Miami is known for many things, from being a party city, a beach destination, a foodie’s haven, and of course, the year-round sunshine. You can experience a plethora of cultures, as it is considered the “gateway to the Americas” and plenty of local history. Did you know that it’s the only U.S. city to have been founded by a female? There are so many great things to do while visiting this city, here are some of your options.
Visit Wynwood Arts District
Wynwood has recently become one of the trendiest neighborhood in Miami, as it features over 50 city blocks dedicated to art murals, trendy shops, incredible cafes, bakeries, and plenty of art galleries. Check out Wynwood at night, where you’ll find some of the coolest bars that will show you why Miami is the best nightlife city.
Stroll Around The Perez Art Museum Miami
Miami has a fantastic art scene, especially at the Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) where you’ll find plenty of modern art from the 20th and 21st centuries. The museum features art from Latin American, African, and Caribbean artists. Best of all, the museum’s cafe overlooks the Biscayne Bay, which is a lovely way to spend an afternoon.
Splash Around Oleta River State Park
Oleta River State Park is an excellent way to spend the day, especially if you’re a water sports lover. You can kayak, paddleboard, or swim your way around. If you’re more of a dry-land person, there’s plenty of hiking all around the mangrove trails. You can also relax in a beachy area where you can enjoy some food and sunshine.
Swim In The Venetian Pool
This landmark is absolutely stunning. The Venetian pool has stone bridges, caves, and waterfalls that are all made out of coral rock that make the whole place look like a Venetian lagoon. This is a beautiful place to spend a nice sunny day.
Rooftop Cocktails In Brickell
Brickell is the financial center of the city, but there’s also plenty of fun stuff going on here too. There are a lot of restaurants, high end shops, and of course, a lot of rooftop bars. Check one out in order to enjoy a drink with a beautiful view of Miami River, the bay, and the Miami skyline. Some local favorites are Area 31 and Sugar.