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10 Top Rated Things to Do in Miami, Florida

Miami is 2nd popular city for domestic and international visitors in the United States. The City of Miami has the 3rd tallest skyline in the U.S. with over 300 high-rises and 55 of which exceed 491 ft. Miami is popular vacation destinations, known for its beaches, museums, sports, entertainment, and diverse culture.

Miami Beach
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Miami Beach

#1 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Miami Beach is known for sandy beaches, history, arts, and nightlife. Three Miami Beach beaches area are: South Beach, North Beach, and Mid Beach. South Beach is most popular tourist attraction with hundreds of nightclubs, restaurants, and hotels. South Beach is also known for historic Art Deco District.


Art Deco Historic District
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Art Deco Historic District

#2 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

The Miami Beach Architectural District, popular as Art Deco Historic District is a historic district located in the South Beach of Miami Beach. With over 800 historic buildings, the district is well known for largest Art Deco architecture. The area includes historic buildings in the style of Art Deco on Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue.


Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

#3 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, also known as Villa Vizcaya, is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. The estate consists of 50 acres with the villa and the gardens, and the remaining native forest. The early 20th century Vizcaya estate includes extensive Italian Renaissance gardens, native woodland landscape, and a historic village outbuildings compound.



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Everglades National Park
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Everglades National Park

#4 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Everglades National Park consists of 1.5 million acres of wetland is the third-largest national park in the contiguous United States. The park protects the largest tropical wilderness that provides habitat for rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther. Things to do include: Shark Valley's 65-foot observation tower, Watch as the sun sets, Glide over Florida Bay by tour boat or kayak, bicycling, bird watching, boating, camping, kayak, and fishing.


Bayside Marketplace
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Bayside Marketplace

#5 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Located in the downtown Miami, Bayside Marketplace is a open air outdoor shopping mall. Along with 150+ specialty shops and restaurants, Bayside offers daily live music entertainment. The marketplace is a popular visitor attractions.


Little Havana
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Little Havana

#6 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Located west of Downtown Miami, Little Havana is known for Cuban culture in Miami. Little Havana is one of top tourist place popular for its restaurants, music, street life and cultural festivals. Annual Calle Ocho street festival is one of the big attraction with Caribbean carnival. The area is also known for its landmarks, including Calle Ocho, and Walk of Fame.


Zoo Miami
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Zoo Miami

#7 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Zoo Miami, also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida. The zoo exhibit includes wide variety of animals from Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Americas. 750 acres Zoo Miami s home to more than 3,000 animals representing over 500 different species. The zoo also features Lostman's River Ride, Monorail, Safari Tram Tours, Wildlife Carousel, and Pedal Boats.


Bayfront Park
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Bayfront Park

#8 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Located in the downtown Miami, Bayfront Park is a 32 acre public park. The park is known for annual events and party such as city's annual "America's Birthday Bash" on Independence Day, and New Year's Eve party.


Miami Children's Museum
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Miami Children's Museum

#9 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Miami Children's Museum includes 17 permanent galleries, a preschool, a charter school, gift shop, and auditorium. The museum interactive exhibits offers experiences in the arts, culture, community and communication has for children of all age groups.


Jungle Island
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Jungle Island

#10 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in Miami

Jungle Island is an eco-adventure park that features tropical jungle landscape full of extraordinary animals. The park attractions include Joia Beach, Lemur Interaction, Sloth Encounters, Capybara Encounter, Flying Squirrel, and Flamingo Experience.