Miami, a mix of sand, sunshine and water. Sightseeing majorly involves the never-ending beaches in Miami and soaking up the sun. However, the beaches are given tough competition by the vibrant nightlife and endless Miami shopping destinations. Situated in Florida on the south-east side of USA, Miami is a hub for trade and commerce, finance, banking, media and entertainment, culture and performing arts. Educational institutes also have a prominent presence in the city.
Miami tourist attractions entail the many beaches in Miami. Virginia Beach, South Beach Park, Lummus Park beach, Cape Florida Park, Windsurfer Beach, Crandon Park, 53rd Street- Miami Beach, Sunny Isles Beach and Haulover Beach are some of the options you can explore. One of the best things to do in Miami is to get your beach bums out there and soak up some Vitamin D! Don’t forget to carry a sunscreen lotion! Surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling or just plain skinny dipping, you can choose from the many activities on beaches in Miami, Florida.
Happening events in Miami Beach side include the South Beach Bike Week (conducted between August and September), The Coconut Groove Arts Festival, The Calle Ocho Festival, Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest., and the wacky Great Grove Bed Race.
Miami city tours include various modes of transport. ‘Hop on Hop off’ busses and Boat tours are recommended. These may cost you anywhere between 15$ to 80$ depending on your destinations and your age. As a general rule all across the globe, tickets for adults cost more than the tickets for kids. Check and book your tickets in advance on one of the many Miami travel information websites. You can event rent a car and travel at your convenience across the length and breadth of the state of Florida.
The items on your list of ‘must visit places and must do things in the city’ should include fun attractions in Miami such as Coral Castle, Sawgrass Mills, Dolphin Mall, Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, Jungle Island, Miami zoo, Vizcaya Museum, Sea Trek Reef Encounter at the Miami Seaquarium and a Helicopter ride over the city. For a perfect way to say goodbye to the city, you may book an appointment with the Miami Sky Diving centre! Afterall, you live only once!
The city is also home to many museums, galleries and theatres. Do make it a point to check out the Perez Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, World Erotic Art Museum (kinky!) and the Coral Gables Museum. Kids will definitely enjoy exploring the Miami Children’s Museum and Goldcoast Railway museum. Art buffs, antique collectors as well as furniture enthusiasts will have a gala time walking up and down the Wynwood Arts district and Design district.
For the shopping fanatics in you, Bal Harbour shops, Lincoln Road, Miracle Mile, Dolphin Mall, Fountainebleau area, Bayside market place situated downtown, CocoWalk, Aventura Mall and The Falls are key locales and malls where you’ll get a variety of products that include bargain shops to high-end brands’ boutiques.
Miami will definitely fascinate you with its diversity. There is everything here, warm weather, inviting beaches, serene waters, architectural wonders, romantic cruises, art galleries, museums, food destinations and a bewildering nightlife. So Make your trip to Miami as soon as possible and enjoy one of the paradise on earth.
Author Bio: Emma Bail is an expert trip planner. She helps Miami travellers to plan itinerary online. You can check her recent Make your Trip to Miami and weekend tour itineraries on Triphobo.com.