Reasons to love Miami

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MIAMI, FLORIDA – Miami is the ideal destination for those looking for a relaxing, exciting and safe vacation. As one of the most beautiful beach destinations, the city welcomes millions of visitors every year. Miami is best known for its sun, beaches, shopping ,malls and countless water sports options. Following reasons boasts a unique and exciting mix of Miami hip urban culture.

Bursting with Art

World Trade, commerce and finance converge at the heart of downtown but culture also courses through the veins of this bustling area: The Miami-Dade Cultural Center is the Mediterranean setting for the Miami Art Museum, the Historical Museum of Southern Florida and the huge Miami- Dade Public library. North Miami is undergoing a renaissance. Art galleries, The Museum of Contemporary Art and restaurants are open along NE 125 th Street, a main thoroughfare. The Last Friday oaf every month is Art Walk North Miami: tour MOCA, free jazz, galleries along 125th Street and receive area restaurant discounts.

Shopping with a view
Shopping is an integral part of the downtown area. Bayside Marketplace is an all-encompassing, open air shopping and entertainment center.
Shoppers also find their way to the downtown retail area near Flagler Street and SE First Avenue, filled with discount electronics, jewelry and clothing stores.
Just north of downtown, the Miami Design District from NE 36th Street to 41st Street between N. Miami Avenue and NE 2nd Avenue features designer home furnishings, antiques and art to the public and trade. Upscale shopping abounds at the Village of Merrick Park while Miracle Mile offers shops, boutiques, cafes and a renovated historic theater. Brickell Avenue and Brickel village, just south of downtown Miami, is mix of international banking and business, coupled with luxury condominiums and hotels.

At night, Brickell Village is alive with people in several restaurants and bars that grace the area.

Taste of Cuba

Little Havana, an area west of Brickell Avenue with Calle Ocho as it’s main thoroughfare, offers visitors a taste of Cuba and many other Latin American countries, making the area a melting pot of Hispanics. Every March, the ”Cale Ocho” Festival takes place. It’s billed as the biggest block party in the world.
Coral Gables tree-lied, manicured streets, Mediterranean Revival style architecture, and decorative plazas and fountains give credence to the moniker, ”The City Beautiful.”

Home to art galleries, modern office buildings and historic landmarks such as the palatial Biltmore Hotel and the one -of-a-kind Venetian pool, Coral Gables gracefully combines the past and the future.

The Keys are close
Key Biscayne is an island reched only via the Rickenbacker Causeway. The drive-over is a postcard view of Biscayne Bay, the Port of Miami and dowtown Miami. Once you reach the island, you’ll find everything from the Miami Seaquarium, golfing and tennis to the historic Cape Florida Lighthouse, and Grandon Park.

Miami Beaches Luxury
South Beach conjures up images of warm, azure waters lapping against white sand beaches, hot bodies rollerblading down Ocean Drive, balmy, tropical evenings at an open-air cafe, side by side with sizzling non-stop nightlife.

South Beach is the coolest, red hot destination for visitors from all over the world. Restaurants, boutiques, nightclubs and historic art deco hotels are part of this famous area.

North Beach hosts an outdoor marketplace on Saturdays on Normandy Isle, around the historic fountain that is reminiscent of France. Historic tours are available to view buildings from the 1920’s through 1960’s. Located from 63rd St. to 87 th Terrace and from the beach to the bay. Heading further north, you’ll encounter Surfside, a small community with wide beaches, luxury condomniums and cozy apartments. Just west of Collins Avenue is Harding Avenue, dotted with retail shops, restaurants and cafes. Still heading North along Collins Avenue, you’ll find Bal Harbour, a municipality with elegant, luxury highrises along the beach, coupled with a retail and residential community interspersed with shops and restaurants.

The Beach’s most upscale shopping center, Bal Harbour Shops, sits on Collins Avenue at 96th Street.

Bal Harbour Lifestyle

Just a few blocks west of Bal Harbour is the intimate town of Bay Harbor, with shops and restaurants alongs its main street, Kane Concourse, and homes and condomniums including Island Pointe, directly on the water. It has a small town ambiance, yet offers the conveniences of metropolitan living nearby.

Malls and food delights
A few more miles north on Collins Avenue is Sunny Isles Beach, where visitors can get a taste of resort Florida with it’s stretches of beach, beautiful new highrises, retail centers, restaurants and shops.
Aventura in northeast Miami is an exclusive community of fine shopping, elegant highrises and homes, yacht clubs and marinas. Aventura Mall, in the center of this growing city, is the largest super-regional mall in South Florida. Home to a diverse menu of restaurants, Aventura is a food lovers delight for both casual and fine dining.


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