Miami is most closely associated with sprawling sandy beaches and year-round sunshine, but there’s much more to do in this cosmopolitan city than just relaxing under a giant umbrella in a lounge chair. The city has an eclectic mix of striking art and architecture, outdoor activities, world-class shopping and foodie-beloved restaurants as well as its perfect weather. It has quite rightly earned its nickname: The Magic City.
Miami’s many pleasures stretch far beyond South Beach. Although that well-known neighbourhood is always vibrant, it’s worth taking time to explore the city’s other unique areas. Whether your preference is strolling down colourful streets, boating on a gorgeous day, taking in a museum or spending an educational day with family, there’s always something to in this ever-popular destination.
Main photo: art deco architecture in South Beach (Alamy)
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1. Take an art deco district tour
Miami’s rich history is defined by a distinctive look: the striking architecture of its sleek art deco hotels and buildings. Many are centrally located in the section of South Beach, which is known as the Art Deco Historic District. They’re best experienced on a walking tour organised by The Miami Design Preservation League, a local non-profit organisation that’s devoted to protecting and promoting the city’s past. Don’t skip a trip to the Art Deco Museum and its gift shop for stylish souvenirs that are only available here.
Source : https://www.thetimes.co.uk/travel/destinations/north-america/us/florida/miami/best-things-to-do-in-miami381