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Miami: Half-Day Open-Top Bus and 90-Minute Boat Tour

1. Miami: Half-Day Open-Top Bus and 90-Minute Boat Tour

Soak up the sights and sounds of Miami on an open-top sightseeing bus. See its lively neighborhoods and districts before exploring the beautiful bay on a boat tour with commentary on board. Begin the tour on Lincoln Road on South Beach, the famous pedestrian street lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops. Board the open-top bus, venture down Ocean Drive, and see the famous Espanola Way. Cruise throughout Miami Beach before crossing over Biscayne Bay and into Miami. Discover downtown Miami and the Brickell district, famous for its high-rise condos, and world-class restaurants, clubs, and shopping. Discover the contrasting artistic Wynwood neighborhood, which draws artists from around the globe to paint its famous walls, and the Cuban heritage of lively Little Havana. Leave the bus at Bayside Marketplace, and board your 90-minute boat tour with bilingual commentary. Relax on the open-air deck or chill out in the air-conditioned interior. Take in the beauty of the Bay, and sights of the lavish homes of the rich and famous.

Wynwood Art District 1-Hour Street Art Tour by Golf Buggy

2. Wynwood Art District 1-Hour Street Art Tour by Golf Buggy

Climb aboard a golf buggy and get close to murals in out-of-the way corners of the Wynwood Art District. See more than you would on a walking tour and keep cool from the breeze on your face! Benefit from the services of a driver/guide so that you can concentrate on taking photos. Pause at notable landmarks and avail of the chance to ask for specific stops for closer looks at the urban art. Discover stunning works by masters of the genre, such as Shepard Fairey, Retna, DFace and Interesni Kaski. Explore the underground graffiti world of local artists and get tips on secret restaurants, craft beers and which galleries are the best to visit.

Wynwood Art District: 1-Hour Buggy Street Art Tour

3. Wynwood Art District: 1-Hour Buggy Street Art Tour

In this 1-hour experience, cruise through sunny Wynwood Art District in Miami, with the company of some local artists. Meet your guides and hop in your comfortable golf cart buggy. Ride through the 10-block radius, stopping at the best murals for amazing photo-ops. Learn some cool history from your friendly guide and hear more about the local art scene. Find out how the neighborhood used to be and how it became one of the most culturally rich districts in Miami. At the end of the tour, you’ll be dropped off at one of the area’s favorite destinations: Wynwood Walls.

Miami: Open Top Bus Tour & Optional Cruise & Everglades Show

4. Miami: Open Top Bus Tour & Optional Cruise & Everglades Show

Hop on and off during this Miami sightseeing bus tour and enjoy panoramic views of the Art Deco District and South Beach. Discover iconic locations like Wynwood and Lincoln Road and visit the best of Miami’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like.  Upgrade your experience with a 90-minute Biscayne Bay Cruise and enjoy the view of the city skyline. Cruise past Fisher Island, Miami Beach, and the Port of Miami cruise ships and cargo districts. Spot the homes of Miami's rich and famous from the open-air upper deck or enclosed lower deck of your boat. Soft drinks, beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks are available for purchase onboard.  Choose the deluxe option to also discover the Florida Everglades with its rich wildlife of exotic birds, snakes, fish, and turtles. Enjoy a wildlife show with an opportunity to hold a baby alligator. Then take an airboat ride along the River of Grass. The City Loop (Red) will take you through diverse and unique areas of Upper Miami. Travel through Midtown with its newly developed shopping, dining and living areas before making your way through the streets of Wynwood, famous for its street graffiti art and building murals. Then check out Little Havana to experience a taste of Cuba. Buses run throughout the day at 30-minute intervals. Personal pre-recorded commentary is also available on all buses in your choice of 6 languages.

Miami: Everglades, City Bus Tour, and Biscayne Bay Cruise

5. Miami: Everglades, City Bus Tour, and Biscayne Bay Cruise

Enjoy this 3-part Miami tour to make sure you catch all the must-sees of this vibrant city. From an airboat ride in the Everglades to a city tour of Miami, and a boat cruise of “Millionaire’s Row”, you’ll cover many bases on this combo tour.  First, you’ll discover the Florida Everglades with its rich wildlife of exotic birds, snakes, fish, and turtles. Enjoy a wildlife show with an opportunity to hold a baby alligator. Then, take an airboat ride along the “River of Grass”. Next, you’ll discover the city of Miami. This tour hits all the major spots, such as Wynwood, Miami Beach, and the Art Deco District. See movie stars’ and millionaires’ mansions, and hear stories of love, passion, betrayal, and even murder. Finally, take a cruise of Biscayne Bay. This sightseeing tour takes in the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, and Biscayne Bay, passing by the must-see “Millionaire’s Row”, a luxurious stretch of real estate – home to wealthy elite movie stars, politicians, famous sports figures, and business leaders. You will be provided with a schedule of departures for each experience when you arrive. The tours can be taken on different days based on the schedule provided, and you have 3 days to experience all the activities.

Miami: Museum of Graffiti Admission

6. Miami: Museum of Graffiti Admission

The Museum of Graffiti was formed to preserve graffiti's history and celebrate its emergence in design, fashion, advertising, and galleries. The museum experience includes an indoor exhibition space, twelve exterior murals, a fine art gallery, and a world-class gift shop stocked with limited-edition merchandise, and exclusive items from the world's most talented graffiti artists. Visit Miami's Museum of Graffiti and learn about graffiti in the United States. Take a chronological journey that explains the humble origins of the graffiti art movement and how it went on to infiltrate American culture. See artwork done by hundreds of artists including Kaws, Futura 2000, Dondi White, Phase 2, and Rammellzee. The museum is located in the heart of the vibrant Wynwood neighborhood which is covered in sprawling murals by artists from around the world. Artist lead tours are available, or guests may take a self-guided tour instead. Guides are available throughout the exhibition, ready to provide context and additional information.

Miami: Wynwood Graffiti Experience

7. Miami: Wynwood Graffiti Experience

When you arrive for this graffiti experience, an easel and art paper will be set up for you along with a table full of spray paint in a variety of colors. First, you will be taken through a step-by-step lesson with a facilitator on how to use spray paint. You’ll start with the basics: how to hold, angle, and handle the spray can, how to manipulate the pressure and length of the spray to create paint dots and lines of different sizes and widths, and how to write letters. Moving on to more complex skills, you’ll learn how to make a drop shadow, backgrounds and patterns, and a color gradient. After going through the skills of the lesson, you will have time to experiment and create an art piece of your own. The facilitator will be there to give guidance and tips, and to answer questions while working alongside you. Masks and gloves are on hand for personal protection. Although issues with ruining clothes are rare, it is best to wear something comfortable that you won’t mind getting a few paint dots on.

Miami: Day & Night Tour with Cruise & Skyviews Wheel

8. Miami: Day & Night Tour with Cruise & Skyviews Wheel

Explore the Art Deco district and Miami Beach on a guided van tour. Enjoy a walking tour through eye-catching art in the Wynwood Walls area and soak up vibrant culture in the streets of Little Havana. Sail through Biscayne Bay and save time with skip-the-line tickets to the Skyview Miami Wheel. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in downtown Miami or South Beach. Sit back and relax comfort and style in an air-conditioned Mercedes Metris van. Drive through South Beach and pass through the Art Deco district, an area of Miami Beach with over 800 art-deco. View colorful buildings, interesting décor elements, and intricate details. Stop for a few minutes at Miami South Beach to snap pictures of the white sand and glamorous scenery. Continue to the Wynwood Walls open-air street art installation which covers over 80,000 square feet of abandoned warehouse walls with murals from artists around the globe. Immerse yourself in bright, eclectic street art and whimsical graffiti. Head to Little Havana to experience the beat of the city’s lively Cuban heart. Learn about why the district is known as the center of social, cultural, and political activity in the city. Soak up vibe on the streets as you pass by restaurants, music, and unique shops. Relax with a Island Queen Cruise. Sail through the scenic Biscayne Bay and take in views of the Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, and Fisher Island. Try to spot a celebrity or two at “Millionaire’s Row” where the rich and famous live. Make your way to Bayside Marketplace, a two-story open air shopping center in downtown Miami. Have some free time to explore the area, go get lunch, or do some shopping. Drive to South Pointe Park for panoramic views of the South Beach shoreline, Downtown Miami’s skyline, and Fisher Island. Go towards downtown and travel on the MacArthur and Rickenbacker Causeway where you can see beautiful views of the Biscayne Bay as it is illuminated at night. Finish your tour at the city’s latest attraction, the Skyview Miami Wheel. Look out at the Bayside Marketplace, Biscayne Bay, and the Bayfront Park while at night. Let Miami take your breath away from the comfort and warmth of an enclosed and climate-controlled gondola that is almost 200 feet in the air. Return to your accommodation at the end of your tour.

Miami: Guided City Tour and Boat Ride

9. Miami: Guided City Tour and Boat Ride

Explore Miami's best places and most popular neighborhoods with a guided tour of the city. Drive through South Beach, explore the Downtown, Wynwood the Street Art District, and more. Then, embark on a boat ride of Biscayne Bay and see Millionaire's Row. Begin your tour with pickup at the Bayside Marketplace or South Beach and delve into the sights of Miami. Explore the stunning Art Deco architecture in South Beach before admiring the towering skyscrapers of the Downtown Miami Skyline. Next, visit Coconut Grove and Coral Gables, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, and learn about its history and main attractions. Take some time for lunch in Calle 9, Little Havana, and taste a Cafecity Cubano Coffee. In Wynwood, discover the colorful Street Art District, full of Modern Art that demands each visitor's attention. Finally, arrive at the Bayside Marketplace to board a boat and experience the Biscayne Bay from the water. Admire the famous Millionaire's Row, and get a peek into the opulent lifestyles of celebrities and their mansions. Afterward, take time for shopping, enjoying food souvenirs, taking photos, and relaxing in an entertaining atmosphere before heading back to your desired meeting point.

The Miami Sightseeing Day Pass – 35+ Attractions

10. The Miami Sightseeing Day Pass – 35+ Attractions

Drink from the fountain of youth and feel young again in the coastal waters of South Florida with the Miami Sightseeing Day Pass, your key to the best outdoor beach activities, downtown outings, and wildlife experiences in Miami, Key West, and Fort Lauderdale. Select from 1, 2, 3, or 5 days, and enjoy over 35 of the partnered attractions, tours, and wild adventures that interest you most. Recommended for first time visitors to Miami, as well as active travelers with an open itinerary. With the Sightseeing Pass, take advantage of full admission to attractions, saving you up to 55% of total visitation costs. See Florida’s natural icons, like the opulent and pink residents of the Flamingo Gardens; meet the diverse marine specimens at the Miami Seaquarium; and travel about the immersive and educational zoo space at Jungle Island. Step deep into the wild of the Everglades on the hunt for alligators, or with one of many Air Boat tours. Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out: It’s the Sunshine State, get out and soak it all up. Visit South Beach for some well-deserved time to recline and tan, then dive into your brand of watersports, like kayaking, paddle-boarding, parasailing, and snorkeling. Travel with ease downtown on a Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus tour to check out Bayfront Park or Morningside Park. Plus, Miami Sightseeing Pass holders have exclusive access to activities and discounts in luxurious Key West. That Cuban Beat: Often referred to as the capital City of Latin America, Miami is a perfectly blended cocktail of culture, cuisine, architecture, and the arts. With centuries of Spanish and Caribbean influences, the tropical delights of Latin America and Cuba are everywhere in Miami. Grab a Café Cubano, Cortadito, or a Mojito at authentic restaurants, then dance the night away at salsa clubs and beachside bars. Plus save with discounts to restaurants, bars, and retail stores. Attractions: Miami Seaquarium Everglades Holiday Park - Airboat Tour Flamingo Gardens Wild Florida Key West Yoga Train Sunrise PaddleBoards Sunset Watersports Federico Empire Boutique Cigar Factory Tour FunDimension - Family Entertainment Center Ripley's Believe It or Not! Coral Springs Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Historical Society - Three Museum Tour Bus Tours + Boat Cruises: Big Bus Classic Hop-on Hop-off Miami Tour Ticket - Beach and City Routes Big Bus Panoramic Night Tour Key West Day Trip - Amadeo Travel Fiesta Cruises Jungle Queen Sightseeing Thriller Speedboat Ride Walking and Wheeled Tours: Florida Revealed - Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Little Havana Adventure Picture Perfect Photo Tour The Art Experience - Little Haiti Adventure Wynwood Art Walk Tour Bike and Roll - Hybrid Bike Rental Segway Fort Lauderdale Sobe Rides Art Deco Pedicab Tour Sunset Watersports Bike Rental

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What people are saying about Wynwood Arts District

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

This was my second time enjoying the street art tour with Lance as our guide. I enjoyed both tours(this year and last year)! I'd encourage others to book this tour. You get the opportunity to view amazing artwork, and Lance has a great personality and is very knowledgeable of the history of the artwork in Wynwood. You won't be disappointed.

Very knowledgeable. Very willing to answer any questions we raised . Willing to allow us to take photos. Made the experience very interesting. We were particularly pleased to greet and meet a working artist.

Hec1 was a great tour guide! We learned so much about the area by listening to his life’s passion and work. Very informative!

Took a ride with a golf caryt. Instructor was great and very helpfull. The our itself is amazing.

Our guide Lance was awesome!! Extremely knowledgeable and a joy to talk to.