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Experience all the sights and sounds of The Magic City on a sightseeing tour from our sister site, Miami Tour Company. Rated #1 on TripAdvisor by Consumers. Daily excursions include:

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The Elian Gonzalez Story: 10 Years Later

In a town used to tales of miraculous escapes from Cuba; the Elian Gonzalez story was over the top. A fragile, angelic-looking boy was found clinging to an inner tube on Thanksgiving day by fishermen off Fort Lauderdale. Read More...
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2010 SoBe Wine & Food Festival

The 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival will take place Thursday, February 25 - Sunday, February 28, 2010. True to fashion, the ninth annual wine and culinary extravaganza returns with events highlighting the latest trends in the industry. Read More...
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101 Fun Attractions

Here is my how to be a great tour guide, with 101 ideas for having an awesome time! To make it easy, I broke it up into four categories: Recreation, Attractions, Parks, and Local Businesses. I decided to only talk about the best attractions near Miami. Read More...
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Hello all. I would like to know whats the most affordable way to get to port everglades from south beach? I tried getting a car rental but they open at 7:30a and we have to be on the ship at 8:45 AM. Whats are other options? Read More...
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Learn Miami-Dade Facts & Figures

Learn Miami-Dade Facts & Figures

Miami Beach: 87,925
Miami: 409,719
Metro: 5,413,212
Florida: 18,251,243
(4th highest in U.S.)

Miami Beach: 18.7 sq mi (48.5 km²)
Miami: 55.27 sq mi (143.15 km²)
Metro: 2,431 sq mi (6,296 km²)
Elevation: 6 ft (2 m)
Average temperature: 76º f (25º c)
Annual rainfall: 58.6 in (149 cm)
Wettest months: June & August
Hurricane season: June to November
Annual visitors: 8 million
Miami Beach nicknames: South Beach, SoBe, The Beach, The American Riviera, The Sun and Fun Capital of the World
Miami nicknames: The Magic City, MIA, The 305, The Sixth Borough, The Gateway to Latin America, Cocaine Capital, Repo Riviera

10 facts about Miami:

  1. Cleanest air and drinking water in U.S.
  2. Only city bordered by two National Parks: Everglades & Biscayne Bay.
  3. Ranks first in unemployment.
  4. Ranks fourth in population density behind New York, San Francisco, and Chicago.
  5. Ranks third in city skylines behind New York and Chicago.
  6. No "single digit" or "triple digit" temperature ever recorded. Coldest day was 27º f (-1º c). Warmest day was 98º f (37º c).
  7. Only one snowfall on Jan 19, 1977.
  8. Only public beach with topless sunbathing in United States.
  9. 24-hour liquor licenses in downtown.
  10. Fifteen feet below ground lies a natural source of water, the Biscayne Aquifer. Reaching water at this depth prevents Miami from having a subway train.