Sites and Places of Interest in Miami
Miami Beach and the Greater Miami area offer a variety of options for locals and tourists alike to enjoy themselves while on vacation or on a night out in the City.
Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum Of Science
The Frost Museum of Science in Maurice A. Ferre Park includes a world-class planetarium and aquarium, and is situated on four acres of beautiful bayfront land.
Frost Science stands out as one of only a few institutions worldwide to have both an aquarium and a planetarium in one museum. The North and West wings provide six floors of interactive exhibitions dedicated to the ecosystem of the Everglades.
Little Havana Disctrict
This lively Miami district is one of the world’s most famous Cuban enclaves, where you can experience the best of Cuban-American and Latino culture. Southwest 8th Street, better known as Calle Ocho, is the beating heart of the district, where you can browse the countless shops and art galleries, drink some Cuban coffee, smoke a Cuban cigar and visit the Calle Ocho Walk of Fame. Visit in March when it plays host to the lively Calle Ocho Music Festival. You can take a food tour of the neighborhood or join a Miami bus tour, which typically includes a stop at Little Havana.
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
This 20,000-seat multipurpose sports and entertainment arena is located in Downtown Miami, on Biscayne Bay. This waterfront jewel is one of the nation’s premier sports and entertainment facilities and is home to the 2006, 2012 and 2013 NBA champion Miami HEAT, concerts, family shows and special events.
The Waterfront Theatre at the arena is a state-of-the-art intimate theatre with a seating capacity of 1,000-6,000. Performances include concerts, family shows, special events and cultural events.
Miami Beach Convention Center
The award-winning Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) welcomes meeting and event planners, exhibitors and attendees to Miami Beach and Miami. Reimagined following a $640-million-dollar renovation, the MBCC provides a world-class, state-of-the-art event venue for exceptional conferences, conventions, tradeshows, and meetings.
Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts
The Fillmore Miami Beach
Oleta River State Park
Whether enjoying the 15 miles of off-road bicycling trails or paddling along lush mangrove forests, visitors find it difficult to believe that Oleta River State Park exists 30 minutes from downtown Miami.
At just over a thousand acres, this natural oasis — Florida’s largest urban park — is a haven for mountain bikers, paddlers, anglers and swimmers. Enjoy a picnic along scenic Biscayne Bay or unwind at the end of a fishing pole.
Miami Design District
The Miami Design District is a vibrant and sophisticated international destination for fashion, art, architecture and fine dining.
Spanning 18 square blocks north of the Wynwood neighborhood, this lively shopping and arts district is a treasure trove of high-end, luxury fashion shops, edgy galleries, Instagrammable public art and trendy restaurants. The brainchild of visionary developer and art collector Craig Robins, the Miami Design District has grown into a sophisticated and inviting international destination for art and design.
Everglades National Park
Florida Keys & Key West
Coral Castle Miami
Made of 1,100 tons of coral rock, the Coral Castle Museum is one of Homestead’s most unusual and fascinating attractions.
Built single-handedly over the course of 28 years, Coral Castle is both a feast for the eyes with its mind-bending sculpture garden carved of massive coral rock, and a legendary love story about the man who created it.