Listing View

Florida Seminole Tourism

ADD TO FAVORITES

Seaworld Orlando - details / Tabs

overview

Description:

Discover the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the Florida Everglades. Day and overnight tours include the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum plus airboat ride, swamp buggy eco-tour and wildlife shows at Billie Swamp Safari. Indian arts and crafts and restaurant available. Stay at the Big Cypress RV Resort and Campground in a Deluxe air-conditioned cabin or RV site.

Amenities:
  • Amenities:
  • Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Multilingual Staff
  • Disabled Traveler Information:
  • ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Wheelchair-friendly
  • Discount:
  • AAA Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount

Deal
deal-image

Big Cypress Shootout 2nd Seminole War Reenactment

Now - March 15, 2015
Live Battle Reenactment, Historical and Cultural Displays, 1830 Seminole and US Soldier Camps, Live Music. Time Period Vendors, Kids Play Area, Snake Show & More! Located at Billie Swamp Safari.
http://www.bcshootout.com

shootout@semtribe.com

REASONS TO STAY LONGER

In Florida, there's fun in every direction. So much so, you might need to stay a little longer to experience it all. Check out this amazing deal to boost your vacation and save some money while you're at it.

Event
event_image

119th Big Cypress Celebration

January 10, 2015 - January 11, 2015
Live concert with Gary Allan and Montgomery Gentry. Festival celebrating the heritage and history of the Big Cypress Seminole indian Reservation. Enjoy Traditional foods, Culture, Arts and Crafts and Wildlife shows. Celebrating the importance of preserving integrity, culture, heritage and tradition while remaining UNCONQUERED and prospering into a successful organization. At one time the Seminole people called the entire Florida peninsula their home, but after fighting three Seminole Wars, they were forced to seek the seclusion of the Everglades swampland of South Florida in order to prevent relocation to the Indian Territory in Oklahoma. ...Read More>> uring the latter half of the 19th century, white settlers again began to encroach upon their region, making it increasingly difficult for them to live off the land and plant their gardens. The Federal Government under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs attempted to establish agencies, prepare a census of the remaining native population and acquire lands for Tribal occupation. Not wishing to have their freedom curtailed, the Seminoles resisted all efforts by the government to establish reservations and continued to inhabit remote campsites within the heart of the Everglades for several decades. "According to public records, the Bureau of Indian Affairs purchased a tract of 160 acres of land in 1889 and another piece in 1896,” said Big Cypress Council Rep. Mondo Tiger. “This acreage was located in the southwestern portion of what now comprises the Big Cypress Reservation. This property became the nucleus for future land acquisitions that would eventually be dedicated as the Big Cypress Reservation in 1936." Read Less
http://http:/www.bigcypresscelebration.com

marybillie@semtribe.com

Event
event_image

44th Annual Seminole Tribal Fair

February 06, 2015 - February 08, 2015
Live Music, Native American Dancing, Wildlife Shows, Seminole Clothing Contest, Traditional Foods, Native Fine Arts & Crafts, and jewelry from across the country. Located in Hollywood, Florida.
http://www.semtribefairandpowwow.com

Social Feed

You are signed in as:null
No comments yet
Sponsored listings by VISIT FLORIDA Partners

Tiles