Miami is a vibrant and energetic city located on the southeastern coast of Florida. Known for its sunny weather, beautiful beaches, and lively culture, Miami is a popular destination for all trip types. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway, a bachelor or bachelorette party, or a family vacation, there is plenty to add to your Miami travel guide.
Keep reading for the top 3 must-do’s when visiting Miami. And if you’re thinking of planning a trip to Miami but don’t actually want to plan, check out my Miami travel guide.
Top 3 When You Visit Miami
»DAY CLUBS + NIGHTCLUBS: It’s no secret that Miami is known for it’s nightlife scene. From iconic clubs like LIV and Story to more laid-back options like Basement and Treehouse, Miami nightlife is truly unique. Miami also is home to many day/pool parties. There are also unique bars/lounges throughout the city and of course many rooftops with gorgeous views of the skyline.
»SEE THE CITY BY BOAT: If you’re looking for a unique and exciting way to experience Miami, a boat tour is a must. Miami sits on the Biscayne Bay, so a boat tour is the perfect way to soak in the gorgeous views of the city’s skyline and bay. You’ll have the chance to see the luxury mansions on the famous Star Island and Fisher Island. You can also take a tour of the Miami River, which will take you through the city’s historic and modern architecture. Also, many boat tours come have the option of snorkeling, kayaking, and paddle-boarding.
»EXPERIENCE THE CULTURE: Miami is a melting pot of diverse cultures, which has created a vibrant cultural scene. The city is heavily influenced by Latin American, Caribbean, and African American cultures, and is demonstrated in its food, music, art, and architecture. Be sure to check out the Wynwood Arts District, home to many murals and Pérez Art Museum Miami if you’re into Modern art. Aside from the art, be sure to check out the various neighborhoods such as Little Havana. You can even go on a food tour in Little Havana for a taste of Cuba.
Looking for more to add to your Miami travel guide?
If you’re traveling to Miami and don’t have time (or patience) to plan, check out the ultimate Miami travel guide. It includes recommendations for:
»Where to stay
»How to get around
»Top things to do
»Top places to eat & drink
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Cathy Williams says
Your blog post is like a virtual tour guide. I love how you provide historical context and cultural insights that enhance the overall experience.
Angela Hope says
Thank you! <3