With year-round mild climates, miles of sandy beaches dotted with classic Art Deco architecture and a glittering nightlife, Miami Beach ranks among America’s most iconic cosmopolitan cities. Miami streets are busy with many districts, trendy nightlife, attractions and stars and personalities from around the world.
Home to the Miami Heat, Dolphins and Marlins, as well as the University of Miami Hurricanes (among other colleges and universities), Miami caters to sports fans from around the globe. Featuring some of the world’s top golf, tennis and sporting facilities, plus the sparkling waters that are a magnet for boating enthusiasts, fishermen, divers and water sports aficionados, it is easy to see why Miami is a number one choice for active travelers of all ages and skill levels.
The arts are a one billion dollar industry in Miami-Dade County and an essential part of the creative economy. At the nexus of North America and Latin America, the world-famous Art Basel show in Miami embraces the art world with special exhibitions at museums and galleries across the city, transforming the week into a dense and dynamic cultural event. Showcasing over 250 of the world’s leading galleries and artwork from across the globe, Art Basel draws an impressive 70,000 visitors each year. Combined with the city’s world-class dance performances, theater, live music, film festivals and the natural culture, it’s easy to see why Miami is a sought-after international arts and entertainment destination.