CITY : Opa-locka

Opa-locka, FL

Opa-locka, Florida is located in Miami-Dade County and approximately 16 miles from Miami. The city was developed by aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss and was based on One Thousand and One Nights theme and has the largest collection of Moorish Revival Architecture in the Western Hemisphere.

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Opa-locka, Florida is located in Miami-Dade County and approximately 16 miles from Miami. The city was developed by aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss and was based on One Thousand and One Nights theme and has the largest collection of Moorish Revival Architecture in the Western Hemisphere. The name Opa-locka is an abbreviation, Opa-tisha-wocka-locka signified by its original meaning of a wooden hammock in a swamp. Speaking of swamps head on over to Jungle Island for a fun filled family day. Hang with the Sloths or check out the Lemurs Up Close experience, and don't forget about the Orangutan, Manu and Kangaroo encounters. One of the park's best-kept secrets is the VIP Experience. Experience some ocean loving animals at Miami Seaquarium. State of the art facility offers world-class sea life exhibits and one-on-one wildlife encounters with dolphins, sea lions for a personal experience you and your family will never forget. 


  • Calle Ocho Walk of Fame
  • Freedom Tower
  • HistoryMiami Museum
  • Island Queen Cruises
  • Jet Boat Miami
  • Jungle Island
  • Miami Helicopter
  • Miami Seaquarium
  • Olympia Theater
  • The Great Escape Room
  • Wynwood Walls
  • Mercy Hospital Downtown
  • University of Miami Hospital
  • Miami International Airport
  • Miami Opa Locka Executive Airport
  • Colonel Kenneth P. Williams United States Army Reserve Center
  • US Coast Guard District 7
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