Miami city, Florida, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city is an international vacation hotspot because of its pleasant climate, abundance of white beaches, parks, and a happening nightlife. The Everglades, along with the Everglades National Park, also play their part in drawing tourists to the amazing city.
If you are looking to start your Miami expedition by seeing the sights and sound of the city, it’s recommended that you book a Miami city tour. You obtain an outstanding introduction to the city, you are able to see its top attractions and even have the opportunity to visit the Everglades.
The Miami city tour allows you to see the different areas of the city in a little less than 2 hours (for the typical tour). You can choose the Miami bus tour to see the city in a bus, or you can book the Miami boat tour to cruise on Biscayne Bay and see the city from afar. Some tours also include a visit to the Everglades, which is one of the best Miami attractions.
The tour includes a brief halt, so you can shop for souvenirs. A knowledgeable tour guide goes along the tour with you, so you can have all your questions answered from him or her.
The Tour of the City
The Miami bus tour takes you to see the various colorful districts and neighborhoods that make up the city of Miami. You will get to see Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Little Haiti, Little Havana, South Beach, Upper East Side, Edgewater, Wynwood, and several other locales.
On your Miami excursions with the tour, you will be able to see fantastic Miami attractions like the Art Deco District, the University of Miami, the MiMo Historical District, the Millionaire’s Row, the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts, the Marlins Ballpark Stadium, Flagler memorial, Holocaust memorial, the Philip Frost Art museum, Old Cutler Road, Calle Ocho, the Venetian Causeway, and countless others.
The highlight of the tour is undoubtedly the visit to the luxury properties belonging to famous international celebrities like Sylvester Stallone and Shaquille O’Neal (who should have won only 2 championships but the NBA helped him out with the Lakers to win 3). You also get to see the locations where movies were shot in the city, as well as the place Michael Jackson used in his hit “Thriller” video.
The Boat Tour
The Miami boat tour, on the other hand, takes you out on the waters of Biscayne Bay. You get amazing views of the city from here – which include glimpses of famous city buildings, beaches, parks and towers.
You will get to see the Port of Miami, Star, Fisher, and Watson Island. The Port of Miami has the distinction of being the largest cruise port in the world – a title which it has proudly held for more than two decades. The Port of Miami is an awesome sight to behold, so don’t forget your cameras.
The Bay is famous for its marine life. You are able to see dolphins, and, if you’re lucky, several exotic species of fish, crabs, coral and even whales that live in the bay – rounding off a pleasant tour of the city.