Miami the Magic City

Florida, Miami Guide (B): Miami the Magic City

Long after Sinatra and his Rat Pack pals put their mark on the Magic City, Miami continues to lure visitors looking for fun in the sun.

Florida’s most glamorous city dishes up equal parts suave sophistication mixed with a party atmosphere to rival the best of them. A famous cruise port, gorgeous beaches, no shortage of beautiful people and a very vibrant night life are just some of the reasons people flock to Miami.

But buyer beware, the glitz and glamour of Miami comes at a cost. Miami is a very expensive city, a point of contention voiced by locals as well. While many will say Miami is worth the expense, locals will happily give you tips on how to beat the system and get the best bang for your buck around town.

So whether Miami is the destination or you are making a quick stop en route to somewhere else, there is still plenty to enjoy in Miami while keeping your budget in check.

Take a stroll down the Miami Beach boardwalk in the popular South Beach district. For a main beach boardwalk, this one is great. Contrary to what you might expect of a city beach destination, the beach is not lined with shops and restaurants, just occasional, discreet hotel access paths. Flanked by the dune vegetation, the walk has a lovely natural feel. A fantastic 4 mile stretch for joggers and walkers. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Miami the Magic City
Guide Location: USA » Miami
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate O'malley
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