The Ten Best Things About Santa's Enchanted Forest

The Ten Best Things About Santa's Enchanted Forest

By force of copyright, "the most magical place on Earth" can only describe Walt Disney theme parks, but the most magically-Miami place on Earth is without a doubt Santa's Enchanted Forest.

If you're really from South Florida, you've got a story. Either you grew up taking in the lights and free rides, or you grow up and wander in with some friend who can't believe you've never been there before, only to discover that the most deliciously-ratchet children's park of all time is also incredibly fun for adults.

Don't believe us? Who are you? Some kind of fun mizer? Just check out all the awesome stuff Santa's has in store.

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The Ten Best Things About Santa's Enchanted Forest

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10. One ticket, all rides free

When in your sorry little life did you ever get a deal as solid as this? Sure, the ticket is $30 ($20 for kids), but the park stays open until midnight every night. That means you can get there early, beat the lines, and ride as many damn rides as is humanly possible. That is, if you're not completely horrified by them.

The Ten Best Things About Santa's Enchanted Forest

9. The lights

The entrance to Santa's feels kind of like entering a portal to another Universe. If you're going to take any experience-enhancing additives, definitely do so before you get to the park. First, you walk through the mega-arch of light, then you wander the alley through crazy "nativity" scenes, more often depicting things like Santa surfing and elves working out than the baby Jesus, until you reach the piece de resistance -- the giant Christmas tree. The lights follow you into the rest of the park, but it's the entrance that really gets you in the spirit.



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