Neighborhood walking and dining tours are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to explore a city borough, just edging out boating, which inexplicably results in stalled vessels and clogged streets. Prevent beached boats in local neighborhoods with today's Groupon: for $45, you get A Distinctive Concept in Exploration walking tour and a three-course meal from The Design District, Midtown and Wynwood Experience (an $89 value).
The Design District, Midtown and Wynwood Experience treats visitors and locals alike to an afternoon or evening of ambulatory bliss and a gastronomic feast. Fuel up stomach station wagons with a sensational three-course lunch or dinner at one of Miami's celebrity chef restaurants such as Fratelli Lyon, Sra. Martinez, Andalus, Mercadito, or Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill. Once adequately sated, art hunters set out on a walkabout through the Design District, Midtown, and Wynwood, exploring local landmarks with the help of the a private tour guide, making stops at trendy boutiques and expansive art galleries such as the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, de la Cruz Collection, and Rubell Family Collection. Keep an eye out for features from emerging artists, engaging in their work before they are catapulted to international fame or through castle walls.
In addition to a wealth of neighborhood knowledge, tour guides will also hand out a passport booklet overflowing with maps, points of interest, two-for-one happy-hour specials, and tips on how to mint your own money. The passport is valid for as long as six months, meaning the $500 in savings found inside will sustain artists and eatists well in the future.
The Design District, Midtown and Wynwood Experience
On the sidewalk outside the Wolfsonian’s sprawling white walls, six people crane their necks to take in the building’s ornate golden detailing as their guide chats animatedly about Miami’s penchant for art deco architecture. The balmy breeze that's familiar to the city follows the group as they wend along Lincoln Road, propelling them into an area restaurant for a relaxed meal whipped up by some of the city’s finest chefs. This tour of South Beach, part of a trio of Miami art, architecture, and culinary tours, enables guests to experience the city’s bountiful cultural offerings through the anecdotes and historical tidbits poetry-slammed by a knowledgeable guide.
600 NE 36th St.
Miami, Florida 33137Get Directions