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Downtown Miami Waterfront Walking Tour

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Miami Waterfront
One of the features that sets Miami apart from other big cities is the way it integrates itself with the water. To witness this, look no further than the downtown waterfront area. Whether you're interested in history, shopping, art or entertainment, you can't miss this scenic part of town!

If you are embarking on a cruise from Miami, this is the perfect place to relax for a few hours. You may not want to leave! Remember to take precautions against the sun and heat, though. Most of the waterfront area is outdoors. Also, if you're touring between the months of May and October, don't forget your umbrella, or you're asking to be hit by one of our daily passing rainstorms!

We'll begin our tour at Bayfront Park -- the southernmost point on our short walking tour. To get there, take the Metromover to the Bayfront Park station. If you're driving, you can park in any one of the parking lots on Biscayne Boulevard between SE 2nd Sreet and NE 2nd St.; Cross Biscayne Boulevard and we're on our way!

If you have a little extra free time, take a look around Bayfront Park and you'll see monuments to Senator Claude Pepper, John F. Kennedy, the unknown Cuban rafters lost at sea seeking freedom, Christopher Columbus, Ponce de Leon and the Challenger astronauts. This park is a hotbed of activity during the cool season, offering outdoor entertainment, festivals and other interesting events.

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