Miami Vacation Tips

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Spring has officially sprung, and before you know it you’re bound to become “afflicted” with the travel bug—if you haven’t already! Fortunately, this is one fever you’ll be glad you caught. This year, perhaps the bug will take you to Miami, Florida. Miami is one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations and is home to picture-perfect beaches like the ones you see on postcards. However, if you’re not the type to lie in the sand all day, or if you really want to see what Miami culture is all about, you won’t stop with the beaches. You’ll discover a myriad of diverse Miami attractions, spanning the realms of art, history, outdoor recreation, and scientific discovery. To make the most of your Miami vacation, follow these simple tips! Know Your Neighborhoods Like most big metropolises, Miami’s neighborhoods are as diverse as their residents. The first thing you … [Read more...]

Top 5 Miami Historical Sites

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This summer, discover that there’s a lot more to Miami than what meets the eye! Although the beaches are every bit as gorgeous as you may have imagined and the night life every bit as vibrant, what really defines Miami is its multi-cultural history and unique way of life. To kickoff your historic tour of Miami, start with any of these five Miami attractions, each with its own fascinating story. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Welcome to America’s Gilded Age: the early 20th century. This elaborate estate, known as the Vizvaya Museum and Gardens, perfectly captures the essence of a time when the nation’s most wealthy tycoons celebrated their success by building opulent homes to rival the palaces of Europe. Today, this National Historic Landmark offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and welcomes tourists to roam its lush gardens and discover the treasures that lie … [Read more...]