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
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
Getting There and Moving Around
The Miami International Airport (MIA)is serving inbound
and outbound flight from many destinations, these include
New York, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
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.
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.
The availability of various transport mode in Miami definitely
adds up the fun for your stay here.