Great Vacation Spot Miami Art Deco District

The famous Art Deco District runs along Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, facing the Atlantic Ocean from about 15th to 5th Street. The entire district is in the National Register of Historic Places, built between the 1920s and 1943. The Art Deco District has been completely restored, and has become the place to see and be seen in the greater Miami area. At 1001 Ocean Drive is the Art Deco Welcome Center, open every day with a souvenir gift shop. Several Art Deco walking tours are offered here, taking people to the most famous of the Art Deco District hotels. Miami Beach is easily reached from Downtown Miami, the Port of Miami, or the Airport across the McArthur Causeway or the Julia Tuttle Causeway. It’s easy to combine a cruise with a stopover at Miami. Many Miami Beach … [Read more...]

Great Vacation Spot – Wine Tasting Tour Tips

Great tips for a winery touring, enjoy. 1. Before you start making plans, call all the wineries you’re interested in to check for hours of operation. 2. Try to visit wineries during their off season, usually June thru November. Also avoid visiting during peak hours. 3. Make time for smaller, off the beaten path or less known wineries. They just may surprise you. 4. If there are somewhat large crowds, be polite and step to the side. This helps maintain an easy flow of wine tasting for everyone. 5. Don’t be afraid to experiment with new wines or ask a lot of questions. 6. Don’t be afraid to dispose of your glass of wine if you do not care for it. Save your taste buds for other wines you would like most. 7. If you can’t handle your alcohol well or want to avoid … [Read more...]