Miami Tours

Located at the southernmost tip of Florida's expansive Atlantic Ocean coastline nestles a bustling metropolitan paradise; a city of art, music, history and energetic nightlife. A one stop destination for all travel needs, Miami boasts lavish white sand beaches, succulent meals, and non-stop entertainment for all ages.

With so much to see and do in the sprawling city, rich in culture and diversity, planning an exotic Miami adventure is not without difficulties. Taking advantage of one of the many organized tour groups the city has to offer is a fantastic and budget friendly way to see everything the eclectic city has to offer, while making new friends along the way.

The port of Miami has long been referred to as the "Cruise Capital of the World," and has earned the distinction by accommodating some of the world's largest cruise ships, while maintaining the busiest port for both cruise lines and passenger ships. It should come as no surprise that Miami offers an impressive array of both boat tours and harbor cruises for seafaring tourists.

Boat tours in the area include cruises of Biscayne Bay in Miami, which give tourists a scenic view of Biscayne Bay, and luxury homes of wealthy locals. Everglades boat tours feature impressive views of the largest swamp land in the world, complete with alligator sightings, and air boat rides. For the anglers who visit Miami, numerous fishing tours are available for a full or half day of deep sea game. Miami Tours even offers a "Tropical Nights Dance Cruise," for a unique twist on Miami nightlife.

Cuisine in Miami is a rich, flavorful and often decadent fusion of Caribbean cuisine and Latin American cuisine indicative of the versatile multiculturalism in the region. The city has also given birth to a new type of food, sometimes referred to as Floribbean, which has an emphasis on seafood, poultry, fresh fruits and juices. What better way to find immersion with a culture than by sampling the best foods in the area?

Miami Culinary Tours offers a wide selection of food based tours that will take visitors throughout the city. The Art Deco Brunch Tour combines Miami's best breakfasts while learning about the Art Deco movement and gaining access to beautiful buildings that are not generally accessible to the public. The South Beach Food Tour offers a custom menu of Miami's diverse cuisine while offering impressive ocean side views. The Little Havana Food Tour samples the best Cuban cuisine in Miami, and will also explain the history of Little Havana and its culture.

Claimed in the name of Spain in 1566, and inhabited by the North American Indian tribe, the Tequestas for thousands of years prior, Miami is one of the oldest places in North America. One of the earliest American Missions was established in Miami in 1567, and Fort Dallas was built as a military base in 1836. After the rise to power of Cuba's Fidel Castro in 1959, Cubans began to immigrate to Miami, helping to turn the city into a vibrant melting pot of numerous cultures and ethnicities. This rich history is a draw to tourists and academics who are interested in understanding how America was born and flourished over the last four centuries. History Miami offers the best tours for students and adults to learn more about the rich history of the vibrant region. They offer boat, bike, walking and coach tours as well as private tours and environmental tours led by Southern Florida historians.

In 1925, William Randolph Hearst purchased an ancient monastery in Spain and had it shipped to Miami in crates and boxes. The Ancient Spanish Monastery was finally reassembled between 1952 and 1953 and was even called "the biggest jigsaw puzzle in history," by Time magazine. Tours are available and the monastery is open for church unless they are hosting a special event. Normal visiting hours are Monday thru Saturday from 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM and Sundays from 11:00 AM until 4:30 PM.

Rare and exclusive tours can also be found for the more adventurous at heart. Step into the night with Ghost Tours Miami, to explore haunted Coconut Grove located in the heart of Miami. Duck Tour in South Beach is a unique experience for those who want to trek the far reaches of both land a sea. The "amphibious" vehicle first drives through the streets, showcasing Miami's landmarks, before splashing down in spectacular Biscayne Bay.

A wide array of bus tours, bike tours, and walking tours also can be found in Miami, Florida covering a wide variety of topics and giving tours into the oldest, newest and trendiest parts of the lush and tropical paradise. From the beaches dining to the clubs with their flamingo neon lights, children and adults of all ages are sure to find something to love in any one of these unique tours.