23 Miami Travel Tips For First Time Visitors

Miami Travel Tips For First Time Visitors

Hello and welcome!

My name is Gus Moore and I run Miami Tour Company. Thank you for visiting our website.

Miami is a wonderful place - the sense of newness creates a feeling of optimism, where anything seems possible and fortune can strike at any moment.

But visiting can be both exciting and nerve-wracking.

We want you to avoid the uncomfortable part and feel like a local here. So, I put together some of my best Miami travel tips to make your vacation safe, easy, and most of all, fun!

  1. Eating in Little Havana - Cuban cuisine is simple and nourishing. The flavors are savory...

  2. Overcoming Language Barriers - Miami is a melting pot. Broken English is...

  3. How to Stay Safe - Avoid walking on the beach after dark...

  4. Preparing For the Weather - Hurricane season runs June 1 to Nov 30...

  5. What to Wear On Vacation - If you're to go to a nightclub, dress stylish...

  6. Figuring Out the Time Difference - All cities in Florida fall in the Eastern Time Zone...

  7. Paying With Credit Cards and Cash - Contact your credit card company and tell them...

  8. Exchanging Money - You lose money each time you change it...

  9. Free WiFi Connections - Free WiFi is available at most McDonald's, Starbucks...

  10. Using Mobile Phones and Calling Cards - Consider buying a prepaid phone for vacation...

  11. Taking Taxis and Public Transportation - Most Uber and taxi drivers don't speak English...

  12. Finding Hotels and Lodging - A word of warning: hotel rooms are smaller...

  13. Eating Out at Restaurants - Another thing may shock you is the portion size...

  14. Tipping Guidelines - Attention: South Beach restaurants and bars include the tip...

  15. Where to Go Shopping - Miami adds a 7% sales tax on purchased items...

  16. Cheek Kissing - Because of the large amount of Latins and Europeans here...

  17. Keeping a Sense of Humor - Americans generally have a good sense of humor...

  18. Topless and Nude Sunbathing - Women can sunbathe topless between of 1st St...

  19. Alcohol Laws - It is against the law for anyone under 21 years of age to drink beer...

  20. Dealing with the Police - Miami police are trustworthy and helpful toward visitors...

  21. Pre-Tour Checklist - Charge your phone and camera batteries the night before...

  22. Getting Medical Help - Miami Beach Health Clinic is located at 710 Alton Rd...

  23. 101 Best Photo Spots - Get inspired with our favorite #PhotoSpots...

I tried to think of everything, but if you still have a questions, please contact us.

And when you're in town, come take a tour with us!

Gus Moore
Miami Tour Company

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