Does Miami really need an introduction? All the glamour and glitz make this city widely known across the globe. Add the sunny weather and amazing beaches and you are in for a real treat. The Biscayne Bay is simply breathtaking and the clearest blue skies would steal your heart. There are many other things to do when you visit Miami apart from enjoying the sun, so here is our top pick.
Visit the Legendary Miami Beach
This is one of the places to visit in Miami that will forever be an unforgettable memory. The sandy beach is just out of this world and is a symbol of the city. You can take a dip in the ocean, go surfing or sunbathe and soak up the sun rays all day. Choosing Miami as a holiday destination will surely last as an experience.
Take a walk into the Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
This is one of the Miami attractions that showcase how glamorous Miami can be. It is a surreal Italian Renaissance-style villa which is located in the middle of the lush, laid-back Coconut Grove. There are unbelievably landscaped gardens that spread over 43 acres of space. Inside you can see a mesmerising collection of European antiques and decorative works from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Discover the Wonders of Jungle Island
Another popular attraction when you visit Miami is the Jungle Island which is located on Watson Island. In the past, it had another name – The Parrot Jungle and it was visited by Winston Churchill in 1946. You can enjoy there in numerous interactive activities and discover new adventures with the wild animal world.
Have Some Salsa Fun
You can go to the Ball & Chain, a world-renowned bar that was visited by many musical legends including Billie Holiday, Count Basie and Chet Baker, and has some free salsa dancing lessons on a Tuesday night, enjoy in jazz music every weekday evening and explore the tastes of the one-of-a-kind mojitos that are made there.
Taste a Delicious Cuban Scoop of Ice Cream
Your holiday in Miami won’t be complete without trying the fantastic Cuban ice cream at Azucar Ice Cream Company. This is an idyllic Little Havana ice cream shop which produces these delicious ice creams that will always leave you wanting more. The irresistible flavours of guava and cream cheese, café con leche and so on. Don’t leave without trying the most popular Abuela Maria with vanilla ice cream.
Explore the Art Deco District
The Art Deco District is a very famous touristic spot in Miami. It has beautifully restored buildings that offer a relaxing sight in the beach area of Miami. You can see the pastel-painted buildings and enjoy lunch or dinner on one of them. At night this district lights up with neon lights and becomes an extraordinary place that you simply must visit.
Visit the Miami Science Museum
If you are a tech junkie then the Miami Science Museum is a place you must visit. There are many interactive exhibits and a great number of hands-on displays that can create such an incredible experience and satisfy your tech thirst. You can discover the world of biology, physics and chemistry. As the Museum often changes its displays you can revisit the place several times and it will never be enough.
Learn about Trains and Their History
If you are a bit like Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang Theory when it comes to trains, then this is a place that should be very high on your list. The Gold Coast Railroad Museum created in the 1950s has 30 historic locomotives in their pristine and unspoilt condition. You can take a look at some of the famous carriages that once carried Roosevelt, Truman and Reagan. If that doesn’t wake up a supreme feeling in you, I don’t know what will.