Servicio de autobús desde Miami a Key West

Transporte de autobus desde Key West hasta Miami

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Los cayos son una cadena de pequeñas islas unidas por 22 puentes. El cayo que está más al sur es Key West, conocido como Cayo Hueso por los huesos humanos que encontraron allí los colonizadores.

Situada al sur de Florida, más cerca de Cuba, a tan sólo 150 kilómetros, que de Miami, esta pequeña isla tropical ha sido a lo largo de la historia el refugio de piratas y pescadores, lugar de acogida para las personas rechazadas y un paraíso para los buscadores de tesoros. Hoy en día Cayo Hueso se ha convertido en un destino turístico privilegiado por su encanto.

Este es un acogedor lugar, con un característico sabor tropical, es una próspera comunidad de artistas y un destino popular entre los turistas. La atracción más famosa es la reunión en el Muelle Mallory Square una hora antes de la puesta del sol y disfrutar de las actuaciones de artistas de la calle mientras se contempla el sol tropical desaparecer tras el horizonte.

Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West
Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West

Hoy en día es posible desplazarse en coche desde el continente hasta Cayo Hueso, la ciudad más meridional de Estados Unidos continental, a través de una carretera formada por decenas de puentes que atraviesan todos los cayos. Al pasar por los puentes es posible detenerse y observar las aguas cristalinas y el fondo marino a unos 6 metros de profundidad, pudiendo verse los cardúmenes de peces.

Que ver en Key West?

Si viajas a los cayos con ganas de practicar deportes marítimos, Key West es conocido como uno de los mejores sitios para practicar esnórquel, submarinismo, vela…
En la misma ciudad de Key West, pero sobre todo cerca de los muelles, se encuentran numerosas empresas que ofrecen todo tipo de actividades a los turistas así como el alquiler de equipo deportivo. También es posible contratar actividades por internet, ahorrándote algo de dinero.

Algunos atractivos de este lugar son sus hermosas playas, en las cuales puedes nadar, tomar el sol, bucear y practicar muchísimas actividades mas, algunas de estas playas son:

  • Zachary Taylor State Park Beach, una pequeña playa de aguas cristalinas situada tras un fuerte de la guerra civil estadounidense. Uno de sus puntos fuertes es que es uno de los mejores lugares de la isla para ver la puesta de sol.
  • Smathers Beach, es una playa que cuenta con numerosas instalaciones: baños, duchas, zona para jugar a voleibol, senderos para bicicletas, puestos de comida… Además, tendrás la posibilidad de practicar diferentes actividades acuáticas: jet ski, windsurf, motos acuáticas…
  • Higgs Beach, es una amplia y bella playa que destaca por su muelle de madera. Aquí también encontrarás numerosas instalaciones, como mesas de picnic, baños, parque infantil y alquiler de sillas.

Algunos otros lugares de visitar en Key West son:

  • Duval Street, Duval Street es una de las principales arterias de Cayo Hueso y también la más animada, ya que en ella se encuentran la mayor parte de los bares y terrazas de la ciudad. Uno de los locales más conocidos es Sleepy Joe´s, un bar que fue bastante frecuentado por Hemingway.
  • Southernmost Point, Uno de los lugares más fotografiados de Cayo Hueso es la enorme boya que marca el punto más meridional de los Estados Unidos. En ese punto, donde las olas golpean con fuerza, termina el estado de Florida y comienza el deseado Caribe.
  • Hemingway Home and Museum, A lo largo de la historia, Cayo Hueso ha sido un remanso de paz para muchos escritores y artistas, pero ninguno de la talla de Hemingway. En este enorme caserón el artista encontró inspiración para escribir durante más de diez años.
  • Lighthouse Museum, El viejo faro de Cayo Hueso se mantiene en pie desde 1848. Con el paso de los años se ha visto obligado a elevarse más de 3 metros para que la altura de los edificios no lo sobrepase. Tras subir sus 80 escalones se consigue una bonita perspectiva de la ciudad.
  • Mallory Square, El muelle de Mallory Square es el mejor lugar de Cayo Hueso para disfrutar de una puesta de sol muy especial. Multitud de personas se reúnen desde 1960 en lo que es ya un ritual; tras la puesta del astro rey, la zona se llena de músicos, malabaristas y vendedores ambulantes que aprovechan la ocasión.

Como llegar a Key West?

Visitar Key West es realmente una buena opción si viajas a Miami. Esta hermosa isla, es uno de los tesoros más hermosos y más cercanos a la ciudad de Miami. Key West es el punto de Estados Unidos más sureño del país y es conocido como Cayo Hueso. La mejor forma para visitar Key West es en coche o autobús y la duración del viaje desde Miami toma unas tres horas.

 

Para ir en autobus desde Miami a Key West debes de  seguir algunos pasos:

Primero tienes que coger un tren que sale de la estación de Gobierno Ctr. Stat.Rail Northbound, con una duración de 14 minutos de trayecto y finaliza estación del aeropuerto internacional de Miami, con un coste de 3 €.
A 6 minutos caminando encontrarás la estación de autobuses de Miami, el trayecto finaliza en la céntrica estación de Key West, con una duración de 4 h y 30 minutos. El trayecto tiene un con un coste de 22€.

Otra forma interesante de realizar la visita a Key West es en autobús turístico. Viajarás con total comodidad a través de 34 islas y 42 puentes, conocidos como los Cayos de Florida. Viaja por un camino que limita con las aguas color esmeralda del Golfo de México en un lado y el Océano Atlántico por el otro. Espectaculares vistas y una aventura inolvidable a Key West de un día de duración con trayecto de ida y vuelta a Miami.

Autobús expreso de Key West a Miami

el expreso a Key West solo  cuesta $74 (ida y vuelta), este autobus sale de Miami todos los días alas 7h00

Precios: 

Adultos $74
Niños (Edades 3 – 17) – $64
Infantes Menores de 3 años no pagan

El punto principal de recogidas es el hotel Holiday Inn en Downtown Miami a las 7:15 AM. La dirección es 340 Biscayne Blvd. Este autobus es confiable, puedes guardar tu equipaje en el autobus, además tiene guías que hablan español.

Incluye, recogida y regreso al hotel, almacenamiento de equipaje, viaje de Miami a Cayo Hueso, y de regreso, 6 horas de tiempo libre en Cayo Hueso, audiolibro de Cayo Hueso para iPhone y Android.

Si decides conducir desde Miami a Key West ya sea en tu auto propio o en uno rentado, debes de tener en cuenta que no debes ir a una alta velocidad y que debes respetar cada señalización que haya en la calle, porque en caso de no hacerlo te puede detener la  policía e incluso multarte.

la mejor zona para hospedarse en Key West

La mejor zona para tu hospedaje es Duval Street y sus alrededores, una de las principales arterias de Key West, ubicada al sur de la isla y donde se desenvuelve gran parte de la vida nocturna de la ciudad, con numerosos bares, terrazas y restaurantes. Entre sus calles podrás visitar pintorescas tiendas, históricas galerías de arte, museos como el Ripley’s Believe It or Not! con cientos de objetos extraños de todo el mundo o hacer tus compras en el famoso mercado Duval Village, donde podrás encontrar los mejores recuerdos para regalar, incluyendo la icónica franela de “Milla 0”. Por supuesto, no puedes dejar de visitar el Sloppy Joe’s Bar, muy frecuentado por el escritor estadounidense Ernest Hemingway, donde se reúnen los artistas y es un destino popular entre los turistas porque es el bar más viejo de Florida. En los alrededores de Duval Street se encuentran los sitios turísticos más emblemáticos, así como las maravillosas playas.

Algunos hoteles en esta zona son:

  • Duval Inn-Key West
  • villas Key West
  • New Orleans House- Gay Male-Only Guesthouse
  • The Gardens Hotel
  • Silver Palms Inn
  • Crowne Plaza Key West – La Concha
  • Duval House
diferentes tours de los que puedes participar en Key West
  • Excursión ecológica de Key West Backcountry Schooner: Explore los arrecifes de arrecifes, las islas de manglares y las vías fluviales de Key West en un crucero de 6 horas en un crucero de esnórquel a bordo de una goleta de madera. Tome una mano al volante en su camino a través del Golfo de México, haga kayak a través de los manglares, luego haga snorkel en los arrecifes de parches y jardines de esponjas. Este tour de 6 horas incluye desayuno, almuerzo y acceso a un bar abierto en el viaje de regreso a Key West.
  • Excursión de un día al parque nacional Tortugas secas en catamarán:Escápese a las islas aisladas y a las playas tropicales de la costa de Key West en esta aventura guiada de día completo al histórico Parque Nacional Dry Tortugas. Los entusiastas de la historia y los entusiastas del aire libre adorarán este viaje único, donde llegar es la mitad de la diversión a bordo del Yankee Freedom III, un lujoso catamarán de última generación. Disfrute del snorkeling (equipo proporcionado) en las aguas cristalinas y disfrute del fuerte militar, el parque nacional, el campamento, las playas de arena y los arrecifes de coral que hacen que esta área sea especial. Desayuno y almuerzo incluidos.
  • Excursión de surf de remo en el ecosistema de manglares de Cayo Hueso: Satisfaga su hambre de aventura con este recorrido de 2 horas de surf de remo en el ecosistema de manglares de Cayo Hueso. Reme a sotavento por las aguas poco profundas de la zona rural en Cayo Hueso para aprender sobre la estructura geológica de los cayos, así como de las especies que los llaman casa. Vea peces tropicales, medusas, pepinos de mar y aves acuáticas a lo largo de su camino a través de los sinuosos arroyos de los manglares.
  • Navegación con delfines salvajes y esnórquel en aguas poco profundas: Nade con delfines en esta aventura de 4 horas en la costa de Cayo Hueso, Florida. Navegue lejos de la ciudad de Cayo Hueso a las bellas aguas azules de la costa en un gran catamarán. Vea delfines nadando y saltando junto al barco, después, zambúllase para disfrutar de un sencillo buceo de superficie en aguas poco profundas sobre un arrecife de coral, naufragios, o un jardín de esponjas, todos sustentan a más de 600 especies de fauna marina. Relájese, sienta la cálida brisa del mar y disfrute de aperitivos y de una gran variedad de bebidas refrescantes a bordo del barco.
Experiencias de personas que han viajado a Key West

Anónimo: Visite Key West para el día desde Miami en un conveniente recorrido en autobús. Disfrute de un transporte de ida y vuelta sin problemas desde mi hotel a bordo de un cómodo autobús de dos pisos con un techo de vidrio panorámico. Explore Key West por mi cuenta durante la estadía de 6 horas, fue una experiencia inolvidable, conocí lugares hermosos y aprendí muchísimo de este maravilloso lugar.

Juan: era mi cumpleaños #27 quería celebrarlo en un lugar diferente, entonces conduci desde Miami a Key West en compañía de mi hermano mayor Jose, la ruta estaba en optimas condiciones y se iban atravesando todas las islas de los cayos y eran paisajes increíbles. El viaje fue algo largo pero al llegar quede fascinado con la  belleza de este maravilloso lugar. Fuimos a la playa, disfrutamos un hermoso atardecer en el muelle de Mallory Square, nos tomamos miles de fotos en la gran boya que marca el punto más meridional de los Estados Unidos y visitamos muchísimos lugares mas. Sin duda alguna me atrevo a decir que ha sido una de las mejores experiencias que he vivido.

Martha: hace dos años visite Key West, fui con mi esposo Michael, y cuando llegamos no lo podíamos creer, era algo tan diferente a lo que teníamos en mente, Key West es un lugar espectacular con hermosos paisajes y mucho mas si lo ves desde las alturas. Decidimos ir en un recorrido en helicóptero por la isla de Cayo Hueso, estos recorridos se hacen en grupos pequeños de personas, volamos en un círculo de 32 km (20 millas) alrededor de la isla, pasamos  por monumentos como la Smathers Beach, Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Sunset Key, y Duval Street. En este año Michael y yo celebraremos nuestro decimo aniversario de bodas y espero poder celebrarlo en Key West.

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Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West

Miami to Key West Tour Bus

Bus transportation from Key West to Miami

Traveling on a shuttle bus from Miami to Key West is an unforgettable trip full of amazing sightseeing. The keys are a chain of small islands linked by 22 bridges. The key that is farther south is Key West. Known as Key West because of the human bones that the colonizers found there.

Located in southern Florida, closer to Cuba, just 150 kilometers away. Then from Miami, this small tropical island has been throughout history the refuge of pirates and fishermen. A place of welcome for rejected people and a paradise for treasure hunters. Today Key West has become a privileged tourist destination for its charm.

This is a cozy place, with a characteristic tropical flavor. It is a thriving community of artists and a popular destination among tourists. The most famous attraction is the meeting at Mallory Square Pier an hour before sunset and enjoys the performances of street artists while watching the tropical sun disappear behind the horizon.

Car Transport to Key West

Today it is possible to travel by car from the mainland to Key West. The southernmost city in the continental United States, through a road formed by dozens of bridges that cross all the keys. When passing through the bridges it is possible to stop and observe. The crystalline waters and the seabed about 6 meters deep, being able to see the schools of fish.

Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West
Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West

What to see in Key West?

If you travel to the keys wanting to practice maritime sports, Key West is known as one of the best places to practice snorkeling, diving, sailing …
In the same city of Key West, but especially near the docks, there are numerous companies that offer all kinds of activities to tourists as well as the rental of sports equipment. It is also possible to hire activities online, saving you some money.

Some attractions of this place are its beautiful beaches, where you can swim, sunbathe, dive and practice many more activities, some of these beaches are:

  • Zachary Taylor State Park Beach, therefore, a small beach with crystal clear waters located behind a fort of the American civil war. One of its strengths is that it is one of the best places on the island to watch the sunset.

  • Smathers Beach is a beach that has many facilities: bathrooms, showers, area to play volleyball, bike paths, food stalls … In addition, you will have the possibility to practice different water activities: jet skiing, windsurfing, jet skis …

  • Higgs Beach is a wide and beautiful beach that stands out for its wooden pier. Here you will also find numerous facilities, such as picnic tables, bathrooms, playground, and chair rental.

Some Other Places to Visit When Traveling in a Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West are :

Duval Street, Duval Street is one of the main arteries of Key West and also the most lively, since it contains most of the bars and terraces of the city. A bar that was quite frequented by Hemingway consequently would be One of the best-known places is Sleepy Joe´s,

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  • Southernmost Point, One of the most photographed places in Key West is the huge buoy that marks the southernmost point of the United States. At that point, where the waves hit hard, the state of Florida ends and the desired Caribbean begins.
  • Hemingway Home and Museum, Throughout history, Key West has been a haven of peace for many writers and artists, but none of the likes of Hemingway. In this huge mansion, the artist found inspiration to write for more than ten years.
  • Lighthouse Museum, The old lighthouse of Key West has been standing since 1848. Over the years it has been forced to raise more than 3 meters so that the height of the buildings does not exceed it. After climbing its 80 steps you get a nice perspective of the city.
  • Mallory Square, Mallory Square Pier is the best place in Key West to enjoy a very special sunset. Crowds of people gather since 1960 in what is already a ritual; After the introduction of the king star, the area is filled with musicians, jugglers and street vendors who take advantage of the occasion.

How to get to Key West?

Visiting Key West is really a good option if you travel to Miami. This beautiful island is one of the most beautiful and closest treasures to the city of Miami. Key West is the southernmost point of the United States in the country and is known as Key West. The best way to visit Key West is by car or bus and the duration of the trip from Miami takes about three hours.

To go by bus from Miami to Key West you must follow some steps:

First, you have to take a train that leaves the government station Ctr. Stat.Rail Northbound, with a duration of 14 minutes and ends at the Miami International Airport station, with a cost of € 3.

At 6 minutes walking, you will find the Miami bus station, the journey ends at the central station of Key West, consequently, with a duration of 4 hours and 30 minutes. The journey has a cost of € 22.

Another interesting way to visit Key West is by tourist bus. You will travel with total comfort through 34 islands and 42 bridges, known as the Florida Keys. Travel along a path that borders the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Spectacular views and an unforgettable day-long Key West adventure with a round trip to Miami.

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Express bus from Key West to Miami

The express to Key West only costs $ 74 (round trip), this bus leaves Miami every day at 7:00 a.m.

Prices:

  • Adults $ 74
  • Children (Ages 3 – 17) – $ 64
  • Infants under 3 years do not pay (FREE)

The main collection point is the Holiday Inn hotel in Downtown Miami at 7:15 AM. The address is 340 Biscayne Blvd. This bus is reliable, you can store your luggage on the bus, it also has guides that speak Spanish.

Includes, pick-up, and drop-off at the hotel, along with, luggage storage, trip from Miami to Key West, and back. 6 hours of free time in Key West, audiobook of Key West for iPhone and Android.

If you decide to drive from Miami to Key West either in your own car or in a rented one, you must keep in mind that you should not go at a high speed and that you must respect every signal that is on the street, because in case of not doing so The police can stop you and even fine you.

The best area to stay in Key West

The best area for your stay is Duval Street and its surroundings, one of the main arteries of Key West, located in the south of the island and where a large part of the city’s nightlife takes place, with numerous bars, terraces, and restaurants. Among its streets you can visit picturesque shops, historic art galleries, museums such as the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! with hundreds of foreign objects from around the world or do your shopping in the famous Duval Village market, where you can find the best souvenirs to give away, including the iconic “Mile 0” flannel. Of course, you can not miss the Sloppy Joe’s Bar, much frequented by the American writer Ernest Hemingway, where artists meet and are a popular destination among tourists because it is the oldest bar in Florida. Around Duval Street are the most emblematic tourist sites, as well as the wonderful beaches.

Some hotels in this area are:
  • Duval Inn-Key West
  • Key West villas
  • New Orleans House- Gay Male-Only Guesthouse
  • The Gardens Hotel
  • Silver Palms Inn
  • Crowne Plaza Key West – La Concha
  • Duval house
Different tours that you can participate in Key West

Key West Backcountry Schooner Ecological Tour: Explore reef reefs, mangrove islands and Key West waterways on a 6-hour cruise on a snorkeling cruise aboard a wooden schooner. Take a hand behind the wheel on your way through the Gulf of Mexico, kayak through the mangroves, then snorkel in the patch reefs and sponge gardens. This 6-hour tour includes breakfast, lunch, and access to an open bar on the return trip to Key West.

Day Trip to the Dry Turtles National Park by Catamaran: Ater you take the Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West, consequently, escape to the isolated islands and tropical beaches of the Key West coast on this full-day guided adventure to the historic Dry Tortugas National Park. History enthusiasts and outdoor enthusiasts will love this unique journey, after that, where getting there is half the fun aboard the Yankee Freedom III, a luxurious next-generation catamaran. Enjoy snorkeling (equipment provided) in the crystal clear waters and enjoy the military fort, consequently, the national park, the camp, the sandy beaches and the coral reefs that make this area special. Breakfast and lunch included.

Key West Dry Turtle Island

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Rowing surf excursion in the mangrove ecosystem of Key West. Satisfy your hunger for adventure with this 2-hour paddle surfing tour in the mangrove ecosystem of Key West. Paddle leeward through the shallow waters of the rural area in Key West. Learn about the geological structure of the keys, as well as the species that call them home. See tropical fish, jellyfish. Sea cucumbers and waterfowl along their path through the winding mangrove streams.

Sailing with wild dolphins and snorkeling in shallow water: Swim with dolphins on this 4-hour adventure, therefore, enjoy on the coast of Key West, Florida. Sail away from the city of Key West to the beautiful blue waters of the coast on a large catamaran. See dolphins swimming and jumping next to the boat. Then dive to enjoy a simple shallow dive in shallow water on a coral reef, shipwrecks, or a sponge garden, all supporting more than 600 species of marine fauna. Relax, feel the warm sea breeze and enjoy snacks and a variety of refreshing drinks on board the boat. Continue reading “Shuttle Bus From Miami to Key West”

How Long Is The Drive From Orlando To Miami

how long is the drive from orlando to miami

How long is the trip from Miami to Orlando?

Considering the use of a couple of hours of transportation by a drive from Orlando to Miami? Orlando (In the state of Florida), therefore, a city in the state of Florida and the seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,509,831 inhabitants, according to figures from the United States Census Bureau published in July 2017. These figures make it the 23rd area largest metropolitan in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida.

 

As one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, consequently, Orlando’s famous attractions constitute the backbone of its tourism industry. The two most significant attractions are Walt DisneyWorld, opened by Walt Disney Company in 1971, therefore, located approximately 34 km southwest of downtown Orlando at BayLake; and the Universal Orlando resort opened in 1990 as a major expansion of Universal StudiosFlorida.

With the exception of Walt Disney World, most of the major attractions are found along the International drive from Orlando to Miami with one of these attractions being The Wheel at ICON ParkOrlando. The city is also one of the busiest American cities for conferences and conventions; The Orange County Convention Center is the second-largest convention center in the United States.

How to get there fast?

how long is the drive from Miami to Orlando
how long is the drive from Miami to Orlando

1. Excursion, the most comfortable way to go

The main attraction of Orlando is the Walt Disney World and Universal parks. If you want to visit them in the most comfortable way possible from Miami you can hire a 2, 3 or 4 day excursion. The price includes transportation by minibus from Miami to Orlando, accommodation with breakfast, tickets to Disney or Universal parks, daily transfer to the parks and the trip back to Miami. That way you won’t have to worry about anything more than enjoying it to the fullest

2. Bus, the most practical way to go on your own

drive from orlando to miami
drive from Orlando to Miami

If you want to go from Miami to Orlando on your own, the bus is the most convenient transportation. The trip takes between 4 and 5 hours, depending on the number of stops. The Miami bus station is near the airport, thereafter, you can find its exact location by searching for “Intermodal Center” on Google Maps. The Orlando stop varies depending on the company you choose. There are many companies to go from Miami to Orlando, here is a list of the best known.

  • Greyhound It has many daily departures and tickets cost around $ 20. 
  • Megabus They offer tickets, after that, for only $ 5 by booking them a few weeks in advance. If you book with less time the price is about $ 25.
  • Bus Line Orlando Miami, consequently, there are two departures a day. The ticket costs $ 25.
  • Bus companies that take you from the Miami hotel to the Orlando hotel.

If you prefer a bus service more tourist-oriented, there are several companies that make many stops for convenience. They have pick-up points at the Miami airport, downtown hotels and Miami Beach hotels. Once you arrive in Orlando, you also have several stops: at the Disney, Universal parks, the Kissimmee hotels or downtown Orlando. Of course, these companies offer fewer daily departures and for a higher price.

Jet Set Express. Each trip costs $ 22 and they have three departures every day.
Supertours It costs $ 35 each way and has many stops both in Miami and in the various points of interest in Orlando.
RedCoach It has a luxurious bus fleet and the price includes the shuttle from the Miami hotel to the Orlando hotel. Of course, comfort is paid because the trip costs around $ 80.

Orlando attractions

3. Train, an alternative to the bus from Miami to Orlando?

The train is a good alternative to the bus, after that, there are two daily trips. The first one leaves Miami at 8:10 a.m. and arrives in Orlando at 1:12 p.m. (just over 5 hours of travel). The second one leaves at 11: 50h and arrives at 19: 16h (7 hours and a half). The Miami station is on the outskirts, but can be reached by public transport because it falls near the Tri-Rail / Metrorail Transfer Station. The Orlando station, on the other hand, is very close to the city center.

The standard ticket costs $ 46. You can find a promotional rate for $ 37 and a flexible rate for $ 102. We recommend you buy the ticket online as soon as possible to find the economic fare. If not, you can also reserve your place at the train station ticket offices.

orlando and miami bus transportation

4. The plane, the fastest ways

If you land at Miami airport and want to go to Orlando immediately, it is best to book another flight. It is a much faster way to get from Miami airport to Orlando than by land transportation. There are about eight daily flights from Miami to Orlando, consequently, operated by American Airlines and Delta.

They run between $ 60 and $ 200, depending on the advance of the reservation and the departure time of the flight.

Once you land in Orlando the best option is to take a taxi or an Uber to your hotel. It costs about $ 40 approximately depending on the area where you sleep. Public transport from the airport is almost non-existent: very rare and super slow. It can take you almost two hours to get to downtown Orlando.

5. Car, a good option if you make a route through Florida

If you have rented a car to move around Florida, going from Miami to Orlando is very simple. You just have to take the highway called Turnpike and drive from Orlando to Miami for about 3 hours. Mind you, keep in mind that there are tolls along the way. There is the option to pay them in cash, but you must pay attention to the signs and place yourself in the correct lane so as not to pass through a lane without automatic payment barriers. Inside the cash payment booths, there are some that give change and others in which you have to deliver the exact amount. The total cost of tolls is about $ 14 depending on the specific entrances and exits you use.

If you prefer to opt for automatic payment with the Sunpass system, you must request the device so that tolls are automatically charged to the rental company. It costs between $ 3 and $ 10 per day depending on the company.

Honestly, the car is not recommended to move around Orlando. Therefore, it may seem the most comfortable way to get to the theme parks, you should keep in mind that the car parks are very expensive. For example, parking the car for one day at any of the Disney parks costs $ 22. It is much more important to use Uber or Lyft applications.

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Miami Beach Florida Points Of Interest and Attractions

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Miami Beach Florida points of interest

When we talk about attractions and Miami Beach Florida Points Of Interest we need to refer to the most popular tourists points in the area. Miami Beach is an island city in South Florida, after that, it connects to the mainland through bridges. Its long beaches link the North Shore Open Space Park with the rows of palm trees from Lummus Park to South Pointe Park.

In the southern part is South Beach, known for attracting models and celebrities from around the world, and for its Art Deco architecture of the early twentieth century in the historic Art Deco district. This area is characterized by its pastel-colored buildings, especially on the Ocean Drive.

At night, neon signs illuminate the buildings on this street, as well as giving a retro look to its bars, clubs, and restaurants. Lincoln Road Mall is an outdoor shopping area with pedestrian streets and fountains. Here you can find luxury boutiques and popular chain stores. The renovation works that have been carried out on the beachfront resorts and Collins Avenue businesses have brought glamor back to the area. In this city, considered an artistic mecca, the Art Basel fair is organized annually and is the headquarters of the Wolfsonian-FIU museum, where objects that date back even to the Industrial Revolution are exhibited.

Points of interest

miami attractions and tours
The gateway to Wynwood Walls, one of the stops on a tour of Miami’s burgeoning arts scene by The Miami Art Experience.
– Patrick Farrell for VISIT FLORIDA

Miami Beach offers a wide variety of tourist attractions, ideal for visitors and its residents. Some of them are:

South Beach:

Miami Beach Florida Points Of Interest and Attractions
Art Deco District Miami Beach
– Patrick Ferrell for VISIT FLORIDA

It is the neighborhood that identifies Miami Beach and Miami in general. It is the most interesting and attractive part of Miami, it is known for its beaches and the glamorous atmosphere of its nightclubs and restaurants of famous chefs. Chain stores and independent fashion stores surround the pedestrian shopping area of ​​Lincoln Road Mall.

Ocean Drive Miami:

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Mariela Rexach and Jose Rodriguez, tourists from Puerto Rico, taste hummus, corn salad, guacamole, ceviche and homemade corn chips at Books & Books during the Miami Beach food tour.
– Peter W. Cross for VISIT FLORIDA

It is one of the most lively, characteristic and interesting streets of Miami, on Ocean Drive you will find a great avenue that crosses the coast of Miami Beach, so on one side you will have all the sea in its full splendor and on the other hand a variety of commercial premises Many people go jogging or rollerblading along it at all times since it is a safe and suitable area for such activities.

Lincoln Road Miami:

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Lincoln Road, Miami.
– Greater Miami CVB

It is a pedestrian street that functions as a historic mill located in Miami Beach, Florida. It is the perfect place to spend a fun day or night in South Beach, whether it’s a night date or going to the city with friends, everyone will enjoy Florida’s most popular shopping and dining promenade.

South Pointe Park:

Known locally as South Pointe, it is a 17-acre (6.9ha), for this reason, county urban park in the Miami metropolitan area, in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, Florida. The park offers several features, including a restaurant, frozen yogurt concession, children’s area, a dog park, and outdoor showers.

Art Deco District:

The Art Deco is an artistic movement that emerged in the year 1920 and had its peak during the Great Depression, at which time, Americans were interested in an architecture that would help lift the mood of the country, something that the fantasy could achieve Art Deco style.

The buildings with Art Deco style are mainly characterized by being based on elementary geometry (cubes, spheres, and straight lines) with a great ornamental abundance since the function of Art Deco is more decorative than functional.

Coconut Grove:

It is an exclusive wooded neighborhood with relaxing cafes, consequently, elegant shops in the Coco-Walk shopping center and its surroundings. Tranquility and its natural beauty draws the attention of the tourist to this place. The lush vegetation of Coconut Grove merges with the blue waters of the nearby Bay of Biscay in Miami, giving special light to the old mansions of coral rock.

Miami Beach Florida Points Of Interest and Attractions
Holocaust Memorial
– Photo Credit: Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Collins Avenue:

It is an important road in South Florida. The highway runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean in Miami Beach, Florida, one block west. The stores of the main brands worldwide are present on this street.

More than 30 shops of the best designers such as Armani, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Sephora, Nicole Miller, Intermix, UCG and Versace, this makes shopping-lovers visit Miami Avenue Collins.

Venetian Islands Miami:

They are a chain of artificial islands in Biscayne Bay in the cities of Miami and Miami Beach, Florida in the southern United States. The islands are from west to east: Biscayne Island (Miami), San Marco Island (Miami). San Marino Island (Miami Beach), Di Lido Island (Miami Beach). Rivo Alto Island (Miami Beach) and Belle Isle (Miami Beach) ).

Miami Beach Botanical Garden:
It is a botanical garden of 1.8 hectares (4.5 acres), consequently, located in Miami Beach, Florida, in the United States. This beautiful and colorful garden, consequently, is one of the main attractions of Miami, it is perfect for nature lovers.

Another exotic point of interest:
  1. Japanese garden
  2. Bromeliad Garden
  3. Orchid Collection
  4. Greenhouse
  5. Live wall, vertical garden
  6. Native plants collection
  7. Palms with a dozen species of palm trees from subtropical areas
  8. Topiaries Collection
Miami Beach Boardwalk:

It is a pedestrian path in Miami Beach, partly of pavement and other sections built in wood. Where you can in addition to jogging or cycling, discover as you go, the back area of ​​many hotels with their bars, swimming pools, and access. And of course, the beach of Miami extending before you in a unique way.

Jewish Holocaust Monument:

Jews who lost their lives because of the fascist regime in Europe. Something that highlights this monument is a hand that rises to the sky, therefore made of bronze, 13 meters high. Around him, the figures climb,  to conclude, with gestures of clear pain and terror. There is also a wall with millions of engraved names of those who died.


We hope you are satisfied with the explanations and research for Miami Beach Florida Points Of Interest and Attractions done in this article. Thanks for reading.

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What is The Best Time To Go to Haulover Beach?

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Best time to go to Haulover beach…

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What Is The Best Time To Go to Haulover Beach? Located north of Miami Beach. This beach is located in an area called Haulover Park, is on 108th Street and Collins and is one of the few nudist beaches in that city and they say it is one of the 10 best beaches Nudists from around the world. This beach sector is at the north end of it, it has white sands and crystal clear waters, some dunes, picnic areas, a tennis center, a golf course, and even a dog park. It is characterized by the tranquility you live during a beach day.

It is also allowed to bring your food and water to hydrate. There are also some pedestrian tunnels that take you to Biscayne Bay, which people take advantage of for a walk.

For residents of Miami, the park has all those attractions and other invaluable ones in a city with such congested traffic: it has several parking lots that only fill up on weekends. You can rent Picnic pavilions for $ 157 and, larger, for $ 224, for parties or meetings.

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It also has food stalls, bathrooms in better conditions than those in South Beach, and in general, it is a much quieter place, with the exception of Sundays, from 11 a.m. at 3 a.m., when it becomes very popular.

A park for dogs, Bark Park is next to parking lot 3, and dogs also have their beach strip, in the area between lifeguard tower number 2 and 3. They can bathe from 8 a.m. at 3 p.m.

Haulover Park is a privileged area by the wind, so it is ideal for both kite flying and surfing. And the ramps to launch the boats are open 24 hours. So still the question persist on what is the best time to go to Haulover beach park?

What to do at Haulover beach?

It is included in the top 10 of the best in Florida, really for its atmosphere and well maintained. For some travelers visiting Haulover beach is a way to discover something different.

The issue of nudism is optional, so you can ignore it and wear whatever you want, what you cannot do is avoid the visual of the place. Also, the nudist area is north of the beach.

There are certain rules of the park such as not taking photos of other people without authorization and do not worry that you will not see anyone with acts that come out of respect. If you visit this beach, will have a unique goal to have a good time! so those who know her enter the same wave in order to spend a different day.

Many tourists come to spend a day with less concurrence than beach beaches. The hotels closest to it may be those located in North beach, so if you are interested in being near this beach you should only look for accommodation in this area. Continue reading “What is The Best Time To Go to Haulover Beach?”

Languages that Tours are made in Miami, Florida?

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In which languages ​​are the Tours made in Miami?

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Miami is a city located in the southeast corner of Florida, United States. Its metropolitan area encompasses more than 5.4 million inhabitants, which makes it the seventh-largest in the United States.

The port of Miami is considered the port that hosts the largest volume of cruise ships in the world. It is also home to several cruise line companies. In addition, the city has the highest concentration of international banks in the entire United States of America.

Miami, is a city where most of its inhabitants are Latin, we can find several neighborhoods where they are located -Little Habana (Little Havana, Residences of Cubans in Miami) -Little Haiti (Residences of Haitians in Miami) -Little Doral (Doralzuela, Residences of Venezuelans in Miami) -Kendall (Little Colombia, Residences of Colombians in Miami) -Allapattah (Little Santo Domingo, Residences of Dominicans in Miami).

Why travel to Miami?

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Traveling to Miami offers the tourist a multicultural experience, it is a city full of different flavors, people from all over the world, beautiful beaches, styles of music of any kind … It is a place full of life and movement capable of captivating any visitor.

Where are the tourists visiting the beautiful city of Miami?

The countries that provide more tourists are: -Brazil (which speak Portuguese) -Colombia (which speak Spanish) -Argentina (Its language is Spanish) -Canada (which speak English and French) -United Kingdom (Los which speak British English) -Europe (which have several languages, including German, English, French).

What are the types of tours in Miami?

Miami tourist bus: It is a type of tour by land, where the best places and attractions of the city are visited. With more than twenty stops for key points of interest. You can freely hop on and off at any of the more than twenty Miami tours stops, with a selection of two routes, the red and the blue ones, that cover the city and Miami Beach. The tickets are valid for twenty-four hours and have informative and participatory comments in six languages, which are: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese. which make it the best way to see and know the city during your visit.

Boat trip through the house of celebrities: the boat ride lasts 90 minutes. During this time we travel through the Port of Miami (the largest cruise port in the world), Miami Beach and the Bay of Biscay, focusing on its most famous islands: Star Island, Palm Island and Hibiscus Island. Among the most important places, we can see are the houses of various celebrities, including Al Capone, Julio Iglesias, Gloria Estefan, Shaquille O’Neal or Paulina Rubio … The Tour is always done in Spanish, but sometimes it can be done in 2 languages.

Flight over the famous Miami Beach:

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Relax aboard a plane while enjoying the views. All seats face large windows and all passengers have headphones to communicate with each other on the plane. Listen to the explanations that your pilot will give you, which will act as a guide, of the most important places you see, the audiology is in Spanish, English, and Portuguese…. Marvel at the views of North Miami Beach and South Beach from the air. See Fisher Island, the harbor and downtown Miami from a bird’s eye view while traveling back. Fly over Star Island and the homes of Indian Creek millionaires. Check out Oleta State Park and the Florida International University (FIU) campus.

Everglades National Park:

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On this 3 to 5-hour tour, you will visit the beautiful Everglades National Park and discover the diversity of wildlife in the area. Enjoy a hydro slide ride guided by experts from the area. Find fascinating wild species as you glide through the waters of the Everglades National Park. An exclusive paradise for animal species. The tour is conducted entirely in the English language.

Jet ski adventure in Miami:

When you get to the meeting point, you will receive a safety English talk about how to ride a jet ski. There will be a monitor on the jet ski that will follow you at all times. To help you and show you the best places to see dolphins. The jet ski will be very fast and you can live an exciting experience on board. You will be assigned an extensive area to navigate and practice your skills. As the tour takes place in a bay, the waters will be claimed.

Parasailing in the Bay of Biscay:

Arrive at the exit point where you will be introduced to the captain and partner. You will leave the dock on the Parasailing boat and the host will comment on the safety instructions. Also, help you put on the equipment (The instructor speaks in English). After a journey of 5 or 10 minutes through the bay. The captain will open the parachute and call the first flyers. Take off from the boat and enjoy the views of Miami. Before landing on the ship again, enjoy a swim in the water to cool off from the Miami sun. The other flyers can enjoy your experience before returning to the starting point.

Taste helicopter tour of Miami:

The Taste of Miami helicopter tour allows you to contemplate all the views of upper Miami. Departing from Opa / Locka airport, just northeast of Miami, this visit will rise above the Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins. While flying over Miami, you will see the views of Aventura and Gulfstream Park. The first horse race track in South Florida. Before the visit is over, you will fly over some of the most beautiful beaches in Miami, such as Hallandale Beach. Golden Beach, Sunny Isles, and Haulover Beach. While heading towards Opa / Locka airport, you can see Oleta River State Park and Bal Habour. This tour can be offered in 10 languages ​​which are: German, English, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish and Chinese (traditional).

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  • Chimi-Tours