Welcome to Little Havana

Little Havana’s main thoroughfare, Calle Ocho (SW 8th St), is the heart of the neighborhood. In many ways, this is every immigrant enclave in the USA – full of restaurants, mom-and-pop convenience shops and phonecard kiosks, except here you get intermittent tourists posing and taking selfies.

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Miami Tour with Biscayne Bay Cruise, Everglades Airboat Ride

After pickup from your Miami hotel in the morning, you’ll take a narrated open top double decker bus tour to see Miami's highlights including the historic Art Deco District and South Beach, a lively beach side area brimming with restaurants and hotels. Explore downtown Miami, a skyscraper-filled metropolis, and continue to Cuban-influenced Little Havana. Other interesting sites include the Gianni Versace Mansion, Madonna’s former house on Brickell Avenue and the secret spot where Michael Jackson filmed his ‘Thriller’ music video! You'll have time to enjoy a meal break in Little Havana before embarking on the next part of your adventure. After your sightseeing double decker bus tour, you’ll be taken to Biscayne Bay to board a boat for a 90-minute sightseeing Miami boat tour. Learn about the history and culture of Miami as you cruise past millionaire's row and various islands. Pass the Port of Miami, see celebrity houses dotting the coast and admire the Miami skyline. Up next is the third part of your Miami experience: an Everglades Airboat Safari Tour! Take a 45-minute drive to Everglades National Park for a thrilling 45-minute airboat ride through lush marshlands. With the help of your on-board naturalist guides, spot wildlife including alligators, turtles, snakes, fish and exotic birds, and learn about the animals and their environment during the wildlife show that follows. An onsite store provides refreshments for purchase. Round-trip transportation to the Everglades included. No additional cost After your tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

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Half-Day Guided Little Havana Tour Food and Culture Tour

Meet your local guide at a central location in Little Havana and begin your adventure through the Cuban-American cultural and historical capital.Block by block, in a small group, you will discover the Cuban history of Miami and gain knowledge from your guide of the relations between the United States and Cuba.You will visit six local, family-owned Cuban and South-American restaurants and sample various cuisines offering a fusion of local and international decadence.Tastings will include Cuban coffee and mojitos, ropa vieja (stewed beef), guava-flavored pastries, Cuban sandwiches, and more.On Calle Ocho, in Little Havana, skilled local workers will show you how to make famous Cuban coffee and cigars, and then you will explore the rising Cuban art scene and local artist galleries.You will also witness historical landmarks such as Maximo Gomez Domino Park, Cuban Memorial Park, Bay of Pigs Museum, Tower Theater, and more.

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'Best of Miami' Guided Bus Tour with Wynwood, Little Havana

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Little Havana, Miami, FloridavisitDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Holocaust Memorial, Miami Beach, Floridadrive byStop At: Bayside Marketplace, Miami, FloridavisitDuration: 30 minutesPass By: South Beach, Miami Beach, Floridadrive byPass By: Art Deco Historic District, Miami Beach, Floridadrive byStop At: Calle Ocho, Miami, FloridavisitDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Coconut Grove, Miami, Floridadrive byPass By: Wynwood Walls, Miami, Floridavisit

$85 Private & Custom Tours

Miami Sightseeing Open-Air Jeep Private Tour with Film History

This tour is a comprehensive look at Miami and its surrounding areas.  It is 3-4 hrs long, and includes stops at Wynwood Walls and in Little Havana.  You can also ask your guide to customize the tour if there are particular areas you are interested in.  The tour route begins in South Beach, playground of the rich and famous and home to the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world. We then take you through Biscayne Bay via the historic Venetian Causeway where you will experience one of the best views of downtown Miami’s skyline and some of the 32 man made islands that dot Biscayne Bay. Once on the mainland, we head to the Wynwood neighborhood, one of the fastest growing art enclaves in the U.S. Wynwood uses redesigned warehouses as enormous canvases for world renown street artists and contains over 70 galleries and restaurants that display up and coming artist’s works as well as high end private and public collections. We take a short break here and give you a guided walking tour through Wynwood Walls, a unique park containing the world’s largest outdoor collection of museum quality street murals.  Next up is the historic downtown and Brickell area, continuously inhabited for over 5000 years by Native Americans, Europeans and finally Pioneers; this is where the City of Miami began over a hundred years ago. Brickell is one of the fastest growing areas of town with luxury hotels, over 300 international banks and some of the most popular restaurants and nightspots in town. We then take you somewhere no other tours go: across the Rickenbacker Causeway to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. The Rickenbacker offers the best view of the Miami Skyline and is truly a sight to see. We then take you into Coconut Grove, one of Miami’s prettiest and most eclectic areas. The Biltmore Hotel and the City of Coral Gables is up next and it is one of the finest examples in the U.S. of the City Beautiful Movement of the 1920s. Coral Gables is a meticulously planned community with a distinctly Mediterranean Revival Style, large fountains arched entrances, and tree lined streets. The ‘Gables’ is home to the famous Biltmore Hotel, The Venetian Pool, and The University of Miami Campus. The next destination is one of Miami’s most culturally significant stops….Calle Ocho in the heart of Little Havana. Filled with music, cigar stores, Cuban restaurants and bodegas, this neighborhood is where Cuban exiles settled after fleeing the Castro regime and is considered the soul of the Cuban community. We take a short stop here at Domino Park, allowing you to sample some Cuban coffee or an authentic mojito and experience the vibrant culture of this unique Miami neighborhood. We then travel back over the MacArthur Causeway, past Star Island and Palm Island.  The tour comes to a magnificent close as we pass very close to enormous cruise ships that are waiting to cast off! Experience the best of Miami with us!

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City Tour of Miami with Optional Biscayne Bay Cruise

The Miami City Tour is a must-see event while staying in the "Magic City". You will be picked up at your hotel and escorted by an extremely knowledgeable and professional guide. Interesting facts and details will be shared with you in your language, no headphones are used!The tour will begin on Ocean Drive, where you can experience first hand the flavor of South Beach’s culture. Drive past the stunning Versace’s Mansion. The influential art design style of Art Deco is evident in the colorful buildings making this particular area an authentic architectural experience. You will then head toward Downtown Miami City where you will have a direct view of one of the best skylines in the world, famous for its evening illumination of vibrate colors. The busy financial district boasts elegant skyscrapers with impressive modern architecture. The next destination is the original chic, touristic neighborhood of Coconut Grove. This is the place where Miami was first settled, maintaining its luscious vegetation and where modern day buildings give space to the flora filling the air with a fresh, wild fragrance. You will continue your journey to where the landscape turns into that of a typical postcard of Miami, the city of Coral Gables. This city mixes the typical residential American style with a touch of Spanish architecture. Your tour experience will end in Little Havana. Here is where the Cuban exiles gathered starting in the 1960's. You will witness the vibrant Cuban atmosphere at the Domino Plaza, where you can sip a typical Cuban Coffee while listening to the melodic musical notes of Cuba.If option is selected, here you will hop in a boat to cruise the crystal clear waters of Biscayne Bay. Along the way, watch for local marine wildlife — like friendly dolphins and manatees — and take time to admire the mansions of the rich and famous, including the former home of the infamous gangster Al Capone, and many other celebrities and well-known personalities.

$100 Cultural & Theme Tours

Being Photographed and Learning Photography While Touring Miami

Discover, explore and enjoy the Latin flavor of Miami and Miami Beach, its famous and hidden sites, food,  people, in a exciting tour on foot and by car. In a little over than 100 years Miami became one of the biggest and most important cities in the United States. A predominantly Hispanic population makes it a unique place. This tour will take eight hours between walking and driving. It begins at 10am in the corner of 5th. Street and Ocean Drive in the heart of South Beach. You will be walked through Ocean Drive and visit the most famous Art-Deco hotels, Casa Casuarina (Versace Mansion), and then drove through Washington Avenue being presented to many iconic places. We will stop for photos at the Holocaust Monument, and walk through the stunning Fontainebleau Hotel. Next we will drive through the Julia Tuttle Causeway into the Magic City. First stop: the Design District. The most important high-end luxurious designers stores of the world concentrate in a few blocks here. Next to the Design District is Wynwood, a borough that invites graffiti artists from all over the world to use its walls as canvas. We will enter Wynwood Walls to admire works of art, and take lots of pictures. The tour guide is a fine art photographer and will give tips to the participants and photograph them (photos will be edited and sent through the Internet in max. of 48 hours). We will stop for lunch at a famous Cuban restaurant where a showcase with a huge variety of mouth-watering food will make you ask for help to choose. Then let´s drive through the dreamlike streets of Coral Gables to the Alhambra Water Tower, the Biltmore Hotel and the Venetian Pool, Cocoplum, while listening to the interesting history of this area. The botanical richness of sub-tropical Miami will be seen in all its beauty as we drive to Coconut Grove on the way to Calle Ocho, in Little Havana, the center of the Cuban life. Salsa and the aroma of puros are in the air. It is a good occasion for some refreshments. From there we will drive through the financial district of Brickell and Downtown, where many important buildings concentrate. It is time to say good-bye. Participants will be left at Bayside, in downtown, or at the point where the tour began, in Miami Beach,