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Sunshine, soft white sand and a leisurely vacation atmosphere draw people of all ages to this exciting city on Florida’s Atlantic coast. 

Whether you want an exciting spring break, a relaxing beach vacation, a honeymoon getaway or a chance to spot celebrities, come to Miami, one of Florida’s most popular destinations. Enjoy warm beaches, museums and galleries and great dining and nightlife.

Miami has long been a destination for visitors escaping the cold of points north. Shed your jacket and don a swimsuit to relax on Miami’s beaches, which stretch for 35 miles (56 kilometers). Cross Biscayne Bay from Miami to Miami Beach for great sandy shores and plenty of hotels, shopping, restaurants and bars.

South Beach is the spot to see celebrities. Lounge on hard-packed sand during the day, admire art deco architecture and party in nightclubs every evening.

Away from the beaches, visit Pérez Art Museum Miami, filled with fascinating modern and contemporary international art. Wynwood Arts District has dozens of galleries and hundreds of restaurants. In Miami Beach, see the poignant Holocaust Memorial, a giant arm reaching skyward and covered with gaunt figures representing holocaust victims. Read victims’ names on the large memorial wall.

Observe exotic animals in the free-range Zoo Miami and hundreds of monkeys at Monkey Jungle. Be entertained by dolphins, tropical fish, manatees and seals at Miami Seaquarium.

Head south along the coast to admire sailboats in Coconut Grove’s marina. Shop on the Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. Returning north, stop at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a large Italian-style villa with elaborate gardens.

Drive to the Everglades National Park in less than 1 hour. Boat along the 99-mile (160- kilometer) wilderness waterway and look for alligators, crocodiles and panthers in the lush wetlands.

Enjoy professional sports with Miami HEAT basketball, Dolphins football and Marlins baseball. The Marlins play in Little Havana, where you can observe Cuban and Hispanic influences on the city and the nation.

Bring the family or a crowd of friends to enjoy the beaches and residential districts of metropolitan Miami. You’re almost certain to have fun in the sun.

Where to stay in Miami

South Beach featuring skyline, swimming and a sandy beach

South Beach

4.5/5Wonderful!(11,595 area reviews)

Visitors to South Beach rave about its stunning beaches, fantastic nightlife, and great live music. You might also want to make some time to see Collins Avenue Shopping Area or Ocean Drive while you're exploring the neighborhood.

South Beach
Downtown Miami which includes a river or creek, night scenes and boating

Downtown Miami

4.5/5Wonderful!(4,301 area reviews)

Known for its stunning beaches and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Downtown Miami. Check out top attractions like Downtown Miami Shopping District and Bayfront Park, and jump on the metro at First Street Metromover Station or Knight Center Metromover Station to see more of the city.

Downtown Miami
Brickell, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Brickell

4/5Very Good!(109 area reviews)

Known for its pristine beaches and ample dining options, there's plenty to explore in Brickell. You can visit top attractions like Brickell City Centre and Mary Brickell Village, and jump on the metro at Financial District Metromover Station or Brickell Metromover Station to see more of the city.

Brickell
The outdoor bar the Soho Beach House 🍹

Mid Beach

4/5Very Good!(3,992 area reviews)

Are you interested in stunning beaches, fantastic nightlife, and popular shops? A visit to Mid Beach might be the perfect thing. You can also explore top sights like Miami Beach Boardwalk and 41st Street.

Mid Beach
Coconut Grove which includes a marina and tropical scenes

Coconut Grove

4.5/5Wonderful!(705 area reviews)

The pristine beaches and ample dining options are top of the list for many visitors to Coconut Grove. A stop by Vizcaya Museum and Gardens or Miami City Hall might round out your trip.

Coconut Grove
Little Havana showing a bar

Little Havana

3.5/5Good!(85 area reviews)

Little Havana is noteworthy for its beaches, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Marlins Park and Calle Ocho Walk of Fame.

Little Havana

Top Hotels in Miami

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4.5 out of 5
4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
The price is $256 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8

Located in Mid Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within a 15-minute walk of 41st Street and Miami Beach Boardwalk. Collins Avenue ...

3.9/5Very Good! (4,397 reviews)

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Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Grand Beach Hotel
Grand Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
4835 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $151 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in Mid Beach, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within 3 mi (5 km) of Miami Beach Boardwalk, Collins Avenue Shopping Area, and Miami Beach ...

3.9/5Good! (1,874 reviews)

"I had a great time, hotel had very few guests and everything was clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Grand Beach Hotel
Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort
Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort
4.5 out of 5
1545 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
The price is $102 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6

Located in South Beach, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk, just steps from Art Deco Historic District and Collins Avenue Shopping Area. Ocean Drive and ...

3.8/5Good! (1,730 reviews)

"It was ok? The location was fine and it close to the beach! It recommendable and quiet as we’ll"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Miami

Icon Residences By Sunnyside Hotel and Resorts
Icon Residences By Sunnyside Hotel and Resorts
4 out of 5
485 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL
The price is $145 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6

Located in Brickell, this spa aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of James L. Knight Center and Downtown Miami Shopping District. Brickell City Centre and Bayfront ...

4/5Very Good! (404 reviews)

"The views were the best, great people. Staff was friendly"…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Icon Residences By Sunnyside Hotel and Resorts
Strand on Ocean by Sunnyside Hotels - Adults Exclusive
Strand on Ocean by Sunnyside Hotels - Adults Exclusive
4 out of 5
1052 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL
The price is $80 per night from Oct 8 to Oct 9

Located in South Beach, this beachfront aparthotel is in the historical district, just steps from Art Deco Welcome Center and Lummus Park Beach. Lincoln Road ...

3.5/5Good! (458 reviews)

"I loved the grand suite. the view of Ocean Drive and the Beach was great. Only thing I did not like is that the bed sheets were not very clean and I believe I was bitten by bed bugs"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Strand on Ocean by Sunnyside Hotels - Adults Exclusive
WoodSpring Suites Doral Miami Airport
WoodSpring Suites Doral Miami Airport
2.5 out of 5
7500 NW 41st Street, Miami, FL
The price is $64 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3

Situated in Miami, this aparthotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from CityPlace Doral and within 6 mi (10 km) of Dolphin Mall and Miami International Mall. Mall of the ...

4.1/5Very Good! (9 reviews)

"Very clean area. Building was well maintained. Easiy access to airport"…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

WoodSpring Suites Doral Miami Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Getting around Miami

Rent a car to explore Miami and Miami Beach if you can, as they are much easier to access when you have your own wheels. However, there is a good public transportation system too. Local buses and the Miami Metrorail cover most of the popular areas, while the Metromover is a driverless rail system that takes in downtown Miami and Brickell. Take the Tri Rail for destinations beyond Miami and Miami Beach. Visit the Miami-Dade Transit website. Browse Miami rental cars.

Best time to visit

A Miami visit is a delight in any season. Temperatures are at their hottest between June and October, climbing to around 85 F (29 C). Seeing Miami in the summer is a great experience if you don’t mind the heat. In winter through spring expect highs of up to around 79 F (26 C). Make sure you consider the festivals held throughout the year, too. Art Basel Miami Beach, in December, is a big one.

Popular places to visit in Miami

PortMiami
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PortMiami

4/5(7,948 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Miami Beach with a trip to PortMiami. Amble around this vibrant area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Ocean Drive
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Ocean Drive

4.5/5(8,387 reviews)

Miami’s famous strip is not only a gathering point for partiers but well worth the visit for lovers of 1920s art deco architecture.

Hard Rock Stadium
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Hard Rock Stadium

4/5(2,355 reviews)

Catch an event at Hard Rock Stadium during your trip to Miami Gardens. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

American Airlines Arena
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American Airlines Arena

4/5(2,893 reviews)

Catch an event at American Airlines Arena during your trip to Miami. Stroll along the seaside or experience the acclaimed art scene in this vibrant area.

Bayside Marketplace
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Bayside Marketplace

4.5/5(1,940 reviews)

You can browse for souvenirs with a trip to Bayside Marketplace, a popular shopping spot in Miami. Wander the beautiful beaches and seaside in this vibrant area.

Miami Beach Boardwalk
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Miami Beach Boardwalk

4.5/5(4,606 reviews)

You can enjoy some retail therapy with a trip to Miami Beach Boardwalk, a popular shopping spot in Miami Beach. Discover the lively bars and acclaimed art scene in this walkable area.

Top things to do in Miami

Thriller Speedboat Ride
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Thriller Speedboat Ride

$38
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Key West Express Day Trip from Miami
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Key West Express Day Trip from Miami

$74
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Everglades Adventure Tour From Miami in a Luxury Bus
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Everglades Adventure Tour From Miami in a Luxury Bus

$59
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Adrenaline Junkie Ride
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Adrenaline Junkie Ride

$27
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Little Havana Cuban Food Tour in Miami
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Little Havana Cuban Food Tour in Miami

$59
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
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The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League

$34
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Miami

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
3918
4 - Good 41.30297280202404%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 13.293274298966898%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 1.823740248787687%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 1.3282732447817838%

5/5 - Excellent

Reminisce

Jun 8, 2020

Beautiful!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 6, 2020

The other hotel sleep Inn was a great look

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

miami is a beauyitul city and we always enjoy ourselves when

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

I love Miami I always visit every year. The weather, the sun, the activities and food everything just was amazing

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 1, 2020

Lots of activity for Pokemon Go players inside the airport and around it which is fun and helps pass time while waiting for your flight.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 26, 2020

I love this hotel and house keeping is so nice!!!

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