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InterContinental Miami Staff Picks

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    Three Essential Miami Snacks

    July 30

    The city of Miami is a vibrant and exciting cultural hub. The traditions of many different nations throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, and elsewhere have thrived in the 305 for many years. The unique influence of these cultures can be found - or tasted, rather - in the outstanding cuisine made popular in Miami. With that said, here are some of the must-have treats you’ll find in bakeries around the Miami area.

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    It All Began With an Art Sculpture

    April 29

    Originally designed to be a casino in 1982, InterContinental Miami was created in an unconventional way. Rather than building the hotel first and decorating it second, Pietro Bullischi—the world-famous architect who designed our now 34-story hotel—began with an art sculpture

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    Live it Up at the Wharf

    March 02

    No trip to Miami would be complete without a night out around town. With so many new venues constantly opening up and classics always striving to be better, there’s never a shortage of night-time fun. One newer such venue that opened up is The Wharf and it is one you’ll want to add to your list.

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    Museums of Miami

    February 04

    One does not have to spend too much time walking or driving around Miami to know that this city takes art seriously. A lot of Miami’s art scene is found in its majestic museums and there are so many that it can be hard to know where to start. Below, you will find a little guide to help you decide where to begin your museum journey.

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    Make Time for Time Out Market

    January 06

    Who says you need to reserve a table years in advance for a chance to try some of the most elegant, delicious food Miami has to offer? Skip the wait and make your way over to Time Out Market Miami for a taste of the gourmet side of Miami.

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    Celebrate the Holidays with a Real Chinese Lantern Festival

    December 02

    If you thought you had to leave Miami to find a unique way to celebrate the holidays, think again. This year, Jungle Island is proud to present a real Chinese Lantern Festival that is sure to be the most remarkable day of the season.

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    Maximum Entertainment at the American Airlines Arena

    November 04

    A nice stroll around town is always fun, but some nights you want to experience a roaring crowd and an exciting live performance. In Miami, the best place for live entertainment is the American Airlines Arena, and you’re sure to find something exciting going on every week.

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    Hallowyn Block Party in Wynwood

    October 07

    On October 31, when the sun goes down, Miami will be transformed into one giant, spooky party. While there are many places to enjoy the festivities, Hallowyn at the Wynwood Marketplace is one you won’t want to miss.

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    See a New Side of Miami with Island Queen Cruises and Tours

    September 02

    Bayside marketplace is an amazing destination for a taste of Miami. Dozens of restaurants and shops line the streets and you’re always sure to find a large crowd taking in the sunshine and good vibes. One of the most exciting features of Bayside is the Island Queen.

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    Daily Dose of Food and Wine Festival

    August 05

    Who doesn’t love an excuse to take over the streets and party the day away with samples from dozens of local restaurants and other eateries? If that thought caught your attention, then mark your calendars and leave August 17 open because The Coconut Grove Food and Wine Festival is back and better than ever.

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    Vizcaya Museum and Gardens: a Glimpse into the Past

    July 01

    Miami has become a sprawling center with its own unique culture permeating out of every street corner. With such a rich history, it can sometimes be hard to imagine how earlier settlers lived and shaped the land. 

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    Explore Miami in Style

    June 03

    Miami is the perfect city to explore. There are tons of activities, unique buildings, and cool shops everywhere. However, it’s also big - really big. Throw in the giant amount of diverse history oozing from every corner and it can seem kind of overwhelming to get the full Miami experience. 

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    Relax at the Bayside Marketplace

    May 06

    Nothing says Miami like a little waterfront shopping, dining, and adventuring. Whether you want to grab a drink and relax, browse some new sun-wear, or take a Miami tour, Bayside Marketplace will be your one-stop shop in Downtown Miami.

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    Enter a Whole New World at the Frost Museum of Science

    April 01

    In 2015, one of Miami’s greatest hubs of curiosity closed its doors. However, there’s no need to mourn as this closure was more of a massive renovation and relocation. 

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    Freedom Tower:
    The Ellis Island of the South

    March 04

    You may have seen it on a Miami Heat broadcast — sprouting up from Biscayne Boulevard, bathed in rich, colorful lights. However, this building is more than an architectural curiosity; it’s a piece of history, unique among the city’s dazzling glass landscape.

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