Did you know Miami is one of the most visited cities in the world? With an average temperature ranging from 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year, there are plenty of things to do here for both locals and visitors alike.
Whether you want to hit the beach, enjoy a day at the zoo, or shop until you drop, Miami Beach has something for everyone.
Explore all the fun things to do during your Miami Beach vacation with our list of activities and attractions.
1. Visit South Beach
A Miami Beach visit would not be complete without hitting up one of America’s most iconic beaches. South Beach is the epicenter of art, culture, and endless possibilities.
With famous nightclubs such as LIV, you can party with Miami’s biggest and brightest. Don’t leave without strolling along Ocean Drive. It offers an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, and shops that create a never-ending nightlife experience.
This beach was brought into the spotlight after being featured in various music videos and films that include the reality television show “The Real Housewives of Miami.”
South Beach has been a popular location for artists, musicians, celebrities, fashion icons, and models.
2. Miami Beach Boardwalk
South Pointe Park is the perfect place for families to relax during their Miami vacation. The Miami Beach Boardwalk is an eight kilometer long historic oceanfront promenade that runs parallel to Ocean Drive from South Pointe Park to North Point Park at Collins Avenue.
It is home to several restaurants and hotels. Visitors experience an outdoor entertainment complex with chalets, restaurants, shops, boutiques, cafes, street entertainers, and performers.
There are plenty of activities such as skateboarding or volleyball courts that will keep your family busy while staying at our hotel Kaskades South Beach.
3. Take a Tour of the Art Deco Historic District
If you love architecture, don’t forget to wander around the Art Deco Historic District. This 1920s historic landmark is home to an array of unique and beautiful buildings.
It is one of the largest collections of deco architecture anywhere in the world. It comprises over 2,000 buildings that house thousands of fine art pieces.
The area features many boutique hotels that have been meticulously restored with Art Deco architecture in mind. Some even feature original furnishings from the 1930s!
4. Explore the Lummus Park Beach
Lummus Park is located on the crescent-shaped beachfront of Miami Beach, Florida. It is one of the best parks in South Florida for walking, jogging, and biking.
The park has a bicycle path that stretches nearly 10 kilometers from end to end with scenic views of downtown Miami, Sailboat Bend, and Fisher Island. The park features an Olympic-sized swimming pool for adults and one for children’s use.
An open-air amphitheater hosts free summer concerts on Thursday nights. It offers visitors a chance to enjoy live music while they soak up the sun.
Lummus Park Beach is one of the cleanest and safest beaches in Miami. It does not allow smoking or alcohol consumption.
5. Go Shopping on Lincoln Road
Located on South Beach, Lincoln Road Mall is a pedestrian street that stretches two blocks, just a few steps from Ocean Drive.
This pedestrian walkway offers shoppers many options of high-end design boutiques. There are over 200 stores to browse through, and you could spend all day here.
For those looking to take their trip up a notch, make sure you check out our Kaskades South Beach hotel near the mall. While here, be sure to check out our rooftop pool.
6. Stop by the South Pointe Park
South Pointe Park is conveniently located very close to our hotel. Here, guests can enjoy an array of beach activities like volleyball, paddleboard, and even a skate park for those looking to get their adrenaline pumping.
This park features four different areas for activities, including Barbeques, The Sandbox, Family Garden and Paradise Plaza. It has gorgeous views of Biscayne Bay, where you can watch boats cruise by or even take a ferry ride. Visitors can also capture great views of the Miami skyline and enjoy some outdoor dining.
7. Take a Stroll at the Ocean Drive
Ocean Drive is lined with boutique hotels, restaurants, and chic boutiques that will leave you wishing for more than just a day in Miami. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience.
Stop by Bentley Hotel South Beach to enjoy a spectacular view of Ocean Drive and the beach, or accommodation. It sits right across the street from the iconic Art Deco District.
8. Amazing Nightlife on Collins Avenue
If you’re looking for some nightlife during your stay in South Beach, check out Collins Avenue. It’s a famous Miami hotspot that’s lined with upscale restaurants and bars.
9. Explore the North Shore Open Space Park
This city park promotes relaxation, recreation, and environmental awareness. It features an array of green spaces with natural vegetation and serene ponds. The streams are ideal for canoeing and kayaking along the causeway that separates them from the Atlantic Ocean.
The park boasts many picnic areas. This includes fishing spots, grills, basketball courts, and open spaces for sunbathing and stargazing.
10. Relax at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden
The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is located at 2000 Convention Center Drive in between Meridian and Prairie Avenues, only a short walk from Lincoln Road Mall. It features landscaping with native Florida plants, trees, and flowers modeled after natural Florida environments.
Visitors can enjoy leisurely strolls through the garden or participate in educational programs like bird walks or gardening classes. It’s also a host to special occasions like weddings or anniversaries.
During your visit, browse gift shops for souvenirs and dine at restaurants along the waterfront.
11. Understand Florida’s Cultural Diversity at Jewish Museum of Florida
The Jewish Museum of Florida is located at 301 Washington Ave. It chronicles the rich history of Jews in South Florida, with permanent exhibits that highlight Miami Beaches’ unique cultural diversity.
The museum educates its visitors about Jewish customs through interactive displays, narrative panels, and educational videos. Visitors can also take part in guided walking tours around town to uncover hidden artistic gems throughout the city center. This way, they’ll learn about each community’s significance in the development of Miami Beach.
12. Romero Britto Fine Art Gallery
Located inside Lincoln Road Mall, Romero Britto Fine Art Gallery hosts some of today’s best artists. Every two months, guests are treated to new displays. Not only will this gallery leave you feeling inspired, but it will also be one of the unique things you’ll experience during your stay in Miami.
It features over 30 of his original pieces, along with a gift shop where visitors can purchase affordable prints for just $15 to $25 each.
13. Visit the Wolfsonian
Florida International University is a museum located at 1001 Washington Ave. on South Beach. It features more than 200,000 square feet of exhibits, including unique artifacts from around the world and local Florida memorabilia.
The museum hosts temporary exhibitions twice each year and has recently held shows featuring the works of Andy Warhol and Auguste Rodin. Guided tours are available daily, and visitors can even rent special VIP tours for $20 per person to gain exclusive access to areas not otherwise open to the public.
14. Bal Harbour Trail
The Bal Harbor Trail is an approximately 4-mile trail running north-south from Bal Harbor Beach. Located in Miami Beach, Florida, the Bal Harbor Trail is a great place to spend some time outdoors.
Run, bike or walk along the boardwalk and admire the white sand beaches and turquoise ocean on the shore. Walk on the beach with your toes on the beach, or keep your feet clean and take a walk on the cobblestones. You are very close to the beach, and you can enjoy the view and the impact of the waves, but it is much easier than running on the ordinary sand.
Bring the kids along, and even your dog. But, be sure to keep your dog on a leash and clean up after them.
Stay hydrated! Drink water before you start out, drink water during your run, and drink water after your run. Wear good shoes! If you don’t have good shoes, then invest in some because they make a huge difference.
15. Take a stroll down Española Way
This colorful, historic street is said to be one of the most exciting parts of Miami Beach. The architecture alone makes this area stand out. Yet, there are also live music venues, restaurants, and lovely fountains along the walkway.
16. Art Basel
Miami’s art scene goes far beyond one famous museum. Art Basel features some of the best collections from various artists around the world.
Whether you’re looking for the next big thing or want to get inspired, visit one of these exhibits. After all, there’s no better way to enjoy your stay and plan your holiday itinerary than by booking with us today.
Visit Miami Beach for Loads of Fun Things to Do
Are you looking for a holiday destination with hundreds of fun things to do and the best accommodation? A Miami vacation leaves you with an endless list of attractions while offering you the best climate for outdoor and indoor activities.
To enjoy the above fun things and get to see every part of Miami Beach without driving miles away, book accommodation in our Bentley Hotel in South Beach.