In Miami it's all about sunbathing during the day, dancing away the night


MIAMI (WTHR) —Miami is home to beautiful beaches and nightlife that doesn't stop. The city is one of the most populous in Florida and is seeping with Latin culture. Miami is a true getaway as it often doesn't feel like you're even in the U.S. when you're visiting the vibrant city.

Population: The city of Miami has a population of 463,000 (2017) while Miami-Dade County has more than 2.75 million people.

Avg. Temp. by season: Winter - 74; Spring - 78; Summer - 85; Fall - 82

Travel Tips:

  • You can get to Miami by flying either into Miami International Airport or the nearby Fort Lauderdale -Hollywood International Airport. There are nonstop flights via American Airlines from Indianapolis to Miami International Airport.
  • If you drive to Miami, get a Sun Pass online and bypass the tolls.

Fun Facts:

  • Miami is the only U.S. city founded by a woman, Julia Tuttle.
  • Sun tan lotion was invented in Miami in 1944
  • Miami is surrounded by two national parks — the Everglades and Biscayne.

Top Attractions:

  • South Beach
  • Biscayne Bay/Key Biscayne
  • Quick trip to Keys/Diving (shipwrecks) & Snorkeling
  • Ocean Drive
  • Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
  • Bal Harbour Shops