First Time Tourists Guide in Miami

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A popular city of the United States famous with its Miami beach, Bayfront Park, and Everglades National park to visit

Alaska Coffee Roasting Co and Deco Cafe Co for coffee lovers

For food hunters, there are Little Havana and Taquiza to visit

Also, Club Space and Nikki Miami Beach for partying and South Pointe Park & Pier to take a selfie

Stay at Freehand Miami or Delano South Beach while visiting Miami

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SIGHTSEEING

Miami Beach is the most popular beach offering a lovely vibe with beautiful view on its edge. Another spot to visit is Bayfront Park, a green park with incredible monuments and statues, also unique arts.

Miami beach

The most popular beach offering a lovely vibe with beautiful view on its edge

Address : Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Bayfront Park

Waterfront city green space with a popular amphitheater, landmark fountain & many community events

Address : 301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132, United States

DOWNTOWN

Wynwood Walls Street Art showing colorful arts on its walls to feel a unique sense of street art. Don't forget to visit Overtown, a unique place with its historical blend of West Indian, West African, and South America.

Wynwood Walls Street Art

Unique outdoor destination featuring huge, colorful street murals by artists from around the globe

Address : 2520 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127, United States

Overtown

A unique place with its historical blend of West Indian, West African, and South America

Address : 1042 NW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA

SHOPPING

Adventura Mall, a place for a shopaholic to bring home your fancy stuff with high quality. Also, come to Merrick Park Miami, an open door shopping center in the city selling rare and peculiar stuff for tourists.

Adventura Mall

Chic 3-story mall features luxe designer shops, dining & a theater, plus an interactive playground

Address : 19501 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180, United States

Merrick Park miami

A sophisticated 2-story open-air mall boasts a selection of high-fashion retail shops & chic eateries

Address : 358 San Lorenzo Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146, United States

FOOD & DRINK

Little Havana, recommended place to taste Cuban foods, music, and also the local's culture. Also, you can visit Taquiza for its popular Mexican foods. Taquiza has the best tacos that you must try at least once in your life.

Little Havana

Little Havana is Miami’s vibrant Cuban heart, with Latin American art galleries and busy restaurants

Address : 1305 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135, USA

Taquiza

Small, warm spot with a large patio serving authentic Mexican tacos, elote & cold beer

Address : 1351 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

CULTURE

The Barnacle Historic State Park, the oldest house in Miami. It was the house of Ralph Middleton Munroe, an American yacht designer. You can also discover the city's hidden history at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. It's a peaceful building with French-themed gardens and European interiors.

The Barnacle Historic State Park

A former Victorian estate, this 5-acre bayfront park hosts a mangrove forest & an Old Florida house

Address : 3485 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133, United States

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Historic estate with formal gardens & sculptures, grottos & circa-1914 mansion turned museum

Address : 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129, United States

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Miami is between March to May.

HOTEL

Freehand Miami, a luxurious hotel with international standards to offer. It has classic interiors and calming lighting in all rooms for your comfort. Or you can try Delano South Beach, the best party hotel in the city with Art Deco interiors. You can visit culinary corner at Umi Sushi & Sake inside the hotel.

Freehand Miami

A luxurious hotel with international standards to offer

It has classic interiors and calming lighting in all rooms for your comfort

Address : 2727 Indian Creek Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33140, United States

Delano South Beach

In trendy South Beach, this upscale art-deco hotel with a sleek Philippe Starck design is a 10-minute walk from lively Lincoln Road and a mile from Ocean Drive

Address : 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

RESTAURANT

Meraki Coconut Grove, a must-visit good restaurant located along the Main Highway. It serves perfect Greek wines and foods with a large portion but cheaper. You can also have dinner at La Fontana Steakhouse, a classic Italian restaurant with the best steak to try and nice jazz music to listen to.

Meraki Coconut Grove

a must-visit restaurant located along the Main Highway

Offers you perfect Greek wines and foods with large portion and reasonable prices

Address : 3462 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133, United States

La Fontana Steakhouse

an classic Italian restaurant with the best steak to try and nice jazz music to listen

Address : 4285 NW 107th Av Doral, Miami, FL 33178, United States

CAFE

Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. and Deco Coffee Co. are the best cafes to taste delicious and satisfying meals. They serve extraordinary coffee from high-quality coffee beans. You can also try pizza and other desserts at these cafes.

Alaska Coffee Roasting Co

Coffee roasted on-site, baked goods, wood-fired pizza & more served in a bright, counter-serve cafe

Address : 13130 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 33181, United States

Deco Coffee Co

The best cafe to have tasty and satisfying brunch or lunch

Also famous with its pizza

Address : 1298 NW 29th St #6618, Miami, FL 33142, United States

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Club Space is the best place to enjoy the glamorous lights and cool music. No strict dress-code that will make you feel free. You can also come to Nikki Beach Miami, a hot spot on the beach that offers the best seafood and DJ music to color your night.

Club Space

Famous DJs spin tunes until early morning in this trendy, happening club with a rooftop terrace

Address : 34 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132, United States

Nikki Beach Miami

Nikki Beach Miami is a restaurant and beach club offering the best seafood and DJ music to color your night

Address : 1 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

INTERESTING PLACE

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, a botanic garden located at Old Cutler Road in in Miami-Dade County. Find exotic butterflies and rare tropical fishes and plants. You can learn to make a garden too. There is also Everglades National Park where you can enjoy beautiful watery area filled by mangrove forest and clean sands while seeing Chicken Key birds flying in the sky.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

a calming botanic garden

Find exotic butterflies and rare tropical fishes and plants

A spot to learn building your own garden is available here

Address : 11935 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156, United States

Everglades National Park

Tropical wetlands offering up-close views of gators, crocs, birds & more plus a 2-hour tram tour

Address : Florida, United States

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

South Pointe Park and Pier, an urban park with beautiful sunset and ocean as the background. The rock formations and the color of the sky are the selling points of this spot. You can also visit Deering Estate and take a we-fie with your travel buddy there. The setting of the two-lined palm trees on the water is the epic point to take a picture.

South Pointe Park and Pier

Greenery & ocean views in a picturesque oasis with biking, skateboarding & an observation deck

Address : 1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States

Deering Estate

444-acre preserve & historic site offering tours, events & programs including artists in residence

Address : 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157, United States