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Miami, one of the hippest places on Earth, celebrates Florida chic with Latin American zestfulness. Its magnificent collection of visitor attractions includes inventive cuisine, cutting edge architecture, world-class banking, upscale shopping, fabulous beaches, Caribbean soul and buzzworthy nightlife. Always a treat for active lifestyles on running on energy drinks!

History
In search of the Fountain of Youth, Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon first arrived in Florida in 1513. Three Africans accompanied him. Based on his route through the Caribbean, some historians say he stopped in Miami … More

Cultural Sites
Admit it. You don’t easily think of black cultural sites when visiting South Florida. After seeing this list of cultural sites and organizations, you just might want too … More

Beaches
Terminally hip Ocean Beach grabs all the headlines, but Virginia Beach, Biscayne National Park and Biscayne Bay merit your attention as well … More

Restaurants and Nightclubs
South Beach has lounges and nightclubs lining Washington Ave and Ocean Drive and blended cuisines are the rage among Miami foodies, but here’s several soulful options … More

General Attractions
In the midst of a tropical wonder, one finds Ocean Drive, Bayside Marketplace, CocoWalk, Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Road, Riverwalk, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino … More

Shops and Galleries
South Florida tips the scales with a respectable quantity of bookstores, boutiques and galleries. Yeelen Gallery deserves a special place in your itinerary … More

Family Attractions
Miami has a well proportioned share of family attractions to sample, including Parrot Jungle, Miami Metrozoo, Miami Seaquarium and the newest, Frost Museum of Science … More

The Arts
Viscaya Museum is a display of jaw-dropping elegance, Historical Museum of Southern Florida is a well-endowed public treasure, yet the new Perez Art Museum Miami steals the show … More

Architecture
Miami is world-renown for trendsetting architecture by local firms that have grown to international fame. Here is a look at some of their eye-candy, much of which is beachfront … More

Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort
In 1990, politicians snubbed newly freed Nelson Mandela during his visit to Miami on a tour of the USA. The incident energized local activists and sparked the building of this grand resort … More

Heritage Sites
In 1897, Ebenezer Stirrup, a Bahamian immigrant, built the first home on Charles Avenue in Coconut Grove. This durable structure reminds us why Bahamians were recruited as the earliest builders in … More

Florida Keys
The Florida Keys are known for letting loose in subtropical sunshine, hanging out under a sky that stretches wider than the horizon, or relaxing on beaches where soft waves … More

Trivia, Radio Stations and Famous Residents
Along with Ebenezer Stirrup, Dana A. Dorsey, Donohue Peeples, Edwin Holland and Sidney Poitier, you probably didn’t know that these famous residents lived here … More

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