Are you yearning for a tropical getaway? A trip to Miami Gardens, Florida is in order. Between enjoying the warm breezes, the nearby beaches, and the promise of great art, football, and some Cuban flavors, you may never want to leave. Check out hotels in Miami Gardens, and book an escape to the Sunshine State.
Out and About in Miami Gardens
Miami Gardens is best known for playing host to Sun Life Stadium—home to the Miami Dolphins, the University of Miami Hurricanes, and the annual Orange Bowl. If you're staying at one of the Miami Gardens hotels during the football season, there is no better place to catch a game. You can also get in on the gaming action; double down on the electronic games and slots at the Calder Casino, just over a mile away. For a change of scenery, head to North Miami to enjoy the revolving and permanent exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Art, including the film work of featured emerging artists. Kids will love the nearby water park, and nature lovers should not miss the Anne Kolb Nature Center. Not only will you find terrific views from their observation deck, but you'll want to experience the nature, boating, and biking trails through the coastal mangrove wetlands. Visit the aquarium and learn about the endangered species that are protected here. Do you hear the waves calling? Before returning to downtown to eat, take the 10-mile drive east to Sunny Isles Beach for an afternoon in the sun.
Eating and Drinking
Cheap hotels in Miami Gardens are close to the nightlife and microbrews of the city. Local craft beers are all the rage in the area, and brew tours are a great way to sample the wares. Late dinners here have heavy Cuban influences, and seafood fans can find a plethora of options.