Some of the best hotels in Miami are usually in close proximity to the major attractions, shopping districts and restaurants. Whether you are a business traveler in Miami’s busy financial center or planning your next family vacation, accommodations in Miami can be found near these popular tourist destinations. Many Miami hotels are also conveniently located near key Florida landmarks including The University of Miami, Port of Miami, American Airlines Arena, the Everglades National Park, Homestead Miami Speedway, Kendall Regional Medical Center and Florida International University, and are easily accessible by means of both Miami International Airport and the Florida Turnpike.
Take your family down to Miami’s favorite zoo. Miami’s Metro Zoo is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida. It houses over 1,200 wild animals and is the only subtropical zoo in the continental US.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
What an amazing botanic garden! With extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees and vines, experience Miami’s ecological beauty. Located in Coral Gables.
The Grove is sometimes known as Miami's Food Court, for its many and varied restaurants. Open air cafes are quite popular as well. Some local favorites include Green Street Cafe, Monty's Raw Bar, Tuscany, Mr. Moes, and Le Bouchon, a French cafe. There are plenty of chain franchises as well, such as The Cheesecake Factory and Johnny Rockets.
MIAMI ARTS & CULTURE
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
One of the largest performing art centers in the US. This wonderful venue is home to the Florida Grand Opera, and host a number of outdoor and indoor concerts of all kinds of music.
American Airlines Arena
The American Airlines Arena is south Florida’s home for the hottest events and concerts. The arena plays host to the NBA’s Miami Heat.
Nunzio Italian Restaurant
Enjoy fine Italian Cuisine with a Miami touch. Open for lunch and dinner, taste some delicious pasta and fine Italian Wine.
Shorty's BBQ Restaurant
Southern BBQ at its best. From pulled pork to a rack of ribs, Shorty’s offers authentic southern dishes at great prices.
Graziano’s Argentinian Steak House
Miami is famous for its delicious food specialties. Graziano’s offers a varied menu ranging from New York Steak to a huge assortment of Meats. At Graziano’s they bring to your table the freshest, most authentic and innovative Argentinean cuisine.
Enjoy all you can eat meat service featuring 15 different cuts of beef, pork lamb, salmon, shrimp, poultry and Brazilian sausages roasted slowly to maintain their natural flavors, all served right off the cooking skewer, sliced at your plate by our Brazilian carvers, enjoy fresh salads and vegetables.
MIAMI SHOPPING MALLS
The largest, most exciting shopping and entertainment destination in Miami, Dolphin Mall, is a beautiful, state-of-the-art value center, bringing you the finest fashion, dining and family entertainment options in a beautiful and electrifying setting.
Discover the excitement of Miami International Mall, a remarkable shopping experience showcasing five department stores - Macy's The Women's and Kid's Store, Macy's Men's and Home, Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears. Delight in visiting the more than 140 specialty stores.
More than 185 specialty stores, including Zara, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Apple, Banana Republic, The Cheesecake Factory, Coach, The Disney Store, Guess, Marciano, L'Occitane, Sephora, Talbots, Vertigo, and Victoria's Secret.