Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Miami

Take a vacation to Miami and enjoy the area's live music, art galleries and festivals. Travelers appreciate the skyscrapers in this cosmopolitan city. For a bit of culture, visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science or Frost Art Museum. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Miami

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Miami a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Miami Seaquarium (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Zoo Miami (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Miami Beach Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Grapeland Water Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bayshore Municipal Golf Course (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Miami

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Miami is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jungle Island (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lummus Park Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Bayfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Museum Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Bicentennial Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Domino Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Miami

Fly into Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Miami, FL (MIA-Miami Intl.), which is 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Miami Airport Station or Miami Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Miami by catching a ride on the metro at Knight Center Metromover Station, Riverwalk Metromover Station or Bayfront Park Metromover Station.

Where to stay near Miami?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,346 house rentals near Miami. From 1,243 Houses to 3,242 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Miami for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Miami?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Miami:

  • Keystone Point: 31 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Miami: 750 vacation rentals
  • Little Havana: 328 vacation rentals
  • Edgewater: 438 vacation rentals
  • Brickell: 335 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Miami?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Miami. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port of Miami: 4,973 home rentals
  • Miami Airport Convention Center: 4,644 home rentals
  • Aventura Mall: 3,811 home rentals
  • Bayfront Park: 2,244 home rentals
  • Dolphin Mall: 3,638 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Miami listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Miami?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,243 Houses in Miami. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Miami include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,242 lodging choices
  • Villas: 91 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 76 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Hotels and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Miami?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,086 vacation homes with pool available in Miami.