|Documents and Visas |
Passport, visa and length of stay
To avoid any problems when you arrive in the United States, check to make sure you have a valid passport.
The need for a visa and its duration depends on your nationality.
Embassies and consulates.
As you prepare for your trip, take note of the contact information for your embassy and consulates outside the capital. You can go there to reprint your travel documents in case of loss and to get a series of tips (health, safety, etc.). Each embassy usually has an emergency number that can be used only if necessary. Most of the time there is also a social services office to help you, even in an emergency.
|Health Councils |
There are no mandatory vaccinations to visit the United States.
Before leaving, yesadvises to take out good medical insurance so as not to incur high medical or hospital costs.
|Useful Info |
Miami population: approximately 463,347
Language: English is the official language of the country
Religion: Most of the population is Protestant.
Currency: The currency of the United States is the United States dollar.
Visa, Mastercard, Amercan Express are the most used and therefore accepted credit cards throughout the country.
Before leaving, we recommend that you consult with your bank to activate withdrawals and use your credit card in the United States.
Time zone: GMT-05: 00
Climate: Miami stands out from other American locations for its tropical climate where heat is the order of the day! The days are sunny throughout the year, this makes Miami perfect for a visit all year round.
For those who suffer particularly from the heat, the best time to land here is from Marchin May with the heat of summer but with less heat.
Miami is also characterized by the presence of hurricanes, which usually occur in the period between August and September, so when planning your trip we recommend checking the situation on the National Hurricane website.
|What to eat |
The mix of cultures and peoples, here in Miami and throughout Florida, has created "Floribbeam Food", food revisited and prepared by different cultural communities that live throughout the territory. The most famous dishes are mainly influenced by Cuban-American cuisine, the largest community residing here.
One of the local specialties are "arepas", small corn muffins, stuffed with pork, melted cheese and the ever-present avocado.
Another classic of the area is the "Churrasco", the marinated and grilled meat that we suggest tasting for lunch or dinner, perhaps accompanied by a nice refreshing mojito!
And for dessert? The fantastic "Key Lime Pie", a kind of cheesecake based on condensed milk and lime!
|Where to stay |
Miami attracts many travelers from all over the world thanks to its cultural and historical points of interest, without forgetting the fun and beaches of the famous resort! Precisely for this reason, there are various neighborhoods in which we recommend staying based on the places you want to visit during your stay.
Each neighborhood in Miami has its own specific feature.
South Beach: the most coveted and expensive neighborhood in the city. Right here are the most popular accommodations, one of which is the "Casa Casuarina", with luxurious interiors which was Gianni Versace's residence.
Miami Central Beach and North Beach: optimal solution for those who love less crowded beaches. The area still offers a lot of fun for those looking for a classic beach holiday.
Coral Gables: a quiet and certainly charming residential neighborhood for those who want to experience "Miami for good". The facilities are not many but it is really worth it.
|The 5 things to do and see |
Miami is full of attractions for any traveler! Whether it's a fun-filled vacation on the beaches or it's dedicatedof cultural exploration, Miami is able to really please everyone. Here are some of the top attractions to visit in Miami.
|1. Miami Beach |
Miami's trendiest neighborhood. Miami Beach, better known as for its part called South Beach, is characterized by the famous palm trees and elegant buildings in Art Deco style. Along the famous Ocean Drive are the most visited tourist attractions seen in the classic American films shot right here. From souvenir shops to authentic fast food and discos, fun is guaranteed here!
|2. Little Havana |
Miami is characterized by the strong presence of different cultures, you can hear Spanish as much as English. In fact, Little Havana is its confirmation. The districtCuban is the beating heart of Miami's diversity. An almost magical place that catapults us to another country in the world, full of colors and flavors certainly different from those that can be seen in Miami Beach. Cuban music, exotic fruit cocktails and cigar shops - all of this is Little Havana.
|3. Coconut Grove and its Villa Vizcaya |
A small residential neighborhood welcomes among its villas a real pearl: Villa Vizcaya, built by the magnate James Deering in 1914 has the air of another era and makes its visitors remain speechless. Characterized by baroque, renaissance and neoclassical details, the villa also offers a charming garden with outdoor fountains and sculptures. A real gem for art lovers.
The neighborhood has a large number of luxurious villas hidden among the vegetation, walking in the more or less hot afternoon you can see some of them.
|4. Wynwood Arts District |
Miami will surprise the most curious with its Wynwood neighborhood, known for its beautiful murals that express all the artistic nature of the city. Over the years, the appearance of more and more murals has transformed this area into a real open-air museum! An artistic neighborhood, with its unconventional bars and shops, accompany visitors to discover unusual Miami.
|5. Everglades National Park |
For the bravest travelers we recommend an excursion dedicated to exploring the habitat of alligators! Everglades National Park is located about 1 hour from Miami and gives adrenaline and unique emotions for those who visit it! Right here, aboard an airboat you can see the ferocious alligators and other inhabitants of the marshes such as snakes, iguanas, turtles and many others.
We depart Miami and head northwest for 2 days to experience the unique Florida wetlands, swamps, wildlife nature and sunshine.