Miami Itinerary 5 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in Miami using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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5 Days in Miami Itinerary Guide

Adorned by multi-storied buildings touching the sky and a sprawling bay which looks glamorous, the city of Miami is an ideal place to have unlimited fun. To get a comprehensive experience of Miami, minimum of 5 days is recommended and the Miami itinerary 5 days will come in useful to make your trip to Miami a thoroughly exciting one.

Are 5 days enough for Miami tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Miami ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Miami. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Miami. You can visit popular places in Miami, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Miami?

The budget cost of 5 days in Miami is USD 915. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Miami 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Miami are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

How to Spend 5 Days in Miami

Day 1: Experience Buzzing Nightlife at South Beach in Miami

A city beautified with an endless bay should be honored by beginning your Miami Travel with a visit to the sandy strip of the South Beach known for its buzzing nightlife and delectable shacks. The ever humming beach will keep you occupied and before you know, few hours would have slipped by. South Beach is a must see in Miami in 5 days.

For some serious interaction with the wildlife, the impressive zoological park of Jungle Island would come in handy and the winding nature trail inside the park is a great refreshment. Get acquainted in the tropical wilderness of the third largest American park of Everglades National Park visited by an average of 1 million visitors every year and involve in a deeper conversation about life.

Day 2: Explore Oldest Zoological Garden of Zoo Miami

Begin your day with a wild note by heading to the oldest zoological garden of Zoo Miami and explore the expansive area of the place that features over 3,000 animals and a rich flora. Say 'Hi' to the killer whale Lolita at the prestigious Miami Seaquarium and give your cameras to the guards for some enthralling underwater pictures.

Meander through the vast Fort Lauderdale Beach with the refreshing cool breeze guiding you through the sandy landscape and be sure to indulge in water sports activities on offer.

Day 3: Visit Interesting Coral Castle

Explore the oolite limestone structure of Coral Castle which is totally interesting and definitely nothing like what you studied in your history books complete with megalithic stones and intricate carvings. If you have a kid and are looking for a place that is fun, as well as educational then Miami Children's Museum would fit your bill perfectly. Present with engaging exhibits and offering a hands-on learning experience, Miami Children's Museum is an awesome place for kids.

Get in touch with the thriving party scene of the city of Miami by heading on to the Museum Park which is home to plenty of music concerts and several other entertainment events. Take a tour of the heartbreaking museum of Holocaust Memorial that stands as a testimony to the Holocaust survivors who braved death.

Day 4: Enjoy at County Fair and Exposition

Soak in the amazing experience on offer at the culturally vibrant neighborhood of Calle Ocho Plaza that will give you insight into the Cuban's lifestyle. Go on an informational tour to the Zoological Wildlife Foundation that puts you an update with everything about wildlife.

Scream in joy at the Miami-dade County Fair and Exposition which has a wide variety of rides that will take you on an incredible journey, straight to your childhood. When you have had enough of the rides and exhibits, go to a shopping thrift at the Bayside Marketplace which offers a blend of everything.

Day 5: Explore Interesting Collection of Modern Art at Lowe Art Museum

Kickoff your final day in Miami artistically by visiting the Lowe Art Museum with an interesting collection of Renaissance and modern art, followed by a riveting adventure on offer at the Grapeland Water Park. Finally, end your trip by escaping to the wood stilt houses of Stiltsville on the Biscayne Bay which is the best way to see Miami. Stop worrying about planning a trip to Miami and enjoy 5 days in Miami to the fullest with the aid of this Miami itinerary for 5 days.

Miami travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Miami like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Miami.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Miami in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Miami on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Miami

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Miami. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Miami for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Miami, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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