Miami Beach with Unit Converter. Length[ConverterName]&mode=English Learn Technical English with the Multilanguage Unit Converter Videos![ConverterName]&mode=English Изучаем технический английский с помощью видеосюжетов многоязычного Конвертера единиц! Today we will be spending a day in Miami Beach. Miami Beach is a city on several man-made and natural barrier islands that are situated across the Biscayne Bay from Miami city proper. Several bridges connect it to Miami. It’s a municipality in its own right, even though many visitors think that it is part of Miami. The best time to visit is between November and April because the weather is dry and not as hot and humid as during the summer months. Many start their day in Miami Beach early. So do the pelicans that hunt in the waters of Biscayne Bay for their breakfast just after sunrise. Standup paddleboarding, enjoying a barefoot walk or a run on the beach, swimming, or yoga are a few of the great ways to start the morning in Miami Beach. Miami Beach is well-known worldwide for its… you guessed it — beaches! Whether you lounge under an umbrella at one of the boutique hotel beaches around Twentieth Street, or join the locals for some sunshine and people-watching around Third Street, there is something for everyone. The Fisher Island is just across the water. It is an exclusive neighbourhood only accessible by private boat or a ferry. The ownership changed through its history but until the 1980s it used to be owned by one family. Now there are apartment buildings and mansions there owned by America’s “rich and famous”. The total population of this island as of the 2000 census is just under 500 people. It is possible to visit Fisher Island if you have an invitation from a resident or are going to the Fisher Island Club. Many of the hotels and vacation rentals in condominiums are a popular place to stay for “snowbirds” that escape the cold of the Northern USA and Canada during the winter months. Summer is the off-season here because of the heat. Many of the rentals are empty during the summer. Miami is famous for its Art Deco architecture. Many of the Art Deco buildings are located around the South Beach near Ocean Drive. Most of them were erected between mid 1920s and mid 1940s, and the district has the largest collection of Art Deco buildings in the world. The pastel tone buildings, the palm trees, the neon signs — as soon as you enter this area you will recognize it. Recently the area became known as the center of the art, hosting the annual art show, Art Basel Miami Beach. The show features contemporary art works from several hundred art galleries from several dozen countries. Now let us take a stroll along the boardwalk, which runs along the beach for 4 miles (or 6 kilometers). Many enjoy jogging, or rollerblading along it, or you could simply walk to find your favourite beach. Some of the boardwalk is paved, some of it is a raised wooden deck, and all along the boardwalk the views of the beach are breathtaking. In 2014 the new South Pointe Park Pier was opened at the Southern edge of Miami Beach. It replaced the old structure that has been deemed unsafe for use. By noon there are many people at the beach swimming, exercising, taking photos. Even though it could get a bit crowded you can sometimes glimpse manatees just off the shore. Beach volleyball is one of the favourite past-times, and there are nets in South Beach around the Ocean Drive that are free for use.

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