Culture & Art


1103 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132

Why we picked it: A heartful example of our city investing in its own future, PAMM provides an indispensable service for locals and tourists alike. Featuring an engaging array of educational programs for our civic leaders of tomorrow.

Bill Baggs State Park
1200 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Why we picked it: Occupying the southern third of our island and the bearer of the oldest standing structure in Greater Miami, this park bears just as much historical importance as ecological. A formerly invaluable hub in the Underground Railroad Network To Freedom.

Florida Grand Opera
Across South Florida

Why we picked it: The oldest performing arts organization in Florida and the 7th oldest operating opera company in the nation, Florida Grand Opera has continually ensured our city evolves as a cultural hub worthy of international recognition.

Crandon Park Tennis Center
7300 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Why we picked it: More than simply the hosts of the Miami Open, the 26 courts, pro shop and camp offerings guarantee its continuing significance to a sport ideal for our island weather. Not only a spot to meet and greet fellow sportsmen, they also offer lessons.

Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132

Why we picked it: Indispensable to any listing of entertainment in The Magic City, the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall, Ziff Ballet Opera House and Carnival Studio Theater provide priceless programming all year round.

Biscayne Nature Center
6747 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Why we picked it: A not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating youth of all ages on the importance of conservation in our particularly perilous era, this lyceum is a perfect expression of the vision of Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Miami City Ballet
Across South Florida

Why we picked it: Providers of movement in its most rarefied form, the experts at every level of the Miami City Ballet ensure that South Floridians of all strata get a glimpse of art and athleticism at its peak.

Fillmore Miami Beach
1700 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Why we picked it: Former home to a 1960’s TV show of some repute, The Fillmore now prides itself on attracting an awesome array of entertainers to our sincerely southern city, attracting talent of every culture and genre.

Frost Science
1101 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132

Why we picked it: Making waves even before it craned open its gates, the Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum Of Science made national news with its bold design and ever-changing array of programming. Ideal for any set of science geek.

The Wynwood Yard
56 NW 29th St.
Miami, FL 33127

Why we picked it: A pop-up entrepreneurial hub that’s birthed many a succesful start-up, The Yard’s serially shifting event listings and food truck offerings make it repeatedly relevant as a must-visit.

Tower Theater
1508 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33135

Why we picked it: Is there any better sign of a city’s attention to the artistic mode than the presence of an arthouse theater? With selections spanning all nations and genres, there’s always something entertaining on the silver screen of the Tower.

Olympia Theater
174 E Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33131

Why we picked it: Decadently designed in 1926 in the style of the time, the Olympia Theater is ever cementing its status as a top-tier provider of our city’s cultural stimulation. Worth a visit just for a glimpse into its awe-inspiring architecture.

Faena Theater
3201 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Why we picked it: A classical nightlife spot with an intriguing lineup of cabaret and musical selections, the Faena’s devotion to luxurious live entertainment maintains a reputation well-earned over the previous decades.

Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33135

Why we picked it: A hub of Cuban culture since the ‘30s, there’s no better place to experience Little Havana as it was than at this bar and lounge, complete with an exceptional variety of Cuban jazz artists and performances day and night.

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
2000 Convention Center Dr.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Why we picked it: A 2.6-acre urban greenspace founded in 1962, the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens offer guests a whimsical, dreamy, nature-filled escape from the stresses of everyday life.