Miami Beach Vacations

A popular place for visitors in the dynamic city of Miami, Miami Beach has a great deal to offer sightseers. Miami Beach can be found 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Miami’s downtown. If you are arriving by air, Miami Beach is approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) away from Miami International Airport.

Miami Beach is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Miami as some of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Anchor Shops and the remarkable New World Symphony Park. Two other popular spots within a short distance of Miami Beach are the New World Center and the Fillmore Miami.

Visitors to Miami Beach, looking for something different, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. There are plenty of excellent places where you can spend a morning such as Holocaust Memorial, the Jewish Museum of Florida and the Wolfsonian Museum. See the region’s best and brightest performing live at Colony Theater and the Miami Beach Cinematheque. Enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Bass Museum of Art, the World Erotic Art Museum and the Art Deco Welcome Center.

If you are into nature, go and check out the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Spend a morning in one of the parks and gardens, which include the South Pointe Park and Flamingo Park. Watch as the birds wheel overhead, chat with the fishermen and catch some rays at nearby the Lummus Park Beach.

One of the best ways to experience the countryside is to hit the fairways at the area’s challenging golf links such as the Miami Beach Golf Club.

If you like to grab a bargain, explore the Fifth and Alton Shopping Center.

When it’s time to wind down after discovering the charms of Miami Beach, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Loews Miami Beach Hotel, the Haddon Hall Hotel and the James Royal Palm are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.

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