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South Beach - Ocean Drive - Attractions in Miami

South Beach and Ocean Drive are a must-stop for anyone visiting Miami and have the largest concentration of attractions and things to do in the city. Whether you're looking for an unforgettable meal, a fabulous shopping experience, or want to have one of the most exciting and memorable nights out in your life, South Beach is the place to do it. Even if you're just looking for a relaxing stroll or just want to explore and people watch, South Beach and Ocean Drive provide a unique and vibrant ambiance that is fun no matter what you're doing.

South Beach - Ocean Drive - Atractions in Miami

South Beach and Ocean Drive a must-do in Miami

South Beach and Ocean Drive are great to visit anytime of the week, and are always filled with tourists and locals looking for a great time. The winter and spring seasons are the most popular times of the year to visit Miami and all of its attractions, including South Beach and Ocean Drive. This is when the weather in Miami is warm and dry and not too hot and humid like in the summertime, which is also hurricane season which keeps many tourists away.

The area of South Beach and Ocean Drive have is one of the safest in Miami because of the many tourists and heavy security, so you can walk around freely during the day or night, but it's always better to travel with another person, especially women. There is so much to do in South Beach and Ocean Drive that you can spend your entire vacation here and not need to go anywhere else in Miami. There are tons of hotels, dining and shopping options, and the best nightlife in town.

South Beach - Ocean Drive - Atractions in Miami

All roads lead to... South Beach and Ocean Drive

South Beach and Ocean Drive are easily accessible from downtown Miami using the Miami Dade Transit bus line called the South Beach Local. If you want to come to South Beach from the Miami International Airport and are renting a car, there are very clear signs that will lead you there if followed closely, and be sure to get a map from the car rental agency.

Don't attempt to deviate from the clearly signaled directions to South beach because you could end up in some very rough neighborhoods. You can also get a taxi from the airport for a flat rate. While in South Beach and Ocean Drive, many people like to rent a bicycle as it's a convenient way to navigate its many pedestrian-friendly streets.

South Beach and Ocean Drive have hundreds of shops, restaurants, boutiques, museums and entertainments venues. Many of them offer student, military or senior discounts if you ask. If you are a Miami-Dade resident, the discounts can be even steeper. It all depends on the venues, so be sure to bring your ID with you and ask; you have nothing to lose but potential savings!

South Beach - Ocean Drive - Atractions in Miami

The most complete collection of art-deco buildings is here in Miami Beach

Miami has acquired the reputation of being one of the most expensive cities to visit, but the frugal traveler can also find a sanctuary here if he or she plans their vacation right. South Beach and Ocean Drive in particular offer many things to do that are free. You can spend a day on the beach and pay only for an umbrella and parking, pack a lunch, snacks and drinks for even more savings.

Be sure to check out all of the famous Art Deco buildings in South Beach, and visit Gianni Versace's legendary home, and many other museums and art galleries in the area for free. If you're looking for luxury, there is no shortage of it in South Beach; there are many high-end restaurants, hotels and nightclubs that are very expensive and worth every penny.

The South Beach and Ocean Drive area is Miami's heart and soul and is a perfect destination for couples, groups, and families and even for solo travelers. There is a ton to do and many activities to satisfy any taste or budget. You can visit many of South Beach and Ocean Drive's museums, gardens, beaches and many other attractions. Or you can simply walk around the area and watch Miami's most beautiful prancing around, and get a taste of Miami's delicious Cuban cuisine and other decadent restaurants spread all over the South beach and Ocean Drive area.

Overflowing with art, vibe, and enthusiasm, South Beach is Miami's most popular hotspot. The Art Deco Architectural Historic District has everything for a great holiday!

South Beach - Ocean Drive - Atractions in Miami

Ocean Drive

Ocean Drive, South Beach's main street, is outlined by world reowned hotels, bars, and boutiques displaying the neon colors and particular shapes characteristic of the popular art movement which is emblematic to this area. This particular strip includes the Colony Hotel, Park Central Hotel ... as well as many top Miami restaurants. Its ideal location offers oceanfront hotel rooms and restaurants where you can enjoy the ocean breeze at any time of the day.

Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue is also another popular street in Miami Beach. Here you will find some of the hottest nightclubs and bars.


Collins Avenue

Collins Avenue runs from South Beach to Fort Lauderdale parallel to the Atlantic Ocean. Between 5th and 8th Collins Avenue you will find top name brand stores for an outdoor shopping experience. You can also find some of the most exclusive hotels with breath taking ocean and city views and endless amenities for a complete holiday under the sun.


Lincoln Road

Lincoln Road is perpendicular to these streets running through the center of the island, it is also considered the heart of Miami Beach. From gourmet restaurants, to international bars, and unique boutiques, Lincoln Road is the perfect street to walk around and simply enjoy the day. Take a stroll on this pedestrian friendly walkway where you will find everything and anything on either side of the road.

Whether you want to take a tour through the city or walk to discover the many buildings carrying the 1930s flair, South Beach is filled with great places to dine and wine or simply sit and people watch!

South Beach - Ocean Drive - Atractions in Miami



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