South Florida's exciting, international city is much more than the gateway to Latin America. It's one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. With its world-renowned beaches, unrivaled nightlife, unique culinary experiences and Latin flavor, this is one place you'll want to check out. Before departing from Miami, enjoy a tour that will highlight this exciting city.
Miami Beach is one of Miami's most popular attractions. There, you'll see supermodels and celebrities side by side with octogenarians in pastel plaid. This diversity is one of the main attractions of this area. But the wide, sandy beaches and clean, warm water don't hurt.
Try snorkeling or scuba diving off Key Biscayne in John Pennecamp Coral Reef State Park, a protected 78 sq. mile (202 sq. km) section of the Florida Reef.
Miami is famous for its seasonal stone crabs. You eat only the claws. They take just one from each crab leaving it to grow another. Be forewarned: the shells are extremely hard to crack, but the meat is sweet and delicious.
The official currency of the United States is the U.S. Dollar (USD).