Life in the Sun

With the sparkling ocean depths and the skyline looming in the distance, Miami beckons you to explore its deeply rooted Latin-American culture.

Fast facts about Miami

U.S. state: Florida

City size: 55.25 mi2

Population: 2,698,000 (metropolitan area)

Demographics: Hispanic: 72.6%, Black: 16%, White: 10.2%, Multiracial: 0.7%

Average temperature: 25°C in January, 30°C in May, 31°C in September

Key industries: Financial services, Tourism, Trade, Media

Miami Hotspots

Coconut Grove

Known in the 1960’s for its hippie culture, Coconut Grove now houses juice bars, cafes, bike paths, and scenic road views for a quiet escape.

South Beach

Explore the historic Art Deco district, with parks, beaches, and restaurants all within walking distance.

Miami Design District

Enjoy the eclectic showrooms converted from old warehouses, housing chic furniture designs and some of the largest names in the fashion industry.

Must-see Sights

From hip art galleries to lively music and a nightlife exploding with culture, Miami has it all. Go from beach attire to business casual, as commerce and culture collide.

Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays)

Located on Calle Ocho, the last Friday of each month becomes host to a showcase of Cuban-American art, music, and crowds spilling onto the streets.

The Tower Theater

One of Miami’s oldest cultural landmarks showcasing modern movies and film.

Latin Walk of Fame

Honors influencers in the Latin community by recognizing Latin stars and contributors.

El Nuevo Siglo Supermarket/Luncheonette

A favorite amongst locals for delicious croquetas, empanadas, and every day grocery needs.

Ready to Explore?

Learn more about traveling to and from, and within Miami on the Travel and Transportation page.