Best Things To Do in Miami
From glamorous to intellectually-stimulating, Miami offers visitors a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities. The stellar Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and HistoryMiami are not to be missed. Shopaholics will gravitate toward the very fashionable Coral Gables for luxury spending. If you're with the kids, seek out the Zoo Miami or the Venetian Pool for an afternoon. Or, the most popular option, due east: a handful of beaches, sun, sand and seaside nightlife that make their year-round home in Miami Beach. You'll also want to explore the city's other neighborhoods, particularly the Design District and, of course, Little Havana.
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Travelers go to Miami mainly forMiami Beachand they go to Miami Beach mainly forSouth Beach, the region's unrivaled crown jewel. The art deco history of the city meets the bright lights and vibrant nightlife of the younger generation.
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Located to the immediate west of downtown Miami, Little Havana is the symbolic and cultural capital for Cuban-Americans in Miami. The neighborhood brings in droves of visitors with its vibrant atmosphere and excellent food.
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This beautiful zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals, representing more than 500 different species. It's famous for providing a natural environment for its residents without the use of cages — rather, the zoo employs strategically placed moats to separate the animals from the visitors.
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This open-air street art installation, one of the largest in the world, is one of the reasons a run-down neighborhood has found new life as the art hub of Miami.
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About 30 miles west of downtown Miami and a world away from flashySouth Beach, the Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wetland in North America. Known as the "River of Grass" for its slow moving water, the national park offers a unique look into the diverse ecosystem and vegetation
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Formally known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, HistoryMiami aims to add context to the lively culture that makes South Florida distinctly its own destination.
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Known as one of the newest and most expensive major league ballparks to be built in the country, Marlins Park isn't your run-of-the-mill baseball stadium.
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If you're looking to get your modern art fix in Miami, look no further than the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Located off of Northeast 125th Street, the MOCA is an institution with a varied collection of work from both famous and emerging artists.
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Located in the Coconut Grove district, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens were originally built as a winter villa for businessman James Deering in the early 1900s. Today, it serves as a museum, with a wide variety of art from the 15th to the 19th century. The atmosphere is a key
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This public pool with an Italian village theme is a relaxing alternative for those looking for water and sun away from the fast pace of South Beach. The pool does not use chemically treated water, relying instead on fresh water from artesian wells.
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At 83 acres, the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is one of the largest of its kind in the country. With a surplus of tropical plants and other beautiful greenery, you'll likely find the Fairchild to be one the most relaxing attractions on your to-do list.
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Situated between Bayfront Park, the Miamarina and the Miami County Dade Seaport cruise ship terminal, the Bayside Marketplace is a hub for tourists who want to shop, dine and people watch.
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