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Nestled in the southern tip of Miami, SoBe is chockfull of fun adventure. From basking on the pristine beaches and partying at clubs to strolling through the Art Deco District and enjoying some family friendly fun, a visit to SoBe is sure to create some unforgettable memories. Here is a list of 4 can’t-miss things to do while in this paradisaical dreamland.
Art, History and Museums in the Art Deco District
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Stroll the streets of the Art Deco District, which are lined with hundreds of 1920s historic buildings that feature pastel hues and amazing period architecture. It’s quintessential of Miami’s yesteryears and is postcard perfect. Sign up for a guided tour at the Welcome Center or trek it on your own.
Visit the Bass Museum of Art to view sculptures and paintings from masters like Ghirlandaio, Botticelli and Rubens. At the Wolfsonian-Florida International University Museum, there are artifacts from the Industrial Revolution, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-Florida International University showcases Jewish history from World War II. Throughout the district, there are also trendy cafes and hip restaurants to help you tame that appetite. Exploring the Art Deco district is a budget-friendly way to experience SoBe.
Have a Blast at Beaches
There’s plenty of fun in the sun, sand, and surf for the whole family at SoBe beaches. Head on over to Lummus Park, where you can rent kayaks, snorkel, or take a cool dip in the sparkling waters. There is also a sand volleyball court and a playground for the young ones.
Bask under the sun-kissed skies at South Pointe Park and climb the observation deck for a panoramic vista of the city skyline and ocean. The kids will have a day of splashing fun in the interactive water tot lot at this beach.
You don’t even have to leave these beaches for some grub thanks to the many waterfront restaurants. Dine with the perfect ocean view. Beach fun in SoBe is an adventure that doesn’t come with a high price tag.
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Nightclubs for Some After-Dark Fun
SoBe is loaded with clubs for some dancing fun. Get your groove on at the Chalk with electric music or enjoy a game of ping-pong or pool. The Mansion is a megaclub filled with pumping music and dancing ladies. Mingle with the successful, celebs, and the beautiful at the Wall. It’s got a wild vibe along with a boutique decor in futuristic flair. Rated by Rolling Stone as the second best dance spot in the country, the LIV is where it’s at. Everyone from Lil Wayne to Calvin Harris has played at this upscale club.
A Taste of Spain Along Española Way
This long street is dotted with shops and restaurants inspired by Spanish Mediterranean architecture. Enjoy the bohemian fare at outdoor cafes that serve up perfect crepes. Española Way has a marketplace full of vendors that sell handmade jewelry, gorgeous flowers, and other wares right on the street. The sights, sounds, and smells are unforgettable.
From sunrise to sunset, SoBe serves up memorable adventures. To find accommodations in SoBe, check out Booking.com. It offers a wide selection of hotels from budget to lux.
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