Though synonymous with partying and sun-kissed beach days, Miami is also rich in art, architecture and culture. From Wynwood’s vibrant street murals to South Beach’s art deco structures, you’ll leave with a tan and a deepened appreciation for culture. The Betsy Hotel; thebetsyhotel.com
Stay: The family-owned The Betsy on Ocean Drive hits all the marks when it comes to beachfront relaxation, art, entertainment, and superb dining at LT Steak & Seafood. It even has “The Writers Room,” which has hosted more than 1,000 visiting writers/ artists since opening.
Known For: The art-centric hotel touts enriching offerings, from nightly live jazz music to poetry readings, as well as a well-curated art collection and outdoor public art such as “The Betsy Orb.”
Worth Mentioning: Don’t miss the burgeoning Allapattah neighborhood to explore the neighboring Rubell Museum and experiential Superblue Miami, located just across the bridge on the mainland.
Pet Friendly: Pets are welcome