Miami, in Southern Florida, is a major port city on the Atlantic Coast. The
Miami Port is known as the “Cruise Capital of the World” and is busiest in
terms of passenger traffic. With over 15 million visitors in 2017, Miami is
among the most popular destinations in the country. Miami has deep Latin
American cultural roots. The city of 5 million has a diverse population.
Miami’s neighborhoods have their own distinct vibe. Little Havana here is
the Latino hub whereas the rapidly expanding Design District and Wynwood
are lined with art venues, chic bistros, and stores. The city is an all
year-round destination due to its pleasant weather and pristine beaches,
like Miami Beach, Surfside Beach, Hobie Beach, and Crandon Park Beach,
Things to do in Miami
Miami’s beaches are at the heart of the tourist activity in the city.
Several hotels, clubs, shopping venues, bars, and eateries are located
around the Miami Beach. The Ocean Drive offers picturesque views and is
perfect for evening strolls. Miami has many pet friendly beaches like Bark
and Hobie Beach.
Perez Art Museum Miami
The Perez Art Museum (PAMM) is a modern and contemporary art museum
situated in the Museum Park in Downtown Miami. The building. PAMM houses
more than 2,000 objects from the 20th and 21st
centuries. The collection has artworks by globally renowned artists,
namely, Frank Stella, Joseph Cornell, Diego Rivera and Wilfredo Ram, among
others. Miami’s premier art venue’s focus is on the American, African and
Western European cultures.
Wynwood has transformed from an industrial hub to the indie neighborhood of
Miami. There has been a revitalization of sorts, wherein, a host of
galleries, award winning restaurants, and bars have cropped up. Wynwood
Walls is an outdoor gallery showcasing street art and murals from world
class artists across 80,000 square feet of wall space. Alter and KYU are
popular for serving refined New American and Asian meals. Breweries like
the Wynwood Brewing Company and Concrete Beach Brewery are also a major
Best Time to Visit Miami
Miami has great weather all year round, however, the best time to book
flights from Santo Domingo to Miami is during the winter season (December
to May). Festivals like Coachella, Art Basel Week, Calle Ocho Festival take
place during this period. It is advised to book Miami flights in advance to
avoid paying high rates at the last minute.