Famed for its Cuban influences, trendy nightclubs, fresh seafood, beachside hotels and resorts, and the colorful art deco buildings around town, South Beach is a glamorous paradise within Miami. I spent a few days in South Beach after visiting the Bimini Islands, and got to experience the culture, food and beaches. I was impressed. Here is my guide to South Beach, Miami in a weekend!
Miami, Florida, offers almost too much of a good thing, with its glittering menu of shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions, not to mention its beautiful beaches. Here's your guide to sample Miami's highlights in an action-packed day.
Raleigh Hotel, Miami Miami’s Raleigh Hotel has left a defining mark on the art deco vibe of the city. Its pool is an attraction itself—you might even recognize it from an iconic spread in LIFE Magazine in 1947.
South Beach has been called the American Riviera and an Art Deco Playground. Yet there's more than fine white sand and colorful buildings to South Beach's fantasyland of exuberant Deco architecture. South Beach offers an eclectic mix of world-class boutiques, galleries and stores. It's also a culinary hot spot for everything from gourmet to casual beachside cuisine. At night, South Beach comes alive with crowds ready to go out and have a world-class evening out.
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Best spots to visit in Miami and Miami South Beach, FL