Although it might seem more famous for its beaches and nightlife scene, Miami is actually perfect for the business traveler. With a gorgeous art scene and chic, upscale restaurants, and bars, you will find plenty to do to unwind after a day of conferences.
It would be a shame to miss out on Miami’s art and architecture scene while visiting, no matter how short your trip is. A simple walk around the Art Deco District will offer outstanding views of pastel-colored buildings from the 1920s and 1940s. Be sure to stop by the Coconut Grove and enjoy the Italian Renaissance-styled villa turned museum, Vizcaya. Then, stroll around its beautiful gardens and forest.
Next, the Wynwood Art District is home to a number of stunning murals and pieces. While you are there, you can even check out the many breweries and beer gardens. Wynwood Brewing Company is the first craft brewery in Miami and specializes in homegrown ales. The Butcher Shop has a spacious beer garden and restaurant, and J.Wakefield Brewing specializes in sour beers.
With such a strong Spanish, Latin, and Caribbean culture, you will find plenty of eateries catering to this specific cuisine. The Brickell area is particularly fully of restaurants, whether it i’s El Cielo’s Colombian selection or Coya’s Peruvian food. Bazaar Mar by José Andrés is known for its fresh seafood and tapa-style menu. Café Roval is in a house made of coral and its Mediterranean dishes are made with local ingredients. For a truly healthy experience, check out American Harvest, known for its variety of Cuban or Spanish inspired bowls.