Explore Miami

Take a break from the beach and explore the Miami area's colorful history, from the stunning views of Miami Marine Stadium in Biscayne Bay to the dynamic Miami Modern (MiMo) architecture in Bay Harbor's East Island to the vibrant neighborhood of Little Havana.

  1. Miami Marine Stadium

    Photo By: Rick Bravo

    Miami Marine Stadium

    Built in 1963, Miami Marine Stadium drew thousands to Biscayne Bay for everything from powerboat races, to Easter sunrise services, to concerts under the stars. On any given evening, hundreds of boats would surround the floating stage vying for the perfect “seat” and waiting for the festivities to begin.

  2. Photo By: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

    Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

    Now an art museum, this winter home of International Harvester Vice President James Deering is an astonishing combination and adaptation of European traditions in a Miami setting. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a member of National Trust Distinctive Destinations program.

  3. Little Havana

    Photo By: Steven Brooke Studios

    Little Havana

    Long a safe haven for immigrants and a symbol of the American melting pot, Little Havana become home to generations of Cuban immigrants starting in the 1960s. To this day it remains a cultural center for Cuban Americans, as well as immigrants from the Caribbean, Central, and South America.

  4. The two-story pool cabana

    Photo By: MB America

    Al Capone's Miami Beach Mansion

    Al Capone’s 1922 Miami Beach mansion was bought by architecture firm MB America in April 2014 and has largely been restored to its former glory.

  5. South Beach's Art Deco

    Explore the fun and funky Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern (MiMo) styles throughout the nation's first 20th-century National Historic District.

  6. Bay Harbor's East Island

    Photo By: Miami-Dade County Office of Historic Preservation

    Bay Harbor's East Island

    Bay Harbor’s East Island is one of the largest concentrated collections of mid-century Miami Modern (MiMo) style architecture in the country. MiMo is Miami’s unique interpretation of the Modernist movement—adapted to suit the local climate and embodying the mid-century ideals of forward progress.

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