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Historic Virginia Key Beach Park

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Address: 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-960-4600
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Located off of Miami's Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne, this beach...

Located off of Miami's Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne, this beach features a vintage carousel and train ride.

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Beautiful Beach and Trails!

Awesome spot to relax and enjoy Miami and Biscayne Bay! Picnic tables. Concession stand and the trails have historical markers to show you the history of Virginia Key.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a trip to these beaches...less crowded and more secluded than Miami South Beach. Mangroves and trees create a backdrop rather than hotels and apartments. There are bike paths that take you out to the beach without having to cycle on the main road.

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Miami
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome spot to relax and enjoy Miami and Biscayne Bay! Picnic tables. Concession stand and the trails have historical markers to show you the history of Virginia Key.

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Livermore, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Really beautiful scenery and lotrs of beach and ocean to ponder. Can't believe 180 degrees over your back and there are the high rises of Miami

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Close to Miami downtown, it is a great option for a quite day with the family. The beach is quite small but it was empty for a Saturday. The sand is not so soft due to the shells.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place for a Family Outing or just a couple's sun worshipping! Arrive early due to heavy congestion of weekenders!

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Thank Loucious
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Miami and I believe that it is important to teach our children about segregation and America's shameful history of discrimination and oppression of People of Color.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Rickenbacker Causeway was built in 1947 providing the first automobile access to two outlying islands Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. Virginia Key was used by African Americans when the races were segregated and blacks were not permitted to swim at the white-only beaches. Key Biscayne, the farther island lies south of Miami Beach. On it are the Village of... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a great location that usually isn't busy and is quite beautiful on a sunny day. It is historic and would recommend stopping by.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Another great relaxing place for photos. Since I live here, I had my maternity photos done here, but also come here to get away...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Perfect location for an event. Visited during the charity Dine and Dash Event and it was awesome at sunset. Definitely will book for my birthday party.

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