Downtown Miami has been topping the list of travelers for a long time for its extravagant aura and glamor. Vacationing in Miami is even better when the sun is timid, winter is slowly approaching and the breeze is sweeter than honey. No wonder, Miami in November puts on its best clothes and poses the most beautiful in Florida. While you can go hiking, you can also jump and dive into the sea. The exotic cocktails taste heavenly, while the museums become the most visited spots in Miami’s November. With no further delay, fasten your seatbelts and jump into the exciting calendar of Miami in November.
The 15 destinations you should not dare to miss in the November wind of Miami –
15 Must-visit Destinations in Miami in November
1. An afternoon by the Miami Beach
Nothing’s more beautiful than experiencing a calm afternoon through the shimmery Miami beach outlined by the glittery sea in November. One of Miami’s most loved and celebrated vacation stops, Miami Beach, located on an island outside the Miami municipality is indeed an ideal destination for a perfect suntan. As nostalgic as the sunset seems, the night walk on the beach witnessing the illuminated city lights faraway is equally memorable.
2. Hopping through the picturesque Wynwood Walls
To witness some eye-goggling mural arts in the lap of Miami, the one and only destination is Wynwood walls, a mosaic of colors and vibrancy. Started as an initiative in the early 2000s to support and encourage artists, now the Wynwood Walls stand out in the history of wall art, around the world. You can see works of artists displayed and honored like no other place in Miami. Either you can take up an official or private tour or also go for a walk all by yourself with no entry fee. The neighborhood of Wynwood Walls is equally covered with wall murals taking you to a world of wonderland on a warm afternoon in Miami in November. Travelers can engage in clicking an unlimited series of posed photographs with the backdrop of vivid colors.
3. Annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Miami Beach
November in Miami is even more auspicious for the locals of Miami for the celebration of the annual Veteran’s Day. The grand parade will take place on 15th November, showing honor to the great achievements and sacrifices of the military men and women of the country. Hosting a grand parade not only catches the eyeball of the neighborhood but also is one of the biggest events and parades in South Florida, grabbing national attention. If you are in Miami in November, surely attend the longest-running parade of Miami Dade County which will be also live-streamed on the Town’s Facebook page.
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4. A day out at the Deering Estate of Miami
The pleasant weather of Miami in November gets revealed more once you visit the Deering Estate of Miami, preserved since the 1920s. Established by Charles Deering, a Chicago industrialist, the Deering Estate of Miami was built as a recreation during the long winters in Miami. Travelers can spend their nights in the luxury of the Richmond Hotel in the area and also take a look at the belongings of Charles Deering in the Mediterranean styles Stone House of legacy. The staff guided museum tours through the vintage property, sipping a cup of coffee under the Miami sky, and buying some souvenirs at the end is a must. Photography is permitted with a permit and fee.
5. Plunge in the Venetian Pool
Located in Coral Gables, a few kilometers from Miami, is the famous Venetian Pool. Established in 1924 as Venetian Casino, this 4 acres of land was founded by George Merrick. The swinging palm trees, coral rocks, signature bridge, porticos, loggias, and the flavor of locals roaming around the pool will surely make you feel at home. Get yourself relaxed in the water and grab some delicious pizza from the pool’s onsite cafe. To dive into the history of this famous site, lots of hanging photographs on the site are also available.
6. A green day at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
The glamourous city of Miami isn’t just about the pomp and city lights but also about the green cover which envelopes Miami throughout. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens of Miami got its name from the famous plant explorer David Fairchild who retired in Miami in 1935. In 1938, this diverse 83 acres of land was transformed into the Fairchild garden, urging travelers from around the world to visit this one of a kind botanic garden. You can witness the aura of the aquatic exhibit, butterfly garden, succulent collection, vine pergola, Gate House Museum, tropical food pavilion and so many more. The November sun is welcoming, the diverse collection of plants is overwhelming and the two restaurants namely Glasshouse Cafe and Lakeside Cafe will surely satisfy your tastebuds to the fullest. Dress comfortably along with comfortable shoes to walk around the vast area. Free tram rides inside are also available.
7. Tour in the Rubell Museum
The creation of Don and Mera Rubells led to the formation of the enchanting private art museum, the Rubell Museum. For more than half a decade, the Rubells team has collected more than 7,200 works by 1000 and more artists around the world. The contemporary art displayed in the museum is a mosaic of talent, aestheticism, and a warehouse of art. Formerly known as the Rubell Family Collection, the artists include Nina Chanel Abney, Zhu Jinshi, Oscar Murillo, Lucy Dodd, and others. Not only you can witness an array of colors but the huge art gallery formed by connecting six large industrial buildings will let you dive into the artworks in no time.
8. Experiencing the worthwhile Little Havana Food and Cultural Tour
The subtle warmth of the morning sun and the gentle breeze of the evening Miami in November is incomplete without going for the Little Havana Food and Cultural Tour. The gateway to traditional Cuban food and culture, this tour will help you explore the little neighborhood well known for its contribution to Miami’s culture and heritage. Whether you go for a private tour or a public tour, you can devour the best mojito, visit traditional bakeries, hidden ventanita, witness the tower theatre and the glorious history behind it.
9. Fun and frolic at Miami’s Jungle island
If you love to wander in nature and seek company from nature, visit the eco-park of Jungle Islands in Miami. Located on Watson Island, readily you will be surrounded with glimpses of hundreds of animals and dozens of varieties of parrots. Founded in 1936, the Jungle Island, formerly known as the Parrot jungle, is one of the oldest attractions in Miami for nature lovers. A clear blue sky above and lemurs and sloths by your side will be a fascinating trip. You can also try zip-lining and swimming for adding an extra pinch of adventure to your trip to this paradise.
10. Magic City Casino
To enjoy the thrill of Las Vegas style games mixed with Miami style fun, surely explore the Magic City Casino in the middle of busy Miami streets. Flooded with 800 Las Vegas style slot machines, Magic City Casino is the first to offer virtual Blackjack and live-action Baccarat along with exotic music nights with renowned artists. The poker games in Magic City have a reputation for hitting the largest jackpots in the city with electrifying tournaments. Adding to your Miami endeavor will be the undeniable immersive sports viewing experience in the sports club with huge screens for mass viewing and single screens for custom viewing. Dive into the cocktail options at the Sports Club or in Sky 7-37 in the outside lounge, too.
11. Window shopping at the Lincoln Road
Miami’s Lincoln Road Mall is a hot spot bustling with locals, tourists, and shops of all kinds. The loved Lincoln Mall is the hub of national and international brands of clothing, souvenirs, exotic art galleries, cigar shops, and multiple restaurants catered all over. The famous Romero Art gallery is here in Lincoln Road Mall, while the busy Colony Theatre of Miami is also situated in this paradise, inviting tons of theatre enthusiasts all the time. From enjoying coffee, cocktails, wall-to-wall sidewalk cafes to interacting with locals – the ten-block mecca of Lincoln Road Mall is the center of Miami’s culture and everyday life. On weekends, definitely experience the ambiance of the Lincoln Road Antiques and Farmers’ Market.
12. Fort Lauderdale International Boat show
If you are in Miami in November then dare not to miss the epic Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Fort Lauderdale, the Yachting Capital of the World. Being a part of the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat show, you can witness the brand new industry yachts of all sizes and shapes. The mind goggling sea vessels, sport fishers, cabin cruisers, motor yacht, catamarans, ski boats will be on display and the wide blue waves will give the perfect view. Not just the boats, vessels, and yachts, the fantastic brands on stand, and the food markets will pull you and not leave you till the end of the show. From October 28 to November 1, no traveler should miss the opportunity of experiencing a once in a lifetime international boat show in Miami in November.
13. Boho visit to Upper Buena Vista
To spend a peaceful day away from the cacophony of the city, drive into the Upper Buena Vista, an open space Mall centering around an ancient Bodhi tree. The 120-year-old banyan tree stands as a symbol of Buddhist tradition owning the name of ‘wish tree’ for ages. A perfect blend of craftsmanship with authenticity is seen in the artisan services, micro boutiques, palapa social events, and also the diverse menu in the food centers. Experiencing the ultimate barista station Cafe Creme, you will rejuvenate your soul and with Vista, you can dive into the resplendence of Miami. The gardens, walkways, and the Asian tradition of the Ribbon ceremony of Upper Buena Vista are a must to experience.
14. Juggling through the Bayside Market
Shopping at any time is fun and shopping in Miami’s Bayside open-air market is even more fun. Tons of shops for Jewelry, health, and beauty, clothing, kids apparel – everything is just one shop away. The charming boutiques showcasing local items will surely urge you to spend more, while the mouth-watering dining options will force your tastebuds to get overloaded. No wonder the waterfront market has a beautiful ambiance with the day-long breeze, music, local faces hovering around, and an array of attractions to indulge into. Sightseeing and cruising, biking alongside the Miami lanes, and basking in the sun are all you need to do.
15. Adventure in the Everglades
If you are in the mood to spend a November like no other but dive into an adventure for a lifetime, try the avid hiking trails of the Everglades National Park in Miami for an exhilarating experience. The journey through the habitats of wild nature will keep the excitement in you alive while exploring the Pine island hiking and bike trails. Venture into the short interpretative Flamingo Trails and take the fullest opportunity of photographing them. The safari souvenir shop and safari cafe will treat your tiredness well.
Timings: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Entry fee: Required
Location: 40001 State Road 9336 Homestead, Florida 33034
Time required: 4 hours
Weather of Miami in November
Miami’s holiday season kicks off with the season of fall which is the month of November. The average temperature ranges between 22 Degree Celcius to 28 degrees Celcius making this land of glamor and vigor ready for a month full of entertainment. The scorching heat of the summer bids a goodbye while the winter is ready to set in by December. You can surely take a swim, walk in the pleasant wind by Miami Beach, or enjoy hiking in an amicable atmosphere.
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