Famously touted as the ‘Gateway of Americas’, Miami is a picturesque coastal metropolis that attracts millions of visitors from around the world. Located on the southern coast of Florida, Miami is popular for its vibrant and thriving culture as well as beautiful beaches. Miami is home to several galleries, museums, and theatres. Several Spanish television production houses are based in the city.
The name ‘Miami’ is derived from the local tribe named Mayaimi that lives here for thousands of years ago. It is also a major hub for the departure of various cruises, that’s why it earned the nickname ‘Cruise Capital of the World.’ Many sports clubs are also based in Miami such as Miami Heat (NBA) and Miami Marlins (MLB).
The city is known for its vibrant nightlife and cultural scene. The influence of various cultures such as Cuban, Spanish, and Haitian on the local cuisine is evident. So, you can enjoy a variety of flavors within the city. It is also known for its largest collection of Art Deco architecture. The city has over 800 parks but the most famous ones include Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park.
Promising the best weather, the months from January through to April are the peak tourist times in Miami. For a quieter Miami, head to the city during the low season of June through to September. While the weather is warmer and slightly more temperamental, there are some great deals and bargains to be had around this time.
Navigating vibrant Miami can prove testing. Keep these top tips handy so you can get around with ease. Miamians love their cars. So, hire a vehicle for your stay, or use taxis to get you from point A to B. A bus tour could be the solution to all your travel woes when considering what to do in Miami. Taking you to the city’s most famous sites, Miami sightseeing tours are a great option for those with limited time.
Miami can be expensive or fit into your budget, depending on the activities you plan to do. In peak season, accommodation and transportation prices can soar. You can make the most of Miami by planning and booking ahead. Also, visit free attractions like parks and beaches to save extra bucks.
Although English is the primary language, you will find locals conversing in Spanish and other languages as well.
Miami is a relatively safe city. However, keep some travel tips in mind for a safe vacation. Never leave valuables in your vehicle if you can avoid it. The most common crime committed against tourists in Miami is car break-ins. Be sure to lock your vehicle and keep your valuables with you at all times. If you’re not a confident driver, avoid driving during the working commute hours in Miami. Wall to wall traffic is common. In any emergency, dial 911.
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