Miami is one of the world’s most popular and trendy vacation spots. The attractions are diverse, from the Art Deco District and Little Havana to the stunning Everglades. The beaches are known worldwide. South Beach is ‘The Party Beach’ of America, attracting a lively crowd, bustling with beach activities, music and full of energy.
Art, Culture, History & Science
There are many interesting and educational museums and historical sites. The Children’s Museum has a 30 foot rock climbing wall, life size cruise ship and two story sandcastle. The Museum of Science offers hours of fun and interactive exploring for the whole family.
The Barnacle Historic State Park is a charming historic home and the Ancient Spanish Monastery is known to be the oldest building in the Western Hemisphere. The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is on 10 acres of shoreline. Step back in time on a magical moonlight tour or take a dip in the Venetian Pool, a historic pool carved from coral rock.
The Art Deco Historic District must not be missed. Take a tour to explore Miami’s famous architecture and neon lights. A trip down Old Dixie Highway leads you to the Cauley Square Historic Village with landscaped pathways and antique shops. Little Havana offers everything Latin, from cigars, souvenirs and flags to exceptional art and delicious Cuban food.
The Great Outdoors
The Everglades National Park and Biscayne National Park show off the natural beauty of Miami. The Everglades is a network of wetlands, beautiful birdlife and wildlife. Visit the Miccosukee Indian Village on a scenic boat ride or the Alligator Farm and Safari Park for a close up with alligators or an airboat tour. Biscayne National Park is mostly underwater and offers some of the best snorkelling and scuba in the US. With its vibrant and colourful coral reefs, explore underwater, or by canoe or glass-bottom boat.
Stroll through the gardens of Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens, Miami Beach Botanical Gardens or Pinecrest Gardens. Visit the Schnebly Redlands Winery to sample wines from mangos, avocados and lychees and the nearby Fruit and Spice Park with over 39 acres of fruits, herbs and nuts.
With turquoise waters, tropical coral reefs and many natural and artificial dive sites, Miami is known as the “Wreckreational Dive Capital of the World”. With well-known dive sites such as Emerald Reef, Half Moon, Neptune Memorial Reef, Ophelia Brian and the “Wreck Trek”, there are new diving opportunities for each day.
For golfing enthusiasts, Miami has some of the most top rated and difficult golf courses in the world, and offers a memorable golfing experience for all levels of golfing enthusiasts.
Explore the waters by speedboat, the Everglades and alligators by airboat, the slides and pools of Grapeland Water Park by tube or Millionaire’s Row by yacht. Play with the monkeys at Monkey Jungle or meet the marine life at Miami Seaquarium. Take a camel ride or rent a safari cycle at Zoo Miami.
Miami is world renowned for its international food and vibrant and energetic nightlife where you can dance until dawn. Enjoy a sundowner at one of the many rooftop bars or a cocktail at one of the historic lounges, explore Little Havana by night.
Miami is always a good idea.