Getting Away, While Still at homeMarch 13, 2013
Living in South Florida provides many unique opportunities compared to many other parts of the country. Miami offers the ability to take a weekend getaway without the need to travel. You can take a quick vacation to South Beach or just enjoy what the city has to offer. This can all be done, while sleeping in your own bed and enjoying all the comforts of home. Of course, you must be a Miami resident to take advantage of this type of vacation.
You don’t need to travel the world, take a cruise or even leave your home city to enjoy clear blue ocean water, amazing beaches, beautiful golf courses, plenty of attractions and the art deco landscape Miami is famous for. The best time for this type of vacation is May through August because many of the tourists have cleared out and prices will be lower. The streets, restaurants and beaches will be quieter than other times of the year, such as spring break in March and April.
While living in one area of the city, you can even decide to take a trip to another area. Miami is full of great suburbs, different types of beaches and plenty to do in South Beach, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Downtown and many other areas. Consider staying in one of the nicer hotels in the area for a weekend and when you do this in the off-season, you can take a great weekend vacation without breaking the bank.
Some of the best restaurants and shopping opportunities in the world are found in South Beach. This is right in your backyard, if you live in Miami and you can enjoy everything this very popular area offers. After checking into your hotel, you can enjoy dinner and entertainment on Lincoln Road, along with plenty of shopping, museums and art galleries. A ten-block mall is found here, which allows you to enjoy watching interesting people and you never know who you might run into.