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How to Make the Most of Miami for Couples

Aubrey Higgins 2022-03-29

How to make the most of Miami for Couples



Miami’s unique mixture of metropolitan galmor, impeccably landscaped spaces, and stunning nature right on its doorstep makes for a great city destination for couples. Join us as we countdown our top 10 Miami attractions to enjoy for couples!


Enjoy a Scenic Miami Night Tour


See all the best The Magic City has to offer in comfort and style



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Let's be honest, the worst part of the date is the work put into planning the date - waiting in long lines for tickets to attractions, sorting out the timing, transportation, and coming up with stimulating conversation - so let Tripshepherd do the work for you!

Experience the Best of Miami’s nightlife on a 2-hour small-group walking tour of the Magic City. Explore Biscayne Bay on a dazzling night cruise, take in breathtaking views atop the Skyviews Miami Observation Wheel , and enjoy a narrated drive passing many points of interest.

Your tour will include complimentary downtown Miami or South Beach accommodations pick up in the comfort and style of one of our air-conditioned Mercedes Metris vans, all attraction fees (no hidden fees), and skip the ticket line entry all led by one of our fun and friendly tour guides!

So what are you waiting for? Reserve a spot and explore Miami with Tripshepherd!

Explore the Vizcaya Museum and Garden




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Walk along the grounds of the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (also known as Villa Vizcaya) - the largest mansion in Miami! This 20th century villa is located in the refined Coconut Grove neighborhood, overlooking the waters of Deering Channel.

The former home of businessman and socialite James Deering is now one of the city’s top historical landmarks with its stunning Veneto and Tuscan-inspired architecture and landscaping where visitors can admire the 38,000-ft mansion's large array of rooms decorated with vintage furniture and decor.

On March 22, 1971 the mansion was robbed by three individuals from New York City who had stolen roughly $1.5 million worth of artworks and silver items that were of historical value. The trio of thieves were arrested on March 25, 1971 and charged with stolen property and possession of dangerous weapons.

While visiting, we highly recommend a romantic stroll through the grounds extensive Italian Renaissance-inspired gardens as depicted in several Hollywood blockbuster movies such as Iron Man 3, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and The Money Pit.

The estate is also popularly used as the location for weddings and other special events due to its stunning architecture and natural beauty. It is even a favored site in the area for photographs of women celebrating their quinceanera (15th birthday), and often used as the setting for the South Florida filming of the reality show Four Weddings.

Stroll along the Miami Riverwalk




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The Miami River is a great place to enjoy some iconic cityscapes as you stroll along the scenic pedestrian walkway, maybe even hand in hand with your date.

This popular pedestrian walkway offers relaxing shaded and scenic views along a well maintained path. People spend about an hour or so in the area as the path does not take long to walk the entire length, making it ideal to walk either before or after a delicious meal.

No matter which end of the path you start at you will find quite a few attractions and incredible scenery in every direction. While the water of the Miami River is aesthetically pleasing you can also view the towering skyscrapers and the tall palm trees.

Evenings in Miami can be magical, especially for couples with the city lights shimmering on the water’s surface.

Sail into a sunset on a Luxury Yacht


Set sail and soak in the beautiful city skyline



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Cruising over the glistening waters of Key Biscayne on a boat tour at sunset can be truly memorable as you raise a glass with the stunning skyline of Miami on the horizon - setting the perfect mood for a romantic day trip.

Most sailing cruises will pass most of the city’s scenic landmarks such as Millionaire’s Row and the rich architectural features of buildings in the Art Deco District.

Miami Sailing offers couples the opportunity to charter their own private sail boat to enjoy a fully customized tour. Couples can book a private sunset sailing trip departing from Miami Beach or Coconut Grove where you can witness the sparkling twilight and night views of Downtown Miami. You can also choose to enjoy a romantic dining under sail or bring your very own snack basket and wine to enjoy.

Picnic at Oleta River State Park


Unwind amid the beauty of Florida’s largest urban park



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After a night out, experiencing the glitz and glamor of the Magic City, relax and enjoy some of the very best nature scenes in Florida. The Oleta River State Park is Florida’s largest urban park, offering an ideal scenic area for a picnic, followed by some kayaking!

Located just 30 minutes from downtown this natural oasis offers just over a thousand acres of land perfectly suited for mountain bikers, paddlers, and swimmers. It is great for anyone looking to enjoy a picnic along the scenic Biscayne Bay or even unwind at the end of a fishing pole.

Most visitors spend between 3-4 hours here, but with everything the park offers you can easily find things to do to keep you busy all day long if you would like, including water sports like kayaking or paddle boarding! The park also offers an extensive trail network with a variety of paths ranging from ones perfect for mountain biking, for those looking for a challenge, and some meant for a leisurely stroll with the Miami skyline as your backdrop.

Admire Vibrant Architecture in the Art Deco District


Call the Art Loss Register, ‘cause your date just stole your heart



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Walk around the beautiful Art Deco Historic District offering vibrant pops of color with notable architectural lines, curves and fountains. The area is home to the United States largest concentration of the sleek and bright architectural style of the 1920’s and 1930’s.

Visitors can learn more about Art Deco design during any of their daily walking art tours offered by the Miami Design Preservation League. Their tours run two hours and provide an introduction to Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern styles found in the historic district’s hotels, restaurants, and other notable buildings.

Along the Art Deco District you can learn more at their art museum; Art Deco Museum . Here visitors can learn more about the architectural heritage and community culture of Miami Beach and view art galleries featuring rotating exhibits.

Learn to Salsa Together


Woe your date with you mad dance skills



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Known as one of the most sensual dances, the salsa is great for a date night in Miami.

Not only does this dance provide a full-body workout but it can also spice things up in your relationship! Miami has no shortage of salsa workshops where you can join with your partner and dance to live music.

A great place is Salsa Mia, a vibrant nightspot offering dance lessons and events for couples - especially for beginners.

Chill on a rooftop with a view


Witness the very best views of Miami



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When looking to find a great place to just chill while admiring some beautiful Miami views the city offers many rooftop watering holes that will help you make the most out of the city's great year-round weather.

A great watering hole is the glitzy Jubia , a rooftop parking garage at the western end of Lincoln Road.

Enjoy a couples’ spa treatment


Pamper yourselves



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Treat yourselves and enjoy one of the many spa sessions offered by the variety of spas the Magic city offers.

Among the many options available, Ironbrickell Spa at W Miami, located in downtown offers a couples retreat package, including facials, massages and cocktails.

Ride in a hot air balloon


Float over South Florida and Miami



Looking for a unique date idea? Look no further and enjoy a scenic birds-eye view over the high-rise cityscape.

Enjoy unique views of the Everglades National Park and Florida Keys’ beautiful string of tropical islands including Key West. Visitors have the option to select a private flight package designed for lasting memories offering an intimate experience often accompanied by champagne.

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No matter what you decide to do while visiting Miami with your loved ones - the city offers fun for everyone!








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