Miami is a city located on the southeastern coast of Florida and is ranked as the richest city in the USA. It is the top cruise passenger port in the world and the busiest port for tourists.
The area is good for shopping as well as a few tourist sites with the nearbyFlorida Everglades and the Downtown Miami Historic District which dates back to 1896 and nearby South Beach and Miami Beach.
Miami is an eclectic mix of Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a huge population of Cubans and Dominicans and is known as the Capital of Latin America.
The city has a tropical monsoon climate with hot humid summers and warm winters. Visitors can experience a number of cultural showcases including annual festivals such as the Calle Ocho Festival and Carnaval Miami.
Among the performing centres are the Ziff Ballet Opera House and theCarnival Studio Theater. There exist many museums including the Frost Art Museum, History Miami, Miami Art Museum, and the Miami Children’s Museum.
For those who wish a quieter visit, there are many parks includingBayfront Park and Bicentennial Park. Other destinations include the Jungle Island, Zoo Island, and Zoo Miami as well as the Miami Seaquarium.
Food is heavily influenced by Latin folk with the Cuban sandwich and medianoche as well as Cuban espresso being quite popular. One can visit the Versailles Restaurant in Little Havanaand other more popular brands exist such as Tony Roma’s.
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