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Best things to do in Miami

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Public Art
“DescriptionKnown for its many colorful murals, Wynwood is one of the city’s most happening districts. Wynwood Walls is an outdoor museum showcasing large-scale works by some of the world’s best-known street artists. This is a MUST in your visit and our property is right located in this area. Don’t forget to take many pictures in the Wynwood walls :)”
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Museum
“Vizcaya has been described as “the finest private house ever built in America,” “a jewel among Miami’s skyscrapers and subdivisions,” and “some Noah’s Ark of decorative arts,” its exteriors offering the “manic tranquility of the great European folly gardens.” Most of us who know Vizcaya well embrace this place for both its serious significance and its eccentric charm.”
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Shopping Mall
“Bayside Marketplace is a two-story open-air shopping center located in the Downtown Miami area. The banks of Biscayne Bay wrap around the property with the City of Miami marina at its side. It is recognized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor's Bureau as the number one most visited attraction in Miami.”
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Art Museum
“The Pérez Art Museum Miami is a contemporary art museum that relocated in 2013 to the Museum Park in Downtown Miami, Florida.”
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Basketball Stadium
“The American Airlines Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located in Downtown Miami, Florida along Biscayne Bay. It was constructed beginning in 1998 as a replacement for the Miami Arena and designed by the architecture firms Arquitectonica and 360 Architecture”
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Restaurant
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“Known for its many colorful murals, Wynwood is one of the city’s most happening districts. Wynwood Walls is an outdoor museum showcasing large-scale works by some of the world’s best-known street artists. The surrounding streets have converted warehouses housing craft breweries and funky art galleries. A hip young crowd frequents the neighborhood’s chic clothing boutiques, stylish bistros, and late-night bars. ”
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Shopping Mall
“Brickell City Centre has everything for the avid shopper. Luxury stores, a Cinema and great places to dine!”
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Public Art
“A complete Miami experience dedicated to innovative fashion, design, art & dining. The Miami Design District/Wynwood is conveniently located just 2.8 miles from Downtown Miami, 5 miles from Miami International Airport and under 7 miles from the heart of South Beach! The Miami Design District is a photo-friendly neighborhood. We encourage you to take photos throughout the neighborhood along sidewalks and plazas. Fashion and Luxury: - Gucci - Balenciaga - Bvlgari - Burberry - Dolce Gabanna - Diesel - Gucci - Fendi - Georgio Armani - Louis Vuitton - Prada And much more.... Restaurants: - Riviera Focacceria Italiana - SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill - TAP 42 Miami - Truluck’s And many more .... ”
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Science Museum
“The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is a leading science museum dedicated to sharing the power of science, sparking wonder and investigation, and fueling innovation for the future. Located in Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park.”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“Zesty tacos & tequila drinks headline the menu at this funky joint with a food truck parked on-site.”
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Shopping Mall
“Urban mall features big-box stores, trendy retail shops & restaurants, plus regular outdoor movies. A nice place to hang out with your friends, family or go shopping on your own! They have wonderful restaurants, shops, plenty of parking and a quiet atmosphere accented by nature. Everything you need is in one location. South beach is just minutes away.”
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Zoo
“Newly relaunched eco-adventure park; animals and adventures. Jungle Island is a must go if you are on vacation in Miami. There is a water park that you can visit and swim in don't forget your bathing suit ;)”
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Aquarium
“The Miami Seaquarium is a 38-acre oceanarium located on the island of Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is located near downtown Miami. Founded in 1955, it is one of the oldest oceanariums in the United States.”
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Neighborhood
“Calle Ocho is the center of Cuban life and culture in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. This vibrant street is known for its Cuban restaurants, popular ventanitas and Cuban bakeries and colorful street festivals.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Boisterous outdoor waterfront dive bar surrounding a swimming pool that overlooks the Miami Beach Marina and offers beautiful sunsets and an active happy hour with DJs, TV sports, a free parking lot and more.”
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Performing Arts Venue
“Beautiful Performing Arts Center located in downtown Miami, by Midtown. Equipped with theatre, symphony hall, and black box theatre.”
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