Miami Shore Excursions
South Beach (or SoBe)
This Art Deco designed waterfront district has everything, beautiful historic buildings, hip shops, a long, wide beach, elegant restaurants, laid-back cafes, wonderful people-watching and boutique shops. SoBe is around 25 minutes cab ride from the port.
Coconut Grove, hailing back to the 1870s, is Miami’s oldest neighborhood. It's a neighborhood of chic galleries, lively bars, eateries and stylish shops. Venture into Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, an early 20th century estate designed by a Chicago industrialist who aimed to imitate a Renaissance imitation estate.
Fairchild Tropical Garden
For a soothing experience head to the Fairchild Tropical Garden, here a group of beautiful lakes wind through beautiful plants and trees.
To experience modern Cuban living, stop by Little Havana, the place where many migrant Cubans came to after traveling from their country. Walk the length of Calle Ocho, check out cigars being rolled at the Credito Cigar factory, tour the Cuban Museum and visit a bar for a taste of traditional Cuban coffee.
The Coral Gables neighborhood was built in the 1920s, and here there’s an assortment of classy eateries, trendy bars, fashionable boutiques and modern galleries. Bring swimsuit and stop by Venetian Pool, the unique public pool made out of a rock quarry.
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Bill Baggs Cape Florida is positioned at the southern side of Key Biscayne island. Here you’ll see the historic lighthouse first constructed in 1825 and reconstructed 20 years later.
Come to the State park to sunbathe, swim, hike, surf and picnic on a wonderful length of beautiful Atlantic coastline.
Marketplace is located in downtown Miami on Biscayne Boulevard next to PortMiami and the American Airlines arena. It is an easy cab ride from the cruise terminals. The mall is open air, and can be oppressively hot in the summer months. It has lots of bars, restaurants, clothing shops and souvenir stalls.