Things to do

SHOPPING

Aventura Mall

Aventura Mall is a shopping center located in Miami, Florida. Anchored by Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, the center is highlighted by a mix of over 300 stores, including Apple, Adidas, Anthropologie, Burberry, Cartier, Givenchy, Gucci, H&M, Louis Vuitton, MCM, Microsoft, Sephora. More (https://aventuramall.com)

Bayside Market Place

Bayside Marketplace is two-story open-air shopping center located in the Downtown Miami area. The banks of Biscayne Bay wrap around the property with the City of Miami marina at its side. It is recognized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor’s Bureau as the number one most visited attraction in Miami. (http://www.baysidemarketplace.com)

Sawgrass Mills Mall

Sawgrass Mills is an outlet shopping mall operated by the Simon Property Group, It’s the 7th largest shopping center in the US and it’s located in Sunrise, Florida, a city in Broward County. More (https://www.simon.com/mall/sawgrass-mills)

American Dream Miami

American Dream Miami is a proposed megamall and entertainment complex intended for South Florida, which will become the largest shopping mall in the United States.

VENUES

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Ranking among the top ten most-visited theaters in the world, the Center presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons. Overlooking the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, More.(https://www.browardcenter.org/)

American Airlines Arena

The American Airlines Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located in Downtown Miami, Florida along Biscayne Bay. The American Airlines Arena has 2,105 club seats, 80 luxury suites, and 76 private boxes. The Waterfront Theater is Florida’s largest theater which is housed within the arena,that can seat between 3,000 and 5,800. The theater can be configured for concerts, family events, musical theatre and other stage shows More. (https://www.aaarena.com/)

BBT Center

The BB&T Center is an indoor arena located in Sunrise, Florida. BB&T Center is the most notable sports and entertainment venue in Florida and among the best in the world, with more than two million customers entering its doors each year. Host to more than 200 events annually including Florida Panthers hockey.    More. (https://www.thebbtcenter.com/)

Hard Rock Stadium-

Hard Rock Stadium is a multipurpose football stadium located in Miami Gardens, Florida, a city north of Miami. It is the home stadium of the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. Hard Rock Stadium also plays host to the Miami Hurricanes football team during their regular season. More. (https://hardrockstadium.com/)

Hard Rock Café Live

Don’t miss the hottest acts as they take the stage at Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. With easy access to major interstates I-95 and I-75, the Hard Rock Event Center is Hollywood’s newest premiere live music venue. The 3,500-seat arena gives loyal fans an intimate and authentic experience. From classic rockers to the funniest comedians, the Hard Rock Event Center is the backdrop for year round music and laughter. More. (https://www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/hard-rock-live.htm)

GAMBLING

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Experience the thrill of 24/7 gaming action at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, South Florida’s largest casino. Play high-energy slots and tables games at our 140,000 square foot casino situated in the heart of it all. More. (https://www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/casino-events.htm)

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino

Gulfstream Park is an entertainment destination featuring thoroughbred racing, two casinos, shopping and dining in Hallandale Beach, Florida between Fort Lauderdale & Miami.

More. (http://www.gulfstreampark.com/

The Big Easy Casino formerly known as Mardi Gras Casino

         The Big Easy Casino, formerly known as Mardi Gras Casino and Hollywood Greyhound Track, is a casino and greyhound racing facility located in Hallandale Beach. The Big Easy Casino features over 900 slots, poker tournaments, and greyhound racing. More. (http://thebigeasycasino.com/)

Seminole Classica Casino-

            The Big Easy Casino, formerly known as Mardi Gras Casino and Hollywood Greyhound Track, is a casino and greyhound racing facility located in Hallandale Beach, in the U.S. state of Florida. The casino features over 900 slot machines, virtual table games, free to enter poker tournaments, and nightly entertainment. More (https://www.seminoleclassiccasino.com/)

BEACH

Hollywood Beach

            Nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood, Florida is known for its beautiful stretch of beach, perfect for a beach vacation. With oceanfront hotels and resorts, you will find the perfect accommodation for a weekend getaway or staycation. You can find unique shopping, beachfront restaurants and bars along Hollywood’s Broadwalk, in addition to yearlong activities and live music. More. (https://www.hollywoodfl.org/1049/Hollywood-Beach)

Fort Lauderdale Beach

Warm your toes in Greater Fort Lauderdale’s 23 miles of sun kissed beaches – an easy walk from many hotels, restaurants and activities. … Hollywood, Dania Beach, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale.

(https://www.sunny.org/beaches-and-beyond/beaches/)

South Beach

South Beach is known for its beaches and the glamorous scene around its happening nightspots and celebrity-chef eateries. Chain stores and indie fashion shops line pedestrian shopping strip Lincoln Road Mall. On Ocean Drive, known for its well-preserved art deco architecture, outdoor cafes offer a ringside view of the scene. More.

(https://www.miamiandbeaches.com/neighborhoods/south-beach)

Haulover Beach

Thousands of people come to Haulover Beach on a sunny day. Simply put, Haulover Beach is one of the best clothing-optional beaches in the world, as ranked by many online and print publications. As many as 7,000 people visit the beach in a single day. Because clothing is optional, some visitors remained clothed. More. (https://www.hauloverbeach.org/)

West Palm Beach

We don’t want to brag, but The Palm Beaches are home to the best beaches in South Florida. (After all, “Beaches” is in our name.) Nearly 30 tropical beach parks span 47 miles along the Atlantic Ocean, from Jupiter Beach to Boca Raton – and we have a beach to fit your every mood. More. (https://www.thepalmbeaches.com/beaches)

Key West

Nested 165 miles (3+ hours) from Miami the beautiful chain of island beaches called KEY WEST. Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling are ideal at most beaches in Key West. Lifeguards are not present at beaches, so swimming is at your own risk. Topless and nude bathing are illegal. Fishing is allowed off the piers at most beaches. Check fishing license requirements. More. (https://www.thepalmbeaches.com/beaches)

MUSEUMS

 

Miami Children Museums

           More. (https://www.miamichildrensmuseum.org/)

 

Vizcaya Museum & Garden

More. (http://vizcaya.org/)

 

Museum of Discovery & Science

More. (https://mods.org/)

 

Frost Museum of Science

       More. (https://www.frostscience.org/)

PARKS

 

Botanical Gardens

           More. (https://www.mbgarden.org/)

 

Miami Seaquarium

More. (https://www.miamiseaquarium.com/)

 

Oleta River State Park

More. (https://bgoletariveroutdoor.com/kayaks-canoes/#)

 

Butterfly World

           More. (https://www.butterflyworld.com/)

 

Uncle Bernie Amusement Park

More. (https://unclebernies.com/)

 

Everglades National Park

More. (https://www.nps.gov/ever/index.htm)

 

Zoo Miami

           More. (https://www.zoomiami.org/)

 

Jungle Island

More. ( https://www.jungleisland.com/)

 

Lion Country Safari

More. (https://www.lioncountrysafari.com/)

 

Flamingo Gardens

           More. ( https://www.flamingogardens.org/)

WORLD KNOWN

 

Art Basle

           More. (https://www.artbasel.com/miami-beach)

 

Renaissance Festival

More. (http://www.ren-fest.com/)

 

Ultra-Music Festival

More.(https://ultramusicfestival.com/)

 

Coconut Grove

           More. (https://www.coconutgrove.com/)