Miami attractions are around every corner. There is no shortage of things to see and do when you visit Miami. The beautiful beaches, eclectic neighborhoods, and exciting venues are just a sample of the Miami sightseeing that is available. Whatever your pleasure, you’ll find it all and more in Miami.
Miami Beach is an island city of just 7 miles, but Miami Beach is more than just beautiful beaches of bright turquoise water and fine, white sand. Schedule your tee time at one of the 3 golf courses, explore the Art Deco Historic District, shop designer fashions on Ocean Drive, Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue and party all night at renowned nightclubs in South Beach. Miami Beach is also rich in arts, culture and many Latin influenced cuisines, particularly Cuban cuisine.
South Beach is a trendy and eccentric neighborhood within Miami Beach that is known for their Art Deco architecture, spectacular beaches and the hottest nightclub scene. South Beach also offers an eclectic mix of world-class boutiques, galleries and stores, as well as, a culinary hot spot for everything from gourmet to casual beachside cuisine. With its extensive and diverse entertainment, South Beach is an incredible place to experience.
One of Miami’s greatest treasures, Crandon Park Beach is sprawling grounds of beaches and amenities. The beach is the main attraction, however, there is also a family amusement center, nature center and a place to rent cabanas. On the beach you can picnic, play volleyball or do some grilling. If you choose to rent a cabana for the day, you’ll enjoy assigned parking, an exclusive picnic area and showers. At the Crandon Park Nature Center visitors can explore rare fish, exotic plants, a Bear Cut Preserve and so much more.
For a chic and eclectic experience, a visit to the Miami Design District is a must. This neighborhood is located North of Midtown Miami and is home to an array of art galleries, showrooms, antique shops, creative design services, restaurants and bars. It is not only a neighborhood to gather unusual art finds, but also the best area for luxury shopping or brands like Christian Louboutin, Prada, Hermes and Louis Vuitton. You’ll find unique home décor stores and boutiques among the many favorite Miami restaurants. The Miami Design District offers a certain appeal to the art fanatic or to those looking for something different.
Just one block west of Midtown, in the Wynwood Art District you can find warehouse after warehouse that have been turned into the most incredible art studios. These art studios are home to the best talent and collections in the nation, including some of the most renowned art collections in the world. If you are an art buff, then Wynwood is a must see. With millions of dollars in fine art, sculpture and photography, you’ll be amazed at all there is to see.
Downtown Miami is considered to be the area where work meets play. A fast growing area, downtown Miami has a skyline filled with skyscrapers in addition to storefronts, shopping plazas, trendy restaurants and bars and cultural sites. Whether you visit Miami for business or pleasure, you can find what you’re looking for in Downtown Miami. This bustling area consists of many parts, including the international banking hub of Brickell and Omni and a mix of residential and cultural buildings. The energy of Downtown Miami is infectious and is definitely the place to be!
Located just two miles away is the Port of Miami. Known as the “Cruise Capital of the World”, Port of Miami is the headquarters for five major cruise lines; Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, in addition to the 10 other cruise brands berthing ships at Port of Miami. With the spectacular skyline of downtown Miami across the causeway, Port of Miami is an impressive port to set sail from, which explains why millions of people choose Port of Miami every year as their destination of choice for cruises to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Mexico and other exciting destinations.
Just a short drive over the Rickenbacker Causeway, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, is Key Biscayne. Filled with sunny, beautiful beaches, this tiny sliver of land offers all the allure of South Florida. In addition to its low key appeal, Key Biscayne is also between two major parks, Crandon Park and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State National Park. Despite its small size, you’ll find plenty to do on Key Biscayne. Whether it’s a visit to the Cape Florida Lighthouse or chartering a boat for an up close view of the Keys, you’ll enjoy this Miami getaway.
Coconut Grove is a charming, bayside village, with an urban Miami feel. Commonly called The Grove, it’s the oldest continuously inhabited neighborhood of Miami. The village is situated on Biscayne Bay and is only a 4.17 square mile community. This area is filled with sidewalk cafes, galleries and boutiques. In addition, you’ll find college bars, chain restaurants, local cafes and streets filled with tourists, students ad shoppers. Coconut Grove is a very relaxed atmosphere that is home to many beautiful parks, including Peacock Park, Kennedy Park and The Barnacle Historic State Park. Coconut Grove also has a rich history as having the first black community on the South Florida mainland.
The Adrienne Arsht Center, comprised of three main venues, is Florida’s largest performing arts center located in the Omni neighborhood of Downtown Miami. The three venues are Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House, John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, and Carnival Studio Theater. The Adrienne Arsht Center presents a diverse group of more than 400 performances each year; from Broadway in Miami to Florida Grand Opera, Jazz Root to Miami City Ballet.
The American Airlines Arena is one of the nation’s premier facilities in sports and entertainment. Home to the NBA's Miami Heat; the impressive 19,600 seat American Airlines Arena ranks among the nation’s top 10 venues annually for total ticket sales. The arena has hosted diverse musical superstars such as, Madonna, Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Jay Z. The arena also hosts professional wrestling events, family entertainment such as, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and the Harlem Globetrotters.
The Miami Beach Convention Center is located in the heart of South Beach. As the largest convention center in the Miami area, MBCC boasts over 1,000,000 square feet of flexible space. MBCC is home to major annual shows such as, the South Florida International Auto Show, Miami International Boat Show (Largest in United States) and North America's most important contemporary art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach. Visitors of the Miami Beach Convention Center reap the benefits when they choose to meet in Miami Beach, where combining business with pleasure is as effortless as convening a conference on a waterfront terrace.
The home stadium of NFL’s Miami Dolphins, University of Miami Hurricanes football team and the Orange Bowl, the Hard Rock Stadium is a multi-purpose, state-of-the-art venue. The stadium was designed with the capability to easily be converted to host a multitude of events such as, World Cup Soccer, baseball, festivals and shows like, Life in Color and Cirque Du Soleil. The Orange Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. The bowl game is sponsored by Capital One and is part of the College Football Playoff. It has been played annually since January 1, 1935.