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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Clothes Shop
“High energy, very busy and popular mall housing a large variety of shops from Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co to Nordstroms, Bloomingdales and JC Penney’s. Macy’s has two locations at Aventura Mall and major sales events are a regular occurrence at this department store. “Affordable Luxury” is their mantra and popular US designer brands such as Michael Kors and Tommy Hilfiger are featured. Be sure to ask any sales associate for current in house specials, to get maximum bang for your dollar, across all departments. International tourists automatically receive a 10% discount by showing their passports. H&M, Urban Outfitters and JC Pennys are other good bets for scoring good deals. In all, Aventura Mall houses over 300 brand name stores and several dining options. Plan on spending all day here, a couple of hours is simply not enough.”
  • 358 locals recommend
Food Court
“This is an outlet mall that won’t disappoint you! You will probably need a full day to check everything out. There is also great restaurants around the mall, movie theater etc”
  • 323 locals recommend
“Picturesque afternoon on the water exploring the Italian Renaissance architecture built in the early 1900's by James Deering and the grounds. Various special events are held through the year. The largest event there is the Renaissance Festival.”
  • 277 locals recommend
“Beach, drinks, food, activities. South Beach has it all! For a nice day at the beach with drinks and food. Pass by South Beach and enjoy your time there. ”
  • 288 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Visit PAMM and learn about modern, contemporary and international art. Exhibitions highlight Miami’s diverse community and pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. In addition to exploring the galleries, visitors can: enjoy waterfront dining at Verde restaurant; shop a unique selection of art books, furnishings and handmade items at the museum’s gift store; and take in the spectacular views of Biscayne Bay and the elaborate hanging gardens. Designed by Pritzker Prize winning architects Herzog & de Meuron, PAMM provides an educational and civic forum for the County’s residents and visitors alike.”
  • 273 locals recommend
Public Art
“Find your favorite walls,take pictures,eat delicious food ,dance ,music and so much more.”
  • 301 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Bayside is an outside Market place with many shops & restaurants on the water. You can also Take a boat Tour to Fisher Island and around Star Island (Celebrity mansions on an island) get your cameras ready for a panoramic view of the city from the ocean! ”
  • 249 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Lincoln Road is a world-famous shopping & dining promenade in the heart of South beach that features more than 200 national retailers, designer brands, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, and sidewalk cafes. In South Beach, Lincoln Road is the place to be. Arguably Miami's most well-known shopping center, the Lincoln Road Mall in South Beach is full of stores, boutiques, art galleries, and museums. Nearly the entire area of this open-air mall is closed to automobile traffic, making it a great place to stroll and people watch. You'll find Urban Outfitters, Madewell, Steve Madden, Melissa Shoes, Scotch & Soda, Nike, Lacoste, Forever 21, Adidas by Stella McCartney, BCBG Max Azria, Anthropologie, Ted Baker, Zara, Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle, Zadig & Voltaire, Lululemon Athletica, and more. There are over 50 eateries in this 10-block stretch, so it is a true diner's paradise. These restaurants include Sushi Samba, ​​Yard House, Mr. Bing, Pizza Rustica, Meat Market, Yuca, La Provence South Beach, Lokum Mediterranean Grill, Nexxt Café, and Rosa Mexicano. There are also a few breweries and hookah lounges like D’Vine Hookah Lounge, Hofbrau Beerhall, and The Abbey Brewing Co. Most stores are open daily from 10am – 11pm. Many restaurants, bars, and cafes on Lincoln Road remain open after the retail stores close.”
  • 235 locals recommend
“This once industrial ghetto has blossomed into a hip, shopping and restaurant district decorated in large street murals. Wander around the streets and taken in the hundreds of wall murals that decorate nearly all the buildings in this area.”
  • 321 locals recommend
“You may not need a hotel to stay since you’re already deciding on an Airbnb. But stop by here and look at this beauty. It’s a hotel literally shaped like a guitar. Go at night the light show is beautiful. And hey maybe go in and try your luck at the casino🎰.”
  • 198 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Sophisticated 2-story shopping mall offers fashionable retail stores & eateries, plus valet parking. Hours: 10AM-9PM 2414 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 This is the closest shopping mall from your unit.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Home of the Miami Heats and venue for major concerts and events, AAA has always something going on. Make sure to go to a basketball game and check current events to go to. ”
  • 247 locals recommend
“Excellent beach to rent a bike and enjoy the famous Hollywood Beach "Broadwalk"”
  • 153 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Huge Mall. You can spend all day here. Bring your walking shoes. They have great shopping, restaurants, movies, bowling, and laser tag. Ikea is also close by.”
  • 154 locals recommend
“Great pier and walking are on the southernmost point of south beach. Fantastic views leading right into the ocean.”
  • 193 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Come shop in a place where old-world architecture, beautiful fountains, and sidewalk cafes create an atmosphere strikingly reminiscent of a European town center. The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts borders the west side of CityPlace and walking north on Rosemary Avenue will take you straight into the Historic Clematis Street area.”
  • 184 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Night Club
“Amazing Cuban/ Latin American food. Great dinner shows. Beautiful dancers. Turns into nightclub after 12am.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Hot spot on the beach offering seafood amid chic decor plus a DJ-fueled scene at night. Definitely book a table online before heading to this favorite local spot”
  • 112 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“When you first show up at Bodega, you could easily mistake it for a popular neighborhood taqueria. Between the Airstream trailer serving tacos and the picnic tables, it looks like a low-key spot. It is that, but as you see the Ubers full of models and clubgoers arriving and disappearing into the small taco joint, you get a sense there might be something more going on. Look around for a guy with an earpiece at the back of the room and tell him your friend sent you, and you might just get directed to a back door that looks like an entrance to a Porta Potti. Pass through here and you’ll enter a graffiti-filled men’s washroom. It’s only after passing through yet another door that you will enter one of South Beach’s hot hidden nightclubs. The mixologists have an extensive menu that relies heavily on “illegal” mezcal, and the DJ keeps the room pumping all through the night. It caters to a friendly, slightly older crowd and makes for a good introduction to the South Beach scene minus the cover charge and lineups that you’ll find at clubs closer to the beach.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Adult admission: $10 Hours: Wednesday through Monday, 10am to 5pm The Bass Museum of Art is located in Miami Beach. Founded in 1963, it originally consisted largely of the donated private collection of local residents John and Johanna Bass, though it has since more than doubled in size and now includes pieces from a wide range of artists and donors. The permanent galleries reopened in late 2017 with a significantly expanded collection. Unfortunately, the expansion work came at a hefty cost that’s now passed on to the once-free museum’s customers. Check ahead for special exhibitions, most of which feature work from specific contemporary artists.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“This place have some really good food. I especially like the brunch on Sundays.....”
  • 77 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“A South Beach icon, a place for stone crabs. If you go to the take out you can go casual in flip flops & shorts.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Refreshing cocktails, tapas, Live entertainment. Two minute drive from the studio. ”
  • 125 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great hang out place with beautiful view. Food is okay, but view is the best”
  • 96 locals recommend

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