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Miami in 2 days

Planning a trip to Miami? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Take in the spectacle that is South Beach on your own patch of sand between Seventh and 13th streets.
  • 2 Walk across the pavement for lunch at Larios on the Beach, Gloria Estefan’s Cuban restaurant, where the food is glorious and the mojitos even more so.
  • 3 Spend the afternoon shopping the stylish boutiques on Ocean Drive and one block west on Collins Avenue.
  • 4 Indulge in culinary artistry at Barton G The Restaurant. Be sure to try their smoking cocktails from the Nitro Bar and finish off with a creative dessert.
  • 5 Head to Dream on Washington Avenue for dancing and live entertainment into the wee hours.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Indulge in a hearty breakfast at the Front Porch Café on Ocean Drive.
  • 2 Miami Design District for gallery hopping, antiquing and boutique browsing.
  • 3 Tapas for lunch at acclaimed chef Michelle Bernstein’s place, Sra. Martinez, also in the District.
  • 4 Stroll the alfresco Lincoln Road Mall late afternoon for gelato and the best people-watching off of Ocean Drive.
  • 5 Dinner at Mercadito followed by hot Miami nightlife.


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