, bike trail and a butterfly garden. 16500 NW 87th Ave.
Mary Collins Community Center offers activities for the young, old and everyone in between. Work on your fitness, participate in arts and crafts, learn a language or yoga, or join one of the center’s popular bingo games. 15151 NW 82nd Ave., 305-556-0771
Miami Lakes Jewelers has provided quality service and pristine jewelry for more than two decades. Find the perfect piece for yourself or a loved one at this Main Street showroom. 6750 Main St., 305-362-6446
Main Street Playhouse is a local performing arts space producing live theatrical events using community talent and volunteers. 6766 Main St., 305-558-3737
Main Street Miami Lakes is a quaint spot for strolling, shopping and grabbing a bite to eat. 6843 Main St., 305-557-0356