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Miami City Guide

United States of America > Miami
Miami is the second-largest city in Florida (after Jacksonville), but easily its most beautiful and exciting. Situated on the far south coast of the state, east of the Everglades National Park, it covers a number of islands and mainland communities collectively known as Greater Miami and the Beaches.

Besides the fantastic beaches, the famous celebrities, fantastic nightclubs, the world- renowned cuisine, the ever- growing art scene, Greater Miami and the Beaches has wonderful attractions that range from historical landmarks to lush tropical parks to grandiose neighborhoods for visitors to enjoy.

Miami also has world- class shopping, with numerous outstanding locations to choose from that can match anyone's taste or budget. From the big-name retail outlets at Miami Beach, to outdoor shopping at Coco Walk and Coconut Grove; Miami is indeed a shopper's paradise.

Besides, it boasts plenty attractions that can interest visitors of all ages, such as the the Holocaust Museum, Miami Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Miami Seaquarium, the Monkey Jungle, the Parrot Jungle, and the captivating MetroZoo.

Getting There and Moving Around

By air

The Miami International Airport (MIA)is serving inbound and outbound flight from many destinations, these include New York, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

By rail

Metrorail trains run between the northern suburbs and south Miami. The Metromover monorail circles downtown Miami. The TriRail elevated railway commuter system has 19 stations serving the area between Miami Airport, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach. Downtown Miami is accessible by transferring to Metrorail.

By road

Metrobus' buses cover the city with over 70 different routes. The taxis are abundant and Car hire is available from the major national and international car-hire companies.

Moving Around

The availability of various transport mode in Miami definitely adds up the fun for your stay here.


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