“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Florida is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, visited by millions of people every year. Miami and South Beach are famous for their stunning white sandy beaches, beautiful sunny weather, boating and water sports, trendy bars and nightclubs, waterfront restaurants and resorts, luxury yachts and mega-yachts. The Sunshine State is also home to exciting theme parks and fun family attractions.
Fun Miami and South Beach Attractions
Popular Miami and South Beach attractions include:
- Art Deco Historic District
- Bayfront Park and the Challenger Memorial
- Bayside Marketplace
- Coconut Grove
- Coral Castle
- Everglades National Park
- Jungle Island
- Key Biscayne
- Little Havana (Cuban District)
- Miami Beach
- Miami Seaquarium (Swim with the Dolphins)
- Miami Zoo
- South Beach
- Venetian Pool in Coral Gables
- Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
- Wynwood Walls Street Art
Things To Do in South Beach
South Beach, Miami is one of the country’s hottest destinations, popular with celebrities, tourists and locals alike. Famous for its pristine white sandy beaches and sizzling heat, South Beach is known for fun in the sun. Popular attractions include: Gianni Versace Mansion, the famous ocean-front South Beach mansion was once home to the late Giovanni “Gianni” Versace. Today, the mansion is the most photographed building in Florida. People come here from around the world to visit South Beach’s hot nightclubs, chic boutiques, gourmet restaurants, outdoor cafes… and to admire the city’s colorful Art Deco architecture. The trendy hotspot is also one of the most popular destinations for fashion shoots and films – it’s a great place for people-watching!
Book Miami and South Beach Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do
Take a thrilling Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami and cruise along the city’s coastline. Check out the spectacular mega-mansions on Fisher Island and Star Island. Travel from Miami to Key West, the southernmost point in the U.S. This fun Day Trip includes hours of free time to explore Key West at your own pace. Take a Guided Full-Day Miami Combo Tour that includes City Sightseeing, a Biscayne Bay Cruise and an Everglades Airboat Ride. Keep an eye out for alligators!
Enjoy touring South Beach and learn about its famous architecture, history, culture, and beach life. Stroll along Ocean Drive, one of the most recognized streets in the world and home to countless backdrops for TV shows, movies, music videos, photo shoots and fashion magazines. Sample foods from around the world on a Taste of South Beach Food Tour. This small-group guided tour is fun for foodies. See top attractions in South Beach on an Open-Top Hop-On-Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour. Have fun exploring the city at your own pace.
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The Best Time To Visit Miami and South Beach
December–April is the best time to visit Florida. You can count on beautiful weather and lots of fun activities. It’s also peak travel season, so expect big crowds. Summers can be humid and rainy. Hurricane season typically runs from June-November.