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#3118725 - 09/08/13 05:04 PM what to do in Miami
ram_man Offline


Registered: 03/15/13
Posts: 2724
Loc: southern mo
We have decide to take a week vacation to miami. Itll be late december into january. What should we visit while there? I dont mind driving a little to see stuff. Anything car related to see, nice restaurants, historic stuff and beaches and whatever else. Thanks guys.
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#3118735 - 09/08/13 05:18 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
JustinH Offline


Registered: 04/17/04
Posts: 4186
Loc: Texas
Vizcaya Museum is really nice to see..
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#3118737 - 09/08/13 05:22 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 31946
Loc: Great Lakes
Drive down to Key West. Key West itself isn't all that, but the drive is nice.

There is Ernest Hemingway Museum in Key West. Otherwise, if you like bar hopping, you can do that all night in Key West.
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#3118808 - 09/08/13 06:54 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 7180
Loc: CT
Fly to Cuba and visit Havana, it will be more fun.

Why visit the Hemingway Museum when you can have drinks at Floridita, than take a cab to his Yacht club, than a ride to his old house.


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#3118813 - 09/08/13 06:57 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 05/12/11
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#3118823 - 09/08/13 07:04 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Registered: 12/14/02
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Loc: New Jersey
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Drive down to Key West. Key West itself isn't all that, but the drive is nice.



+1 eat lots of gulf shrimp.

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#3119690 - 09/09/13 03:49 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 10/12/05
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Is that Spencer Tracy next to ol' Ernest in the picture?
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#3119726 - 09/09/13 04:19 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 08/05/02
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Loc: Silicon Valley
Nude beach, nude beach, nude beach!!!
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#3119729 - 09/09/13 04:21 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: PandaBear]
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Loc: Great Lakes
Originally Posted By: PandaBear
Nude beach, nude beach, nude beach!!!

Whale watching?
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#3120763 - 09/10/13 06:02 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 02/15/03
Posts: 5617
Loc: Jupiter, Florida
I'm not enamored with Miami. I'd rather visit almost any other location. Miami certainly is not what it used to be.

West palm beach, Boca, Ft lauderdale and Miami have merged into a huge metropolitan area with very little to offer in the way of sights to see and worthwhile things to do.

I live just north of west palm, and own am airplane for the sole reason of getting away from the sprawl, the noise, the crime and the congestion.

I'm currently visiting the Northern California coastal area, and it's wonderful.
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#3126537 - 09/16/13 12:31 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 02/15/03
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Loc: Jupiter, Florida
I forgot to add that if you do visit Florida, a trip to NASA is worthwhile. They have a Saturn V on display inside and it's stunning (that one item make the drive worthwhile) . Plus a number of very high resolution "space" movies about the ISS and Shuttle. And, of course, plenty of actual hardware to check out. From lunar rovers, to engines, various rockets, a shuttle and so on.
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#3126593 - 09/16/13 01:32 PM Re: what to do in Miami [Re: ram_man]
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Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 17670
Loc: Sunny Florida
^^^If you've never been, the first ride to the VAB will really open your eyes.

My first visit years ago my brain felt like the bus was ready to hit the side of the building and the guy comes on the PA and says "we are about 5 miles away from the Vehicle Assembly Building..."!!!

It was awesome, definitely worth the trip. Those Saturn V's make the Space Shuttle look like cheap fireworks...
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