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Miami is a major American city situated in southeast Florida and is famous for its sun, sea and surf. The playground of the rich and famous, Miami Beach exudes flamboyancy and a party atmosphere all through the day and night.
Miami boasts spectacular long sandy beaches, excellent shopping opportunities, magnificent restaurants and exciting nightlife. To get an idea of what Miami has to offer, drive your hire car along Collins Avenue, which runs parallel to the Atlantic coast, lined with exclusive and budget hotels, in order to explore the seven mile long beaches.
Book a rental car with easyCar, the online car hire specialist and collect it from one of the company's many rental offices including downtown Miami, Miami Beach, South Beach, North Beach and Miami International Airport (MIA).
Miami – The City
Miami's skyline is one of the most impressive in the world, especially if viewed from the Atlantic.
Miami is divided into North, South, East, and Downtown which is the centre of the city on the east side. This area is also where the Port of Miami is located, known as the largest cruise ship port in the world. It is a good idea to drive in Miami as all the sights are spread out and renting a hire car is inexpensive. When driving in Miami note that the Streets run east to west and the Avenues, north to south.
Take a driving tour of Miami in your hire car and visit the Holocaust Memorial, Coral Gables Waterways, the Jungle Island and Seaquarium. There are also many museums and theatres to visit in Miami, including the Science Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art and the Adrienne Arsht Centre for the Performing Arts.
Separated by the Biscayne Bay from the mainland, Miami Beach is rich in Art Deco architecture, and lined with well facilitated beaches, ideal for lazy days in the sun or numerous water sport activities.
Attractions in the Miami Area
From Miami take the short drive by rental car to the Everglades National Park which covers 2500 square miles of Florida, from Everglades City to Key Largo. Here you could take an Everglades airboat tour, spend a few hours kayaking, or venture round the 10,000 Islands with a guide to explain the wildlife and beauty of the area.
Less than 25 miles north of Miami, is Fort Lauderdale's extensive sun kissed Blue Flag beaches, including the Deerfield Beach, Hillsboro Beach and the sporty Pompano Beach.
If you have two spare days whilst on a car hire holiday in Miami, head south for 3 1 hours and stop overnight at Key West which is the most southern island of The Keys. Visit the Hemingways' House; take a tour of Key West by mini train and then party whilst the sun sets over the Pacific. Stop off in Key Largo on the drive back to Miami, so that you can experience the spectacular coral and sea life either by snorkelling, scuba diving or in a glass bottomed boat.
Hiring a car at Miami International Airport
Miami International Airport (MIA) is 15 km outside of Miami City Centre. Its location means that it is the largest gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean in America. Miami International Airport has ranked 1st in the US for its international passenger numbers and sees over 40 million passengers per year. The airport has three terminals and runs direct flights to over 150 destinations worldwide.