Miami Beach Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Miami Beach; our list of the best things to see, including American Airlines Arena, Jungle Island and Fendi Casa.
  • The best place in Miami Beach: American Airlines Arena

    American Airlines Arena

    601 Biscayne Blvd
    In addition to Miami Heat (an NBA team) games being played here, this arena has hosted several awards shows in its past such as the MTV Video Music Awards (twice). Several concerts are also held here. Call box office for ticket information.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Jungle Island

    Jungle Island

    1111 Parrot Jungle Trl
    Lush tropical garden that features animal shows and exhibits. Great outing for the family to enjoy.
    Islands eat nearby
  • Fendi Casa

    Fendi Casa

    90 NE 39th Street
    -based showroom for the Italian luxury brand.
    Little Haiti
  • Miami Seaquarium

    Miami Seaquarium

    4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
    This 38 acre tropical island paradise features marine shows and marine life exhibits. Expect to stay around two to three hours touring the large aquarium. Just ten minutes from downtown Miami and directly adjacent to Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden.
    Islands food nearby
  • Holocaust Memorial

    Holocaust Memorial

    1933 Meridian Ave
    Located adjacent to the Botanical Garden, the memorial was created with the help of Miami Beach Holocaust survivors and sculptor Kenneth Treister in 1984, and was funded by a private, non-profit organization. It was opened to the public in 1990. The most noticeable features of this memorial include a sculpture of a giant outstretched arm covered with climbing Holocaust victims and an Auschwitz tattoo; the Garden of Meditation, with a 200-ft diameter reflecting pool with a dedication to victims; and sculptures of a dying mother and her children surrounded by Anne Frank quotes. In addition, there is a memorial wall etched with the names of victims with candles placed by visitors honoring the memory of the dead.
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  • Kartell


    155 NE 40th Street
    Design company founded in Milan in 1949, Kartell combines creativity, innovation and glamour to create a unique collection of plastic style icons
    Little Haiti
  • South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    various locations throughout South Beach
    Held in late February, this festival is sponsored by Food & Wine magazine and the Food Network. The event raises money for Florida International University’s hospitality program by having celebrity cooks and chefs (many of them who work for or have appeared on Food Network at one time) descend upon South Beach to do cooking demonstrations and throw parties. Florida International University’s hospitality program students volunteer at some of the festival’s events. Wine and food tastings featuring local chefs and cuisine are also held during the annual event. Tickets range from $15-$300 depending on the event.
    food nearby
  • Sun Life Stadium

    Sun Life Stadium

    2269 Dan Marino Boulevard
    This football stadium has been renamed several times in its history. Some of its previous names include Dolphin Stadium, Dolphins Stadium, Pro Player Stadium, and Land Shark Stadium. It is primarily known as the home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Ironically, FedEx Orange Bowl games are held here instead of the Orange Bowl on 11th Street, which has been torn down to make way for Marlins Park (see below). The Miami Hurricanes (college) moved from the Orange Bowl in 2008 to make way for its demolition and redevelopment. MLB's Florida Marlins (now Miami Marlins) played baseball here through the 2011 season, but moved to Marlins Park in 2012. For tours of Sun Life Stadium, contact or call +1 305 623-6286. Tour prices are $3 for children under 14, $5 for those 14 and older and $4 for senior citizens. Check website for individual phone numbers for tickets to Miami Dolphins games and the Orange Bowl.
    Allapattah eat nearby
  • Winter Party

    Winter Party

    various locations throughout South Beach
    Held between mid-February and mid-March, this circuit party benefits several gay organizations throughout Dade County as well as the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Beach parties, pool parties, parties held at local clubs and a dinner are the main features of the Winter Party.
    restaurants nearby
  • Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

    Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

    130 NE 40th St
    Little Haiti
  • The newest stadium in Major League Baseball, Marlins Park opened in April 2012 at the former site of the Orange Bowl as the new home of the renamed Miami Marlins. The futuristic, retractable-roof park broke new ground in ballpark architecture; at the insistence of team owner Jeffrey Loria, it is designed to reflect the culture of 21st-century Miami. Check website or call the toll-free number for tickets to Marlins games.
    Flagami eat nearby
  • Port of Miami

    Port of Miami

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    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Matheson Hammock Marina

    Matheson Hammock Marina

    Grassy park with a man-made atoll pool, which is flushed naturally with the tidal action of nearby Biscayne Bay. The park has a full-service marina, snack bar and restaurant built into an historic coral rock building, picnic pavilions and nature trails.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Haulover Beach

    Haulover Beach

    10800 Collins Avenue, Miami, FL
    Open Sunrise to Sunset. Look at for storm and wildlife (Portuguese Man o' War) advisories.. Free. $2 to use the dog park.. Unlike the more world-famous South Beach, Haulover Beach does not experience heavy erosion and, therefore, has higher quality sand and shells. Also unlike other Florida beaches, Haulover Beach experiences some noticeable waves. The park is popular among local residents for its nudist area, fishing, and crabbing although it also offers golf, tennis, and nearby restaurants.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • M-Bar


    Mandarin Oriental500 Brickell Key Dr
    The 'M' in this bar’s name refers to its martinis, and this bar serves over 250 of them. The dress code is "Miami Chic."
  • Bass Museum of Art

    Bass Museum of Art

    2121 Park Ave
    Tu-W and F-Sa 10AM-5PM, Th 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-5PM. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, children under 6 years of age free. Free admission the second Thu of each month from 6PM-9PM. This art museum, expanded by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, houses several European artworks from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Baroque and Northern European artworks are the highlights of the Bass Museum's permanent collection of over 3000 pieces from Old Masters and modernist works. The Bass Museum also hosts touring exhibitions and the New Information Workshop, a computer laboratory that allows visitors to create their own artwork.
    food nearby
  • Spa at The Setai

    Spa at The Setai

    2001 Collins Ave
    Conveniently located in the heart of Miami Beach, The Setai, Miami Beach is an integral part of Miami’s social, cultural & architectural Art Deco heritage. The Asian-inspired hotel embraces the serene Far East cultural style, offering a refreshing balance between the sizzling South Beach scene and a tranquil tropical hideout. With three sparkling pools at the edge of the Atlantic, an award-winning restaurant, and a dedicated concierge team, The Setai, Miami Beach leaves no request unfulfilled, hence its popularity among the national and international jet set & A-lister crowds.
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  • Wolfsonian-Florida International University Museum

    Wolfsonian-Florida International University Museum

    1001 Washington Ave
    M-Tu and F-Sa 11AM-6PM, Th 11AM-9PM, Su 12PM-5PM. Adults $5, seniors, students with ID and children 6-12 $3.50. Back in the 1930s and 1940s, this building was the headquarters of the Washington Storage Company, a facility where the rich could stash their valuables whenever they were out of town. Movie theater heir and Miami native Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. stored so much artwork here that he bought the storage company, and later gave the building to Florida International University, hence the museum's odd name. The Wolfsonian hosts a large Modernist-era (around 1885-1945) art collection that includes propaganda posters and postcards, Art Deco household items, and other touring exhibits. There is also a café, bookstore, fountain and a modernist-inspired artwork on the first floor.
    restaurants nearby
  • South Beach Food Tour

    South Beach Food Tour

    A 3 hours walking cultural and historical guided journey while tasting Miami Beach's most delicious foods. Given by locals through the historic neighborhood of the Art Deco District. From five-star gourmet to hole-in-the-wall delicious — a scene that's as varied as the communities that make up the area.
    food nearby
  • Little Havana Food Tour

    Little Havana Food Tour"">Meet in Little Havana, a lively, family-friendly neighborhood, and begin a guided edible journey through one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods. Learn about traditional, rustic Cuban cuisine by tasting your way through the must-visit street in the area — Calle Ocho.
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  • Art Deco District

    Art Deco District

    1001 Ocean Drive
    It only takes a stroll down Ocean Drive and through much of the neighboring blocks to see the world's largest collection of modern Art Deco architecture. The Miami Design Preservation League runs an Art Deco Welcome Center that serves as the base of operations for all things Art Deco: they hold lectures, show films, and other special events here. They also conduct guided walking tours of the district for a fee; call ahead for times and to make reservations.
    restaurants nearby
  • Pizza Rustica

    Pizza Rustica

    863 Washington Ave
    This small chain is also branching out in LA and locations all over South Florida. In Miami, there are locations in Downtown Miami, Cameo and Lincoln Road Mall. It serves Roman-style pizza. Pizza is made by the foot and cut to a desired length and then folded over like a sandwich. Salads are also served. Accepts cash only.
  • Back In Style Vintage & Designer Clothing & Accessories

    Back In Style Vintage & Designer Clothing & Accessories

    2209 SW 10 St
    Back In Style is a vintage & designer clothing & accessories showroom that is open select hours, or by appointment. Please call ahead. Named one of the top 5 vintage websites in the world by Vogue Russia, over the past 10 years Back In Style has supplied clothing to celebrities, magazines, television, and couture fashion houses. Their pieces have been featured in international publications such as Vogue, Lucky Magazine, UK Grazia, Daily Candy, Marie Claire, Supermodels Unlimited, & Six Degrees, and their gowns have been worn on the red carpet at the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes and People’s Choice Awards. Clients include Chloe Sevigny, Daisy Fuentes, Tila Tequila, Julia Roberts, and James Scott. has a wide variety of items as old as the 1940’s, and as current as today, ranging from hard to find couture designers, to unique novelty items and period pieces.</eat>
    Coral Way
  • Art Deco Walking Tour

    Art Deco Walking Tour

    Learn the colorful history of the architectural buildings, the pioneers, the heroes and villains, and other cultural contributors of Miami Beaches history.
    restaurants nearby
  • Nikki Beach Miami

    Nikki Beach Miami

    One Ocean Dr
    Teepees and beds surround this outdoor space, which feels smaller in person than it does in television shows and movies such as From Justin to Kelly. This club is infamous for welcoming the likes of celebrities such as Brooke Hogan (Hulk Hogan's daughter and a singer in her own right). Part of a small chain of Nikki Beach clubs, others most notably in St. Tropez and Hollywood, Ca. The nightclub has a fun yet pretentious vibe, the doorstaff often operate a strict 70/30 rule on women to men on busy nights, which can often mean male groups having difficulty gaining entry. The only way to ensure entry is to purchase a table costing anywhere between $500-$1000. The clientele is a mix of socialites, models and some tourists. Sundays are the most popular night, definitely worth a visit.
  • Miami Beach Botanical Garden

    Miami Beach Botanical Garden

    2000 Convention Center Dr
    A collection of subtropical palms and plants and includes a Japanese Garden, orchid collection, exotic plants and varieties of subtropical palms.
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