About Miami

Nicknamed as the 'Capital of Latin America', Miami is famous for its exotic beaches, cruise ports, open-air galleries, beautiful gardens, world-renowned performing artists, historical sites, enriching museums, theme parks, artistically rich theaters, sports venues, zoos, and much more. The city can be enjoyed with a cup of Cafetico. This cultural, economic, and financial center of South Florida offers a unique blend of enthralling attractions that make its visitors fall in love with the city.

Public Transport System

Buses, Miami Trolley, Electric bike, Metromover, Metrorail, Tri-rail

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Cleanliness: High, Efficiency: High

Mode & Cost of Transports

  • Buses:$ 2 to $ 3 depending on the route and free for children whose height is less than 42 inches.    
  • Miami Trolley: Free   
  • Metromover: Free   
  • Metrorail: $2.25 for a single trip to be paid via an EASY Card or ticket purchased at station vending machines because cash is not accepted.    
  • Tri rail: $5 all-day fares on weekends and regular one-way fares are $2.50 to $6.90 for adults depending on the route on weekdays. Free for kids aged 4 and younger. You must either have an EASY Card or a paper ticket bought online or at the station 20 minutes prior to your train departure as cash option is not available.
  • Freebee (Electric transportation): Free  

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle USD 1.00
Cup of Coffee USD 4.00
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.00
Rice/Kg USD 5.00
White Bread USD 3.00
Eggs (12) USD 3.00
Combo Meal USD 7.00
Fine Dining USD 60.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.00
Domestic Beer USD 5.00
Imported Beer USD 7.00
Bottle of Wine USD 15.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 6.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 2.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 2.00
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 1830.00

DO’s

  • Carry sunscreen to protect yourself from sunburns. 
  • Visit Sum Yung Gai.
  • If you visit Miami in the summer, wear light fabrics like cotton and linen.
  • If you’re going out, always lock you hotel room and avoid leaving valuables out in the open. It’s best to keep valuables in a safe or secure locker.
  • Remember the phrase ‘No hablo Español’’ which translates to "I don’t speak Spanish", as there is a huge Spanish population. Sometimes locals tend to speak in Spanish only, even with the tourists. But there’s no need to worry, because they are always happy to translate.

DONT’s 

  • Don’t go to the Everglades during the summer.    
  • Don’t surf when there is a hurricane alert.    
  • Don’t wander along the borders of Wynwood at night.    
  • Don’t purchase any bar crawl/club crawl wrist bands.    
  • Don’t be offended when you’re greeted with a public display of affection like a kiss hello or goodbye.
  • Don’t hesitate to call 911 if you’re in danger, they will help tourists and locals promptly.

Night Life

Miami’s nightlife is vibrant with a Spanish flair for all-night fun, warm weather, big beaches, perfect mojitos. Miami’s got some exotic rock bars, best wild lounges and awesome Latin music scene in America. If you want to bump and grind and look for celebrities, you can have it all. The best spots to enjoy nightlife in Miami include Brickell & Little Havana, Wynwood, Little Haiti, Downtown, & South Beach. You can try Bus Miami Night tour for exploring the night wonders of the city. Also go for Sunset Kayak & Paddleboard adventure, or night time fishing tour if you love water sports or fishing. For photography lovers, Miami sunsent photography tour is the best. 

Must See

  • SoundScape is one of the coolest places to visit in Miami. It is basically an outdoor movie experience with several high tech goodies to interest visitors.   
  • Visiting the Everglades means getting in touch with the unique natural habitat of Miami's flora and fauna. The beauty of Everglades is world renowned.
  • The Wolfsonian – Florida International University is a unique art decor museum that showcases the power that art possesses to persuade change.
  • Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is known as one of the best science museums in the world. You can visit the museum for a day of adventure into space and science. It also has an aquarium for public viewing.
  • Visit the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for its collection of exotic plants.

Experiences

  • Experience the charm of Cauley Square.

  • Enjoy a picnic at Miami Circle Park.

  • Swim at the Venetian Pool.

  • Enroll for a gourmet cooking class at the Biltmore Hotel.

  • Crack the code at an Escape Room.

  • Visit the Frost Art Museum.

  • Go to the Schnebly’s Winery down south.

  • Go to a drum circle.   

  • Take a trip to Stiltsville.

  • Visit Calle Ocho and Viernes Culturales.

  • Explore panoramic views of the Miami skyline and relish the delicious food at Juvia.

  • Try a helecopter tour in Miami Beach.

  • Experience the Cuban heritage of Miami.

  • Try a balloon tour on Miami Beach.

  • Historic hideaways of Coral Gables.

  • Deep-sea fishing.

  • Electric bicycle tour of Art Deco mansions (which is famous for its signature architecture).

Activities

Miami Ski Club
Ski
Miami, FL 33169, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 21 Km
Crandon Park
Beach
6747 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 12 Km
South Pointe Beach
Beach
1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 15 Km
Calder Casino
Casino
21001 NW 27th Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33056, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 26 Km
Magic City Casino
Casino
450 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33125, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 9 Km
Miami Shores Country Club
Golf
10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores, FL 33138, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from city Center is 14 Km
La Gorce Golf Course
Golf
5685 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 15 Km
Lummus Park Beach
Beach
1130 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Centre is 11 Km
Biltmore Golf Course
Golf
1210 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
Distance From City Center
distance from City Center is 12 Km
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Beach
1200 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 15 Km
Casino Miami
Casino
3500 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33142, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 10 Km
Everglades Safari Park
Safari
26700 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 48 Km
Jungle Island
Zoo
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 6 Km
International Links Melreese Country Club
Golf
1802 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33125, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 9 Km
Haulover Beach
Beach
10800 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33154, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Centre is 24 Km
Miami Seaquarium
Zoo
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from City Center is 8 Km
Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne
Golf
6700 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA
Distance From City Center
Distance from city Center is 12 Km

Shopping

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  • Miami shade throw pillow, designs range from quirky to outlandishly posh
  • Florida shaped cutting board to remember the visit even while cooking
  • Pinko Love Bag
  • Miami map rocks glass
  • Cafecito Plainsboro, take back a taste of that unique Miami coffee
  • Wynwood Coloring Book
  • Miami Beach earrings
  • Illustrated map of Miami
  • Miami Deco clock
  • Miami phone case
  • Miami pillow cover
  • Miami Beach Tote
  • From the Italian market, a La Centrale handpicked basket of goodies for the holiday season
  • Sutton Miami clutch that features “Miami” on one side and the city’s iconic palm tree landscape on the other

Official Language

English

Other Language

Spanish, French, French Creole... Read more

Spoken Language

Although English is the offici... Read more

Currency

US Dollar (USD)

Population

0.46 (Millions)

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Weather

Scattered Clouds 28.5°C

TimeZone

09:44 AM (GMT -04:00)

 

Ambulance

911

 

Police

911

 

Electric socket

Type A
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)
Type B
Type B (120 V 60 Hz.)

Airport Name / IATA Code

Miami International Airport - MIA

Airport Name / IATA Code

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport - FLL

Best time to visit

October, November, December - This is the busiest season for tourism. These months are cool and pleasant. The temperature during this period ranges from 17°c to 26°c.

Moderate time to visit

January, February, March - A good time for traveling to Miami, as temperatures range from 26°C to 16°C.

Worst time to visit

April, May, June, July, August, September-Temperatures starts increasing in April and reaches a peak in July when the average temperature goes as high as 33°C while the month of September receives maximum amount of rainfall. Hence, these months are not advisable to visit Miami.

Taxi

Start Tariff: USD 2.75

1 Km. Tariff: USD 1.86

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: USD 30.00

Available service

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