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Lummus Park picture in Miami Beach
Lummus Park picture in Miami Beach
Lummus Park picture in Miami Beach
Lummus Park picture in Miami Beach
Lummus Park picture in Miami Beach
Lummus Park picture in Miami Beach

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  • Free
  • Sunrise-midnight daily

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  • Beaches Type
  • 2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
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    5.0
  • Facilities
    3.0
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This is the beach and park area that fulfills all of South Beach's stereotypes. Fit sunbathers, bikini-loving celebrities, supermodels (often occupied with a photo shoot) – all of the above crash on the beige-colored sand here, which runs along Ocean Drive from about 5th Street to 15th Street. Volleyball nets, beach gear rental kiosks and restrooms dot the area as well. The grassy stretch between Ocean Drive and the beach features plenty of palm trees and a winding paved pathway that attracts runners, bikers and rollerbladers. (It's also the home of the South Beach Triathlon.) Spending some time here will put you within walking distance of Ocean Drive's many restaurants and bars and allow you to experience the Art Deco District, in addition to the sun and sand.

Recent beachgoers said this area is great for exercise and for relaxation, adding it's also a prime spot for people-watching. Visitors also reported that the beach attendants were friendly and helpful. Some do warn that parking around this area can be a pain to find, though, and suggest walking, biking or grabbing a cab to the park avoid the hassle. Others also advise arriving in the morning to stake your spot in the sand.

Lummus Park is located in South Beach and open daily from sunrise to sunset. Limited metered parking is available.

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#1 South Beach With nicknames like "America's Riviera" and the "Art Deco Playground," it's no wonder so many people flock to South Beach. Travelers see South Beach not only as one ... Read more » Corey Jenkins / Getty Images

#2 Ocean Drive One of the most famous boulevards in the city, the country, or maybe even the world, Ocean Drive is characterized by its distinct art deco buildings, its constant streams of ... Read more » Tetra Images / Getty Images

#3 Haulover Beach Park Clothing-optional Haulover has long been a favorite of laissez-faire residents and vacationers, but there's more to do here than nude sunbathing. You can fly kites, go charter fishing and ... Read more » Chris / Flickr

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#5 Lincoln Road Mall Located on Lincoln Road, between Alton Road and Washington Avenue, the Lincoln Road Mall is a mile-long, can't-miss pedestrian shopping area. Originally designed in the 1950s, the Lincoln Road ... Read more » Phillip Pessar / Flickr

#6 Ancient Spanish Monastery Set in North Miami Beach, this monastery has a storied past. Officially known as the Monastery of St. Bernard de Clairvaux, construction on the structure began in A.D. 1133 ... Read more » grantmg / Getty Images

#7 Art Deco Tour Miami Beach is known for its art deco architecture, a design style of the 1920s and '30s that's characterized by bold colors and geometric shapes. It often incorporates styles ... Read more » Visit Florida / Flickr

#8 South Pointe Park and Pier Located at the southernmost tip of Miami Beach, South Pointe is a 17-acre park that features walking paths, grassy knolls and sweeping views of the ocean. The area also has ... Read more » Pola Damonte / Getty Images

#9 Holocaust Memorial Located near the intersection of Dade Boulevard and Meridian Avenue, the Holocaust Memorial in South Beach is a moving tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. The idea was ... Read more » Dennis Goedegebuure / Flickr

#10 Miami Children's Museum The Miami Children's Museum is located on a little island between downtown Miami and South Beach. Kid-friendly interactive exhibits are the focus of this museum, which caters to youths ... Read more » Smart Destinations / Flickr

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South Beach has a reputation as one of the best vacation areas in the country.  Corey Jenkins / Getty Images

Ocean Drive is a street that's lined with high-end hotels and restaurants in South Beach. Tetra Images / Getty Images

Haulover Beach is a popular nude beach but it also has areas where clothed sunbathers can relax as well. Visitors say this beach is more laid-back than buzzing South Beach. Chris / Flickr

Lummus Park is lined with palm trees and features a wide pathway for runners, bikers and rollerbladers. Its beach area is also popular for sunbathing. BBM Explorer / Flickr

This open-air pedestrian mall is lined with stores and restaurants. Phillip Pessar / Flickr

This monastery has a rich history. It was first built in northern Spain and then shipped over to the U.S. grantmg / Getty Images

On an art deco tour throughout Miami Beach you'll see the distinctive style among hotels and storefronts. Visit Florida / Flickr

South Pointe Park (situated at the southernmost end of Miami Beach) is a sprawling 17-acre green area that's popular for recreation, picnics and more.  Pola Damonte / Getty Images

The Miami Holocaust Memorial contains a series of statues, architectural pieces, a garden of meditation and a memorial wall. Dennis Goedegebuure / Flickr

Kid-friendly interactive exhibits make the Miami Children's Museum a great place to bring the little ones. Smart Destinations / Flickr

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