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5 Things To Do In Miami, FL

Posted by Jessi Thomson on Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at 11:08am.

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Miami is a popular destination for tourists, attracting visitors from all over the world.


Miami Seaquarium


The Miami Seaquarium is one of the most popular attractions in Miami, offering one-of-a-kind animal encounters, shows, and exhibits. The dolphin encounters allow you to share kisses, handshakes, and training techniques during a 30-minute experience. Meanwhile, in the Sea Trek Reef Encounter, patrons are given to opportunity to wear state-of-the-art diving equipment and swim through a tropical reef. As far as shows, there are a variety of exciting dolphin, sea lion, and killer whales ready to entertain.

Zoo Miami

Spanning over 3 miles of paved walkways, Zoo Miami is home to over 2000 animals and hosts over 100 fascinating exhibits. Thanks to South Florida’s tropical climate, the zoo is able to sustain habitats from all around the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. One of the unique features of the zoo is its Wings of Asia aviary, which harbors 70 species of exotic birds and is the largest of its kind in the Western part of the world. For the children, there are many playgrounds, as well as fun rotating exhibits. Annual passes are available for those who like to frequent year-round.

South Beach

South Beach is known world-wide for its beautiful weather, places, and people. Featuring a plethora of luxury hotels, dining, beaches, and clubs, South Beach is a popular destination for those seeking an exciting time, attracting not only people from around country but celebrities, as well. It sits on some of the most desirable beach in the world, between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. Other features to enjoy are the Art Deco Hotels, water sports, cultural events, and Art Basel.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Located in Biscayne Bay, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens is an Italian-style mansion built in the 1910s and owned by James Deering. With 34 rooms, the mansion is encompassed by flourishing European-style gardens with gushing fountains and exquisite statues. Sitting directly on the bay is an oversized Venetian barge doused in decorative accents, providing the perfect backdrop for stunning Miami sunsets.

Sunset Lounge

The sunset lounge, serving both indoors and outdoors, is perfect for watching stunning sunsets over Biscayne Bay and downtown Miami. There is a lobby bar and a lounge, in addition to a pool area featuring private cabanas. One claim-to-fame of the Sunset Lounge is its large variety of cocktails instilled with anything from cardamom to lemongrass. For those looking for an exciting night, a DJ is present on Friday nights, playing the latest Latin trends.

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