Miami is famous for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture. Exploring Miami’s attractions doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can save money by searching in advance for special deals, using discount car hire to get around and booking in advance. Here are some other great ways to enjoy Miami’s attractions for less.
Plan a Beach Day
Chilling out at the beach is a free experience, that allows visitors the chance to work on their tans while they unwind. Both Miami Beach and South Beach are easily accessible and visitors can shop for supplies at local supermarkets so that they can enjoy a picnic on the sand, while soaking up the sun and swimming in the sea.
Free Museum Days
Miami boasts a large number of interesting and informative museums, and many of these institutions are free to the public on certain days. The Bass Museum of Art is free on the last Sunday of every month and arranges special activities from 14:00 to 16:00. Free entrance is offered to the Gold Coast Railroad Museum on the first Saturday of the month, and visitors can also score cheap tickets to ride the railroad. Families will also want to check out the Miami Children’s Museum, which is free on the third Friday of the month from 15:00 to 21:00.
Big Night in Little Haiti
Really get a feel for the vibrant local culture and let your hair down a little with this free nightlife experience. Big Night in Little Haiti is held by the Little Haiti Cultural Center and The Rhythm Foundation and features live music, art, food and much more.
Exploring this vibrant neighborhood feels like stepping into the heart of Cuba, and this is a great way to discover Miami’s diverse cultural heritage. Visitors can take a seat at a pavement café and watch the world go by, while sipping on strong Cuban coffee and indulging in a deliciously sweet dessert.
Everglades National Park
Exploring the trails that run through this large and lovely area of wetland is an enchanting experience that they whole family is sure to love. Entrance to Everglades National Park is free, and there are plenty of opportunities to spot local wildlife while following the winding trails that skirt the wetlands.
No trip to Miami would be complete without taking the time to explore the enchanting Miami Jungle Island. This interactive zoological experience can be found on the northern tip of Watson Island and offers the chance to interact with animals in a fun way, while learning more about them. To save on this memorable experience, look out for special coupons and discount codes, which are released regularly.
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