Things to Do in Miami (Essential Attractions + 2021 Insider Guide Advice)

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

Here you can find our guide on things to do in Miami, the USA, including popular tourist attractions, sights, leisure, day and night out activities, trips and tours. While Miami is in the USA, it is a lovely and very exotic place. The city is a hot and humid one.

You’ll definitely love this Floridian metropolis with its great Art Deco hotels, classic cars and tourists in party mode along the stretch of oceanfront.

Essential Attractions

Miami offers great attraction for all kid of travelers as it is a great destination with its perfect all-year-round weather, white sandy beaches, fantastic shopping scene, the hippest restaurants, plus a few museums. Among all, it is a perfect party city, especially around South Beach which is known as “everything goes” attitude.

South Beach, Miami
South Beach, Miami

Popular Events

You can visit Miami for all year around, thanks to its perfect weather conditions that is always excellent. The famous Art Deco Festival in January, the Winter Music Conference in March and the VMAs in May and Art Basel Miami Beach in December also other popular attractions that you won’t want to miss.

Miami’s Art Scene

Entertainment & Nightlife

Nightlife in Miami is superb. If you want party like a celeb, eat at the quality restaurants where many celebrities go, than you are at the right place. You can enjoy the rooftop terrace at Coco de Ville, have late night cocktails by the pool VIP lounge of the Gansevoort hotel, 18 floors up.

Nikki Beach at no1 Ocean Drive is a another must visit place where you’ll find a shining beach lounge frequented by Paris Hilton, Beyonce and the Kardashian sisters. Soho Beach House is also another top venue for great partying at the town.



Shopping lovers will find great places in Miami such as the Village of Merrick Park at Coral Gables for top end brands like Gucci, La Perla, Jimmy Choo, Anthropologie or Cavalli or at the Bal Harbor shops. You’ll enjoy the Chanel, Bulgari and Cartier for sure.

For budget places, you can try the Aventura Mall, a huge 2.7 million square foot paradise with 280 shops like Kiehls, Calvin Klein, Urban Outfitters and Macy’s that also house cinemas, restaurants and art galleries.

Shopping Heaven

Where to stay?

You’ll find great places to stay in Miami. South Beach hotels include The Tides and The Raleigh, that are all very nice. The Raleigh is another good place.

How to Get?

You’ll definitiley find budget flights as well as business class ones to Miami from all over the world.