As the number of people visiting this amazing wilderness keeps increasing, modes of travel and other various services seem to be improving day by day. If you are planning to visit the Everglades during your vacation, you need not be worried about being stranded in no man’s land as many modes of transportation are available to and around the Everglades.
Transportation TO and FROM Everglades National Park
You can take a relaxing drive in a car and get used to the climate, or even take a plane if you are in a hurry to catch the next flight! Transportation is available by car, plane, bus, and boat. You can decide on your mode of travel depending on your convenience.
Those arriving to Florida by air can choose to arrive into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Miami International Airport, or even hop a charter to the Everglades Airport, which is a smaller airport located right in Everglades, Florida.
Once you have arrived at the airport, you can rent a car to drive the rest of the way, or hop on one of the many shuttle bus services that are offered in and around the Everglades. Airports and hotels in the area have various shuttle services taking visitors to and from Everglades National Park.
Shark River is a popular route for boat rides. Buses can be found all over, offering guided tours, rides to or from the park, and even all-inclusive tours and trips around the Everglades.
Everglades National Park, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, boasts rare and endangered species. It has been designated a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve, and Wetland of International Importance. So, make sure to save some time to visit this amazing wilderness. There is only one Everglades in the world and no matter how you get here or how you choose to get around, seeing the Everglades is something that you’re sure to enjoy and remember for a lifetime.
Transportation In and Around the Everglades
Once you arrive in the Everglades National Park area, you can choose to walk, ride or drive through most areas of the park. If you are more interested in exploring this amazing eco-system and get a firsthand experience of the adventures on offer, get off the path and into the wilderness.
Walking and canoe trails, boat tours and biking trails are excellent for viewing wildlife.
However, there are also tram services that operate throughout the park on a daily basis. You can combine tram services with a walking or biking tour, depending on what is best for you.
Everglades Transportation Tips and Suggestions;
- When people drive to and through the Everglades, they are always going to be more interested on the scenery and the beauty of the area. You might drive off the road trying to get a closer look at an alligator basking in the sun!!Therefore, drivers need to exercise EXTREME caution so that they don’t get involved in accidents because they were not paying attention.
- Biking and walking is not for everyone. If you are not an experienced rider it would be better to take a tram tour.
- The weather can be very hot during the summer months. So, don’t forget to take plenty of water.
- Plan ahead, and have alternate options. Nothing is worse than missing your bus or misreading the tram schedules, so make sure that you are prepared when it comes to getting to the park, as well as getting around the area.