Also known as the Sobe, the American Riviera, the Art Deco District, or Hollywood of the East, the picturesque South Beach in Miami attracts crowds year-round. It offers beautiful white sandy shores, non-stop nightlife, unique architecture, and several other attractions. The vast sandy shore is the best place to go for morning hikes and runs. You will also enjoy the city lights when you visit the beach at night.
South Beach is a place where people from different nationalities mingle freely. You can experience diversity in the community while enjoying the variation in local foods and music. Apart from relaxing under the sun, bathing in the azure ocean, and hanging out with the amiable people, there are much more to do and see in South Beach.
The Miami Seaquarium located near the South Beach, is a great source of fun for the entire family. Visit the 38-acre Seaquarium to experience different kinds of animal performance including that of Flipper and Lolita the Killer Whale. See various kinds of sharks, sea creatures, and tropical fishes.
Take a day trip to the Villa Viscaya, a Renaissance-style house on Biscayne Bay. You can get a glimpse of the 16th-19th century artworks, furnishings, and tapestries while touring this historic house. Surrounded by 10-acres of gardens and European landscape, you can view the pools, fountains, and cascades with intricate designs.
You can also participate in Art Deco Tours organized by the non-profit organization Miami Design Preservation League. The 90-minute tour, led by the local architects and historians, offers fascinating information about the South Beach. This tour starts at the Welcome Center in the Art Deco District, from where buy souvenirs and books for kids.
Experience the musical concerts conducted by the New World Symphony at the renowned Lincoln Theatre. Budding young talents in the country contest the 85 positions of the symphony in auditions. Watch the performances of these musicians early in their professions.
To satisfy your appetite you can head to the Puerto Sagua, one of the best family restaurants in South Beach serving authentic Cuban cuisine including the media noche, ham croquettes, ham and cheese, and the paella-style chicken with rice.
Therefore, a getaway to the South Beach offers you endless fun and enjoyment.