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Miami’s Top Winter Attractions

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Miami’s Top Winter Attractions | Miami Tours

While most of the country braces up for a tough winter, Florida is still privy to sunny days, warm evenings, and

swaying palms that allow for a perfect vacation. The Sunshine State manages to escape freezing temperatures

almost every year, which is why sunbathing in South Beach or sightseeing across Miami is a reality even in


Art and architecture

Let’s take a sneak peek at what to do in Miami this winter. While no one would have to tell you to hit the beach,

the city’s art and architecture is what you ought to explore. The city’s Art Deco attractions in South Beach are

world renowned and what better way could there be than a walking tour of the Art Deco district to marvel at

some great architecture and colorful buildings. That’s around 800 structures of historical significance built

between the 1920s and 1940s that are prime eye candy.

While you could always take a stroll around on your own there are walking tours that offer a different

perspective of the district where you will learn a lot of the area’s history and culture. Many building along

Ocean Drive feature porthole windows and curved metal rails copied from ocean liners that docked at the port

in the 1930s.

Some of the notable Art Deco attractions where you’d want to click a few snaps include Park Central between

6th and 7th Streets, Lummus Park, Waldorf Towers, and Casa Casaurina, to name a few. Located at 10th Street is

the Art Deco Welcome Center where you will find plenty of information including brochures on the historic


History and culture

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is among the best places to soak in Miami’s cultural scene.

From ballet to symphony and fusion music concerts, you are sure to find loads of performances all winter at the

center. New World Symphony on 17th Street at Miami Beach is also a great place to catch a performance by

members of the orchestral academy.

For the history buff Miami isn’t short of some of the best museums. The Perez Art Museum on Biscayne

Boulevard is a modern and contemporary art museum that houses rotating exhibits in its sprawling building that

reflects the cosmopolitan makeup of Miami. Art enthusiasts ought to make sure to visit the Wynwood Art

District in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami.

The area features over 70 art galleries, museums, and collections and is touted to be the largest open air street

art installations. Vizcaya Museum on S. Miami Avenue in the Coconut Grove neighborhood is one of the major

attractions with its extensive Italian Renaissance gardens. The historic mansion, perfectly manicured gardens

and spectacular views of Biscayne Bay make for a great afternoon outing.

And of course, the number one reason to visit Miami for many is the beach. There’s no stopping you from

soaking up the sun all day at the beach, enjoying a quick dip in the ocean and catching up with the locals in a

game of beach volleyball. For more on how to make your trip to Miami more enjoyable this winter do give us a

call. Our tour planners are just the people you’d like to speak with to make the most of your vacation.


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