Miami is a large city in south Florida that has a very active and vibrant Latin American flair to it. A hotspot for many immigrants from the Caribbean and Latin America, it has a unique and fun flair.
Miami has established itself as a hub in the Southeastern part of the US that features beautiful beaches, excellent food and nightlife and a thriving economy centered on international banking.
The Miami International Airport is the biggest airport that serves most of the air traffic that comes to the Miami area. It is one of the largest international airports in the US. Miami is also a hugely popular port, typically serving as the embarkation point for many Caribbean cruises.
Beaches and Nightlife
Some of the biggest draws for visitors to Miami include the beaches and nightlife. Two of the most popular beaches that are considered to be must see are Miami Beach and South Beach. Both are known for having strips of sand, palm trees, clear blue water and plenty of high end beach bars and cabanas to enjoy.
In Miami Beach the nightlife really reigns supreme. People from all over the world flock to Miami each year to partake in the Winter Music Conference, an event that hosts hours of the most popular dance, techno and trance DJs and songs in the world. To spend a vacation dancing the night away, head to Ink, Mansion and Space while in Miami.
Arts and Sports
The Latin flair of the city is also embraced in the Miami arts scene which can be witnessed in some of the many local shops and boutiques that can be found around many of Miami’s neighborhoods. To see some of Miami’s best art exhibits head to Art Basel Miami, which is home to the largest art exhibition in the world, as well as the Miami Art Museum and the Frost Art Museum.
Another big draw to those visiting Miami has to be the sports options in the city. Home to four professional teams, the Dolphins, Panthers, Heat and Marlins, as well as a number of prominent college teams, the area is a sports fans dream destination to catch a game.