Miami Itinerary 2 Days

This is a glimpse of what to see in 2 days in Miami from Miami itinerary 2 days created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 2 days trip to Miami.

2 Days in Miami - Perfect Weekend Guide

Surrounded by turquoise waters, dotted with a large number of gardens, parks, and museums, and known for its exciting nightlife, Miami has something for very kind of traveler. The city has been greatly influenced by the Cuban culture. Whether it is colorful deco buildings or lush landscapes, every corner of Miami looks straight out of a picture postcard. Although Miami is a place to spend a long vacation to soak in its fun-filled environment, this 2-day Miami Itinerary will help you explore the main attractions of the city within a short time.

What to pack for 2 days in Miami vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Miami vacation, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Miami and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Miami local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Miami?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Miami on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Miami within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Miami visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

How Much Money To Spend For A Weekend In Miami?

Miami weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 366 to USD 548 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Miami to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

How to spend 2 days in Miami?

Day 1: Beyond South Beach

Most of the attractions in Miami are located on its coastal area. On the first day of your 48 hours in Miami, you can start exploring with Miami’s famous art museum of Pérez Art Museum Miami. Explore the large collection of contemporary artwork in this museum. Only a 10 minutes’ walk would take you to the Freedom Tower. In the afternoon, you would like to walk through the Bayside Marketplace of Miami. This is the best place to soak in the laid-back atmosphere if Miami. You will meet the locals, buy some local items, and satiate your tongue with delicious seafood.

History Miami can be your next stop after lunch. It will take an hour or more to explore the exhibits, archives, and architectural drawings of this museum. This will help you understand Miami’s multicultural history. Learn about the marine life at the 38-acre oceanarium of Miami- Miami Seaquarium. Before the evening approaches, head to Cape Florida Light. Located on the south end of Miami in Key Biscayne, this lighthouse was built in 1825. Catch the beautiful hues of the sunset while here.

Day 2: A Tour of Museums and Gardens

Spending a weekend in Miami is incomplete without visiting its museums and gardens. You can spend the second day of your 2 days in Miami exploring these. Begin your day at Lowe Art Museum. Located in Coral Gables, this museum will make you familiar with the Baroque and American art. Just 10 minutes’ drive and you will reach Coral Gables Congregational Church. Spend some time in this historic church of Miami. Spending afternoon at the Venetian Pool will help you unwind and relax. The surroundings of this swimming pool that are full of waterfalls and lush greenery add more to its soothing atmosphere.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens can be your next stop. Formerly known as Villa Vizcaya, this historic estate is home to beautiful gardens, sculptures, and a museum. You will need 2 hours to tour the royal museum and manicured gardens of Vizcaya. At evening, you can head to Downtown Miami to indulge in shopping and enjoying dinner with few drinks at one of the stylish bars while listening to the music.

Spend a day in Miami and you will love the city’s laid-back atmosphere and beautiful landscapes.

Money saving tips for Miami weekend itinerary:

  • Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets
  • Get 2 Day Miami transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions
  • Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses
  • Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Miami

Where to eat in Miami if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Miami and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Where to stay in Miami for a weekend?

You can book a hotel or apartment close to south beach and this would save you lot of time for 2 days trip. You can also opt homestays to stay in Miami. Prices for the same may be slightly steep, but it is the convenience that matters!

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