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24 Hours in Miami
aerial view of miami beach

There is a lot to think about when planning a trip. We're here to help with a few tips on how to spend 24 hours in Miami. 

12 pm - Miami Remixed 

Lunch at Freehand Miami’s 27—for fresh cocktails in a backyard oasis and small melting-pot inspired bites like Lox Croquettas. 

1 pm - On the Waterfront 

Ask The Betsy’s concierge to help you set up paddle-boarding on Sunset Harbor or jet skiing on the beach, if that’s more your speed. 

2 pm - Two-Wheeled Haven 

Peddle it out, and rent Citi Bikes in front of the Betsy and ride through the scenic and lush, beach-side Lummus Park down to South Pointe Park Pier 

3 pm - Culture in Spades 

The Pérez Art Museum Miami is a Pritzker Award-winning architectural dazzler and the home of an extensive and eclectic collection. 

4 pm - Kid-Tested and Approved 

The vibrant Miami Children’s Museum, in South Beach, is an ideal place to take kids, should the weather fail you or stimulation is needed.

Ribs and wine
cars on a road

5 pm - New Threads Central 
The best place to shop, of the moment, is Miami’s Design District where Louis Vuitton, Margiela, and others have cutting-edge flagships.

6 pm - Old World Wonders    
As the sun sets, stroll down Española Way, a romantic, small area of charming Spanish colonial architecture, shops, and cafés.

7 pm - Hot to Trot    
Walk down south from The Betsy to Ocean Drive and check out the spicy, vibrant scene and endless restaurants and bars on the strip.

8 pm - Be Bop Bliss    
Gather friends (or have a moment of solitude) every night where live jazz is performed in The Betsy Lobby Salon from 7pm - 11pm.

bar top with stools
band playing music

3 am - Take a Dive (Bar)    
Still out? Then head over to Mac's Club Deuce, one of the oldest dive bars in Miami Beach with juke box, pool table and reasonably priced drinks.

4 am - Food As Medicine    
Soak up your liquid consumption at the iconic 11th Street Diner: open 24 hours and masters of the greasy classics.

5 am - Aim To Please    
Sleep well knowing every detail of your room is on-point—from the Malin+Goetz toiletries to curated guest libraries to the airy spacious vibe.

6 am - Literary Take    
“Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around,” said the great writer, Tom Wolfe.

7 am - Om in the Sun    
Four days a week, The Betsy has sunrise yoga at 7:30 am on the Skyline Deck
—an unmatched way to start your day centered.

room with piano

8 am - Take Advantage     
The hotel is passionately committed to the arts; check out its website for programming like lectures and live acts happening during your stay.

9 am - To Living Well     
Indulge at breakfast; LT Steak and Seafood’s menu—see the Croque Madam and Cuban mollettes—is as crowd-pleasing as it comes.

10 am - In-Resort Art     
Miami has emerged as a center of art, but you don’t have to go far for curated, quality viewing: The Betsy has 800 pieces of photography on display.

11 am - Revolve Around the Sun     
Work on a tan, polish off that novel, and hang by the rooftop pool or beach—you’re in Miami for a reason! A plus: There’s staff to help at both.

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