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Things to do in Miami

Exploring the Sparkling City of Miami

While on vacation in Miami, you can enjoy both relaxing days and days filled with fun activities – there are always things to do in Miami regardless of mood.
Miami is the principal, central, and most populated city in the Southeastern United States after Washington, D.C. Today it is a perfect place for people looking for a holiday destination to unwind and spend some time relaxing as well as get their groove on.

 

Things to do in Miami

Miami has something for everyone.
Apart from beaches, there are restaurants, hotels and resorts, and spa centers for you to explore in Miami. Go sightseeing and experience breathtaking views that you will cherish throughout your life.

 

Shopping

If you are fond of shopping there’s a bunch of shopping areas where you can go nuts. Get your shopping shoes on, and go out and pick up some really unique and impressive goodies for your near and dear ones.

 

Lazy days

South Pointe Park and Matheson Hammock Park are two popular spots for tourists in the Miami area. Sunbathe, surf, try water sports, or just laze around on the beach for many hours.

 

Miami Festivals

Every year thousands of people arrive in Miami to participate in colorful festivals Calle Ocho and Carnaval Miami. For those who love culture, there are lots of worthy places to visit in Miami. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, the home of the Florida Grand Opera,  Bayfront Park Amphitheater for outdoor music events and Miami Art Museum are just some of the things to experience and things to do in Miami.

 

Miami Seaquarium & Miami Zoo

Miami is home to the 38 acre Seaquarium, a must see. The exciting Miami Zoo is a habitat for more than 900 species.

 

Miami Beaches

Miami’s beaches are probably the main attraction of the city. You will never find yourself bored or exhausted from spending time on Miami’s beaches.

 

Miami Nightlife

The sparkling nightlife of the city will surprise you with its dose of glamour and fun. It is one of the world’s most happening nightlife spots.

 

 

When to go to Miami

Miami features what is known as a tropical monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and short, warm winters, with a marked drier season in the winter. The average lows range from 10 degrees Celsius (50 F) in January to highs of 21-25 degrees Celsius (70-77 F) in July, so it’s welcoming most of the year for tourists.

 

Things to do in Miami

Miami Facts

Population5 699 000
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
LanguageEnglish
CurrencyUS Dollar
Longitude-80.224145
Latitude25.787676
AirportMiami Intl, United States (MIA)

Miami average temperatures

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
23~25 °C 23~27 °C 28 °C 30 °C 28~32 °C 29~33 °C 30~33 °C 30~33 °C 30~33 °C 28~31 °C 25~28 °C 23~26 °C

GOLF

Golf in Miami

There are some truly amazing golf courses in and around Miami. Over on the Miami Beach Island you will find the the challenging Miami Beach Golf Club, where you are advised to bring many golf balls for the many water hazards on the course. If that is your thing, you can take it to its extreme down in the Florida Keys on the Key West Golf Club and Florida Keys Country Club, two great courses centered around the beautiful nature of the area. Though these courses are fantastic they are also a bit outside of the city, so if you want to play in the inner city of Miami, the Biltmore Golf Course and the Melreese Golf Course offer great golf to affordable prices.

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OPERA

Miami Opera House

The Arsht Center

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, commonly called The Arsht Center, is found in Miami and it is the largest performing arts centre in Florida, second largest in the United States. The architect, César Pelli, is considered by the American Institute of Architects as one of the ten most influential living American architects! If you take a look at their website, you’ll find the season’s program in addition to a calendar filled with all kinds of activities such as farmers markets, free tours and festivals and information on their three restaurants.

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UNESCO-WORLD-HERITAGE-SITE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Miami - Everglades National Park

As one of the largest natural reserves in the North American continent, the Everglades National Park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its water habitats have made it an ideal spot for birds, reptiles and threatened species like the manatee or the Florida panther, as well as a very diverse area in terms of its flora. Among the activities you can do in the park, one of the favourites is the Anhinga Trail, a short hike on a well-maintained and easy to walk path to see gators, turtles and lots of grsshoppers!

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MARATHON

Miami Marathon

In January every year, over 25.000 people gather at the beautiful coast of Miami to compete in the annual Miami Marathon. The start is on Biscayne Boulevard where you make your way over the MacArthur Causeway to Miami Beach. After seeing the famous beach island you will run over the Venetian Causeway and pass the amazing artificial islands. While this is no time for a picnic, you can make note of the island without residents as that one is the picnic island, which we definitely recommend that you return to after the race is done. You finish the race by running along the Miami coastline and finishing in Bayfront Park. If you are looking for a marathon in the sun, despite it being January, this is one you shouldn't miss!

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WATER-PARK

Water Parks in Miami - Big Thunder at Rapids Water Park

Rapids Water Park is packed with fun for the whole family! They have adrenaline pumping water slides for the older ones as well as areas and lots of rides for the smaller children. There is also place for relaxation in the quarter-mile long river. Here you will also find what is said to be the largest water ride in Florida, Big Thunder. This was made for the ultimate thrill seekers, it is a four-person tube ride that reaches over 20 miles per hour! Would you dare?

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