Fisher Island is located just offshore from the US mainland, is 15 minutes east of Miami International Airport, and is only a few minutes from the Port of Miami and South Beach. Fisher Island is also conveniently located near Miami's finest theaters, art galleries, museums, attractions, shopping, sports stadiums, arenas and concert venues. Just a quick ferry ride to the mainland and you gain access to the many designer shops at Bal Harbor and the trendy nightlife of South Beach.
South Beach is the quintessential Miami hotspot. From shopping to partying, this area of Miami Beach is well known for being a trendy locale. In the linked article, we outline a weekend trip to this fabulous destination.
The Miami Seaquarium is located right in the middle of the Miami tourist area, on the causeway between downtown Miami and Key Biscayne. It's a fabulous stop where you can witness an outdoor aquarium experience that's only possible in our tropical climate. Be sure to budget enough time to spend at least half a day at this wonderful attraction.
With 1.5 million acres of swamps, saw-grass prairies and sub-tropical jungles, Everglades National Park is one of the most unusual public parks in the United States. Located on the southern tip of Florida, the park is home to 14 rare and endangered species, including the American Crocodile, the Florida Panther, and the West Indian Manatee. A large portion of the park is primitive, explored only by adventurists and researchers - but visitors have ample opportunity to walk, camp, and canoe.
No visit to Miami is complete without a stop at the historical 50-acre Vizcaya estate. This European-style mansion offers a glimpse at life in turn-of-the-century South Florida. It's also an extremely popular venue for galas, weddings, and other entertainment events.