When you hear people talk about Miami, you most likely have a picture of beaches and people in swimwear lying in the sun. This is part of Miami, but it has so much more to offer. To prove our point, we have gathered some cool facts about Miami that you may not know.
National Parks. Miami Beach is the only city in the US that has more than one national park. It is bordered by the Biscayne National Park and the Everglades National Park. There are many activities for visitors and it is beautiful.
Buried Treasure. Legend has it that pirates like Blackbeard and Gasparilla buried or left many treasures in the ocean surrounding Miami Beach. People have found lots of gold and silver in the nearby ocean and on the land. Get your shovel and goggles and go treasure hunting.
Celebrity Watching. Many celebrities visit Miami Beach on a daily basis. You can get some drinks and have a look out for you can spot.
Man-made. Miami Beach is a man-made island. It used to be a coconut grove plantation but was transformed into one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.
Cruises. Miami has the largest cruise ship port in the world. There are quite a number of cruise ships that check in at these ports. This is the perfect place to go on a cruise.
Cultural Diversity. There is said to be more than 150 ethnicities in Miami Beach. To go along with that, there are more than 60 languages spoken in this area. It is a very culturally diverse place and this shows in the food and traditions that can be found.
Glitz and Glamour. Miami Beach hosts a large variety of world class restaurants. You will find some of the biggest celebrities visiting and dining at these high-end places. There is also a lot of modeling and recording for artists. Many people who are now famous, started out in Miami Beach.
Miami Beach is truly a versatile and busy place to be. Lots to do, lots to see, and lots to experience.