Biscayne National Park

Located south of bustling cosmopolitan Miami, an offshore wonder known as Biscayne National Park awaits, where turquoise waters, glowing green islands and fish-bejeweled reefs beckon you not to leave the Gateway to the Keys. Not hooked just yet? This watery wonderland was once a haven for pirates boca-chita-key-harbor--biscayne-national-park--floridaand scallywags, and today much of the park remains accessible only by boat. Biscayne National Park contains the longest undeveloped shoreline along Florida’s east coast, and is home to extensive coral reefs, native fish, sea birds and tropical vegetation.

Once you’ve explored Florida’s fabulous natural wonders, take a step inside the air conditioning for a taste of shopping, restaurants and things to do only found in the state’s southernmost non-island city. The area’s malls and outlet centers allow you to bring back something for everyone on your list, all while enjoying tropical ambiance captured by exclusive Florida-style architecture. And of course, no vacation is complete without a relaxing stay at the comfortable and convenient Quality Inn hotel in Florida City. Book your stay and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff help you get the most out of your visit to the Gateway to the Keys.

The charm of Florida City lies within its dichotomy: a wildlife adventure that delves into the state’s rich history, coupled with all the excitement and activities of a thriving modern city. Perfectly situated between the magnificent Everglades and the international hotspot of Miami, the Gateway to the Keys truly offers an unmatched vacation setting and an absolute must-see, no matter where your final travels take you.