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Miami – Local Attractions

Known as ‘The Magic City’,  Miami is a vibrant mosaic of different cultures, pristine beaches, world-class dining, and a lively arts scene, all surrounded by subtropical wilderness! Get a taste of Miami with these must-see attractions on your RV trip in Miami.

Chantal Mercer
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Known as ‘The Magic City’,  Miami is a vibrant mosaic of different cultures, pristine beaches, world-class dining, and a lively arts scene, all surrounded by subtropical wilderness! Get a taste of Miami with these must-see attractions and areas on your RV trip in Miami.

Jungle Island

Jungle Island is the most hands-on animal experience that you will ever encounter when you take their VIP tour. Hold a baby Kangaroo, play with the Lemurs, and feed an alligator. Stroll through the mile of trails looking for some of the over 300 beautiful birds. Visit the Liger, the world’s largest cat. The Liger is a cross between a Lion and a Tigress, this is one huge kitten.

Coral Castle

Explore the mystery of Coral Castle. Open the 9-ton gate that opens with just a push of the finger or sit in a functioning rocking chair made entirely of stone. Ed Leedskalnin dedicated his life to building this castle made with 1000 tons of stone. It is still unknown today how Ed moved these huge stones, was is science or supernatural. The only thing that Ed would say was ”it’s not hard if you know how”.

Vizcaya Museum & Garden

Vizcaya Museum and Garden was once the winter home to American businessman James Deering in the early 1900s. Tour the 34 decorated bedrooms, the dining room, library, and living room which are all decorated with the historical furniture Deering brought back from Europe combined with those made especially for the estate. Explore the gardens and grounds filled with sculptures and fountains.

Venetian Pool

Swim in the Venetian Pool, created in 1923 this pool was built in an old rock quarry. The pool is filled daily with 820,000 gallons of water from an artesian well. Swim under the grand waterfall, have lunch on the island, and check out the grotto, where the 12-foot deep cave goes back underneath the rocks.

Little Havana

Created by Cuban exiles in the 1960s, this neighborhood transports you to the Cuban capital! Order a Cuban coffee and stroll the streets to experience Latin American culture; smell fresh tobacco from the authentic cigar shops, explore Latin American art galleries, the Cuban Walk of Fame, and enjoy the local bakeries and Cuban restaurants at every corner.

Wynwood

A must-see international destination, Wynwood Walls is an explosion of art! Colorful murals transform old warehouses into 80, 000 square feet of an urban art masterpiece. With major art events coming and going, the area is always growing and changing. Stroll through the bright colored art display, find funky souvenirs, and check out the local shops scattered throughout the area.

Mid-Beach

Know for amazing sandy beaches, incredible restaurants, and Miami style nightlife, a day in mid-beach will fill you with lasting memories. Spend the day playing in the sun, do some world-class shopping, and treat yourself to one of the many incredible restaurants for dinner. After dinner head to the Faena District, to experience the artistic soul of the region with the Summer Jazz series highlighting some of the best international jazz musicians.

Magic Miami explore Mid-Beach
Photo Credit: worldoftravel.com

South Beach

Day or night this world-renowned beach has an eclectic mix of irresistible shopping, restaurants, and galleries all amidst iconic art deco buildings. The skyline, sandy white beaches and clear blue water of South Beach is on all the Miami postcards! Stroll the streets to take in the old Spanish style architecture, stop for a cold beverage, and Miami ambiance at the classy Juvia restaurant with an amazing cocktail list and matching view of the city!

Everglades

RV Adventure through the Everglades in Miami
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Get the RV ready, and head to the edge of the city to the subtropical wilderness of the Miami’s Everglades. The untouched oasis is home to alligators, tropical plants, over 200 bird species, turtles, and other exotic wildlife. With the convenience of your RV take in the hiking, and bird watching as you enter the park. Get the full experience with a guided airboat tour, cruise through the scenic  Ten Thousand Islands Mangrove Forest, and with more alligators per acre than anywhere in the world, view the magnificent reptiles in their natural environment. It might be warm out, but swimming is not recommended!

Book your RV now and start planning your trip to this “Magic” glimmering mosaic of entertainment, fine dining, subtropical wilderness, and pristine white sandy beaches.

If you’re planning on flying into Miami, be sure to check out our article on RV Rentals with Airport Pick Up.

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