This July, you can hop onto a flight and escape to sunny days. You can now fly the Emirates A380 to the United States of America (USA), and enjoy the warm summer season. USA is home to some of the world’s most well-known cities, sights, and stunning landscapes; of course, all made famous in popular films and television shows. Travelers’ are quite simply spoilt for choice with an array of exciting experiences in the USA which keeps them returning for more.
And one of these places is Miami or magic city as it is famously known.
A cultural hub, famous for its proprietary take on nightlife, art, music, architecture and cuisine, the city of Miami is one of America’s most exciting destinations. Immortalized in the movies, Miami offers white sandy beaches, year-round sunshine, and the largest concentration of art deco buildings in the world. It offers something for everyone. From designer shops to epic tours, salsa dancing to museums and animal reserves, the long beaches and sensational waterfronts, there is simply no shortage of what you can do.
Starting 22 July 2021, Kenyans can fly to Miami quarantine free as Emirates launches four weekly flights via Dubai.
And what’s more, Miami has a must experience bucket for visitors. Here are the top ten things to do while in Miami:
- Bike the sandy beaches
Wherever you are staying in Miami – South, North, or the Mid-Beach, you can rent a bike with your friends or family and cycle along the waterfront. There are boardwalks to take you everywhere you need to go.
- Cool off at the Venetian pool
Your visit to Miami, as a swimming and an historical enthusiast won’t be complete until you have cooled off at the Venetian Pool in the City of Coral Gables. It is an aquatic facility unlike any other in the country, has been enjoyed by thousands of people from all over the world, and dates back to 1923!
- Indulge in Miami’s fashion, art, and design offerings
The Miami Design District is the place to visit if you want to shop and dine like a millionaire. It often hosts weekly concerts and events such as fashion shows, motor shows, yoga, and more all in the same place. There are also regular art openings and live music.
- Visit the Wynwood Walls
Wynwood Walls is a sensational art destination and is found in one of the coolest neighbourhoods in Miami. Here, you will get to admire hundreds of murals and edgy art. Don’t worry about where to eat. There are cool restaurants and breweries, not to mention some bars!
- Shop at the Bayside marketplace
If you’re looking for a perfect place to buy a gift for your loved ones at home, the Bayside marketplace is the place to visit. It hosts over 150 specialty and tourist shops, cafes, and restaurants, as well as other chain stores where you can find a wide assortment of boutiques.
- Wander the magnificent Vizcaya museum and gardens
This surreal Italian Renaissance-style villa in the middle of lush, laid-back Coconut Grove makes for a perfect backdrop for your photos. With meticulous gardens and a sprawling bayfront terrace, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and its inimitable collection of European antiques and decorative works are simply breath-taking.
- Rage at the Rolling Loud 2021
The Rolling Loud is the biggest hip-hop festival in Miami. This year’s edition, which will happen from 23 July will feature names such as A$AP Rocky, Post Malone, and dozens more. If you’re a fan, why not rage out loud?
- Coral Gables Museum: downtown walking tour
Another activity worth indulging in is The Coral Gables Museum Downtown Walking Tour. The tour gives a history of the area from the turn of the 20th century, beginning with buildings such as the Hotel Colonnade, which was once a sales centre for the burgeoning neighbourhood. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Miami City.
- Enjoy the sun on South Beach
It is almost a crime to visit Miami without soaking up the sun along its 825-mile sandy coastline. South Beach is a good place to start. It has panoramic views and a picture-perfect strip of the coastline. You cannot miss this, plus, it’s free! So, pack up a cooler and hit the sand!
- Be Cuban for the day at Calle Ocho in Little Havana
Visiting the neighbourhood of Little Havana on Calle Ocho is a perfect way of immersing yourself in the Cuban culture. From true Cuban coffee shops to freshly squeezed fruit juice stands, there is truly nothing like it anywhere else in Miami. While at it, visit Maximo Gomez Park and gather with the locals to drink cortado, roll cigars, and play on a number of domino and chess tables.
So, what are you waiting for? Take advantage of Emirates flexible booking policy and multi-risk insurance cover to make your booking in time for the Rolling Loud 2021 concert!