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Miccosukee Indian Village near Miami, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 13.3mi
welt-raiser's pictureby welt-raiser Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 16th of August, 2010
Located about 27 miles West of Miami, this historic village serves as an art museum in the memory of the Miccosukee tribe who took refuge from the Seminole wars many years ago. They established a village which later became a tourist destination, attracting visitors from around the world.

I always wanted to visit a Native American village so I decided to go see for myself this remaining historical village. I was quite disappointed. There were Native American people selling souvenirs and some attractions but I wasn’t very impressed. I was expecting more. Our tour guide was quite rude and wasn’t very helpful. The whole village didn’t have that spiritual environment, but had more of a commercial feeling. I wish I had seen something more worthwhile but maybe I was just unlucky. :)

Address:
Corner of Southwest 8th Street & 41 US Highway, Miami, FL 33194

Opening Hours:
9:30a-5p M-Su

 
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