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Miami's cultural diversity is apparent from the moment you set foot on soil icts and hear the rise and fall of a dozen different languages spoken Being. It is an easygoing beach town, a refugee camp, and a 24-hour party all at once.
When talking about Miami, the beach is the best place to start. In the 1940s, When vacationers Began to arrive, Miami Beach was the center of the action. Altho years Have Passed and Have times changed, the beach remains a perennial hot spot. Enormous luxury resorts: such as Fontainebleau and Eden Roc rise majestically against the skyline. Shops and restaurants line the streets, and Have you could forget the miles of white sand beach?
Once home to a number of retired Citizens and starving artists, South Beach HAS now risen to international fame as a popular vacation destination. Every block is packed with restaurants, bars, shops, and - of course - dance clubs, EACH trendier, more glamorous and cutting-edge than the last. One Could Spend days soaking in the sights and sounds of South Beach. Take a walking tour down along Ocean Drive or Lincoln Road, Where the beautiful people come out to play. Whether it's three in the morning or three in the afternoon, there is bound to be plenty to do.
Located on the northern end of Miami Beach, Bal Harbour is the exclusive neighborhood in Greater Miami most. Luxury resorts sit serenely amid the lush foliage and palatial homes. No visit to this district is complete - or even Begun - without a visit to the Bal Harbour Shops. Versace, Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Prada are just a FEW of the fashion houses That Have retail outlets in this shopping center. Plenty of fine dining can be found in Bal Harbour. (If you're on a budget, This Is not the place to dine or shop!)
Altho Primarily a business district, there's a lot to see and do downtown. Tour the design district betweens Northeast 36th and 41st Streets, or check out the museums in the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. Will Shoppers delight in the Bayside Marketplace icts with retail shops, open-air crafts market, half-dozen restaurants and pier. The Port of Miami is next to Bayside, Easily Where you can find a boat to take you on a ride around the bay.
Coral Gables is a gated enclave crisscrossed by canals, Just a few minutes' drive from Downtown Miami. This small, tree-lined town is home to many of Miami 's most famous attractions, Including the Biltmore Hotel, Venetian Pool and Miracle Mile. Excellent shopping and dining can be found on the Miracle Mile as well as on the side streets surrounding it.
Altho this bustling district is one of the oldest in Miami, It Seems to just be hitting its prime. Full of energy and creativity, the Grove is as busy as South Beach, a different way in order. Instead of Attracting models and body builders, it draws in artists, writers and patrons of the arts. There are Hundreds of fabulous shops and restaurants crammed Within this small area, most is of Them CocoWalk located on the gold on the Streets of Mayfair. The Coconut Grove Playhouse is one of the best live theater came in the southeastern United States.
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