Things to do in Miami

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Believe it or not, there’s life beyond the beach (though you’ll want to make time for it), if you’re looking for things to do in Miami. In addition t... Read More

Believe it or not, there’s life beyond the beach (though you’ll want to make time for it), if you’re looking for things to do in Miami. In addition to a thriving art scene, replete with dozens of high-end galleries and first-class museums, the city plays host to a packed calendar of year-round events and festivals—Art Basel, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Fashion Week among them. When all else fails, head for the beach.

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    Art Basel Miami Beach

    An outgrowth of the renowned Swiss art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach has been turning Miami into a citywide art extravaganza during the first week of... Read More

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    Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

    Located on the southern tip of Key Biscayne, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is probably best known for its picturesque beach. But it's also loaded... Read More

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    HistoryMiami

    Miami's history is complex, so it's a good thing there's an institution like HistoryMiami to help sort through the city's past. In addition to a vast... Read More

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    Miami Beach Botanical Garden

    Located directly across the street from the Miami Beach Convention Center and just a couple of blocks from Lincoln Road, the Miami Beach Botanical... Read More

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    Miami Book Fair International

    Though it's best known for its sun, sand, and bronzed bodies, Miami is also home to one of the nation's premier literary festivals—though in true Miami... Read More

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    Miami Spice

    During Miami Spice, a city-wide celebration of the area's most popular restaurants, you can easily dine out every night without visiting the same... Read More

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    New World Center

    This Frank Gehry-designed performing arts venue, which opened in 2011, is a testament to the city's ability to reinvent itself after years of shaky real... Read More

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    Pérez Art Museum Miami

    Originally founded as the Miami Art Museum, the Pérez Art Museum Miami was rechristened in 2013, when it relocated to a state-of-the-art, Herzog &... Read More

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    SoundScape Cinema Series

    From October through May, the 7,000-square-foot projection wall that holds up one corner of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center plays host to a... Read More

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    South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    Founded as a one-day event at the Florida International University in 1997, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival has since morphed into a five-day... Read More

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    Venetian Pool

    Built from a coral rock quarry in 1923, this Coral Gables landmark (it's actually listed on the National Register of Historic Places) is far from your... Read More

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    Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

    Built in 1916 as a winter home by industrialist James Deering, this Italian Renaissance-style villa and its 10 acres of formal gardens, chock full of... Read More

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    Wynwood Walls

    It wasn't too long ago that Miami's Wynwood neighborhood was a warehouse-filled ghost town. That was until the late Tony Goldman, the man who reinvented... Read More

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