Step off the plane at Miami International Airport and find yourself in the heart of South Florida. Getting around Miami is easy with taxis and rideshare apps but there is also public transportation available via Metrorail, Miami Beach Bus, Tri-Rail commuter rail, and Metrobus. Take any of these options out of the airport and into the city to start your Miami getaway.
Miami has a wealth of beaches, nightlife, and Cuban culture but the city also provides a variety of museums to explore. At the Perez Art Museum Miami, you can browse contemporary art from 20th and 21st century artists with origins in the Americas, Western Europe, and Africa. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is the gorgeous former villa and estate of a Miami businessman. There, you can stroll through Italian Renaissance-inspired gardens, a native woodland landscape, and more on the sprawling compound. The Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is a great place to take the whole family—and it’s open every day of the year. Explore the aquarium, the planetarium, or the ocean gallery.
Dig into the array of dining that Miami has on the menu. Thanks to its varied and vibrant culture, you can enjoy cuisines from around the world without leaving the city. Find delicious Cuban and Peruvian cuisine as well as Caribbean, Japanese, and plenty of seafood. Try to sample some of everything when you’re in town, from Florida stone crab to ceviche, Cuban sandwiches, key lime pie, and more local favorites.
Whether you’re headed to South Beach for the nightlife, to Coconut Grove for luxury shopping, or simply want to soak in some sunshine on the sand, Miami has something for everyone.