Culture & Art

Editors Picks Entertainment

Everglades National Park
40001 State Hwy.. 9336
Homestead, FL 33034
Why we picked it: This tropical oasis of nature is a must-see for visitors and residents alike and is designated as a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve & a Wetland of International Importance.

Actors’ Playhouse
280 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Why we picked it: A long-standing testament to the power of the performing arts, this historic South Florida theater encourages those of all ages to become involved and appreciate the wonders of the arts.

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
Why we picked it: Considered the artistic icon of Miami, this artistic mega-house is a melting pot of all things performing arts that is sure to inspire patrons and visitors all year round with its impressive schedule of events.

Miami Seaquarium
400 Rickenbacker Cswy.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: It’s a tropical paradise fitting of South Florida where the entire family can escape to learn about marine life, swim with dolphins and other sea critters, and even learn a thing or two in the process!

Miami Metro Zoo
12400 SW 152nd St.
Miami, FL 33177
Why we picked it: A safe haven for practically every living creature in the world, this place is sure to encourage in everyone an appreciation for all the world’s wildlife and inspire conservation efforts for future generations.

Florida Grand Opera
8390 NW 25th St.
Miami, FL 33122
Why we picked it: Presenting the classics of Turandot and Don Giovanni as well as more contemporary plays like The Tales of Hoffman and Cyrano, there’s a play for every character you know to enjoy.

Parrot Jungle
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Miami, FL 33132
Why we picked it: Whether you’re visiting amazing animals with family or hosting an elegant event with friends or co-workers, one thing’s certain — Parrot Jungle is a guaranteed good time no matter what you do.

Don Cuban Cigars
Various Locations
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: Nothing beats the sweet, yet spicy taste of a Cuban cigar. Whether your preference is a mild, medium or full-bodied cigar, one thing is true — never doubt a Don Cuban cigar!

Wolfsonian Museum
1001 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why we picked it: Who would have thought that next to all the clubs and lounges of South Beach is a wonderful museum with multiple guest exhibits throughout the year?!

Fairchild Tropical Gardens
10901 Old Cutler Rd.
Coral Gables, FL 33156
Why we picked it: Steeped in history, this beautiful garden is a great place for the kids or a date, thanks to the fact that organizers offer a multitude of events and galas throughout the year.

Miami Marlins New Ballpark
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125
Why we picked it: This new ballpark not only redefines state-of-the-art, it’s also set to become an instant landmark thanks to an exciting mix of entertainment, shopping and dining.

Miami-Dade Eco Adventures
4000 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: From kayaking, canoeing and snorkeling to bikes and hikes, this outdoors program offers plenty for anyone looking to get out and explore Florida’s vast adventures.

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
1200 S. Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Why we picked it: This place is the home of the oldest standing structure in Miami and welcomes visitors to sunbathe, swim and picnic on award-winning sandy Atlantic beachfront.

Cleveland Orchesta
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
Why we picked it: Among other lures, the Cleveland Orchestra Miami Concert Series features celebrated pianist Yefim Bronfman with music director Franz Welser-Most conducting.

Paragon Grove 13
3015 Grand Ave.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Why we picked it: This theatre has it all — including the best movies, beer, wine and the always-buzzing Backlot Wine Bar. Plus, the seats are the most comfortable in town!