Little Havana

Little Havana

Little Havana, stretching westward from I-95 across SW Eight Street (Calle Ocho), is the social, cultural, political and culinary center of the Cuban immigrant...

  • Walking
  • Neighborhood
  • Cultural & Historical

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Coconut Grove

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens on Biscayne Bay just south of Rickenbacker Causeway is the estate built a century ago by John Deering, whose family fortune came from farm...

  • Museum

Wynwood Walls

Wynwood

Wynwood Walls showcasing graffiti and street art on NW 2nd Avenue between 25th and 26th Streets began as an Art Basel Miami pop-up in 2009. Depressing warehouse...

  • Cultural & Historical

Island Queen Cruises

Bayside

By day or by night, a cruise on Biscayne Bay is a leisurely way to see the city. Island Queen yachts casts off from the Bayside dock between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m....

  • Excursions

Haulover Beach Park

Bal Harbour north of Miami Beach

Haulover Beach Park on Collins Avenue about 10 miles north of South Beach is one of Florida's last remaining wild sections of beachfront. It's a good place to fly a...

  • Nude beach
  • 5
  • 1

3rd Street Beach

South Beach, Miami Beach

Third Street Beach towards the southern tip of South Beach is in an affluent condo neighborhood dubbed SoFi (south of Fifth) where Joe's Stone Crab is a culinary...

  • Public beach

Collins Avenue Shopping District

South Beach

The Collins Avenue Shopping District between 6th and 10th Street  and Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive has big national names like Club Monaco, Ralph Lauren,...

  • Shopping Street

Lincoln Road Mall

South Beach

Lincoln Road, Miami Beach's old downtown, morphed into one of the U.S.'s first  pedestrian malls in the 1950s, becoming a prime example of "MiMo" (Miami Modern...

  • Shopping Street
  • Food & drink

Everglades National Park

Florida City

Covering 1.5 million acres (over 6,000 square kilometers), Everglades National Park is a World Heritage Site and home to the American crocodile, the West Indian...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction

Aventura Shopping Mall

Aventura

At the northern border of Miami-Dade County on U.S. 1, Aventura Mall is the largest shopping mall in Florida with more than 300 shops on three floors and parking for...

  • Commercial Center

Dolphin Mall

Sweet Water, Miami

Dolphin Mall, five miles west of the Miami International Airport, is a gigantic outlet mall with more than 240 retail stores and name-brand discount outlets. It...

  • Commercial Center

Oleta RiverState Park

North Miami

The Oleta River State Park on Biscayne Bay in North Miami is the state's largest urban park with off-road bicycle trails, canoeing, kayaking, salt-water fishing and...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Walking
  • Playground
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Bicycle

Matheson Hammock & Marina

Old Culter

The 630-acre Matheson Hammock & Marina is a prime kiteboarding destination with hiking trails, boating school and a man-made atoll for swimming in Biscayne Bay....

  • Public beach
  • Playground
  • Park
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Walking
  • Bicycle

Fairchild Tropical Research Garden

Coral Gables

Fairchild Tropical Research Garden is a 83-acre botanic garden with an acclaimed collection of rare tropical plants and a busy calendar of botanical and cultural...

  • Eco Tourism

12th Street Gay Beach

South Beach, Miami Beach

Just north of Lummus Park at 12th Street and Ocean Drive is the LGBTQ beach where the big Gay Pride events take place. Look for the rainbow flags on the sand and the...

  • Public beach

Bass Museum

South Beach

The Bass Museum of Art at 2100 Collins Ave. opened in 1963 in the former Miami Beach Public Library to showcase the private collection of John and Johanna Bass. A...

  • Museum

Bayside Market

Downtown

Bayside Market between Bayfront Park and the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami is the perfect place to buy souvenir tee-shirts, hop a boat for a guided tour...

  • Outdoor Plaza

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Key Biscayne

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park covers 400 acres at the southern end of Key Biscayne. With more than a mile of unspoiled Atlantic Beach, it ranks among the best...

  • Public beach
  • Walking
  • Park
  • Museum
  • Bicycle

Biscayne Bay Dance Cruises

Swing and sway under the stars on a 90-minute dance cruise out of Bayside Marketplace on a two-level Island Queen craft. Downstairs is a cash bar; dance floor is

  • Night tour

Crandon Park

Key Biscayne

This family-friendly Crandon Park Beach on Key Biscayne is crowded with picnicking locals on weekends but all but deserted during the week when it is a favorite...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Playground
  • Park
  • Fun & games

Miami Center for Architecture & Design

Downtown

The Miami Center for Architecture & Design is housed on two floors of the old U.S. Post Office, which was renovated by the Miami Chapter of the American...

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical
  • City Tour
  • Museum

3rd Street Beach Yoga

South Beach

Since 1998, Yoga practitioners have been gathering at the 3rd Street Beach in lower South Beach every sunrise at 7 a.m. and every sunset (5 pm. in winter, 6 p.m. in...

  • Other

Alchemist

Lincoln Road

The high-end boutique Alchemist is also high in the sky, perhaps the only fashion emporium perched in a parking lot, in this case the fifth floor of one designed by...

  • Boutique

Amelia Earhart Park

Hialeah

The 515-acre Amelia Earhart Park north of Hialeah is family-friendly with a playground, lakes for fishing, eight miles of bike trails, a five-acre fenced Bark Park,...

  • Park

Antique & Collectible Market of Miami Beach

Lincoln Road

The Antique & Collectible Market sets up shop several Sundays a month between October and May on the Lincoln Road Mall between Lenox and Meridian Avenues. Over...

  • Outdoor Plaza

Art Deco Welcome Center and Museum

South Beach

The Art Deco Welcome Center and Museum on Ocean Drive at 10th Street provides a good introduction to the architecture, revitalization and spirit of Miami Beach....

  • Cultural & Historical

Bal Harbour Shops

Bal Harbour

Bal Harbour Shops is an open-air ultra-luxury mall on Collins Avenue about nine miles north of South Beach. Its vendors include the likes of Louis Vuitton, Harry...

  • Outdoor Plaza

Base

Miami Beach, Lincoln Road

Base, the super hip super store with a music bar and unforgettable scent, is a gay-owned business that sells lifestyle as well as clothing, jewelry, accessories and...

  • Boutique

Books & Books

Lincoln Road

Founded in Coral Gables in 1982, Books & Books is one of the best independent bookstores in the nation with locations on Lincoln Road and in Coral Gables, the...

  • Specialty Shop

Coral Castle

Homestead

Coral Castle, an eye-grabbing structure at U.S.1 and SW 157th Avenue, was built by one small man who was disappointed in love. How he single-handedly created this...

  • Cultural & Historical