Miami is known for its five-star hotels, upscale spas, luxury shopping, famous night clubs, expensive cars. But there is another side – fun, family-oriented and so many things for FREE. You don’t have to empty your wallet to have fun. From beaches and yoga in the park to cultural events and a lot more – for FREE.
Some ideas on what can be done or seen for FREE:
1) Hit the Beach. Clean white beaches and good weather are Miami’s main attraction. From March through December will be the best months to go as it’s not peak season so crowds will be minimal.
It starts from South Point Park and continues along Miami Beach to the north. The further north you go, the less populated the beach is.
2) Print an itinerary from National Geographic’s city guides and decide on what you want to see.
There are 3 tours:
3) Don’t miss Wynwood Walls – home to the biggest art district in the world. Enjoy Wynwood’s Art Walk every second Saturday of the month. Wynwood Art District is Miami’s art and soul. This former warehouse district has become the arts hub of South Florida. Today it contains over 70 galleries, museums, bars and restaurants.
4) Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) – another great art walk on Calle Ocho in Little Havana. It can be found between 13th and 17th avenues. Viernes Culturales transforms into an open-air party with artists, sculptors and musicians. The party starts the last Friday of every month from 7 to 11PM. Check their calendar fore more information at http://viernesculturales.org/mainvc/dr-paul-george
5) Need more art and culture? Miami has a lot of museums and some of them are free. The Wolfsonian -FIU Museum is free every Friday from 6 to 9 PM. Modern and contemporary Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is free every second Saturday of each month.
6) Tired of walking? Stop over for free outdoor yoga (don’t forget to bring water and your mat) at these locations:
- Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
- Kennedy Park in Coconut Grove on Saturday mornings
- Margaret Pace Park on Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
- Mondrian in South Beach on Sunday mornings
7) Metromover -ride for free. Some major destinations on the Metromover system include the American Airlines Arena, Bayside Market Place, Miami-Dade College and the Miami-Dade County School Board. Donwload Check this Route map or you can find more information on their website http://www.miamidade.gov/transit/metromover.asp
8) Free Outdoor Movies at SoundScape at New World Centre on Wednesday nights. Movies begin at 8PM rain or shine unless otherwise noted.
9) The Biltmore hotel in Coral Gables offers free historic tours on Sundays at 1.30PM and 2.30PM. Guides will tell you about the neighbourhood history and stories of the first builders who started way back in 1899.
10) Versace’s Mansion on 1116 Ocean Drive see where famous Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace hosted lavish parties and where he was tragically shot to death in 1997.
11) Admission is always free to Miami’s Holocaust Memorial. It’s open 365 days from 9:30 AM till sunset.
12) Vizcaya Museums&Gardens is free on Sundays (the last Sundays of July, August and September).
13) Casa Bacardi – From the one and only world famous brand of rum has free tours from Monday till Saturday from 9AM to 6PM (last tour starts at 4:15PM) ad Sundays from 10AM till 5PM (last tour starts at 3:45PM)
Find more information about Greater Miami – http://www.miamiandbeaches.com/.
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