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Things to do in Miami Design District

Our most recommended things to do in Miami Design District

Miami: 1.5-Hour Evening Cruise on Biscayne Bay

1. Miami: 1.5-Hour Evening Cruise on Biscayne Bay

Enjoy the waters of Miami and the city lights from Biscayne Bay aboard a cruise boat. Watch the city come to life at night when the sun goes down and the city lights come on. Thousands of lights illuminate the incredible high-rise buildings and city skyline around the bay. During your tour, sip on your beverage of choice which is purchasable from the cash bar. Take in sights such as Millionaire's Row, Bayside, South Beach, and the Miami River. Finish your tour with a moon-watching activity and admire the moon's reflection on the water below you. Enhance your experience with an optional hour-long city tour on a double-decker bus before going on the cruise.

Miami Sightseeing Tour in a Convertible Bus

2. Miami Sightseeing Tour in a Convertible Bus

Begin your day with a ride around South Beach and see the colorful Art Deco District. Travel to downtown Miami to feel the pulse of the city. Cruise to Little Havana, the hottest neighborhood in Miami, to take a deep dive in Cuban culture. The next stop is the vibrant Wynwood neighborhood where you will learn all there is to know about street art. Then head over to the Miami Design District to explore the luxury shops and feel the distinctive vibe here. After all of your adventures, head back to South Beach via the Julia Tuttle Causeway for an exceptional view of the Magic City. 

Miami: Little Havana and Wynwood Bus Tour with Guided Walks

3. Miami: Little Havana and Wynwood Bus Tour with Guided Walks

Explore two of the most distinctive neighborhoods in Miami, Little Havana and Wynwood Art District, on a bus tour with stops at both locations for guided walks. Find out how these neighborhoods contribute to the character and history of the city with a local guide. Take the tour bus from Bayside Marketplace and let your bilingual guide show you the route's highlights such as Miami River, Brickell, and the Financial District. Make your way to Little Havana, the cultural center of Miami’s Cuban community. In Little Havana, follow your guide for 30 minutes to see Cuban coffee roasting stores, cigar makers, pastry shops, and Latin-inspired restaurants. Stop at Domino Park where locals of the community come together every day to play dominos. At the end of the walking tour, get 15 minutes of free time to explore this cigar-making, domino-playing, salsa-dancing district of Miami, before hopping back on the bus. Drive past the designer stores of the Miami Design District while heading to the city's hub of contemporary and street art. Arrive at Wynwood Art District, famous for its constantly evolving street art. Once again, be led by your guide on a walking tour. See urban murals, edgy art galleries, engaging graffiti, and trendy coffee shops. At the end of your walking tour, you can either spend 15 minutes in the neighborhood before returning to Bayside Marketplace by bus with great views of the Miami skyline, or stay back to visit the outdoor museum of Wynwood Walls and head back on your own.

Miami: Open-Top Bus Private Tour

4. Miami: Open-Top Bus Private Tour

Explore Miami on a private bus with a retractable glass roof and admire unblocked views of the city's sights. After pickup at your hotel, first discover the areas of Brickell and Downtown, the true financial heart of Florida. As you travel through these emblematic neighborhoods, marvel at one of the largest collections of Art Deco architecture in the world. Next, move on to the Little Havana neighborhood and dive into the history of the Cuban exiles who came to Miami after the revolution. Stop to explore the area's shops, Latino art galleries, and bustling restaurants on foot, and soak up the atmosphere of the beating urban heart of Miami. After Little Havana, make your next stop in the Wynwood neighborhood, the temple of street art. Stroll around Wynwood Walls, an outdoor museum, and admire the modern artistic creations. Continue the artsy vibe in the Miami Design District, a recently redeveloped area where creators and luxury shops stand side by side on large shady avenues. Finally, escape the bustle in the northern part of Miami Beach, one of the finest neighborhoods in the city. Discover immense beaches of fine sand, with so much space that you are sure to find a deserted spot just for you. At the end of the tour, you’ll get dropped off at your hotel or place of your choice in the city.

Miami Sightseeing Tour in a Convertible Bus (French)

5. Miami Sightseeing Tour in a Convertible Bus (French)

Begin your day with a ride around South Beach and see the colorful Art Deco District with a French guide. Travel to downtown Miami to feel the pulse of the city. Cruise to Little Havana, the hottest neighborhood in Miami, to take a deep dive in Cuban culture. The next stop is the vibrant Wynwood neighborhood where you will learn all there is to know about street art. Then head over to the Miami Design District to explore the luxury shops and feel the distinctive vibe here. After all of your adventures, head back to South Beach via the Julia Tuttle Causeway for an exceptional view of the Magic City. Enjoy a unique version of this vibrant city without any filter in convertible mode. A fascinating experience thanks to its retractable glass panel roof.

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What people are saying about Miami Design District

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 224 reviews

Had an amazing time. The hosts were awesome and the views were gorgeous. Buying the ticket was a breeze, although finding the meeting point was a bit difficult, the other vendors helped us locate it. 10/10 recommend!

This was a such a fun excursion. The tour guide was hilarious. Some of the best views of the Miami skyline and beautiful expensive celebrity mansions Inc fun facts.

We took the sunset ride. It was fantastic for it's price. Timing of the ride and the weather (end of October) were perfect.

Very nice pictures of the skyline of Miami downtown at sunset and in the oncoming darkness.

Highly recommend this trip some fab views over Miami beach.