Blessed with year-round mild climates and unrivalled ocean access, America’s southernmost resort city is also a sought-after international recreation destination.
Miami caters to action-oriented visitors from around the globe with some of the world's top golf, tennis and sporting facilities. Add sparkling waters that are a magnet for boating enthusiasts, fishermen, divers and water sports aficionados to the equation and it is easy to see why Miami is a number one choice for active travellers of all ages and skill levels. But where to start?
Miami is full of interesting tourist attractions and the most notable include the Miracle Mile - one of the city's major shopping regions, situated in the Coral Gables district; the Metrozoo - one of the finest wild animal parks in America; and the Seaquarium - a 15-hectare / 38-acre complex of huge saltwater pools, featuring killer whales dolphins, sea lions and a group of manatees.
Countless other tourist attractions are situated nearby, such as the Everglades National Park, made up of large swamps and marshes, the vast Lloyd Beach State Recreation Area in Greater Fort Lauderdale and the Dolphin Research Centre at the Florida Keys.