Find Art & Culture In Miami – 3 Days
Three days of soaking up the sun & appreciating the art!
With its sizzling beaches, Latin beats, cultural cuisine and shopping, Miami is an international playground. Explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods including the brightly-colored Art Deco district and the celebrity hotspots of South Beach.
Program Highlights & Inclusions
- Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
- Transportation throughout your trip
- South Beach Duck Tour
- Visit to the De La Cruz Collection
- Free time on Lincoln Road
- Admission to the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
- Admission to the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens
- Free time to explore the Wynwood Arts District
- Free time in Coconut Grove
- Admission to the Wolfsonian Museum
- Admission to the Miami Art Museum
- Free time at Merrick Place
Upon arrival to Miami, you will meet your Tour Manager and head straight to your first adventure. You will enjoy a ride on an amphibious vehicle providing a once in a lifetime journey through a famous South Florida landmark and ride on land before a dramatic splashdown into the beautiful Biscayne Bay or Intracoastal. You’ll get a close-up look at the homes of the rich and famous on Star Island and the Venice of America. This narrated tour is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip!
Next, you will visit the De La Cruz Collection. The de la Cruz Collection is an art museum at 23 NE 41st Street, Miami, Florida, owned by the Cuban-born American businessman Carlos de la Cruz and his wife Rosa. It houses their collection of contemporary art and is open to the public free of charge.
This evening you will have free time on Lincoln Road, a pedestrian only street where you can stroll along the mall and visit the many shops or eat in one of the numerous outdoor cafes and restaurants.
Today, you’ll visit the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. The early 20th century Vizcaya estate includes: extensive Italian Renaissance gardens; native woodland landscape; and a historic village outbuildings compound. The landscape and architecture were influenced by Veneto and Tuscan Italian Renaissance models and designed in the Mediterranean Revival architecture style, with Baroque elements.
Next, you will visit the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens where you can walk garden paths surrounded by the wonders and beauty of nature, talk to experts in horticulture and conservation science, view impressive art, and see butterflies and birds at every turn.
After lunch, you will head to Wynwood to explore the design district’s gallery scene. The Wynwood Arts District is the epicenter of the arts in Greater Miami. It is home to over 50 art galleries, 4 museums and major collections, and much more.
This evening, you will have free time for shopping and exploring in Coconut Grove.
Today you will visit the Wolfsonian. This museum highlights architecture, design and propaganda from 1885 to 1945.
After lunch, you will visit the Miami Art Museum. The MAM dedicates itself to contemporary art. In its permanent collections, there are second half of the Twentieth Century and Contemporary works by: Purvis Young, José Bedia Valdés, Joseph Cornell, Kehinde Wiley, James Rosenquist, Frank Stella, and Kiki Smith.
This afternoon you will have free time at Merrick Place.
Tonight your exploration in Miami comes to a close as you depart on your return trip home.