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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark that preserves the Miami estate of agricultural industrialist James Deering to engage our community and its visitors in learning through the arts, history and the environment. Built between 1914 and 1922, Vizcaya is one of the most intact remaining examples from this era in United States history, when the nation’s most successful entrepreneurs built estates inspired by the stately homes of Europe.”
  • 278 locals recommend
Public Art
“The entire neighborhood is an open air art gallery. Great works by famous street artists covering buildings and structures. Bars, restaurants, shops and art galleries. Day or night.”
  • 287 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Bayside Marketplace is a two-story open air shopping center located in the downtown Miami, Florida. The banks of Biscayne Bay wrap around the property with the City of Miami marina at its side. It is recognized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor's Bureau as the number one most visited attraction in Miami. Different from typical shopping malls, Bayside offers an entertainment experience with live music daily, restaurants, bars, open-container policy, family events, and the picturesque settings that come with a waterfront property. Tenancy at the Bayside Marketplace consist of 140 inline spaces, in addition to over 50 carts and kiosks located in and around the center.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Gorgeous view, have a coffee. some Art and after walk to Bayside and enjoy salsa music and dance, and Bayside it is also tons of bars/restaurants/shopping and boat tours .... A lot of things to do”
  • 272 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Home of the Miami heat and concert venues. is located in downtown miami and is a 25 mins ride from the property.”
  • 255 locals recommend
Neighborhood
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“This is considered the Art District of Miami . Lots of Galleries , restaurants and shops to enjoy ! ”
  • 293 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“An outdoor mall with tons of upscale stores, eateries photo opps, and occasional events.”
  • 129 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“When you first show up at Bodega, you could easily mistake it for a popular neighborhood taqueria. Between the Airstream trailer serving tacos and the picnic tables, it looks like a low-key spot. It is that, but as you see the Ubers full of models and clubgoers arriving and disappearing into the small taco joint, you get a sense there might be something more going on. Look around for a guy with an earpiece at the back of the room and tell him your friend sent you, and you might just get directed to a back door that looks like an entrance to a Porta Potti. Pass through here and you’ll enter a graffiti-filled men’s washroom. It’s only after passing through yet another door that you will enter one of South Beach’s hot hidden nightclubs. The mixologists have an extensive menu that relies heavily on “illegal” mezcal, and the DJ keeps the room pumping all through the night. It caters to a friendly, slightly older crowd and makes for a good introduction to the South Beach scene minus the cover charge and lineups that you’ll find at clubs closer to the beach.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Brickell City Centre is a nice indoor/outdoor shopping mall with well established brands and good restaurants/fast casual spots. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Located 20 min away by car. A world class science museum, visitors can hurtle through space in a planetarium equipped with a 3D 8K visual system-one of only thirteen like it in the world & come face to face with sharks in their 3-level aquarium.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great hang out place with beautiful view. Food is okay, but view is the best”
  • 102 locals recommend
Zoo
“"Jungle island is only minutes away from South Beach and Downtown Miami. Through interactive experiences, Jungle Island enthralls park visitors with a sense of adventure and discovery. Distance: 38 Minutes away ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Urban Mall with stores such as Target, Ross, Marshall's & Home Goods, Coffee & Restaurants. Plenty of parking. A nice place to hang out with family or friends.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“For a great mojito, a dance, a good conversation, live music, and a good dance.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Super fancy Soul Food on South Beach where you may spot celebrities at any time.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Aquarium
“"A world-class marine- mammal park offering daily shows, exhibits and dolphin interactions." Distance: 40 Minutes away ”
  • 74 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“When you first show up at Bodega, you could easily mistake it for a popular neighborhood taqueria. Between the Airstream trailer serving tacos and the picnic tables, it looks like a low-key spot. It is that, but as you see the Ubers full of models and clubgoers arriving and disappearing into the small taco joint, you get a sense there might be something more going on. Look around for a guy with an earpiece at the back of the room and tell him your friend sent you, and you might just get directed to a back door that looks like an entrance to a Porta Potti. Pass through here and you’ll enter a graffiti-filled men’s washroom. It’s only after passing through yet another door that you will enter one of South Beach’s hot hidden nightclubs. The mixologists have an extensive menu that relies heavily on “illegal” mezcal, and the DJ keeps the room pumping all through the night. It caters to a friendly, slightly older crowd and makes for a good introduction to the South Beach scene minus the cover charge and lineups that you’ll find at clubs closer to the beach.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great hang out place with beautiful view. Food is okay, but view is the best”
  • 102 locals recommend
Music Venue
“For a great mojito, a dance, a good conversation, live music, and a good dance.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Super fancy Soul Food on South Beach where you may spot celebrities at any time.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Electic food and drink at South Beach views in an ultramodern space atop a designer parking garage. The best view on Miami Beach, Cozy, Romantic, Upscale”
  • 96 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Chic & minimalist Japanese hot spot overlooking the Miami River, with shared dishes, sushi & more. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
“this is a great place for lunch half a block away. Original Peruvian food at reasonable price.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Live jazz music every night, great wine list and huge romantic, outdoor backyard. Simple menu with BBQ items, cheese plates. ”
  • 115 locals recommend

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