Miami is a major port city in Southern Florida with several ships docking
daily. It is the fourth-largest urban area in the country and is well
connected via the Miami International Airport, offering the most flights to
Caribbean and Latin America from the US. It is nicknamed the “Capital of
Latin America” and is oft dubbed as one of the cleanest cities in the
country. Due to its pleasant weather and world-renowned beaches like South
Beach, Surfside Beach and Sunny Isles Beach. Miami is a tourist magnet.
Popular attractions include Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami Seaquarium,
Bayside Marketplace and Collins Avenue, among others. Miami Art Deco
District is popular among tourists for its aesthetic and admirable
Things to do in Miami
Miami has miles of shoreline with crystal blue waters. Spend a day
kayaking, surfing, swimming or lounging at any of the several beaches. The
most popular one is the namesake Miami beach and its southern end known as
the South beach is known for its high-profile visitors comprising of
celebrities and models. You can also take tours from here in amphibious
vehicles and get up close to the landmarks, like Bayside Marketplace and
Port of Miami. Explore the Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road Mall while near the
Art Deco District
In close proximity to the Miami Beach is the historic Art Deco District.
The 900 historic buildings here were mostly built in the 1920s and 1930s.
The pastel colors and the retro feel is preserved here and gives the
district much character. Besides the aesthetically pleasing Art Deco
architecture with interesting decor elements, you will also find a few
Modern buildings, like the US Post Office. Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive
are the major streets of this district. You can explore the district via
several walking tours.
Next to the Bayside Marketplace is the Bayfront Park. The 32-acre park is
full of beautiful sculptures and monuments. The highlight here is Pepper
fountain, which is electronically controlled. The park also features the
Light tower, an amphitheater for musical performances and the Challenger
Memorial which commemorates the crew of the Challenger spacecraft. There is
also a kids’ playground. Many locals come here for morning and evening
Best Time to Visit Miami
The best time to book flights from Maracaibo to Miami is from December to
May. Weather in Miami is enviable in winters and perfect for those who want
to escape the snow. Art Deco Weekend takes place in January, the Miami Open
and the Miami Music Week take place in March. So, all those interested in
these festivals can book Miami flights during these times.