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9 Reasons to travel to Miami, USA

You United States they are such a big country that there are several types of destinations within the same place. Beach, snow, shopping, rest. It has a little bit of everything. And of course traveling to Miamione of the most famous cities in the world, is one of the full dishes for those who want to visit the country.

Although for many Brazilians the city is known only for its beaches and shopping (which is already a great reason to travel, right? lol), there is a lot to do and discover there. In this post we will list some good reasons to visit the city that will make you want to go there now. Then, #PartiuMiami?



There’s no way to make a list of reasons to travel to Miami without starting with the beaches. With crystal clear waters, the beaches are an invitation to relax and, of course, refresh yourself. And best of all: in Miami it is sunny almost all year round. Of course, in winter the weather is colder, but even so, you can enjoy the sun and the blue sky.

South Beach, Mid-Beach, North Beach, Haulover Beach, Key Biscayne, Hollywood Beach and Matheson Hammock are some of the most famous beaches in Miami.


As almost every Brazilian loves to shop, of course Miami couldn’t be any different. Even more so because it is one of the best places in the world to haggle. What is not lacking in Miami is mall and outlet. Clothes, sneakers, perfumes and electronics are some of the products worth buying.

O Sawgrass Mills Outlet It is one of the best places to shop there. Adidas, Armani Exchange, Emporio Armani, Banana Republic Factory, The Body Shop, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Carter’s, Carolina Herrera, Coach, Diesel, Dolce & Gabbana, Forever 21, Gap Factory, Gucci, H&M, Kiko Milano, Kipling, Lacoste, Levi’s, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Nike, Puma, Samsonite, Tommy Hilfiger, Vans and Victoria’s Secret are some of the brands present there.

Reasons to travel to Miami [Foto via Bobak Ha'Eri (CC BY 3.0)]

Bobak Ha’Eri (CC BY 3.0)

Other shopping options are: Aventura Mall, dolphin mall and Dadeland Mall. As in every other city in the United States, be sure to go to stores like TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Ross, in addition to Walmart, of course.


Miami doesn’t just live on shopping and beaches, the city also has its cultural side. In addition to the various museums, art is spread across many corners of the city.

Don’t forget to walk around the region Wynwood Arts Districta stronghold of street arts, open-air galleries and restaurants, and at Miami Design Districtwhich also has a lot of art and decoration.

Reasons to travel to Miami [Foto via Daniel Di Palma (CC BY-SA 4.0)]

Daniel Di Palma (CC BY-SA 4.0)

In addition, the city has many museums such as the Viscaya Museum and Gardens, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, Lowe Art Museum it’s the GIRL (Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami).


Miami’s cuisine is a true blend of flavors from around the world. There, it is easy to find typical foods from the United States, but there is also a restaurant with menus full of Cuban, Mexican, Italian and French characteristics. In Miami’s gastronomy there is space for specialties from all corners of the world. even the supermarkets are an interesting program to try some different flavors.

Reasons to travel to Miami [Foto via Ines Hegedus-Garcia (CC BY 2.0)]

Ines Hegedus-Garcia (CC BY 2.0)


Since we are talking about gastronomy with emphasis on Cubaone of Miami’s best-known spots is the little Havana. As the name suggests, it is a part of the city dedicated to the country and also to Cubans. You can really feel in Cuba due to the architecture, the restaurants and the Spanish that we hear everywhere.

Reasons to travel to Miami [Foto via Phillip Pessar (CC BY 2.0)]

Phillip Pessar (CC BY 2.0)


Miami is also a destination for those looking for luxury. There are many hotels and resorts high standard that have starred restaurants and SPA’s. Employees are trained to give the best tips according to the guest’s profile.

Reasons to travel to Miami

Speaking of gastronomy, in addition to the cultural mix mentioned above, in the city you will find dozens of renowned restaurants, including Michelin stars. Since it is to enjoy Miami in high style, a great request is rent a luxury car or convertible for a much lower price compared to what you would pay in Brazil.


How to talk about the reasons to travel to Miami without mentioning its nightlife? The destination is one of the most famous places in the world for having a very busy night. In addition to enjoying the day on the beaches, it is worth enjoying the night at a nightclub in Miami Beach. Just remember that in the United States only people over 21 can enter nightclubs and consume alcoholic beverages.

Reasons to travel to Miami

Mango’s Tropical Cafe, Nikki Beach, Story, LIV and Clevelander are some of the city’s most popular nightlife spots.


In addition to Miami being a city full of attractions, nearby there are also other destinations that deserve to be known. To walk around the city and be able to pass through all the points, the ideal is rent a car. Therefore, you will be able to easily get to know these other regions that are close to there. Make a budget and rent the vehicle online and with the website in Portuguese. That way, you’ll avoid headaches when you get there.

Key West It is one of the most beautiful islands in the United States, but for those who leave Miami and go there by car (it is about 250 km away), the sighs for the natural beauty begin on the way. Along the way, it is worth stopping to discover some islands. Ahh… And there are several bridges that pass over crystal clear waters. You can take every photo! As the trip is not short, it is worth spending a night in Key West, but for those who cannot, it is worth leaving Miami early in the morning and returning at the end of the day.

Reasons to travel to Miami

Already close to Miami is Fort Lauderdale. Less than 40 minutes away by car, the city also has beautiful beaches and a famous boardwalk. It’s worth a trip there.


Miami has one of the top ports in the world when it comes to cruise ships. And the fact of being very close to the caribbean allows short trips to nearby beaches or even long itineraries that pass through several countries with paradisiacal scenarios. It’s an easy and inexpensive opportunity to make your trip to the city even more special and unforgettable!

Reasons to travel to Miami

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Do you have more good reasons to travel to Miami? Tell us in the comments!

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Rafael Carvalho

A fan of chicken with okra and a good beer from Minas Gerais, he currently lives in São Paulo. He has a degree in Radio and TV, a postgraduate degree in Journalism and has been working with Digital Content for over 16 years. He has worked for companies such as SBT and Jovem Pan FM. Passionate about travel, he founded Esse Mundo É Nosso and travels around Brazil and the world all year round, always looking for tips to share.

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