It's the best time of the year to get cozy with your friends and loved ones. Miami and its surroundings have a lot to offer. From ice skating to indoor skydiving, this city has it all. If you are off from work and think you need the weekend to enjoy yourself, then you haven't explored enough.
It's time to check out everything that Miami has to offer. With so many possibilities and things to do, we're sure you'll be making new friends.
Where: 2520 NW 2nd Ave, Miami
Grab your digital camera and take pictures of this beautiful neighborhood. Many tourists travel from around the world to visit this place. Even if you've been here many times, we assure you that you'll find new murals and art. The place continues to expand and it seems like local artists are always busy painting the walls during business hours. That means you can go in the morning and maybe enjoy some live painting.
Where: 1490 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
This is a unique venue located downtown. Here you can enjoy mini performances and shows inside shipping containers. Most of the shows are in Spanish but you can enjoy a good drama even if your Spanish is a little rusty. The patio is big and you can enjoy a beer while waiting for the next show.
Where: 1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach
There are numerous bars, boutiques, and hotels in Ocean Drive. The Art Deco District originally starts in the 5th street until the Betsey Hotel. However, you can encounter more Art Deco features in the pastel-colored South Beach neighborhood.
Where: 3806 NE 1st Ave, Miami
Start your early solo adventure with a yoga class. This is one of the best studios in Miami that has great instructors. Most of the yoga studios have free classes for first-timers.
Where: 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami
The museum is a mansion with big gardens and hidden paths. Come early so you can enjoy some tea and explore the rest. The main house is where the tour starts and has lots of rooms to explore. It will bring inspiration to the rest of your day.
Where: 750 NE 55th Terrace, Miami
The park is located in a very quiet neighborhood. Not many people actually go here. Rent a bike from Citi Bike to get some picturesque exercise in the park. There is enough space to stretch, run, and enjoy the sunset. There is also a hidden marina where you can enjoy the ocean view.
Where: 3599 NW 79th Ave, Doral
If you like dogs you will enjoy your time here. Maybe you end up adopting one after spending the day at this place. The shelter is one of the biggest in Miami and you can walk the dogs if you join their volunteer program. After all, a dog is a man's best friend.
If you have time off, the best thing is to enjoy the warm sand and water. South Beach is always a good idea for those seeking fun.
Where: 1000 5th St #200, Miami Beach
This tour takes you to the best restaurants in Miami. You will definitely have a satisfied tummy by the end of your day. The tour runs around Miami Design District, Wynwood, and Little Havana.
Where: 1503 SW 8th St, Miami
Taste the best ice cream and creations at Azucar. This is the only place to try a Celia Cruz ice cream. The Cuban inspired ice cream shop combines the best taste of the Caribbean.
Where: 3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie
The garden is home to different bird species. You can feed the flamingos or walk around the park and follow the peacocks. If you want a picture with a peacock without being bitten, get some food. The peacocks will come to you and it will be the best experience of your life.
You can get a free tour of the city for free. Just wait at one of the trolley stops and hop in for the adventure. The trolley goes around different neighborhoods and locations.
Where: 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
There are many options in the marketplace. You can sit down and enjoy the view, go window shopping, or enjoy the daily live shows. Different bands perform every night and you can always make a friend at this location.
The weird limestone building in Homestead was built by Edward Leedskalnin in 1920. It is nothing like you've ever seen before in Miami. Apparently, Edward lived in this castle without a real kitchen or bed. Come here for the pictures but not for a stay.
The market welcomes food trucks, local farmers, and different artists. You can either buy fruits or catch a soccer game in their lounge. Imagine a fancy farmer's market with a bar section.
Where: 1025-, 1055 E 15th St, Hialeah
Many artists from Wynwood have moved to the Leah Arts District. Why? Because it's more affordable. It's located in Hialeah and the murals are amazing. The district has events going on every month. Discover another side of Miami without the tourist prices from Wynwood.
Where: 10355 Hammocks Blvd, Miami
Enjoy Friday Night Fever on the ice rink. This is a fun way to spend your Friday night on your own. You will never feel alone in the ice rink because it is always full. You will feel like in a dance club as they always play the latest hits.
Where: 3444 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove
If you are looking for a quiet atmosphere, this bookstore will become your favorite. The shop hosts author nights and you can enjoy vegan bites from their kitchen on the patio.
Where: 6701 S Red Rd, Coral Gables
The market is not only for grocery shopping. Whole Foods host events throughout the month for those seeking new experiences. Try their latest beers at one of their happy hour events.
Where: 12640 NE 6th Ave, Miami
It is always fun to find hidden treasures at a thrift store. Red, White & Blue always has interesting clothes and jewelry. Some people are lucky and find designer handbags in good condition and for a great discount.
Where: 2591 N Hiatus Rd, Hollywood
The coffee shop hosts live events and different theme nights. Come by yourself and enjoy one of their signature drinks with macadamia nut milk. That's right! Probably the only coffee shop with that milk option.
Where: 701 S Miami Ave 4th Floor, Miami
This theatre is five stars. The chairs are more comfortable than your couch and they give blankets. You will probably fall asleep after credits. Maybe before.
Where: 5701 Sunset Dr #126, South Miami
This is a tea house with lots of entertainment and events. You can even perform and read your poem in public. But, if you're too shy, just come and enjoy the performances. Maybe you will meet your next best friend.
Where: 1025-, 1055 E 15th St, Hialeah
The hip party venue serves up great cocktails and often has live, local bands. Come and sing by yourself and find a new audience.
Where: Downtown Miami next to Bayside Marketplace
If you are really bored, just hop on the Metromover and enjoy the ride. Maybe you will find a new location and gain a different perspective from the city. This is the best way to explore and see what's going on.
Where: 2701 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables
The pool is a Miami staple. Come during the week instead of weekends. The pool has a mini cave with a waterfall. Here you will feel like a mermaid or the king of the sea.
Where: 1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
You can watch a laser show twice a month in the Frost Planetarium. Some shows play Daft Punk with old-school laser light visuals. This is the best way to escape the Miami heat and fly to another galaxy.
Where: Calle Ocho
For cigar aficionados, come to Calle Ocho and explore the different cigar shops. Learn about each kind and which are the premium brands.
Where: Hobie Beach, Virginia Key - Key Biscayne
Enjoy the sunset with a SUP session. You can enjoy the Miami skyline from the beach and get a good workout. Maybe your friends will get jealous and cancel their plans next time.
Don't wait for your roommates to make plans. If you are ever running out of ideas, revisit this list and check the different events at each location. Every month, each venue hosts different activities for the public.
You will never be bored and you will never have to rely on your friends again.