Places To Visit In Miami

Here are the top 153 tourist attractions to see in Miami:

1. South Beach

South Beach
4.5 /5

6 km
from city center
1 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Also called SoBe, it was the first neighborhood in Miami to be developed.æ

2. Little Havana

Little Havana
4.3 /5

5 km
from city center
2 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Little Havana came into existence back in 1960s when Fidel Castro came into power.

3. Miami Zoo

Miami Zoo
4.2 /5

27 km
from city center
3 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Miami Zoo is the largest and the only tropical zoo in the United states of America.

4. Jungle Island

Jungle Island
3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Jungle island is home to the rarest and most exotic animals in the world.

5. Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium
3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Miami Seaquarium houses marine mammals, fishes, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles, and manatees.

6. Villa Vizcaya

Villa Vizcaya
3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The 180 acre area once belonged to a businessman James Deering and is now converted into Museum and surrounding gardens.

7. American Airlines Arena

American Airlines Arena
3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
7 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

American Airlines Arena, home of the NBA team Miami heats is a sports and entertainment arena.

8. Coral Castle Museum

Coral Castle Museum
3.6 /5

39 km
from city center
8 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Coral castle is an oolite limestone structure built in 1920.

9. Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust Memorial
3.6 /5

7 km
from city center
9 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The Holocaust Memorial was created in 1985 by a group of holocaust survivals.

10. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
3.5 /5

10 km
from city center
10 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The park has one of the best beach in the entire US along with a lighthouse which is the oldest standing structure in Miami.

11. Biscayne Key

Biscayne Key
3.5 /5

8 km
from city center
11 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Biscayne key is an area south of Miami beach consisting of high end resorts, hotels and beaches.

12. Gesu Church

Gesu Church
3.4 /5

2 km
from city center
12 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The church built in 1896 is the oldest church in Miami.

13. Miami Beach

Miami Beach
3.4 /5

7 km
from city center
13 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Miami Beach is not a beach but an altogether different city.

14. Deering estate

Deering estate
3.3 /5

20 km
from city center
14 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Deering estate was the home of American businessman and philanthropist Charles Deering who lived there till 1927.

15. Freedom tower

Freedom tower
3.3 /5

2 km
from city center
15 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Freedom Tower is used as a place for contemporary art museum. In 1979, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 2008.

16. Gold Coast railroad museum

Gold Coast railroad museum
3.2 /5

26 km
from city center
16 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Gold Coast rail museum is a museum dedicated to the railway history of USA. Home to the famous "Ferdinand Magellan", better known as the presidential rail car, it sees thousands of visitors.

17. Boat tours in Miami

Boat tours in Miami
3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
17 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The best way to explore Miami and take the trip's advantage to the fullest is to take a boat tour.

18. Wynwood walls

Wynwood walls
3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
18 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The Wynwood Arts District is home to over 70 Art Galleries, Retail Stores, Antique Shops, Eclectic Bars, and one of the largest open-air street-art installations in the world.

19. Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami

5,424 km
from city center
19 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The Zoo Miami, also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens, covers around 750 acres of land and is the fifth largest zoo in the United States and the largest in entire Florida; they take a lot of care and put in a lot of effort to make the environment of the zoo as similar to the original environment of the species’ habitat. There are around 500 different species of animals including birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles, and 1000 different species of trees in the zoo.

20. Jungle Island

Jungle Island

3 km
from city center
20 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Jungle Island is an eco-adventure park on Watson Island that was opened in the year 1936 and has been mesmerizing its visitors with its streams and waterfalls and a whole lot of activities that people can enjoy in the lush greenery. The former Parrot Jungle is an 18 acre park that has a newly renovated Treetop Ballroom and a private beach, Joia Beach, where you can enjoy some amazing cocktails and dining areas with a picturesque view.

21. Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium

4 km
from city center
21 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Miami Seaquarium, the 38 acre oceanarium, is located near downtown Miami. Though the park has a lot of marine mammals, fish, sharks, birds, reptiles, manatees, etc, however, the main attraction of the place is Lolita, the killer whale, who has been a part of all the changes that the place has gone through since 1970. The place has a wide variety of encounters, exhibits, and shows planned for you like Discovery Keys Shark and Stingray Interaction, Touch Pools, Dolphin Odyssey, Dolphin Encounter, Caribbean Flamingos encounter, Seal Swim, Penguin encounter, Sea Trek reef encounter, Rescue a reef, Penguin Isle, VIP Tours, Top Deck Dolphin, and many more exciting things.

22. Monkey Jungle

Monkey Jungle

32 km
from city center
22 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The 30 acre zoological park was established by Joseph DuMond in the year 1935 as an area for exhibition and study of 6 Java monkeys. The place stands by its tagline, "Where humans are caged and monkeys run wild!” Are you looking for some adventure? Then do go for the Rainforest Adventure Tour, which is $129.95 per person and lets you explore a 4 acre natural habitat filled with monkeys and there will be continuous shows to keep you entertained.

23. Zoological Wildlife Foundation

Zoological Wildlife Foundation

0 km
from city center
23 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Zoological Wildlife Foundation is an organization co-founded by Mario Tabraue and MariaTabraue, which is a zoo, preservation, and conservation unit. It aims to spread awareness about the preservation of the wildlife. Founded in 2001 towards the south of Miami, Zoological Wildlife Foundation arranges encounters with the rare and endangered animals, people can also contribute to the organization and also help some by adopting them. Inside the park resides a variety of species, including birds, mammals, primates, etc like African Crested Porcupine, American Alligator, Amur Leopard, Asian Small Clawed Otter, Brown Pelican, and many more.

24. Safari Edventure

Safari Edventure

33 km
from city center
24 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The non-profit organization covers an area of around 5 acres and includes animals from 5 different continents. Are you looking for a thrilling experience with the wildlife? Safari Edventure is the place to be considered, it is home to animals like Kangaroos, Sloths, Lemurs, Fox, Monkeys, Fruit Bats, Alligators, Porcupines, Emus, Timber Wolves, Arctic Wolves, Snakes, Lizards, Tortoises, Mata Matas, etc.

25. Sunny Isles Beach

Sunny Isles Beach

21 km
from city center
25 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Sunny Isles is one of the best beaches of Miami. It features a two-mile long beach with several access points, and its clear waters are perfect for snorkeling, diving and other water sports. Lifeguards are available throughout the bear access points to ensure your safety while you enjoy your day. If you need to refuel after playing in the sun, which you’ll probably need to, you can hit one of the many cafes and restaurants around the place for a tropical concoction and a snack.

26. Oleta River State Park

Oleta River State Park

19 km
from city center
26 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The Oleta River State Recreational Area is the largest urban park in Florida encompassing 1,043 acres, and is situated on Biscayne Bay that offers a perfect getaway from the busy streets of downtown Miami. This place offers a 1,200 foot of sandy beach, where you have the chance to enjoy calm walking paths, dozens of bike trails and secluded beach spots.

27. Haulover Beach

Haulover Beach

18 km
from city center
27 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

One of the most scenic beaches in the city, the Haulover Beach features landscaped dunes, a couple of picnic areas, and dozens of lifeguard towers. Haulover Beach is located right between Sunny Isles and Bal Harbour and it’s stunning landscape attracts travelers from all around the world. With 1.5 miles of sandy beach and surf, it is a perfect family beach in the city.

28. North Shore Open Space Park

North Shore Open Space Park

14 km
from city center
28 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

If you’re looking for a place to unplug and relax on the beaches of Miami, this park is the place for you. Enjoy its green spaces, explore its walking trails, or check out the beach - all without fighting the crowds. You can even take your dog there, but only in the park and not on the beach.

29. North Miami Beach

North Miami Beach

19 km
from city center
29 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

This beach in North Miami is a popular venue among both locals and tourists. The park is relatively quiet, and features soft sand, sidewalk cafes, and a community center. Located midway between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale and adjacent to the Golden Glades Interchange, North Miami Beach is truly at the "Crossroads of South Florida".

30. Bal Harbour

Bal Harbour

16 km
from city center
30 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

This laid-back stretch of sand is fringed with luxury hotels. The jogging path winds around the mile-long beach, shaded by palms. You’ll find limited metered parking beneath Haulover Bridge. The tiny cafes in the nearby Town of Surfside or the elegant bistros in Bal Harbour Shops guarantee to keep you refreshed. A very important point to note here, though, there are no lifeguards or showers in Bal Harbour. It is all on the sands.

31. Surfside Beach

Surfside Beach

0 km
from city center
31 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

This beach boasts a mile-long reach of sand unfettered by anything commercial - hotels, shops, or restaurants - all the way from 88th to 96th Street. If you love the outdoors and pristine beauty, this beach, and its walking and biking paths, is for you.A little less crowded and quieter than South Beach, this beach is close to the sidewalk cafes, and bars that define the classic Miami Beach, as well as historic sites like the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel. The calm and quiet environment here is sure to uplift your mood on the beach and give you a sense of tranquility.

32. Miami Beach

Miami Beach

7 km
from city center
32 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

This elevated boardwalk along Miami Beach's central section is ideal for strolling, jogging and skating. A little less crowded and quieter than South Beach, this beach is close to the sidewalk cafes, bars, and concession stands that define classic Miami Beach, as well as historic sites like the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel.

33. South Beach

South Beach

6 km
from city center
33 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

South Beach, also known as SoBe, is located in the city of Miami Beach in Florida. It is known for its nightlife, food, beaches, and shopping districts. It has some of the best skyline and architecture in all of Miami.

34. South Pointe Park

South Pointe Park

6 km
from city center
34 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

South Pointe Park, also known as South Pointe, is a 17-acre urban park in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. It is lined with trees, benches, pathways, and runs right next to Miami Beach. South Pointe Park is the perfect spot for a beach picnic. There are also many green spots where you can pull out a blanket and lounge. You can go swimming at the beach and play in the sand. There are barbeque facilities as well. There is also an ocean-themed water feature located right near the shaded picnic area, which kids will enjoy a lot.

35. Hobie Beach/Windsurfer Beach

Hobie Beach/Windsurfer Beach

2 km
from city center
35 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located in Rickenbacker Causeway, Hobie Beach, also known as Windsurfer Beach is the best beach to go windsurfing and water sports. This narrow strip of beach is known for its scenic beauty that you can enjoy while indulging in water sports. Hobie beach offers a two-hour lesson and all-day group lessons. Hobie Beach has a locally run windsurfing rental concession for more than twenty years. The stand has top-quality equipment for windsurfing and other water sports.

36. Virginia Key Beach

Virginia Key Beach

4 km
from city center
36 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Virginia Key Beach is known for its pristine landscapes and gorgeous beaches and ocean. It has a very important history attached to it regarding the American Civil Rights movement. The park is so historically important that the 1st of August is the official Historic Virginia Key Beach Park Day. Virginia Key Beach hosts many music shows and concerts. The Light Show at Virginia Beach is also well-known. There are picnic tables and shaded pavilions if you wish to have a picnic with friends or family. The beach has ample space for beachgoers who enjoy privacy and sunshine.

37. Crandon Park Beach

Crandon Park Beach

7 km
from city center
37 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located on the barrier island of Key Biscayne, Crandon Park Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Miami. The park is 808-acres of beautiful beaches, rich coastal landscapes, unique fossilized mangrove reef, and protected wetlands.

38. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

10 km
from city center
38 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

If you are in the mood for a calming trip to a scenic and calm beach, then Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is the perfect place. In contrast to other popular Miami beaches, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State park is quiet and peaceful and offers panoramic views of the ocean.

39. Matheson Hammock Park

Matheson Hammock Park

10 km
from city center
39 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located at 9610 Old Cutler Road, south of Coral Gables, in Miami, Matheson Hammock Park is 630-acres of vast stretches of Florida mangroves and hardwood forests, as well as planned green spaces.

40. Homestead Bayfront Park

Homestead Bayfront Park

36 km
from city center
40 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located in Homestead, South Dade, Homestead Bayfront Park is one of Miami’s most breathtaking beachfront parks. It is the perfect place for enjoying the beach, swimming, snorkeling, and exploring nature.

41. Casino Miami

Casino Miami

8 km
from city center
41 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

A 10 minutes walk away from the Miami International Airport is the glamorous Casino Miami, operated by the worlds’ largest Jai Alai operator, Florida Gaming Corporation. The 40,000 Square feet Casino Miami has a luxurious 24-table poker room, whiskey bar, digital Blackjack, and Roulette games.

42. Magic City Casino

Magic City Casino

0 km
from city center
42 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

To enjoy the thrill of Las Vegas style games mixed with Miami style fun, surely explore the Magic City Casino in the middle of busy Miami streets. Flooded with 800 Las Vegas style slot machines, Magic City Casino is the first to offer virtual Blackjack and live-action Baccarat along with exotic music nights with renowned artists. The poker games in Magic City have a reputation for hitting the largest jackpots in the city with electrifying tournaments.

43. The Big Easy Casino

The Big Easy Casino

26 km
from city center
43 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

For an exciting gaming experience with great dining, the Big Easy Casino in Miami under the ownership of Jeffrey Soffer will be a worthwhile experience. Ranging from eight-handed games in the Poker room to enjoying classic slot games, royal reels, roulette, blackjack, and dancing drums - Big Easy Casino is the one stop destination for all sorts of entertainment.

44. The Casino @ Diana Beach

The Casino @ Diana Beach

33 km
from city center
44 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The Casino @ Diana Beach of Miami offers you a thrilling gaming experience with the ultimate jai-alai challenge in the city. The place has more than 20 live poker tables, 750 slot machines, VIP Legend Lounge rooms along multiple dining options. The electronic table games are Craps, Roulette, Blackjack or Baccarat pose to provide premium gaming exposure.

45. Gulfstream Park

Gulfstream Park

25 km
from city center
45 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

For an inclusive experience of gaming and sports under one roof, visit the Gulfstream park of Miami, offering 365 days of entertainment, thrill, and engagement. With more than 3,200 horses and 1,000 caretakers, ready for wager and racing - the experience will be thrilling. Visitors can also surf through the options of helping the retired horses of Gulfstream Park of Miami. Maintaining social distancing in the times of pandemic, the slot machine, and electronic tables have been reorganized to offer you a relaxing time.

46. Hialeah Park Racing & Casino

Hialeah Park Racing & Casino

46 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Known for the world's most beautiful horse racecourse, Hialeah Park Racing & Casino covering an area of 200 acres of land is the shore of entertainment, fun, and frolic, located just 10 minutes away from South Beach of Miami. Formerly known as Miami Kennel Club in 1922, this decade-old historically acclaimed architectural excellence homes more than 850 slots, 33 poker tables, a movie theatre, excellent dining options, and an unrestrainable outlet shopping village in the area.

47. Isle Casino Pompano Park

Isle Casino Pompano Park

51 km
from city center
47 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Visit the Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park in Miami to witness the age-old legacy of live harness racing for more than 50 years now. It has more than 1,400 gaming machines keeping the [layers glued to their seats and 40 live-action poker tables. Covering an area of 100,000 square feet, the Isle casino, 20 minutes from North Miami, hosts live entertainment programs every day, round the year.

48. Miccosukee resort and gaming

Miccosukee resort and gaming

29 km
from city center
48 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located in the middle of Everglades, the famous Miccosukee Resort and Gaming is the one-stop destination for an entertaining and game-filled vacation in Florida. With more than 2000 machines, exhibiting classic as well as contemporary games, Miccosukee also offers its players a One reward program which includes discounts on resort rooms, meal vouchers, VIP giveaways, and many more.

49. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

0 km
from city center
49 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Enter Seminole Casino Coconut Creek in Miami and just give in, rest will take care of its own. With more than 2,000 Las Vegas style slots offering both classic and contemporary games, players can also earn Comp Dollars by playing with their Seminole Wild Card. For non-smoke slots, players can access the Pavilion via West lot Venue Entrance to enter into the world of the most popular 70 slots stationed in a smoke-free zone.

50. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

32 km
from city center
50 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Who doesn’t know the aura and glamour of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Miami? The 30,000 square feet gaming area is an embodiment of entertainment with thrill, offering 3,100 slot machines, 45 table poker games, and a high limit slots room with the best gaming experience one can have in South Florida.

51. Pérez Art Museum Miami

Pérez Art Museum Miami

3 km
from city center
51 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Formerly known as the Miami Art Museum, the Pérez Art Museum comes within the Museum Park and is a must-visit place for lovers of art. The relocation of the museum took place in 2013 and before that, the museum has boasted its huge collection of artworks since 1984. The museum currently has around 3000 art pieces with traces of Miami’s culture and influences of the African, Caribbean and Latin American heritage and entertains a huge amount of visitors each year.

52. History Miami Museum

History Miami Museum

2 km
from city center
52 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Affiliated with Smithsonian, HistoryMiami offers the experience of various tours, displays and exhibitions that represent the rich culture as well as the history of Miami. They also host various events and have a large collection of both permanent and rotating art and research pieces for the guests to enjoy.

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