23604
Florida

Five Days in Miami: An Independent Adventure

Spend a mid-week adventure in Miami as you experience the city’s artistic and cultural diversity — from Little Havana to the Wynwood Arts District and beyond — with a local expert.
Program No. 23604RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
999

At a Glance

Spend four lovely days in the sunny city of Miami! Delve into the art and culture of the “capital of Latin America” as you stroll through historic neighborhoods with a local expert. Learn about the Harlem Renaissance in historic Overtown and observe urban graffiti art in the Wynwood Arts District. This artistic and cultural epicenter provides lots of opportunities for independent learning, and we’ve included time to explore the city on your own or with your newfound Road Scholar friends using the included Miami city pass. Explore the Art Deco of South Beach on foot, cruise around Biscayne Bay by boat or return to Little Havana for a game of dominoes!
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking 2-3 miles each day on varied terrain.
Independent City Discoveries
Independent City Discoveries
Learn with a Group Leader and enjoy educational programming while also getting independent time to explore on your own. Most Independent City Discoveries include lectures, self-guided excursions and passes for public transit and museums.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the Cuban culture of Little Havana as you walk through this colorful neighborhood with a local expert.
  • Discover modern and contemporary art on the street as you visit the Wynwood Walls.
  • Sip a pinot and listen to and learn about the music of the Harlem Renaissance at a special wine and jazz experience in the historic Overtown neighborhood of Miami.

General Notes

Combine this program with one of our long-weekend Florida programs to make it a full week and save $100, plus get a free transfer between cities! Give us a call to combine this program with "A Weekend in Key West: An Independent Adventure" (#23601) or "A Weekend in Miami: An Independent Adventure" (#23603).
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Jeff Donnelly
Jeff Donnelly is a preservationist, historian and active member of the Miami Design Preservation League who shares his passion for the area's history and Art Deco district. In addition to being a university professor, noted author and devoted public servant, Jeff volunteers as a MDPL docent and trains others to continue the education and exploration of Miami's Art Deco tradition.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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