What Are Some Fun Things to Do in Weston, Florida?


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In Weston, Florida, visitors can explore nature at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and Sawgrass Recreation Park, shop at boutiques, and take a tour of some of the local historical sites such as the Barnacle Historic State Park and the Cloisters of the Monastery of Saint Bernard de Clairvaux. Weston also has a number of museums, monuments and architectural wonders.

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The 20-acre Gumbo Limbo Nature center encompasses part of a barrier island, monitors sea turtle nests and rehabilitates injured hatchlings. Visitors can learn about marine ecology and conservation, visit the sea turtle exhibit and tortoise habitat, and take a walk along the boardwalk trails that run along the turtles' nesting grounds. Nature enthusiasts can also experience nature at the Sawgrass Recreation Park, a section of the Everglades where people can take an airboat tour and view the local wildlife.

Those who enjoy culture can visit one of the many museums and memorials from the Coral Springs Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary Art to the Museum of Discovery and Science and the Miami Museum of Science. There are even a few museums dedicated to antique cars and fishing. History buffs can take a tour of historical sites such as the 1901-era Stranahan House and the Vizcayans National Historic Landmark that features beautiful gardens.

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