Having fun in Miami is not surprising, what is surprising, however, are some of the excursions, shopping and unexpected culture found outside of South Beach and the typical restaurants. For families, for couples, for friends, there is much to explore in Miami.
A transformation of the warehouse district of Miami has taken place and is still underway with the creation of the Wynwood Walls. Using the large stock of warehouse buildings as a canvass, this project has attracted renowned graffiti artists from around the world. Pop into the Wynwood Kitchen & Bar for a great indoor or outdoor lunch, this smart restaurant features delicious Latin Cuisine and more beautiful art. Make a point of visiting a few of the growing number of local retail shops in this vibrant area.
If art and design from around the world continues as a theme for your visit, make sure you take a trip to the Miami Design District; featuring unique and striking home décor and design elements from Miami designers and designers across the globe, the best professionals in interior décor from around the world shop here. Pop into Niba Home and chat with Nisi for all that is unique, Adriana Hoyos is a well-known South American furniture designer, her showroom features large custom made furniture pieces and for an unusual gift the One of a Kind shop must not be missed!
Outside of the stereotypical club scene, Miami offers cozy wine bars and a few fashionable, individual bar-clubs for great partying, for example Cameo is a renovated art deco movie theatre that’s a premier venue for superstar DJs. Dress to get noticed here. On the other end of the scale, the Blue Piano stands out as the charming hide-away on Miami’s bohemian Buena Vista strip; a super comfy vibe and a great place to listen to music and drink good wine.
For those visiting with children, the Miami Children’s Museum is an ideal place to spend time. Here you can discover a teddy-bear exhibit, a colorful, mosaic-tiled sandcastle and an interactive television studio. Children under-five can enjoy a bank with teller stations and fake cheques, a supermarket with checkout lanes and police motorcycle and fire truck; an endless source of amusement for the young and even the young at heart!