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Miami Travel Guide, Florida

Founded in 1896, Miami is one of the biggest tourist destinations in the country with a great cultural diversity, incredible attractions and recreation, and year round events excitement.

A vacation in Miami delivers everything you're looking for: you'll discover fabulous shopping, dining, nightlife, tours, and hotels!

You can see, learn and experience all that Miami offers in different ways. A few of the many exploring options available are: balloon over the city, boat over the high seas, bus or van the streets and history, or walk the paths of nature and wildlife. Choose according to your budget and taste and be sure you’ll get the adventure you’re dreaming of.

It doesn’t matter how you like it: wet or dry, indoors or out, Miami is the recreation paradise for all. The Atlantic Ocean offers a lot of action: great surfing, fishing, boating, sailing, scuba, and snorkeling or just lounging around on the beach. And if you like action on shore try hiking, skating, biking, bowling, rock wall climbing, billiards, entertainment centers, and even skydiving. Miami recreation lets you have it your way, and let's you have it all!

You'll be astounded by the many attractions the Miami area has to offer and you’ll realize you may run out time for it all! The Atlantic Ocean, the beaches, Everglades National Park, the Seaquarium, the Metrozoo, the Miracle Mile, the Art Deco District, the Everglades, the Monkey Jungle are only a few. And if you are in for shopping do it while you visit the city to save some time. Here you’ll get the best variety and the best prices. Head for the Miracle Mile for some of the premiere shopping venues! And with every price available from the cheapest souvenir to the unmentionable priced handbag, your wallet love Miami retailers, too.

Try any of the fantastic year round events, and you have a standing invitation to all the Miami fun! The list you can choose from is long: spectator sports, fabulous arts and crafts fairs, holiday and cultural celebrations, food and wine festivals concerts, showcases, performances, seasonal activities and so on. And with prices ranging in anyone's budget, Miami events will take your vacation from great to unforgettable.

If all the action increases your appetite Miami restaurants deliver-everything and anything you could possible hope for, every kind of ethnic cuisine, in every section of the city, and at every price! Seafood, Cuban, and Caribbean are the local favorites, but you don’t have to stop there as you'll find something from every world cuisine.

Last but not least, the highlight of your vacation: Miami nightlife! Anything you can think of is available everywhere in Miami: clubs, pubs, bars, dance clubs, lounges, comedy clubs, theater, opera, dance, ballet, and the symphony are at the top of the nightlife lists. Whatever your speed and passion, you'll find just the opportunity to kick up your heels, let down your hair, or sit back and relax!

With its year round mild climate, and recreation venues in every corner of the city, you'll always find fun for your vacation!

Whatever your taste for adventure, and whatever your schedule, you'll find fantastic recreation in Miami.


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