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5 August 2022 | 7 nights | 2 people
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About Miami

The jewel of the Gold Coast, cosmopolitan Miami is as diverse as you can imagine. Sparkling beaches, celebrity-packed restaurants, vibrant nightlife and Art Deco architecture combined with a near perfect year-round climate.

Food and drink

Dining out is a passionate pastime in Miami and there’s no shortage of eateries so whatever your tastes you’re bound to find something satisfying. High-end haute cuisine can be found in the Design District; some of America’s top chefs have set up restaurants in this neighbourhood.

You can experience Miami’s eclectic cultures in its food; try some authentic Haiitian and Cuban specialities. In the South Beach area cafés are thriving - people linger for hours over meals while taking in the glorious surroundings. If you’re on a small budget you can cut the cost of eating out by taking out food from the hot counters or salad counters at The Wholefoods Market, it’s open daily 8am-11pm.

Shopping

This city is a clothes shopper’s paradise, from designer boutiques to department stores it’s all here. Bal Harbour shopping mall is brimming with designer names such as Chanel, Gucci, Prada and Tiffany alongside the Saks Fifth Avenue department store thrown in.

Lincoln Road Mall provides more affordable wares with everything from trainers at SoBe to menswear at Base and Books & Books, an admired book shop. At the south end of Collins Avenue well-known stores like New York’s Barney’s Co-op and The Webster with three floors of top brands will delight most shoppers. Look out for malls offering exclusive discounts for visitors; one such is the Adventura Mall where over 300 shops and restaurants await.

Things to see and do

  • Art Deco District - Peruse the stunningly colourful buildings dating back to the 1920s and 1930s. They provide a great insight into Miami’s culture.
  • Lincoln Road - South Beach’s pedestrianised street is a buzzing area which is a superb place for shopping, dining or simply watching the world go by.
  • Seaquarium - The home of Flipper. See dolphins, killer whales, manatees and sea lions at play.
  • Hop on the Miami Metrorail - an excellent way to tour the suburbs for little more than a dollar.
  • Join locals on the sun-drenched sands of fashionable South Beach and lie back and relax.
  • Escape the hustle and bustle and head to South Pointe Park. There’s 17 acres of verdant parkland where you can jog or cycle and there’s a playground and marina too.

When to visit

If you're planning a holiday in Miami, our top picks for the best time to travel would be andanuary

January

The famous Florida humidity of August and September clears by the end of the year, leaving beautiful warm temperatures in January with plenty of sunshine.

Things to do in Miami

Miami Blog posts

From the UK's most popular travel bloggers

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9th June 2022 by PommieTravels

Girl’s trip to Miami: Essential travel guide

With white sandy beaches, palm trees and glamorous restaurants, Miami is always a fun place for a weekend getaway with the girls. This guide contains everything you need to plan your trip, including where to eat, where to stay and what to pack! ...

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25th April 2022 by PommieTravels

5 best beaches in Miami

A summer in Miami is a dream, for many. But it is something that can become a reality, maybe this summer! With Pommie Travels, you will see how to make your next vacation as amazing as possible. In addition, here you can find everything you need to know when planning a trip. Below is a list of the best beaches in Miami for you to choose from, depending on your needs and preferences, of course....

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8th January 2022 by Phil and Garth

A tour of Wynwood Street Art, Miami

Whilst we were staying in South Beach, Miami we spent a day in the Wynwood neighbourhood. Located a short hop from downtown Miami, Wynwood is considered the best place in the world to see street art. We can tell you it sure is! Garth being a graphic designer has wanted to visit for years, so he was super excited to explore the Miami graffiti art scene. In this post we’ll show you how to see the best of Miami’s street art with a graffiti golf cart tour around the Wynwood walls neighbourhood...

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20th October 2021 by Phil and Garth

Miami itinerary – 3 day travel guide

Sun soaked Miami was the third stop on our Florida road trip. We drove 32 miles from Fort Lauderdale to Miami which was pretty easy as everyone in the USA religiously sticks to the speed limit. As we came into Miami Beach hundreds of towering condo buildings hug the beach, just like the skyscrapers we saw in Dubai. We both didn’t know much about Miami, just what we remembered from watching Miami Vice and The Golden Girls on tv as kids. It was exciting to have 3 days in Miami to explore this...

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16th February 2021 by Andy

Affordable beach holidays during winter

We’re in the peak of winter and have been stuck at home for a long time, so we can’t help but dream of destinations currently enjoying some of the warmest days of the year. Trade-in your winter scarf and gloves next year for a beach towel and flipflops somewhere warm. It doesn't have to break the bank either - there are many lovely beach destinations that are perfectly affordable and will allow you to enjoy a relaxing sunny holiday right in the middle of winter. Let’s take a look at...

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22nd April 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Romantic things to do in Miami

Whether it’s for a first date, a second date or another date with your long term partner, there are a huge number of romantic things to do in Miami. I’ve decided to put together a guide suggesting 8 of my best date ideas in Miami, from special dining, bike rides and picnics, to blow to the budget cruises on Key Biscayne....

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3rd May 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Best day trips from Miami

The tropical metropolis of Miami is a fun, vibrant and exciting place to explore. The Magic City has some of the USA’s best beaches, lively neighbourhoods and world class dining. But what about the areas that surround Miami? Well, these are awesome too. There’s the unique ecosystems of the Everglades, the island paradise of the Florida Keys and the more unusual activities too, such as sampling the tropical fruit wines at Schebley’s. So this guide will detail all of the best day trips from...

Weather in Miami

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