By Lauren Tjaden

Colorful and exotic, Miami is nicknamed ‘the Magic City’ for good reason. Here’s some of the fun, sun and glam you can discover there with this miami vacation guide.

Get the Inside Scoop

So you’re finally coming to Miami. Great! Here’s the insider’s scoop that will let you say you really saw Miami.

Read and see more: An Insider’s Guide to Miami


Take it to the Street
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The gateway to Wynwood Walls, one of the stops on a tour of Miami’s burgeoning arts scene by The Miami Art Experience.

- Patrick Farrell for VISIT FLORIDA

 

An area in Miami once marked by desolate industrial warehouses is now an International Street Art  destination.
See more: Wynwood Walls

Feast Your Eyes
Verde is the restaurant in the new Pérez Art Museum Miami. With views of Biscayne Bay, it is a modern, casual restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.

Verde is the restaurant in the new Pérez Art Museum Miami. With views of Biscayne Bay, it is a modern, casual restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.

- Cendino Teme

 

Pérez Art Museum Miami is a modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

See more: Visit the Perez Art Museum Miami

Loosen Up

 

Roll your hips and embrace your inner Latin with Salsa dancing.

See more: Salsa Dancing in Miami

Chow Down
 

Heading down to South Florida? Be sure to try a Cuban Frita — known in some circles as the Cuban hamburger. Take a peek at some of the best spots to get fritas in the Miami area.

See more: Best Fritas in Miami

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Dance salsa in Miami

- miamisalsacongress.com

A Cuban frita (hamburger) at El Rey de las Fritas in Miami.

A Cuban frita (hamburger) at El Rey de las Fritas in Miami.

- Barb Freda

Every Queen Deserves a Palace

The Palace in South Beach is home to the famous Sunday Drag Queen Brunch, which attracts both gay and straight crowds. The Palace has been a LGBT fixture on Ocean Drive for more than 25 years.

See more: The Drag Queen Show at The Palace, South Beach
 

Sleep Tight
Lapis Spa

Lapis Spa

- Fontainebleau Miami Beach

 

The Fontainebleau Miami Beach is one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels on Miami Beach.

See more: The Legendary Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach

Refuel

Check out some of the best breakfast spots in Miami.

See more: Great Breakfast Spots in Miami

Must-dos
 

So you only have 24 hours in Miami? Let the expert show you the best spots to check out to experience Miami.

See more: 24 Hours in Miami

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