Local's Guide to Miami Neighborhoods

Florida, Miami Guide (B): Local's Guide to Miami Neighborhoods

Miami is commonly thought of as being just a beach. But in reality, Miami is a huge sprawling city with many neighborhoods, some which are very touristy and some of which are local areas that you probably want to avoid.

The Miami you see in movies with people rollerblading in bikinis in front of all the art deco buildings is actually South Beach, which is just one of the many neighborhoods that are part of the beautiful city of Miami. South Beach is made up of the southernmost ten miles of beach which are always full of people day and night. You will find many clubs, bars, beachfront hotels, and restaurants and cafes as far as the eye can see. However many of these restaurants lure tourists in with their location and then end up grossly overcharging you for mediocre food and drink. As a general rule, if someone is trying to hard to get you to eat at their restaurant, it’s probably not very good. That being said, the convenience can’t be beat if you’re enjoying the sun and sand of the beach. Sometimes you’re just in the mood for a trashy South Beach bar like Wet Willie’s with giant drinks and a loud DJ music by the pool. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Local's Guide to Miami Neighborhoods
Guide Location: USA » Miami
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Montano
Read it on author's website: http://www.gnometrotting.com/local-guide-to-miami-neighborhood/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Wet Willie’s
  • Mansion
  • The Broken Shaker
  • Liv
  • American Airlines Arena
  • Arsht Center
  • Olympia Theater
  • Bayfront Park
  • Fado
  • Blackbird Ordinary
  • Sugarcane
  • Target
  • Panther Coffee
  • Wood Tavern
  • University of Miami campus
  • Sandbar
  • Town & Country

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