Honeymoons in Miami
Located on the south east coast of the state of Florida, Miami is the fourth most populated area in the United States and is home to a diverse, multicultural population. If you’re excited by the idea of a sweaty, vibrating city full of life and excitement, a honeymoon in Miami is right up your alley. Miami is the busiest port for cruise ship passengers worldwide, as well as an international banking centre. Due to its amazing expansion from 1000 residents in 1886 to nearly 6 million in 2007, it has become known as ‘The Magic City’. Ranked as one of the most impressive in the United States, Miami’s skyline is marked by a large number of high rise buildings. Plan a honeymoon in Miami, and you can join the 12 million tourists that flock here each year to enjoy the beaches and the tropical weather.
Miami boasts clean drinking water, clear air and a plethora of open, green spaces, all which helped the city earn the title of cleanest city in America. You’ll find plenty of serene picnic locations and places to enjoy a quiet stroll during your honeymoon in Miami, with more than 80 parks and gardens to choose from. Being close to the Atlantic Ocean, water sports are popular in Miami, and there are plenty of activities to choose from. Try boating, fishing, or sailing, or even scuba diving or snorkeling in Biscayne Bay. Similar to other major cities, you will find a great selection of theatres, performing arts centres, parks, and museums to choose from while on honeymoon in Miami.
If you’re planning a honeymoon in Miami, you’ll certainly want to think about including these activities in your list of things to do:
- Take a look at Miami Metro Zoo, one of the first free-range zoos in the United States. You’ll be able to witness animals living together as they do in nature, completely cage free!
- In honour of his lover, Ed Leedskalnin dedicated 28 years of his life to the construction of an 1100 ton coral monument known as the Coral Castle. Now you can take your lover there and admire his work.
- Don’t miss out on the shopping and parties which South Beach is popular for. No trip to Miami would be complete without at least a peek at the action!
Key Facts for Miami
Currency: US Dollar
Flight time: 9 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Miami
From May through October temperatures rise up above 30 degrees Celsius, and muggy weather and thunderstorms are the norm. Mid-August until the end of September is hurricane season, which is something to consider when booking your honeymoon in Miami. The coldest month is January, with a very pleasant average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius. If it’s beach weather you want, you’ll be pleased to know that you can feel free to book your honeymoon in Miami for any time of the year. However, if you prefer temperatures that are slightly lower, and a bit less humidity, the winter months are the way to go.
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Getting Married in Miami
It's no wonder that Miami is one of the most popular cities to visit in the states. With endless sunshine and gorgeous beaches, it makes a picture perfect setting for your wedding abroad. Imagine saying your wedding vows on a golden beach overlooking the deep blue ocean. There are plenty of beachside resorts that offer a full wedding planning service so not only can they help you in the planning of your wedding abroad, they can also advice you on the legalities of getting married in the state of Florida. For couples looking to plan the ideal beach-side wedding abroad, Miami has so much to offer and could be the perfect location.
To get married in Florida, visiting couples need only go together to the nearest clerk of the circuit court office to obtain a marriage license. Marriage licenses are good for 60 days. As soon as a license is obtained, a wedding ceremony can be performed anywhere in the state. Those who can't wait can be married right away in the clerk's office, usually for a fee of $30. For more information visit http://www.visitflorida.com/articles/getting-married-in-florida
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