Attractions, Activities and Events
From beautiful intimate botanic gardens to beach front public spaces through to the wide open green spaces of Biscayne Park, there is plenty to enjoy outdoors, allowing you to make the very most of the Florida climate. For the more adventurous, there are even some exciting open water activities to enjoy such as deep sea fishing, sailing and scuba diving.
For a more cultural experience of Miami, there are plenty of art galleries, museums and historic sites to take in.
And if you’re looking for something for all the family, then the city’s zoo is quite a treat or check out Jungle Island and the Miami Children's Museum.
Miami’s never short on events, such as food festivals, fashion events, and film festivals. It’s well worth looking out for what’s going to be on during your stay here to get into the buzz of things!
Miami is renowned for its diverse cuisine. There are a wide range of options when it comes to dining out in the Miami area.
The wealth of food to choose from in restaurants, bistros, brasseries and cafes includes influences from across the globe, spanning American, Brazilian, Caribbean, Chinese, Cuban, French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Mediterranean, Mexican & Peruvian cuisine to name but a few.
You can also find a good range of specialist places to eat from Vegan & Vegetarian restaurants, through to Seafood cafes and Steakhouses. Some spots are especially well suited to different times of the day, with some delivering a memorable breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.
Miami is awash with a wide choice of Bars, Dance Clubs and Lounges to suit whatever your mood, whether it’s socializing over cocktails, relaxing with friends or dancing the night away. It’s also a hotspot for musicians, with live music always available at a diverse range of venues across the city.
Whether you’re looking for a special gift, a stylish suit, or something to wear to the beach, there is plenty of variety in and around Miami. There are a wide range of Shopping Malls, Designer Stores, Vintage Boutiques and Shopping Centres in the vicinity with a wide selection of clothing for women, men and kids, as well as an impressive array of gifts, electronics and jewellery.
If you’re looking for something unique, you’ll find a rich selection of local, independent and high end speciality shops at Bal Harbour Shops. There’s also the picturesque Coral Gables, adorned with classy fountains and Mediterranean architecture, where you’ll find some of Miami's most exclusive retail venues; the Miracle Mile, in particular, hosts countless high-end specialty shops, clothing boutiques, and art galleries.
Or if you’re after something more mainstream you could head out to one of the malls like the nationally renowned Aventura Mall, Downtown’s Bayside Marketplace, Hialeah’s Westland Mall or the Dolphin Mall in the Doral area.
At these you’ll find the nations favourites such as Guess, Victoria's Secret, Body Shop, Banana Republic and Gap as well as some of the finest designer names from Versace and Gucci to St. John and Prada. The shopping complexes are also home to some of the country’s leading department stores including Macy's and JC Penney.