Must-See Group Tour Locations in Miami

Planning a tour to Miami with a group? Here are some Miami must-sees you don’t want to miss. You can add any of these to your existing itinerary, or you can build an entire trip around one or more of them. If your group is just a road trip away, you’ll definitely want to consult our bus options to find the one that best suits your needs. If you’re flying in, you can arrange for a bus pick-up from Miami International Airport to a hotel or any one of these destinations.

Museum Destinations

Miami enjoys one of the nicest climates on Earth, but when you need a breather from the sunshine, head inside to one of its many world-class museums.

Perez Art Museum Miami
1.5 miles from downtown Miami

This global modern art showcase sits in a dreamy location on the water, across Biscayne Bay from Watson Island. Its digital education program caters to teens and younger children making it a top option for school tours. Perez has plenty of free programming including no-cost tours six days a week and Second Saturdays each month, where in-house teachers lead groups in educational and fun art-inspired activities.

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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
2.5 miles from downtown Miami

The 1920s Euro-inspired villa off South Miami Avenue will garner oohs and aahs from the bus ride in. Your tour group will be racing off the bus toward the authentically-designed 28-acre estate to admire its 34 rooms surrounding a beautiful courtyard. Fans of Bad Boys 2 will recognize it from the movie.

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Miami Children’s Museum
3 miles from downtown Miami

Another great field trip destination, the Children’s Museum on Watson Island is where education meets entertainment for youngsters. The museum has a futuristic design and hosts summer camps and Mommy & Me classes. For your tour groups, kids can learn about world culture and financial literacy, with a unique Bank of America exhibit.

Charter bus rentals to Miami Children's Museum.
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Phillip and Patricia Frost Science Museum
1.3 miles from downtown Miami

While it’s close to the Miami city center, it’s still a good idea to arrive by charter bus to the Science Museum’s 250,000 square foot campus. Four buildings, including an aquarium and planetarium, house sea creatures and host laser shows. The drive in to the museum’s bayside location is a treat in itself.

Miami charter bus rentals to Phillip and Patricia Frost Science Museum.
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Nature-lovers’ Destinations

When you get past the vibrant urban pockets of high-end dining and shopping, you’ll find that Miami is a nature-lovers’ paradise. Get outside and explore!

Everglades Safari Park
30 miles from downtown Miami

The best way to see the alligators at the Everglades Safari Park? By airboat! Follow a guided eco-tour to go deep into the marshes and streams of the largest tropical wilderness in the United States. For corporate groups or large celebrations, the family-owned park also boasts an event space that can host up to 500 people.

Miami charter bus rentals to Everglades Safari Park.
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Tropical Park
10 miles from downtown Miami

This 275-acre park southwest of downtown Miami is the place to go for groups looking to get active in the city. Aside from trails for cycling, walking, or running, it has a fitness center and boxing facility, plus fields and courts for football, soccer, softball, racquetball, basketball, and volleyball. Its picnic and grilling areas are open to the public.

Miami charter bus rentals to Tropical Park.
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Jungle Island
3 miles from downtown Miami

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It was interesting enough to attract Winston Churchill for a visit in 1946, and it’ll do the same for you! On Watson Island next to the Children’s Museum, Jungle Island features a scenic bus ride in. Not only does it provide a close look at exotic animals like orangutans and lemurs, visitors can skydive, zipline, play escape rooms, and try a flight simulator.

Zoo Miami
23 miles from downtown Miami

As the only subtropical zoo in continental North America and with South Florida’s amazing climate, Zoo Miami is able to welcome a collection of animal species (more than 500) from Asia, Africa, and Australia. Visitors to the park enjoy lots of interaction with the animals. A private outdoor pavilion can host your birthday party or event with lunch and activities included.

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5 miles from downtown Miami

Just five miles from Downtown Miami on the Virginia Key, you’ll feel like you’re in a different world at Seaquarium. The park entrance welcomes you with Caribbean flamingos, then you can swim with dolphins, pet bamboo sharks and cleaner fish in the touch pool, and interact with African penguins and endangered manatee rescues.

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Sports Destinations

Miami has pro sports teams in three of the four major North American leagues. Literally any month of the year, either MLB’s Marlins, the NFL’s Dolphins, or the NBA’s Heat are in action.

Marlins Park
2 miles from downtown Miami

There’s nothing quite like a night at the ballpark, and the Marlins offer one of professional baseball’s most unique experiences. Major League Baseball’s greenest park, opened in 2012, provides fans classic ballpark food with a Latin twist while enjoying the game. And with live entertainment and a pool area, a night at Marlins Park is about more than baseball.

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Hard Rock Stadium
15 miles from downtown Miami

One of the NFL’s most historic franchises, the Miami Dolphins, plays at Hard Rock Stadium. Fifteen miles removed from downtown, chartering a bus for the big game is an easy choice. Football Sundays are always traffic-heavy, and you’ll crush the pregame tailgate when your group arrives together with food and beverages conveniently packed in storage.

Miami charter bus rentals to Hard Rock Stadium.
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American Airlines Arena
1 mile from downtown Miami

AmericanAirlines Arena is right downtown, making it a go-to destination for big events in the city. It’s not only home to the three-time NBA champion Miami Heat, it also hosts A-list concerts. Just this summer, it’ll welcome Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes, and Khalid. While it’s close in distance, parking can be downright brutal, so a bus makes your night at the arena hassle-free.

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Miami Cultural Destinations

From public galleries to performance art, you never know what you’ll find on the streets of Miami.

Miami Design District
4 miles from downtown Miami

Miami’s most vibrant, lit-up part of town dazzles locals and tourists alike with some of the most unique architecture you’ll find anywhere. More than that, there’s high-end shopping and dining lining the streets. You’ll have a hard time believing this used to be one of the city’s dingy neighbourhoods.

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Wynwood Walls
2.5 miles from downtown Miami

Wynwood Walls made its debut during Art Basel in 2009, the brainchild of the now-late Tony Goldman. Since then, the free public gallery has played home to some of the world’s best street art. What began as a collection of murals throughout the district expanded to include decorated doors and green space at the city’s only outdoor street art park.

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Miami Beach Boardwalk
8.5 miles from downtown Miami

The scenic stroll on Miami Beach runs 40 blocks along the shore from Indian Beach Park to 5th Street. With ocean on one side and restaurants, bars, and cafes on the other, you can choose to sprinkle stops along the way or just take in the sights all around you. For the best experience, let your charter bus drop you off and pick you up.

Miami charter bus rentals to Miami Beach Boardwalk.
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Bayside Market
1 mile from downtown Miami

There’s only one thing that should factor into your decision on whether to include Bayside Marketplace on your itinerary: It’s the number one most visited attraction in all of Miami. The two-story open-air shopping center on the marina is more than stores and restaurants: It also has island cruises, bike tours, and daily live music.

Miami charter bus rentals to Bayside Market.
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E11even Night Club
1 mile from downtown Miami

One of Miami’s most popular, high-end clubs, E11even Night Club is nightlife like you’ve never seen it. DJs and live music just set the tone for burlesque performers and trapeze dancers in an all-out entertainment setting. It’s in a prime downtown location, and a charter bus is the safest, most convenient transport option for a big group.

Miami charter bus rentals to E11even Night Club.
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