As one of the most popular destinations in Miami, Miami Beach offers plenty of attractions worth exploring. If you’re planning a trip to this sunny city and you’re looking for things to do and places to stay, this itinerary will showcase some of the top landmarks and hotels in Miami Beach.

Morning: Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Miami Beach Botanical Garden offers a peaceful retreat away from the constant action at the beach. This 2.6-acre garden gives you a chance to learn more about the palm trees of South Florida and subtropical plants from all over the world. There’s also an edible garden, Japanese garden, and numerous water features. If you book a stay at the 1818 Meridian House, you’re just a three-minute walk from the garden.

Noon: Bass Museum of Art

When you’re done touring the garden, head to the Bass Museum of Art to see an extensive collection of contemporary art. The museum focuses on artists who are either mid-career or established. It also tries to expand on the idea of contemporary art by including other disciplines in the exhibits, such as architecture, fashion, and design. If you’re interested in relaxed accommodations near the museum, the Hotel Belleza is a five-minute walk away and an eight-minute walk from the beach.

The Lincoln Road Mall in Miami Beach.

Evening: Lincoln Road Mall

If you’re looking to get in some shopping during your stay in Miami Beach, you can’t miss an opportunity to visit Lincoln Road Mall. This 10-block pedestrian road is blocks from the beach and one of the top destinations in the area for dining, shopping, and entertainment. Stores here include Beach Bunny Swimwear, Sparkle and Shine Darling, J.Crew, and Forever 21. Choose to stay at the Albion Hotel South Beach, and you’re just a block away from the entrance to this outdoor mall.

Late Night: Art Deco Historic District

Miami Beach is known for its colorful and retro Art Deco buildings. No trip to the area is complete without taking an opportunity to view this famous architecture. Head to the Art Deco Historic District to see some of the over 800 buildings and structures recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. Plus, when you stay at The Franklin Hotel | South Beach, you’ll enjoy a room with modern amenities in an Art Deco building dating back to 1934.

Whether you’re interested in shopping or museums, you’ll find plenty of exciting attractions and great places to stay when you use GoDoTrip to plan your next trip to Miami Beach.