Local Attractions

The best that South Beach has to offer

From one-of-a-kind architecture to incredible nightlife, South Beach lives up to its reputation as one of the world’s most captivating destinations. There are so many things to do, see, and experience here that you could visit for a month and still not scratch the surface.

That’s why the team here at the Albion Miami Beach has listed a few of our favorite destinations below – to help you create an itinerary for exploring the city. Best of all? Nearly all of these attractions are within walking distance of the hotel. Let us know if you’d like any additional information!

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  • New World Center Distance:0.1 milesfrom hotel

    The New World Center is home of the renowned New World Symphony, as well as the groundbreaking WALLCAST™ Concert concept. Through a 7,500 square-foot projection wall on the eastern front of the NWC building, guests can experience performances within the NWC, as well as a movie series during the summer. Both are free and open to the public.

    The New World Center is home of the renowned New World Symphony, as well as the groundbreaking WALLCAST™ Concert concept. Through a 7,500 square-foot projection wall on the eastern front of the NWC building, guests can experience performances within the NWC, as well as a movie series during the summer. Both are free and open to the public.

  • Miami Beach Convention Center Distance:0.3 milesfrom hotel

    The Miami Beach Convention Center features both Art Deco design and state-of-the-art meeting facilities, delivering a truly unique convention experience. Located next to South Beach and the Art Deco District, the Convention Center offers 500,000 square feet of exhibition space and 70 meeting rooms, ranging in size from 500 to 20,000 square feet.

    The Miami Beach Convention Center features both Art Deco design and state-of-the-art meeting facilities, delivering a truly unique convention experience. Located next to South Beach and the Art Deco District, the Convention Center offers 500,000 square feet of exhibition space and 70 meeting rooms, ranging in size from 500 to 20,000 square feet.

  • Lincoln Road Mall and Miami Beach Shopping Distance:0.1 milesfrom hotel

    For a real sense of the energy of South Beach, spend some time on this promenade, which is pedestrian-only and stretches between and Washington Avenue and Alton Road. Home décor and art take center stage in the boutiques here on Lincoln Road; stroll down nearby Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue for designer fashion and accessories.

    For a real sense of the energy of South Beach, spend some time on this promenade, which is pedestrian-only and stretches between and Washington Avenue and Alton Road. Home décor and art take center stage in the boutiques here on Lincoln Road; stroll down nearby Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue for designer fashion and accessories.

  • Other Area Attractions

    •     Apple Store – four blocks
    •     Regal Cinemas – six blocks
    •     Bayside - 6 miles
    •     Miami Seaquarium - 11.9 miles
    •     Venetian Pool - 13.3 miles
    •     Fairchild Tropical Gardens - 16.9 miles
    •     Aventura Mall - 21.3 miles
    •     Miami Metro Zoo - 26.7 miles
    •     Everglades - 45 miles

    •     Apple Store – four blocks
    •     Regal Cinemas – six blocks
    •     Bayside - 6 miles
    •     Miami Seaquarium - 11.9 miles
    •     Venetian Pool - 13.3 miles
    •     Fairchild Tropical Gardens - 16.9 miles
    •     Aventura Mall - 21.3 miles
    •     Miami Metro Zoo - 26.7 miles
    •     Everglades - 45 miles

  • Art Deco District Distance:0.1 milesfrom hotel

    Architectural history devotees will be in their element here in Miami’s Art Deco District, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for over 35 years. Nowhere else in the world can you find such a large collection of Art Deco architecture, built in the 1920s, 30s, and early 40s.

    Architectural history devotees will be in their element here in Miami’s Art Deco District, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for over 35 years. Nowhere else in the world can you find such a large collection of Art Deco architecture, built in the 1920s, 30s, and early 40s.

  • Bass Museum of Art Distance:0.5milesfrom hotel

    Located here in downtown Miami, the Bass Museum of Art features everything from 19th century French tapestries and silver-gilt objects from Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph to modern outdoor statuary and traveling exhibits. The museum is also available for private functions, accommodating groups of up to 300.

    Located here in downtown Miami, the Bass Museum of Art features everything from 19th century French tapestries and silver-gilt objects from Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph to modern outdoor statuary and traveling exhibits. The museum is also available for private functions, accommodating groups of up to 300.

  • Wolfsonian Museum Distance:0.8 milesfrom hotel

    Part of Florida International University, the Wolfsonian Museum houses an eclectic collection of art objects spanning the Industrial Age of 1885-1945. Exhibits explore the role that art and design play in shaping human thought and experiences. Art objects on display at Wolfsonian include industrial and decorative art, furniture, books, and paintings.

    Part of Florida International University, the Wolfsonian Museum houses an eclectic collection of art objects spanning the Industrial Age of 1885-1945. Exhibits explore the role that art and design play in shaping human thought and experiences. Art objects on display at Wolfsonian include industrial and decorative art, furniture, books, and paintings.

  • Design District Distance:6.2 milesfrom hotel

    Originally known as Buena Vista, this vibrant district is a mecca for the arts and fashion. Stop by for Art & Design Night every second Saturday of the month to tour the area’s many excellent galleries.

    Originally known as Buena Vista, this vibrant district is a mecca for the arts and fashion. Stop by for Art & Design Night every second Saturday of the month to tour the area’s many excellent galleries.

  • Duck Tours Distance:0.1milesfrom hotel

    See the city in a whole new way on a Duck Tour! Departing South Beach and winding through the city’s most famous landmarks before heading right into Biscayne Bay, these tours enable you to experience South Beach and Miami from a completely different perspective.

    See the city in a whole new way on a Duck Tour! Departing South Beach and winding through the city’s most famous landmarks before heading right into Biscayne Bay, these tours enable you to experience South Beach and Miami from a completely different perspective.

  • The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater Distance:0.1milesfrom hotel

    After multi-million dollar transformation, The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater has established itself as one of the top venues in South Florida for live concerts and entertainment. The Fillmore attracts global headline acts in music, comedy, and much more.

    After multi-million dollar transformation, The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater has established itself as one of the top venues in South Florida for live concerts and entertainment. The Fillmore attracts global headline acts in music, comedy, and much more.

  • Colony Theatre Distance:0.3 milesfrom hotel

    This stunning Art Deco theater has been open for 80 years, and is home to a range of entertainment programs – from film to opera and performance art. Even if you don’t attend an event here, you should definitely stroll by and marvel at its marvellous façade.

    This stunning Art Deco theater has been open for 80 years, and is home to a range of entertainment programs – from film to opera and performance art. Even if you don’t attend an event here, you should definitely stroll by and marvel at its marvellous façade.

  • Ocean Drive Distance:0.3 milesfrom hotel

    No visit to South Beach is complete without a stroll down Ocean Drive – the focal point of the Art Deco District, and home to a vast array of preserved architecture, as well as to the world-famous Versace Mansion.

    No visit to South Beach is complete without a stroll down Ocean Drive – the focal point of the Art Deco District, and home to a vast array of preserved architecture, as well as to the world-famous Versace Mansion.

  • Miami City Ballet Distance:0.6milesfrom hotel

    One of the country’s largest ballet companies, the MCB is based throughout South Florida, as well as in Collier County on the west coast. It has been dazzling audiences with its performances for 30 years.

    One of the country’s largest ballet companies, the MCB is based throughout South Florida, as well as in Collier County on the west coast. It has been dazzling audiences with its performances for 30 years.

  • Miami Beach Golf Club Distance:1.4 milesfrom hotel

    One known as Bayshore, this recently renovated golf club is now one of Miami Beach’s top destinations for golfers of all skill levels.

    One known as Bayshore, this recently renovated golf club is now one of Miami Beach’s top destinations for golfers of all skill levels.

  • Rubell Family Collection Distance:6.8 milesfrom hotel

    Founded in New York over 50 years ago by Don and Mera Rubell after they were first married, the RFC has resided in Miami since 1993, and has been open to the public since 1994. In the late 1990s, the Contemporary Arts Foundation (CAF) was created to expand the RFC’s public mission; it includes an internship program, among many other things.

    Founded in New York over 50 years ago by Don and Mera Rubell after they were first married, the RFC has resided in Miami since 1993, and has been open to the public since 1994. In the late 1990s, the Contemporary Arts Foundation (CAF) was created to expand the RFC’s public mission; it includes an internship program, among many other things.

  • Jungle Island Distance:6.9 milesfrom hotel

    Founded as “Parrot Jungle” in the 1930s, this interactive zoo and theme park features a 90-minute guided safari tour, as well as the popular “Lemur Experience”.  Jungle Island is open every day, including holidays; special events and shows are posted on the park’s website.

    Founded as “Parrot Jungle” in the 1930s, this interactive zoo and theme park features a 90-minute guided safari tour, as well as the popular “Lemur Experience”.  Jungle Island is open every day, including holidays; special events and shows are posted on the park’s website.

  • South Beach Nightclub Shuttle Distance:0.0 milesfrom hotel

    Looking to experience the area’s nightlife, but not sure where to go? The South Beach Nightclub Shuttle offers the perfect solution. Experience the hottest clubs in Miami, skip the lines, and pay no cover charges. The South Beach Nightclub Shuttle picks guests up from their hotel, and proceeds to the most popular clubs of the night. Participants must be at least 21 years old. For price and schedule information, click here

    Looking to experience the area’s nightlife, but not sure where to go? The South Beach Nightclub Shuttle offers the perfect solution. Experience the hottest clubs in Miami, skip the lines, and pay no cover charges. The South Beach Nightclub Shuttle picks guests up from their hotel, and proceeds to the most popular clubs of the night. Participants must be at least 21 years old. For price and schedule information, click here

  • Nikki Beach Distance:0.1 milesfrom hotel

    Nikki Beach Miami is one of the city’s top nightclubs, and has been for years. It includes an outdoor beach club, a restaurant, and a nightclub. Chill out during the day in one of the private cabanas, or treat yourself to VIP bottle service in the club at night.

    Nikki Beach Miami is one of the city’s top nightclubs, and has been for years. It includes an outdoor beach club, a restaurant, and a nightclub. Chill out during the day in one of the private cabanas, or treat yourself to VIP bottle service in the club at night.

  • Deco Drive Cigars and Hookah Lounge
    Distance:0.1 milesfrom hotel

    For 10 years, Deco Drive Cigars and Hookah Lounge has provided guests with a place to relax and take in the special energy of South Beach. Smoke a premium cigar or a hookah, enjoy a drink from the full bar, and dine on delicious cuisine.

    For 10 years, Deco Drive Cigars and Hookah Lounge has provided guests with a place to relax and take in the special energy of South Beach. Smoke a premium cigar or a hookah, enjoy a drink from the full bar, and dine on delicious cuisine.

New World Center

Distance: 0.1 miles from hotel

The New World Center is home of the renowned New World Symphony, as well as the groundbreaking WALLCAST™ Concert concept. Through a 7,500 square-foot projection wall on the eastern front of the NWC building, guests can experience performances within the NWC, as well as a movie series during the summer. Both are free and open to the public.

Lincoln Road Mall and Miami Beach Shopping

Distance: 0.1 miles from hotel

For a real sense of the energy of South Beach, spend some time on this promenade, which is pedestrian-only and stretches between and Washington Avenue and Alton Road. Home décor and art take center stage in the boutiques here on Lincoln Road; stroll down nearby Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue for designer fashion and accessories.

Art Deco District

Distance: 0.1 miles from hotel

Architectural history devotees will be in their element here in Miami’s Art Deco District, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for over 35 years. Nowhere else in the world can you find such a large collection of Art Deco architecture, built in the 1920s, 30s, and early 40s.

Duck Tours

Distance: 0.1miles from hotel

See the city in a whole new way on a Duck Tour! Departing South Beach and winding through the city’s most famous landmarks before heading right into Biscayne Bay, these tours enable you to experience South Beach and Miami from a completely different perspective.

The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater

Distance: 0.1miles from hotel

After multi-million dollar transformation, The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater has established itself as one of the top venues in South Florida for live concerts and entertainment. The Fillmore attracts global headline acts in music, comedy, and much more.

Miami Beach Convention Center

Distance: 0.3 miles from hotel

The Miami Beach Convention Center features both Art Deco design and state-of-the-art meeting facilities, delivering a truly unique convention experience. Located next to South Beach and the Art Deco District, the Convention Center offers 500,000 square feet of exhibition space and 70 meeting rooms, ranging in size from 500 to 20,000 square feet.

Ocean Drive

Distance: 0.3 miles from hotel

No visit to South Beach is complete without a stroll down Ocean Drive – the focal point of the Art Deco District, and home to a vast array of preserved architecture, as well as to the world-famous Versace Mansion.

Bass Museum of Art

Distance: 0.5miles from hotel

Located here in downtown Miami, the Bass Museum of Art features everything from 19th century French tapestries and silver-gilt objects from Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph to modern outdoor statuary and traveling exhibits. The museum is also available for private functions, accommodating groups of up to 300.

Miami City Ballet

Distance: 0.6miles from hotel

One of the country’s largest ballet companies, the MCB is based throughout South Florida, as well as in Collier County on the west coast. It has been dazzling audiences with its performances for 30 years.

Wolfsonian Museum

Distance: 0.8 miles from hotel

Part of Florida International University, the Wolfsonian Museum houses an eclectic collection of art objects spanning the Industrial Age of 1885-1945. Exhibits explore the role that art and design play in shaping human thought and experiences. Art objects on display at Wolfsonian include industrial and decorative art, furniture, books, and paintings.

Miami Beach Golf Club

Distance: 1.4 miles from hotel

One known as Bayshore, this recently renovated golf club is now one of Miami Beach’s top destinations for golfers of all skill levels.

Design District

Distance: 6.2 miles from hotel

Originally known as Buena Vista, this vibrant district is a mecca for the arts and fashion. Stop by for Art & Design Night every second Saturday of the month to tour the area’s many excellent galleries.

Rubell Family Collection

Distance: 6.8 miles from hotel

Founded in New York over 50 years ago by Don and Mera Rubell after they were first married, the RFC has resided in Miami since 1993, and has been open to the public since 1994. In the late 1990s, the Contemporary Arts Foundation (CAF) was created to expand the RFC’s public mission; it includes an internship program, among many other things.

Jungle Island

Distance: 6.9 miles from hotel

Other Area Attractions 

  • Apple Store – four blocks
  • Regal Cinemas – six blocks
  • Bayside - 6 miles
  • Miami Seaquarium - 11.9 miles
  • Venetian Pool - 13.3 miles
  • Fairchild Tropical Gardens - 16.9 miles
  • Aventura Mall - 21.3 miles
  • Miami Metro Zoo - 26.7 miles
  • Everglades - 45 miles

South Beach Nightclub Shuttle

Distance: 0.0 miles from hotel

Looking to experience the area’s nightlife, but not sure where to go? The South Beach Nightclub Shuttle offers the perfect solution. Experience the hottest clubs in Miami, skip the lines, and pay no cover charges. The South Beach Nightclub Shuttle picks guests up from their hotel, and proceeds to the most popular clubs of the night. Participants must be at least 21 years old. For price and schedule information, click here

Nikki Beach

Distance: 0.1 miles from hotel

Nikki Beach Miami is one of the city’s top nightclubs, and has been for years. It includes an outdoor beach club, a restaurant, and a nightclub. Chill out during the day in one of the private cabanas, or treat yourself to VIP bottle service in the club at night.

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