South Beach Bike Tour of History, Art Deco, Crime & Scandals

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  • 3 hr

Did you know that Miami Beach is mostly man-made? And that Biscayne Bay used to be a swamp? And that Muhammad Ali became a champion here in South Beach? And that Al Capone had illegal Casino here on Espanola Way? This is a guided bicycle tour around South Beach, the heart of Miami Beach. Along the tour you will learn the vibrant history of Miami Beach evolution, Art Deco architecture, Mariel Boatlift, cocaine cowboys era, influence of "Miami Vice", murder of Gianni Versace, etc. We will cover and stop at Ocean Drive, South Pointe Park and Pier, Washington Ave, Espanola Way, Lincoln Road, etc. Halfway through the tour we will make a stop at the local beach cafe. You will get a chance to experience the heart of Miami Beach outside of the tourist ridden path with an in-depth historical facts and my unique personal insights, as told by a passionate local who has never lost the excitement of a traveler.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Ocean Drive

The Carlyle, Gianni Versace Mansion, Pitbull's former restaurant, Muscle Beach, Beacon Hotel, South of Fifth. The whole tour is filled with interesting facts about Miami Beach, including history, architecture, movies, culture, and true stories of crime and corruption.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Nikki Beach

Nikiki Beach is one of the trendies beach bars in South Beach with modern house music and incredible story. We will stop here for a coffee/refreshment break.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: South Pointe Park

One of the most scenic parks in the world, recently renovated and surrounded by water from 3 directions, and history & stories behind it.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By:

The busiest street in Miami Beach has plenty of historical sites.

Pass By: Lincoln Road

Lincoln Mall is another urban oasis of Miami Beach, full of restaurants and shops. In 1960, six blocks of the road were closed to vehicles and converted to a pedestrian mall, designed by hotel architect Morris Lapidus.

Pass By: Espanola Way

Built in 1920s for artists to reside in, it's a piece of Europe in the middle of South Beach
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