Miami’s Top Winter Attractions
Posted by MiamiTours.com on Nov 19th 2015
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.