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105. Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park

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

The Everglades National Park is one of Florida’s most precious treasures, home to a huge amount of flora and fauna both indigenous as well as exotic. Both nature lovers and those who don’t particularly enjoy nature will have various activities to keep busy within the park. Activities such as bird watching, kayaking, boating, hiking, swimming, etc. can be done at the National Park. Guests can even camp there and get the full experience of the beautiful nature of the state. The Everglades is also USA’s biggest natural subtropical park and home to various endangered species of plants and animals. Everyone can find some activity that they enjoy at the park and spend a fun day here.

106. Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park

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

To access the Biscayne National Park, you can hop on a boat and walk into one of the most beautiful national parks with a huge diversity of flora and fauna. The park can be only visited by boating, which might seem hectic, but the amazing plants and animals, as well as the overall scenery you will get to witness, will be worth it. At Biscayne, guests can enjoy diving, bird watching, observation, visiting the art gallery and museum, various tours, camping, etc. The whole park is placed upon several small islands which offer various activities for the guests to enjoy and an ecosystem full of plants and animals of awide variety. What’s Unique: Natural wonders situated on several little islands

107. Key West

Key West

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

Key West is a long drive away from Miami, however, reaching there, you will discover some of the most beautiful sceneries as well as places of historical importance in the city. The city used to be home to famous people such as Ernest Hemingway and now holds some of the best museums as well as galleries. There is so much to do at this city from art galleries to nightlife, nature to man-made wonders and so much more. The experience that the city gives has a unique touch to it and the historical importance, as well as the natural beauty of the city, make it a must-visit spot for tourists.

108. West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach

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

Home to some of the most scenic beaches, a huge variety of resorts as well as hotels and even some great tourist attractions, the West Palm Beach is worth a visit during your vacation in Miami. Everything a tourist could wish for is present in the city and there are various activities from various spots to choose from. The city offers some great art galleries, museums, tourist attractions, shopping spots, restaurants, bars, night clubs and, most importantly, some great beaches. The city is also bright and very active in the nights so finding methods of entertainment would not be difficult.

109. Key Largo

Key Largo

109 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Especially known for its amazing scuba diving options guests can visit Key Largo by driving down from Miami for approximately an hour. Since the area has a rich variety of coral reefs as well as marine animals, this part is delightful for diving and exploring the marine life. But if scuba diving is not your forte, you can even opt for glass-bottom boat tours which can let you experience the ecosystem beneath you without having to physically dive. There are also plenty of restaurants that serve everything ranging from seafood to international cuisine as well as various bars and night clubs for the visitors.

110. Marathon and the Middle Keys

Marathon and the Middle Keys

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

Famous for its Dolphin Research Centre, Marathon and the Middle Keys is a spot that is not as famous, but is underrated and is a place that you should visit. Some amazing foundations like the dolphin Research Centre and The Turtle Hospital are situated here and you will get to experience some of the most beautiful marine creatures and maybe even get a chance to pet or feed them. There are many related activities alongside touring these facilities and enjoying your time there. Guests can even fish or merely enjoy the calm waters at the beaches.

111. Naples

Naples

111 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

One of the less popular spots, Naples is worth a visit as it is hardly a drive away from Miami and yet the beaches are much more vacant. Often, guests would have trouble finding a quiet beach at Miami due to the frequent inflow of tourists, but in Naples, you can get beaches that are quiet and yet are just as beautiful as the ones in Miami. Other than that, the town also has various spots to shop at and various popular restaurants that offer a wide variety of great meals. The city is great for having a relaxing day a just strolling through the street enjoying some local food and buying products.

112. Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale

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

Widely known for its very famous beach as well as the canals that run through the city, Fort Lauderdale is a great spot to drive to from Miami. The city has everything from museums to restaurants, beaches to canals and many other activities for the visitors to do. The canals especially are beautiful and boat tours are available both day and night and it is a very fun experience. The beach is also very famous and equally as good and the boardwalk alongside the beach is a great spot to stroll by.

113. Islamorada

Islamorada

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

Accessible by road, this place is most well-reputed for its quiet and beautiful beaches. The place is not too huge but is home to one of the most beautiful beaches and guests can also enjoy fishing or just witness the sunset into the sea. Guests can stroll down the streets to buy handicraft from local artists or have a brunch, meal or even a drink at the restaurants and bars available in the city. The ideal activity is, however, to relax and unwind at the beach that is the highlight of the region.

114. Homestead

Homestead

114 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Placed right beside The Everglades National Park, this town is only a short distance from Miami and is almost like a gateway to the National Park. It is the dream destination for anyone and aside from the natural beauty that the park offers, the town also has a couple of activities for guests to do. The city has a fair share of great restaurants and shopping spots where guests can spend time in before going to the National Park first stop for those guests who do not like camping can stay in the hotels or homestays in the city.

115. Bamini, The Bahamas

Bamini, The Bahamas

115 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

This Bahamian island is one of the closest ones and guests can reach there using a boat or a ferry. After arriving on the beach at the beautiful island guests can relax and enjoy the lovely water or just lounge in the sun on the beach. There are also facilities to stay at the island, but a day trip is enough to cover everything good on the island. Guest can also go diving, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, etc. and experience some beautiful underwater scenes. There are also plenty of restaurants and bars and even night clubs to cater to the guest.

116. Gesu Church

Gesu Church

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

One of the historic churches in Miami, Gesu Church is a Roman Catholic Church located on the Northeast 2nd street of the city. The church was originally constructed in 1896 on nine acre land with wooden frame architecture. The structure of the Gesu Church was replaced by a Mediterranean Revival style architecture in 1924 where a giant portico and landmark tower makes it even more beautiful. Listed as one of the historical sites in the US National Register of Historic Places, Gesu Church is the epitome of medieval religious architecture and intricate detailing. Ample of religious events like Bible study, confessions, Choir performances and gatherings are organised by the church.

117. Plymouth Congregational Church

Plymouth Congregational Church

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

Located in the neighbourhood of Miami on the Main Highway in Coconut Grove, Plymouth Congregational Church was built in 1917 and is one of the ancient churches in the city. Plymouth Congregational Church is architecture in mission revival style with inspiration from old city church in Mexico and is a part of the US National Register of Historic Places since 1974. The church is well known as a pretty wedding venue among locals. Vine-covered old stone building and basilica lines make the church more aesthetic. Plymouth church is surrounded by a lush green garden and houses a café as well which is a must-visit.

118. Miami Church

Miami Church

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

Located on the Dixie Highway of Miami, Miami Church is one of the most popular churches among the locals in the city. Miami Church believes in the principle of finding the spirituality, exploring the faith and experiencing the freedom with their public gatherings. Baptism is one of the primary act followed in the church apart from the events like Easter’s which are celebrated annually. Miami Church is known for worshiping and teaching about principles of Gospel of John. There is also a facility of Miami Kids ministry available during the morning gatherings.

119. First United Methodist Church of Miami

First United Methodist Church of Miami

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

First United Methodist Church of Miami is situated in the heart of Miami on the Bayside and is known for serving the community. The church was made by combining two downtown congregations reflecting the diverse culture of history. First United Methodist Church of Miami is a small and pretty white building with intricate architecture depicting the story of Jesus in its murals. Church offers services and help homeless people by organising Chapel and mass feeding thrice a week. With the message of spreading happiness among the community, First United Methodist Church of Miami organises mass prayers and social service throughout the year.

120. First Miami Presbyterian Church

First Miami Presbyterian Church

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

Built-in 1949, First Miami Presbyterian Church is a popular and historic church nestled in the Brickell Avenue of Downtown Miami. Inspired by Mediterranean Revival architecture, the church is built on a three acre land and is a part of the National Register of Historic places since 1989. The vibrant church houses Henry Flagler chapel and hosts ample social events like Friendsgiving, marathon, ashes to go, etc. First Miami Presbyterian Church has a massive library filled with religious and educational books accessible to all apart from an enchanting garden and rich heritage detailing.

121. Pentecostal Church of Miami

Pentecostal Church of Miami

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

Pentecostal Church of Miami is located on the 54th street of Miami dedicated for Pentecostal believers. With the faith in inspiration of the bible, Pentecostal Church of Miami is a common place of worship in Miami for 700 visitors every day with a principle of spreading love and happiness in the society. The church equips a bookstore and hosts various events for fulfilling their mission. Pentecostal Church of Miami is made with simple architectural structure and organises various school programmes as well for teens, kids and economically depressed people around the city.

122. VOUS Church

VOUS Church

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

VOUS Church is one of the well-known churches in Miami as a non-denominational church. The church acts as a home for everyone, irrespective of age and diversity in the downtown Miami. Divided in various groups, VOUS Church offers an opportunity to serve the community with their Sunday services and VOUS care club. It is added recently to the list of churches in Miami and is gaining popularity for its modern yet religious approach making it a must visit.

123. Saint Francis de sales Catholic Church

Saint Francis de sales Catholic Church

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

Saint Francis de sales Catholic Church is a small white church located 3 miles away from Miami beach towards its North End. Built in 1940, Saint Francis de sales Catholic Church is made with mission chapel and serves the Parish community in the region. Structured beautifully with Parish architecture, the church welcomes every visitor for a spiritual tour. Lanterns on the ceiling and Christian murals makes the place even more aesthetic. Mass gatherings, sacraments and religious lessons are provided in the church for the local visitors as well.

124. Citi Church

Citi Church

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

Citi Church is a non-denominational church located in central Miami with a diverse and charismatic outreach. Established in 2005, Citi church believes in the principle of discipleship where they equip South Florida school of Ministry, Citi Christian Academy, and Discipleship track. Clubs dedicated to kids, youth, women, men etc. aims at teaching the good deeds and spirituality to all age group. The modern structure and annual activities held by the church attracts more visitors.

125. Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

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

Nestled in Coconut Grove corridor of Village West in Miami, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church is the most ancient African American Baptist Church. The church equips a Sunday school which is one of the most popular parts of the church where they accept Jesus as a saviour. The church was named as St. Agnes Baptist Church at first which was later renamed as Macedonia in 1922.

126. Crossbridge Church

Crossbridge Church

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

Infused with traditional and creative religious elements, Cross Bridge Church is located on the Brickell Avenue of Miami making it popular among locals. Cross Bridge Church serves people with communion, religious teachings and musical programmes. Brown brick building with vibrant surroundings brings the essence of spirituality and modernity in crossbridge church. Welcoming pastor and young professional congregation along with rock bands provides a positive energy to the church and makes it a must visit.

127. The Italian Garden at Vizcaya Villa

The Italian Garden at Vizcaya Villa

127 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The Italian Garden at Vizcaya Villa is a 10 acre European themed garden, which is reminiscent of the late seventeenth century Italy and France. The Formal Gardens resemble France’s Versailles with all of Europe’s aesthetic elements. Although the inspiration behind this garden was Europe, the Italian Garden has elements that blend with the sub - tropical surroundings as well. Lush mazes, trimmed shrubs, patterns with bushes, rare orchids, theatre garden, elaborate fountains and abundance of massive structures,geometric arrangements, all give the perfect blend of european and sub -tropical vibes.

128. Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

128 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Miami Beach Botanical Garden is a sustainable urban green space which is spread across 2.6 acres of lush greenery. The mission of this garden is to promote sustainability through arts, education and interaction with nature. One can find more than two hundred different species of flora growing in this tropical paradise.From palms to rare orchids, elaborate fountains, and butterflies, nature is at its best in this garden.There is an enormous lawn in the centre of the garden when visitors can relax and enjoy. For fitness enthusiasts, the botanical garden organizes regular yoga classes every sunday. Spread across: 2.6 acres Special features: Koi pond, the Japanese Garden, Edible Garden, Collins Canal Promenade and Native Garden. Events: Yoga classes every sunday, fee: USD 15, Garden after Dark Location: 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Timings: Thursday to Sunday- 11:00AM to 5:00PM

129. Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens

129 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Pinecrest Gardens is spread across 14 acres of lush botanical gardens with lots of family - friendly attractions. This garden features exotic tropical plants, water features, sinuous rock formations,native cypress slough, hardwood hammock, and various specialty gardens like a desert garden. With more than thousand species of tropical flora, Pinecrest Garden is one of Florida’s best botanical gardens and is a great place for all ages. Kids especially can have a great time at this garden, as there is a water feature, petting zoo, fish feeling, flashlight tours and a playground for them to enjoy. The garden also hosts musical performances, weddings and farmer markets.

130. The Kampong

The Kampong

130 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located on Biscayne Bay, the Kampong is famous for housing more than fifty different varieties of mango and the best part is that one can even taste them! Named for the Malay or Javanese word for a ‘village’ or ‘cluster’ of houses, this lush tropical garden is one of the five gardens under The National Tropical Botanical Garden, located in Miami. Spread across six acres, The Kampong Planting Heritage collections from the Carribean, Central and South America and Southeast Asia, include exotic fruits and rare species of flora. Scientists from all over the world come to the Kampong to study their species of cyads, palms and flowering trees. The Kampong Garden organizes many walking tours, with experienced guides so one can get an in depth knowledge of the history associated with the garden.

131. Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

131 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

"Spread across a sprawling area of 83 acres, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden is one of the premier gardens in Florida. It is an excellent choice of outing for nature lovers. This lush tropical garden was founded in 1938 by explorer Dr. David Fairchild, with an aim to share the beauty of tropical gardening. At every corner of the garden, one can spot rare species of flora and fauna. From native and exotic plant species like palms, ferns, bromeliads, cycads and orchids, to rare species of butterflies and a rare african rainbow lizard. "

132. Ichimura Miami Japanaese Garden

Ichimura Miami Japanaese Garden

132 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Ichimura is a traditional japanese garden, which was founded way back in 1958 by Kiyoshi Ichimura. It was built with an expectation of Cherry Blossoms blooming in Miami, but unfortunately those do not survive in Miami weather. So then this garden was filled with different varieties of Orchids. At present, this garden is a cultural hub, where various japanese festivals are celebrated along with educational classes as well. Unlike other gardens in Miami, Ichimura is a small one, and is free for the public.

133. Crandon Park

Crandon Park

133 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Crandon Park is spread over an area of 200 acres of lush greenery. This garden is the original site of an abandoned zoo, Metro Zoo and at present houses different varieties of birds. This garden is not widely known among the people of Miami, so it qualifies as a ‘secret garden’.

134. Tidal Cove

Tidal Cove

134 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Experience luxury services along with some splashing fun at Aventura’s JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa. This new addition is the most attractive feature of the Resort and allows free access to its hotel guests. Nevertheless, locals can also avail a daily pass with access to the waterpark and the spa services. Be it the kids pool, lazy river or the thrilling water slides, Tidal Cove features attractions for all ages. This park also boasts on-site restaurants and hosts birthday parties and events.

135. Paradise Cove

Paradise Cove

135 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Paradise Cove is located a little outside Miami in Broward County, but is definitely worth the ride. The park boasts four five-story-tall tube rides, body slides and pools for both adults and toddlers. The park also features stalls serving quick bites, camping, picnic tables and swimming lessons during summers. This park is a ‘must visit’ for a cool and fun trip around Miami.

136. Rapids Water Park

Rapids Water Park

136 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Rapids Water Park in Miami is South Florida’s largest waterpark that occupies 30-acres of land area. Founded in 1979, this park features one of the biggest, wettest and wildest attractions and water slides in Miami. Whether going for the heart-pounding thriller slides or exciting family rides, Rapids has something in store for everyone. After a fun day at Rapids, guests can head to the dining area or checkout the shopping stores for souvenirs and exciting gifts.

137. Venetian Pool

Venetian Pool

137 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Venetian pool in the City of Coral Gables is amongst the most beautiful historic sites in Miami. Formerly opened as the ‘Venetian Casino’ in 1924, this place was further transformed into the Venetian Pool. Inspired by the Mediterranean architecture and italian theme, this pool was constructed with original coral rocks that uses fresh water from artesian wells. A perfect place for those who want to unwind or go for a refreshing swim.

138. Grapeland Water Park

Grapeland Water Park

138 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Designed by Miami’s famous pop artist Romero Britto, Grapeland Water Park is a perfect oasis for a family outing in Miami. This water park offers 13 acres of water slides, lazy rivers and pools to have fun in the sun. It features colourful monuments, fountains, enormous octopus structure, shipwreck-themed water slides and much more. If you plan on staying for a long time in Miami, then you can enroll for some swimming lessons by Grapeland Water Park.

139. Jungle Splash

Jungle Splash

139 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Unlike the other water parks in Miami, Jungle Splash is a very unique and one-of-a-kind park set on the Parrot Bay. After exploring the Jungle Island’s lush tropical parks and exhibits, head to the Parrot Cove- a private beach area that boasts the amazing Rainforest Riptide. Sliding and floating through the massive water playground with a series of obstacle courses is an excellent way to spend your time in Miami. Parrot Cove also offers sun loungers and refreshments on the beach.

140. McDonald Water Park

McDonald Water Park

140 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The 17-acre McDonald Park is located in the city of Hialeah in Florida. This park is 30-minutes drive from Miami center and operates seasonally from March to October. It has a lake, reservable pavilions, tennis court and an aquatic center. The McDonald Water Park houses wave pools, a lazy river and waterfalls. The center also offers rentals for private parties and swimming lessons for children.

141. Bucky Dent Water Park

Bucky Dent Water Park

141 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located in Greater Miami’s neighbourhood, Hialeah is home to another hidden gem. The 25-acre Bucky Dent Water Park features slides and activities for all ages. From the 30-foot-high water slide to the zero-depth-entry pool to the 150-foot-long slides, Bucky Dent will surely make your heart race. Apart from these exciting slides, Bucky Dent also offers a range of activities like swim lessons, aerobics classes, rentals for events, parties and more.

142. Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island

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

Located on the coast of Manatee County, Anna Maria Island is a 7-mile long island surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Longboat Pass, Anna Maria Sound, and Tampa Bay. It is the perfect island getaway from Miami as it is filled with activities to enjoy. One can hit the Coquina and Manatee County Beach or head to the Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge. Anna Maria Island is home to many different species of birds such as vultures, pelicans, osprey, cranes, herons, sandpipers, hawks, seagulls, crows, and bald eagles. Bottlenose dolphins can be spotted in the Intracoastal Waterway, the Gulf, and Bimini Bay. The Beach Market at Coquina Beach has souvenirs, clothes, accessories, and food. There are also sightseeing opportunities such as DeSoto National Memorial Park, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Palma Sola Botanical Park, and the Florida Maritime Museum.

143. Long Key Island

Long Key Island

1,797 km
from city center
143 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

The shape of Long Key resembles that of a snake with its jaws open, hence it was labeled Cayo Víbora by Spanish explorers, which means Rattlesnake Key in Spanish. Located in the middle of the Florida Keys, Long Key is now a major tourist island in Miami. Known for its beautiful views of the sunset and soft beaches, Long Key is ideal for those who wish for a quiet retreat from Miami. This scenic, peaceful, and uncrowded island features stunning white-sand beaches and wildlife reserves. There are also campgrounds & options for outdoor recreation such as camping, hiking, etc.

144. Gasparilla Island

Gasparilla Island

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

Known as the largest town is Boca Grande, Gasparilla Island is a famous tourist island in Miami. Activities such as snorkeling, swimming, camping, and picnicking can be enjoyed at the Gasparilla Island State Park. The Port Boca Grande Lighthouse is also located here. Among the many other amenities, Gasparilla Island State Park also has a gift shop and museum. Boca Grande Pass and Boca Grande Causeway are great places to enjoy the sea at the Gasparilla Island. G. C. Herring Park, Amberjack Environmental Park, and Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church are great, laid-back places for sightseeing and culture. With a plethora of activities to choose from, Gasparilla Island is the perfect island in Miami for a getaway.

145. Flagler Memorial Island

Flagler Memorial Island

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

Flagler Memorial Island in Biscayne Bay is an artificial island constructed in 1920 to honor the late Miami pioneer, Henry M. Flagler. The island is entirely uninhabited and used as a popular getaway from the hectic city of Miami. At the center of the island is a 34 m high obelisk with allegorical sculptures, the main attraction of Flagler Memorial Island. One can reach here via a private boat or charter one. Some ferries can also take you to the island. Flagler Memorial island is filled with vegetation. One can take a stroll along with the tall, swaying trees, or sit around in leisure and enjoy nature. It is one of the best islands in Miami to enjoy the wilderness and flora.

146. Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island

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

As the northernmost island of the Bahamas, the Grand Bahama is a fabulous choice for a day or overnight trip from Miami. Accessible by boat, it is known for its huge, scenic beaches, lush greens, coral reefs, and resorts. Taino Beach, Lucaya Beach, Fortune Beach, and Xanadu beach are some of the best beaches in Grand Bahama island where one can enjoy swimming, water sports, and lounging. Garden of the Grooves has picturesque gardens with chirping birds and colorful flowers. It also has many waterfalls and a labyrinth to make one’s visit even more fun. Lucayan National Park is an excellent place for those who wish to enjoy camping and wildlife exploration. The park also has many beautiful caves. Grand Bahama has the Port Lucaya Marina which offers boating facilities and panoramic views of the shore. Grand Bahama Island is a great island from Miami for a trip.

147. Siesta Key Island

Siesta Key Island

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

Located in the Gulf of Mexico, Siesta Key is a tourist island in Miami known for its beaches, resorts, restaurants, and playgrounds. Siesta Key island offers sandy beaches with clear waters such as Crescent Beach, Sarasota Beach, Siesta key beach, Turtle Beach, and Sunset Beach. Ted Sperling Nature Park and Mangrove Tunnels is a naturistic spot with activities such as hiking, biking, trekking, and kayaking. Pinecraft Park and Lime Lake Park also have lush parks and trails with waterfront areas for boating and swimming. The Siesta Key Farmers Market at the Ocean Boulevard is a local market that sells freshly grown fruits and vegetables. They also have handmade craft items.

148. Grassy Key Island

Grassy Key Island

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

Grassy Key island is located in the middle of the Florida Keys and is just a few hours away from Miami. With an oceanside view, Grassy Key Island has many beautiful beaches such as Turtle Beach. The island also has a dolphinarium known as the Dolphin Research Center. It is the main highlight of the island as it has 90,000-square-foot of saltwater lagoons home to several dolphins and California sea lions. Here one gets to interact with dolphins in the water and even enjoy painting with them! With such a unique experience being offered, Grassy key Island is a great island in Miami to visit.

149. Eleuthera Island

Eleuthera Island

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

Located in the Bahamas Archipelago, Eleuthera Island is a day’s travel away from Miami. Accessible by ferries, Eleuthera Island has breathtaking pink sand beaches which offer swimming and other water-related activities. Ocean Hole is an inland swimming spot filled with tropical fish and even turtles, where one can enjoy swimming along with aquatic animals. Surfer’s beach and French Leave Beach are ideal places for enjoying a sunny day at the sea. Ten Bay Beach is another great beach with a cave nearby. Queens Bath is a must-visit spot at Eleuthera Island. It is a natural pool/hot spring located amongst the rocks at Queens Highway Glass. With so much to do and see, Eleuthera Island is a must-visit island in Miami. Ferries can be taken to Eleuthera island. They usually cost between 390 USD - 430 USD

150. Star Island

Star Island

1,864 km
from city center
150 out of 153
places to visit in Miami

Located to the south of the Venetian Islands and east of the Palm and Hibiscus Islands, the Star Island is one of Miami’s prime tourist islands. There is a lot to enjoy at Star Island. From boating to arcades, the list is endless. Extreme Jet Ski of Orlando offers jet skiing on the beaches of Star Island. One can go boating or swimming at Shingle Creek. Star Island also has many escape rooms and amusement parks such as Disney Springs and Doldrick’s Escape Room. The Museum of Military History and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe are interesting sightseeing destinations.

151. Hibiscus Island

Hibiscus Island

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

Hibiscus Island is accessible by the MacArthur Causeway and lies to the north of Palm Island. It has many activities to enjoy such as shopping, sightseeing, and unique cuisines. The Art Deco Historic District is a high-end shopping and sightseeing district dotted with boutiques, restaurants, and stores. This iconic district has over 960 historical buildings to be explored. Miami Beach Botanical Garden is a huge urban garden on Hibiscus Island filled with bromeliads, palms, cycad, orchids, etc. The island also offers many other activities such as speed boating, cruises, and local sights such as graffiti walls, making it a great island in Miami for a day trip or overnight stay.

152. Venetian Islands

Venetian Islands

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

Biscayne Island, San Marco Island, San Marino Island, Di Lido Island, Rivo Alto Island, and Belle Isle form a chain of artificial islands called the Venetian Islands. Located in Biscayne Bay, it is a great spot for an island getaway from Miami. With so many islands clustered together, the options for sightseeing, leisure, activities, and food are unlimited. Bayside Marketplace is filled with shopping malls, stores, street vendors, and high-end restaurants. Pérez Art Museum Miami, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, and Florida Grand Opera are all wonderful places to experience Miami’s culture and sights. Jungle Island and Bayfront Park are nice and peaceful locations filled with greenery and wildlife. One can also opt for culinary tours that cover all the best food options in the Venetian Islands.

153. Brickell Key

Brickell Key

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

Also known as the Claughton island, Brickell Key is an artificial island situated on the Miami River. This island in Miami is filled with spas, bars, clubs, and restaurants. MO Bar and Lounge is a favorite amongst locals. Brickell Key island also has the Brickell Key Park for picnicking. Islanders Marketplace LLC on Brickell Key Drive is great for shopping for all your souvenirs. Brickell Key Island has a lot to offer, making it an ideal getaway from Miami.

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Miami's public transit is among the best in the world. It is even possible to travel and explore complete Miami without taking taxi. Bus system covers the entire country and in recent times, they have become even more reliable. Many major bus routes operates 24 hours a day, including the one connecting Miami to Miami beach. Two metrorail lines - green and orange operate in the entire city from around 5:00 AM to midnight. Daily, weekly and monthly passes are available while a single trip may cost up to USD 2.25. Taxis are expensive in the area. Another cheap option is to rent a car.
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The top sightseeing places in Miami are South Beach, Little Havana, Miami Zoo, Jungle Island, Miami Seaquarium, Villa Vizcaya.

What are the top activities in Miami?

The top activities in Miami are Go Miami Card - All Inclusive Pass, Everglades Safari Park Admission Ticket, Miami Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tours (Open-Top), Miami Biscayne Bay Boat Tour, Key West Day Trip from Miami with Conch Train, Trolley & Glass Bottom Boat Tour Options, Miami Guided City Tour.

What are the top hotels in Miami?

There are 1496 Hotels in Miami which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Miami are The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, AC Hotel Miami Midtown, Provident Luxury Suites Fisher Island, Orchid House, Top Stay Miami - Gold - Brickell - Free Parking, Villa Diamond in South Beach. You can see all the hotels in Miami here
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