Port Buzz: Miami, Florida

Information for cruisers

Sandy shores of Miami: sailing away.
Sandy shores of Miami: sailing away.

 

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Overview:

Miami the “Cruise Capital of the World”

Miami, Florida is an international destination waiting to greet cruise visitors. The South Florida city is not only a melting pot of Latin American cultures, Miami is home to wonderful beaches, family-friendly attractions, great restaurants, world-class entertainment venues, and fun diversions (check out Duck Tours South Beach).

 

Port of Miami
Port of Miami

 

 

Logistics:

Cruise ships dock at the Port of Miami, which is located on Dodge Island in Biscayne Bay.

Miami International Airport is 9 miles west of the Port of Miami.


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Top attractions, not to be missed:

Miamis has plenty of great tourist destinations.

  • Visit one of the beaches that Miami is famous for: South Beach and Miami Beach are must-sees
  • Family visitors can check out the Miami Metro Zoo or the Miami Seaquarium
  • Check out the Duck Tour and see South Beach
  • Play golf
  • Go to Watson Island, located close to the port.  Places of interest include Jungle Island (the kids will love the waterslide) or let the kids play at the Miami Children’s Museum
  • Farther off the beaten path but worth a look is the Art Deco Welcome Center at Miami Beach.
  • Drop your bags at the ship and then head back to the shops at Bayside Marketplace.

 

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