Miami Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Miscelaneous

    This cafe/bar is truly unconventional. Having lived in cities like Seattle and Chicago, where eccentric non-corporate cafes abound, I was dismayed to find nothing of the sort in Miami. Until I...

  • 2. Versace's Mansion

    In 1997, Versace was shot to death in front of his mansion in Miami, Florida. Versace's killer is allegedly a serial killer. The incident happened as the 50-year-old designer returned from the...

  • 3. The Everglades

    If you get a chance, do a tour of the Everglades. I was surprised how close they are to Miami. It's merely an hour or so by road. You get to go on a very noisy boat which looks like a hovercraft and...

  • 4. Down Town

    I haven't been able to find much about this church, despite the fact that it was built in 1898 and that its Spanish Revivalist architecture makes it stand out in a neighbourhood that is otherwise...

  • 5. Beaches in Miami

    SOUTH POINT PARK - This beach was mainly for locals only, but has now been "upgraded" to a first class tourist spot. There is a huge parking lot, and a long walk to the pier - just built, passing a...

  • 6. Key Biscayne

    In 1967, we took the kids to the Crandon Park. Crandon Park has a wonderful kid-friendly beach. There is also a little family park My kids rode on the antique carousel (photo 2), which first started...

  • 7. Coconut Grove

    Date of Erection: 1916-1917 The architect was Clinton McKenzie of New York. Plymouth Congregational Church is significant for its association with the early development of Coconut Grove. In addition,...

  • 8. Cruises/Boating

    North of Miami is Fort Lauderdale, home of the 'Jungle Queen.' This old boat is used for tourist cruises through the channels of the city. The boat passes by luxury homes and takes a stop at a gator...

  • 9. Scotty's Landing

    The locals are going to kill me for divulging this info. If after walking through Coconut Grove, or visiting The Vizcaya Estate, you need to sit and cool off for a while, there is no better place than...

  • 10. Florida Keys/Key West

    I strongly recommend you take a trip to the Florida Keys and Key West while youre in South Florida. Key West is like a tropical Cape Cod...haven to many artists and writers such as Ernest Hewingway,...

  • 11. Bayside Market Place

    Bayside Marketplace is an outdoor mall located at Biscayne Blvd. and N.E. Fourth Street on the waterfront in downtown Miami. In addition to shopping and events, this place has many fine restaurants,...

  • 12. Lincoln Road Mall

    There's more to South Beach than Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue. One place I recommend for shopping, food, drinks and people watching is Lincoln Road! Its a closed wide pedestrian mall located in...

  • 13. MUSEUMS

    MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART Well, it seems to me that a Museum in Miami is a bit 'off the beaten path'. People don't come here to visit museums, but if you've got a little spare time after visiting all...

  • 14. Espanola Way

    Española way is a narrow pedestrian street with lights located in South Beach between Washington and Meridian Avenues, 14th and 15th streets. It has a cool hispanic flair to it. You kinda feel like...

  • 15. Wine Tasting in Downtown Miami

    I'm always on the look out for a wine tasting hang out. I happened upon this place as I was walking towards the Museum of Art. I rode the inner loop metromover...

  • 16. Vinos in the Grove

    Nice little wine shop in Coconut Grove, about 6 miles south of downtown Miami. A good variety of wines to taste by the glass and bottles of wine to...

  • 17. oleta state park

    oleta state park is located on north biscayne bay in north miami. this urban park is an oasis in the heart of the north miami beach area. the park offers...

  • 18. deering estate

    the charles deering estate is located on biscayne bay in the village of cutler florida. charles deering was the first chairman of the board of the international...

  • 19. coral castle

    the coral castle is one of the most unusual tourist attractions in the state of florida. the castle was built by latvian eccentric edward "ed" leedskalnin...

  • 20. Matheson Hammock State Park

    Matheson is the oldest state park in Florida.The outdoors is not a popular pursuit in Miami, unless you count lying on the beach and baking your skin or...

  • 21. Fort Dallas circa 1844

    Fort Dallas (William English Plantation)Lummus Park, 404 NW 3rd StreetYear Built: circa 1844Architect/Builder: UnknownThis native oolitic limestone building was...

  • 22. The Oldest House in Dade County

    A unique reflection of Miami's antebellum era, the William Wagner House is the oldest known house in Miami-Dade County. This traditional frontier home was built...

  • 23. French Chateau Historical Landmark

    Built in 1931 as a personal residence, Petit Douy is an outstanding example of Period Revival style architecture and is Miami’s only known example of a French...

  • 24. MTV!

    Thanks to Kari, (Inge's sister) we got a tour through the MTV's headquearters in Miami! It was awesome, would love to have a workspot like that, with a flat TV...

  • 25. Not-So-Healthy Local Fare

    If you want to try something that very few people outside of the US have ever tried, then make your way towards a Krispy Kreme doughnut store and sample some of...

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