Miami is a unique destination with a huge list of things you can do, from spending a warm beautiful day at the beach to visiting museums and admiring the Art Deco Architecture and the amazing neon lights of Ocean Drive. Here, we have for you the 10 things you must do on your next visit to Miami to make sure you enjoy this glamorous Latin city in the United States.
1. THE AQUARIUM
If you’re traveling with kids, you’ll love this place! Located on Virginia key, in Cayo Vizcaino, the aquarium offers educational experiences that will teach you about the wonders of marine life. Don’t forget to watch the dolphins, killer whales, and seals shows, as well as the famous Florida manatee.
2. ART DECO DISTRICT
This destination has a beautiful history with more than 800 buildings that were built from 1920 to the 40s, they even belong to the National Register of Historic Places. Go to Ocean Drive and towards the north of the street Quinta and visit the Art Deco District Welcome Center, you won’t only be able to admire all the buildings, but you’ll also be able to take a tour in both English and Spanish.
3. LITTLE HAVANA
Get a little taste of Cuba in the Little Havana neighborhood, founded by Cuban immigrants since 1959. You must visit the street Ocho to admire the Mediterranean-style houses, porches, in rocking chairs; the cigarette stores, and of course, the Domino Park.
4. MONKEY JUNGLE
Another perfect place to visit if you were traveling with kids is the monkey jungle, a natural reserve dedicated to the protection and conservation of these species. It also has a circuit where the visitors we’ll be able to walk through tunnels made out of wire mesh to experience the freedom of these primates.
5. MIAMI ZOO
Miami’s zoo is one of the most important zoos in the United States. Due to its tropical weather, the zoo can take care of animals from Asia, Australia, and Africa. The kids will have a lot of activities to do here, for example, they will be able to rent a bike and ride through the park.
6. LEARN TO SURF
If you visit Miami, you definitely need to learn how to surf. The huge beaches that you’ll find in this destination are perfect for this activity. In South Beach there are a lot of surf schools that will gladly teach you the basics of this sport, you’ll also be able to rent surfboards to surf on the best Atlantic waves.
7. SPEND A DAY AT THE MUSEUMS
If you have a passion for art, Miami has a huge cultural offer. Start your day with the graffiti on the Wynwood walls and then visit the Science Museum, especially if you’re traveling with kids. The MOCA and the De La Cruz Collection have the best contemporary art so make sure you don’t miss them. Miami has more than 20 museums so there will always be something to visit in this paradise.
8. SHOPPING IS PART OF TRAVELING
Miami is the perfect city for shopping, here you’ll be able to find fashion boutique stores, the best outlets in the world, and of course, the famous outdoor markets where you’ll be able to find clothes, vintage ornaments, and some very accessible antiquities. If you prefer to shop at malls, you should go shopping to the Lincoln Road Mall, Dolphin Mall, Brickell City Center, The Falls, Bal Harbour Shops, Palm Beach, and the Bayside Marketplace.
9. PARASAILING OVER THE OCEAN
In Vizcaina Bay you’ll be able to experience one of the most thrilling activities to do in Miami. Go on a parachute and enjoy a tour through all the bay flying over 350 feet above the ocean. You’ll surely be able to admire Miami from a different point of view.
10. THE IDEAL PLACE TO REST
Park Royal Miami Beach has a privileged location just a block away from the famous Collins Ave where you’ll be able to find restaurants, coffee shops, Night clubs, art galleries, the best spas, and different types of stores. Close to the hotel, you’ll be able to find an exclusive beach. If you want to go shopping, the famous Bal Harbour Shops is one of the most selective malls in all the city and it’s also very close to the hotel.
Park Royal Miami Beach has comfortable rooms with queen and king-size beds, free Wi-Fi, an air conditioner, equipped kitchen, a dining room, balconies, and perfect places to rest. This hotel also has an outdoor pool.
You know you want to visit Miami, so book your stay with your Royal Holiday membership and visit this paradise.