These uniquely designed buildings, in a range of pastel colors and displaying large neon signs, were built following a devastating hurricane that struck in 1926.
Many are hotels and restaurants, most of which have been beautifully restored.
Even if you have no interest in the beach, the Art Deco Historic District is worth a trip out to Miami Beach.
This architectural style, popular in the 1930s and 40s, dominates the trendy South Beach neighborhood.
This whole area is essentially a shallow river flowing out to the ocean.
A breakwater at the base of the steps leading into Biscayne Bay is an ornately carved barge, featuring female figures.
Everglades National Park, just a short drive from Miami, protects one of Florida's most unique natural features.
A convenient and fun way to see the park is on a Miami Everglades Airboat Adventure with Transport.
This half-day tour provides transport from your hotel to the park, includes a 30-minute airboat ride, a live alligator show at the Everglades Alligator Farm, and transport back to your hotel.