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We don’t know about you, but we’ve already started planning our next vay-k — and at the top of our travel bucket list is Miami, Florida. The beautiful city (appropriately nicknamed as The Magic City for its rapid growth) has no shortage of oceanfront hotels, historic buildings, vibrant culture, and foodie hotspots.
So if you’re in need of a tropical getaway (after toughing out the winter chill), add these seven must-visit activities and attractions to your Miami travel itinerary stat.
Situated in the heart of Miami Beach and on world-famous Collins Avenue, Eden Roc Miami Beach boasts an ideal location in the midst of unparalleled shopping, dining, nightlife, and tropical scenery. The luxurious hotel has been reenergized through a complete overhaul with renovations to its 415 ocean-facing rooms, three picture-perfect swimming pools, and 22,000 square feet of spa and fitness facilities. With the endless selection of attractions surrounding the resort, this is your best bet for the most unforgettable trip.
Did you know this used to be the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering? Located on Biscayne Bay in the Coconut Grove neighborhood, stop by to learn about Vizcaya’s fascinating history through the arts, history, and the environment. From extensive Italian Renaissance gardens and native woodland landscape to the historic village outbuildings compound, the internationally-recognized museum and gardens is a must-visit for anyone visiting the metropolitan city.
Miami’s chic style meets Japan’s timeless luxury at Nobu Restaurant in Eden Roc Miami Beach. Nobu has become the hottest place to dine in Miami Beach with celebrity Chef Nobu Matsuhisa leading the culinary game. You’ll be able to taste the latest trends in Japanese cuisine with an extensive menu of inventive dishes and bold cocktails. Trust us, you’re going to want to clear up some space in your camera roll for some #foodporn shots.
Less than 10 minutes away from South Beach, the Miami Design District is dedicated to innovative fashion, design, architecture, and dining experiences. The vibrant destination has something to offer every type of traveler — whether you’re a shopaholic, a foodie, or just obsessed with sightseeing.
When you stay at the Eden Roc Miami Beach, you’ll have complete access to their 22,000 square-foot oceanfront facility, which includes a full-service spa equipped with 18 treatment rooms, a custom scrub bar, cold plunges, sauna and steam rooms, a hydrotherapy circuit, a relaxation salon, and VIP cabanas. There’s also a state-of-the-art fitness center with everything you need to get in a quick sweat sesh.
Immerse yourself in the distinctive cultural atmosphere that is Little Havana. The neighborhood offers a great deal of entertainment from open social areas to its many restaurants featuring iconic Cuban flavors, lively Latin music, and street art depicting important Cuban figures.
Located on the east side of Biscayne Boulevard, the park was refurbished and given a fresh new look in the ’80s. With the park’s electronically-controlled Pepper Fountain, an amphitheater for a wide range of musical events and performances, a tower for laser illuminations, and historical monuments, you’ll find the park has something for both locals and tourists alike.
Only one of the restaurants on the beach with a true oceanfront view, Malibu Farm (opening in 2018) hails straight from SoCal! With delicious menu items like Green Eggs and Ham “Shakshouka,” açaí bowls, and Coconut Blackberry Baked French Toast, you need to dine at this gorgeous restaurant at least once during your visit.
xx, The FabFitFun Team