Miami Beach, Florida

Days Itinerary

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Day 1

Start off at Española Way enjoying a café con leche at one of the cafes and look into some of the boutiques along the street. Then head south to Ocean Avenue and do some shopping in shops from world renowned designers. Stop and have some lunch at one of the restaurants that are located right across from the beach. Then head one block north to Washington Avenue lined with vintage and club wear shops and dine in one of the restaurants that line the streets.

Day 2

Head over to Ocean Drive for some breakfast to fuel up for a walking tour of the Art Deco Welcome Center offering maps to enjoy a walking tour of the Art Deco District (largest concentration of Art Deco buildings in the world). Stop and enjoy some lunch then wander through the Wolfsonian Museum and enjoy viewing 180,000 objects marking different eras in history. End the evening over at Sugar where you can dine and enjoy the rooftop bar.

Day 3

Have some breakfast then head over to Miami Beach and go for a swim and soak up the sunshine for a while. When you have a nice tan head over the spend the afternoon and evening in Wynwood. With dozens of restaurants, over 70 galleries and museums and plenty of outdoor art you are sure to be entertained for hours. In Wynwood you can take one of the culinary or brewery tours.

South Beach is a place I keep going back to year after year because it offers the perfect combination of beautiful beaches, warm weather, accessibility, great restaurants and fun nightlife.

Travel Girls Getaways,TripAdvisor Review

Day 1

Start off with some breakfast at Bayside’s 2nd floor Food Court at Café con Leche; Check out Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures and get a sightseeing tour at speeds up to 50 mph when you return to shore then enjoy some lunch at Hamburguesa or Brew-ville then spend the afternoon shopping at some of the great stores at the Bayside Marketplace, Jump on the Water Taxi and head over to South Beach for some dinner and dancing.

Day 2

Start off at Española Way enjoying a café con leche at one of the cafes and look into some of the boutiques along the street. Then head south to Ocean Avenue and do some shopping in shops from world renowned designers. Stop and have some lunch at one of the restaurants that are located right across from the beach. Then head one block north to Washington Avenue lined with vintage and club wear shops and dine in one of the restaurants that line the streets.

Day 3

Head over to Ocean Drive for some breakfast to fuel up for a walking tour of the Art Deco Welcome Center offering maps to enjoy a walking tour of the Art Deco District (largest concentration of Art Deco buildings in the world). Stop and enjoy some lunch then wander through the Wolfsonian Museum and enjoy viewing 180,000 objects marking different eras in history. End the evening over at Sugar where you can dine and enjoy the rooftop bar.

Day 4

Have some breakfast then head over to Miami Beach and go for a swim and soak up the sunshine for a while. When you have a nice tan head over the spend the afternoon and evening in Wynwood. With dozens of restaurants, over 70 galleries and museums and plenty of outdoor art you are sure to be entertained for hours. In Wynwood you can take one of the culinary or brewery tours.

Day 5

Start the morning off in Little Havana, along Calle Ocho you can grab a café Cubano get insight into the Cuban culture in Miami and explore the streets watching people playing dominoes at Domino Park or get a hand rolled cigar. End your time there with a Cuban sandwich. Travel over to Biltmore Golf Course and enjoy the back 9 next to the historic Biltmore Hotel that was built in the 1920s. Go back towards Miami Beach and catch a show at the Adrienne Arsht Center afterwards grabbing a late dinner.

Miami is one of the most colourful and vibrant cities I've ever visited. Even the lifeguard huts along the beach all have bright paint jobs. Every one is different, and it's such a fun addition to an already stunning beach!

Emily Luxton Travels,TripAdvisor Review

Local Attractions

Miami Beach is a diverse city waiting to be explored. See just a few fun attractions in this amazing city.

WYNWOOD DISTRICT

Ever-changing graffiti art is beautifully displayed throughout the area. Explore the area at night and find some of the most awe-inspiring restaurants and bars surrounding one of the most creative are parks in the region.

LINCOLN ROAD

The ten-block mecca of shopping, dining and entertainment is constantly bustling with a mix of locals and tourists, which creates an unmistakable energy and an ultimate spot for people watching.

ZOO MIAMI

3,000 Animals on nearly 750 acres will give you the chance to see all of your favorite animals. Established in 1948, Zoo Miami has grown to be the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida and the only sub-tropical zoo in the continental United States.

Wynwood Walls is definitely a place to visit. It’s away from the usual spots to see in Miami but it is very rewarding. I enjoyed being able to walk around to take in all the artwork on the walls.

Beautiful Site to See,TripAdvisor Review

Annual Events

January

Miami Design Preservation League's Art Deco Weekend

Featuring over 85 events including a Jazz Lawn Party, Tours, Activities, Vintage Car Shows, Live Music, and Street Fairs, Art Deco Weekend also features artists from around the world. Some galleries are located within the area’s hotels, while others ARE the hotels! Beautifully painted and decorated on the exteriors, the environmentally safe colors wash away after a few weeks.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

Held every year in honor of Dr. King Jr.'s Birthday, locals and visitors enjoy an exciting parade with live music, dancing, extravagant parade floats, colorful exciting costumes, and more! Sidewalk vendors and delicious food trucks enhance the day with their themed delights.

February

Miami International Boat Show

Over 1,300 boats on display in 3 exciting locations, you'll have a full 3 days of excitement that is sure to keep you entertained. Each year, vendors from all over the world offer everything from fun souvenirs, and clothing to yacht toys, jet-skis, and boats over 200' in length!

South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Who doesn't enjoy food? Indulge yourself in the finest foods from only the top chefs during this 5 day event in South Beach. Complete with wine tastings, cocktail parties, and featured talents, your week of culinary excitement will have you seeking out your own new favorite flavors and creations.

March

Ultra Music Festival

Reserve your tickets for the famous music festival held every year in Miami. This three day event features the top house music artists, DJs, and spinners in the world. The entire South Beach area becomes one big happy dance party complete with light shows and special effects!

August and September

Miami Spice

All of August and September showcases new restaurants each year featuring a pre-designed menu of signature 3-course meals. Be sure to check the calendar for a list of restaurants as reservations a strongly recommended.

December

Lantern Light Festival

Over 2,000 years of Chinese culture displayed over a six-week period every night with dazzling lights of different colors, shapes, and themes. Enjoy incredible culture inspired performances in addition to the cuisine that the world has come to love during their most important celebration highlighting the return of spring!

Art Basel Miami Beach

Four days of inspirational and significant art from around the globe is an art fair like no other. Art Basel features hundreds of galleries and thousands of new and upcoming artists alongside the masters of their mediums. Showcasing paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and film, there is an art form to appeal to everyone.

The place to be if you love Art ! Everywhere in Miami and Miami Beach. Contemporary Art event one of the most famous in the world!!

For Art Lovers,TripAdvisor Review