Archive for the ‘North America’ Category


    Date: 2010.12.16 | Category: North America | Response: 0

    Within Dade County, Florida lies of one of the most thrilling tourist destinations in the World – Miami Beach. From the amazing nightclubs to the glass-bottom boat rides in the sultry waters of the Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach has something to offer visitors of every taste. Even though the recent devastating hurricanes did wreak some havoc in Miami, the sun and the fun have not taken a break.

    Foremost in the list of Miami Beach’s attractions is its breath-taking natural beauty. There are over fifteen beaches in Miami that open to tourists for most part of the year, offering them miles of pristine sand and surf. Visitors could try the Venetian Pool, a man-made lagoon in Coral Gables that is a great place to soak up the sun. Operational since 1947, the Everglades National Park, situated on the southern tip of Florida is North America’s only sub-tropical preserve. Alligators that could teach Steve Irwin a thing or two, the Flamingo Marina, cypress swamps and estuaries are just some of the Park’s highlights. The Biscayne National Park is the second must-see for wildlife enthusiasts. With facilities for camping, snorkeling and the infamous 53-ft glass bottom boat through continental U.S.A.’s only living tropical reef, it is one of the most unique national parks in the country.

    Miami’s love for history and culture set it apart from other beaches in Florida. The St Bernard de Clairvaux Church, a heritage site that is still used for gala weddings, has an amazing story to tell. Originally erected in Sacremenia, Spain, the monastery was shifted to its current location in South Miami stone by stone in 1925. If it is early modern architecture that interests the traveler, then Art Deco Historic District is the place to head for. The reason being the 800 odd historical buildings built between 1920 and 1930, in so many different styles that leave the viewer begging for more. Another quaint little page out of history books is the Cauley Square Historic Village with its garden paths, alleyways, cottages, boutiques and the distinct Spanish feel. For weird sculpture, tourists must try the Coral Castle, the ultimate rock garden whose construction technique continues to baffle visitors. For the connoisseur, there is the Schnebly Winery and its newly opened Tasting Room in Homestead. Visitors must just remember, not to drink and drive or dive.

    It is difficult to experience all of Miami’s offerings in one go. Travelers are advised to research all options, come up with a game plan and stick to it for maximum enjoyment.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner



Recent Posts