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Get the scoop on the latest trending spots, hidden gems, and local favorites, as well as insider recommendations for all things South Beach with our local Miami guide.

epic-summer-getaway

April 30, 2019 | Local Tips

Everything You Need to Make Your SoBe Summer Getaway Epic

It’s up to you to turn a ‘good idea’ into an epic adventure.

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easter-miami-2019

April 16, 2019 | Local Tips

Your Guide to Easter in Miami 2019

Here are some of our favorite SoBe egg hunts, festivals, brunch options, dinners, and more. Let’s hop to it!

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spring-break-south-beach

March 29, 2019 | Local Tips

A SoBe Spring Break Itinerary for Every Type of Traveler

Whether you’re looking for the ultimate family escape or a party pilgrimage with friends, SoBe is where it’s at this spring.

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what-to-do-in-sobe-if-youre-an-early-riser

March 02, 2019 | Local Tips

What to do in South Beach if You’re an Early Riser

Are you up with the sun? Don’t wait on others to start your South Beach day. Let your fellow travelers catch some Zs and take on the town. 

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must-have-miami-apps

January 30, 2019 | Local Tips

Let’s Get Digital: Must-have Miami Apps for your SoBe Vacation

Maximize experience and minimize stress when you’re on-the-go in Miami.

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miami-vintage-shops

January 25, 2019 | Local Tips

Your Ultimate Guide to Miami’s Vintage Shopping Scene

Vintage finds add a layer of cool to any home or wardrobe: a sense of quality, history, and unique style.

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miami-holiday-gift-guide

December 16, 2018 | Local Tips

With Love, From SoBe: Your Miami holiday gift-giving guide

From hand-rolled cigars to local eats, we know where to find thoughtful gifts that won’t disappoint.

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where-to-go-for-a-run-in-sobe

December 11, 2018 | Local Tips

Where to go for a Run in SoBe

For scenic views, gentle paths, and easy access from WPH, follow our lead.

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what-to-pack-on-a-bike-day-in-sobe

December 01, 2018 | Local Tips

What to Pack on a Bike Day in SoBe

Navigating the streets is easy, but it’s what to pack that requires the most thought.

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best-surf-spots-in-miami

November 22, 2018 | Local Tips

Surf’s Up at these Top Miami Destinations

From absolute beginner surfers to seasoned pros, there’s a surf spot for you along the Magic City’s shores.

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how-to-spend-thanksgiving-day-in-miami

November 20, 2018 | Local Tips

How to Spend Thanksgiving Day in Miami

Whether you’re taking a SoBe vacation with friends, family, or as a couple (or solo, whatevs), Miami has plenty of things going on for a Thanksgiving to remember. 

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miami-instagram-accounts-you-should-be-following

November 03, 2018 | Local Tips

5 Miami Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following Right Now

Planning a getaway to Magic City? Start living vicariously through these digital postcards first.

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fall-in-love-with-miami-this-season

October 29, 2018 | Local Tips

'Fall' in Love with Miami this Season

While the temperature goes down, we need you to turn up. From art shows to food fests, here’s everything you need to do this season in Miami.

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tricked-out-ways-to-spend-halloween-in-miami

October 23, 2018 | Local Tips

Tricked-Out Ways to Spend Halloween in Miami

From haunted houses to creepy cocktails, here are our top throwdowns for a scary, sexy Halloween – Miami style.

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must-do-sobe

September 26, 2018 | Local Tips

5 must-do Activities in South beach

Whether you're staying in SoBe for a few nights or a few weeks, make sure to include these activties in your adventure.

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celebrities-homes-miami

September 10, 2018 | Local Tips

Celebrities with homes in Miami Beach

The magic city has long been the playground of the rich and famous. And there's nowhere celebrities like to play more than Miami Beach. Get the inside scope on the superstars who make themseves at home in our neighborhood.

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best-parks-miami

August 17, 2018 | Local Tips

Miami's Top Parks

Miami may be known as an urban jungle, but we have some of the best natural spaces to get active in or to just relax and find your Zen. Check out our favorite parks in Miami.

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date-spots-miami

August 10, 2018 | Local Tips

Date Spots in Miami

Take that special someone out on a date they won't forget. From the romantic to the quirky, Miami has a date spot for every encounter. Check the best out here.

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day-trip-miami

July 30, 2018 | Local Tips

Plan a Day Trip to Downtown Miami

Explore the hidden treasures leading Downtown Miami's revival. Here, WPH lets you in on a few top attractions. Check them out!

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best-boat-tours

July 13, 2018 | Local Tips

Hit the water on Miami's best boat tours

Miami is best enjoyed out on the water. While in the city make sure to jump on one of these fantastic day cruises.

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must-see-hidden-gems

July 09, 2018 | Local Tips

Must-see hidden gems in Miami

Dig beneath the surface and visit some of the best spots in Miami even locals do not know about.

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extreme-attractions-miami

July 06, 2018 | Local Tips

Extreme Attractions for Miami Thrillseekers

Miami may be famous for sunbathing, swimming and sipping cocktails but take a walk on its wild side with these adrenaline-pumping activities.

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best-beaches-miami

April 29, 2018 | Local Tips

The Best Beaches in Miami

Sun-kissed Miami is spoiled with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. But like all beauties not all are created equal, here WPH let's you in on our favorites.

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water-parks-miami

April 26, 2018 | Local Tips

Epic Water Parks Around Miami

Beat the heat at some of the best water parks in South Florida. WPH has the best ways to keep cool in Miami.

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natural-gems-miami

April 09, 2018 | Local Tips

The Best Natural Gems to Escape to in Miami

Take a break from the pumping party scene and center yourself in some of the Miami's amazing natural gems.

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beach-body-workouts

April 04, 2018 | Local Tips

The Best Workouts to Get That Summer Beach Bod

SoBe shines in summer and the best place to be is the beach. Follow these workout plans and strut into summer with a body built to be seen.

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miami-instagram

March 27, 2018 | Local Tips

Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in Miami

Impress your followers with a visual story capturing some of Miami's most photogenic spots

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sup-miami

March 25, 2018 | Local Tips

Where to Stand Up Paddle Board in Miami

Miami is the place for Stand Up Paddle Boarding! Grab a board, we've got the top spot to hit the clear, calm waters.

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lincoln-road-mall

March 18, 2018 | Local Tips

The Best Shopping on Lincoln Road That Won't Max out Your Credit Card

WPH shows you how to shop till you drop at Lincoln Road Mall without breaking the bank.

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bike-sobe

March 09, 2018 | Local Tips

Our Favorite Bike-able Spots in SoBe - on our Martones, of course

There is no better way to enjoy South Beach than on bike. Make sure you hit up these amazing rides while in town.

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tennis-sobe

February 16, 2018 | Local Tips

Tennis Anyone? Hit up These Courts in South Beach

Grab your friends and get a game on at the best courts in sunny SoBe.

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recover-in-miami

December 27, 2017 | Local Tips

Tips to Recover from Your Night out in Miami

Don't let your hangover get you down! From a greasy brunch to a quiet spot to chill, here are some tips to recover from a wicked night out in Miami.

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five-spots-little-haiti

December 26, 2017 | Local Tips

5 Spots You Need to Know in Little Haiti

Full of art, food and culture Little Haiti is Miami's blossoming treasure. Here are 5 spots you need to visit while in the area.

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our-favorite-surf-shops

December 22, 2017 | Local Tips

Our Favorite Surf Shops

Check out these stores for the best in surf gear and fashion.

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best-yoga-studios-in-south-beach

December 14, 2017 | Local Tips

Best Yoga Studios In South Beach

Take a break from the party and channel your zen with one of Miami's top yoga studios. We've narrowed down five of our favorites to energize before a busy day or settle down after sunset.

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miami-cuba-experience

November 28, 2017 | Local Tips

The ultimate Cuban experience in Miami

Want to discover the best Cuban culture in Miami? Dale! We have you covered with the hottest spots in the city.

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5-spots-for-killer-mani-pedi-south-beach

November 14, 2017 | Local Tips

5 Spots For A Killer Mani/Pedi In South Beach

A mani/pedi is a must when you hit South Beach. We’ve done the grunt work for you and mapped out five of our favorite local salons.

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wait-until-miami-to-get-into-your-swimsuits-at-these-boutiques

October 31, 2017 | Local Tips

Wait Until Miami To Get Your Swimsuits At These Boutiques

A swimsuit is the first thing you’ll think to pack when headed to Miami, but we encourage you to hold off and visit some of our favorite boutiques instead. As locals who don bikinis year-round, we know our shops have the hottest trends that you can't find anywhere else. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered—use this guide to navigate Miami's five best swimwear boutiques.

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washington-park-picks-sobe-essentials

August 04, 2017 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks: SoBe Essentials

While you probably have your beachy outfits and clubwear ready for SoBe, there are some things you might be overlooking.

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five-ways-to-beat-the-heat-in-miami-this-summer

July 21, 2017 | Local Tips

5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Miami This Summer

While a hot & steamy climate was probably one of the reasons you booked a trip to Miami in the first place, that doesn’t deny the fact that summer temps in Miami Beach can get up there.

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five-things-you-must-do-in-miami-this-summer

June 13, 2017 | Local Tips

5 Things You Must Do in Miami This Summer

While some grinches like to complain about summer in Miami, we like to think it’s one of the most underrated seasons in the Magic City.

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washington-park-picks-pet-friendly-spots-in-sobe

May 11, 2017 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks: Pet-Friendly Spots in SoBe

We at WPH love our four-legged friends. We won’t leave home without them. They come everywhere with us - to shop, to brunch, and to the beach.

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get-your-workout-on-in-sobe

April 25, 2017 | Local Tips

Get Your Workout on in SoBe

Going on vacation doesn’t mean you have to give up on your workout, unless of course you’re down for cashing in your cheat days in Miami (in that case we have you covered, too).

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the-wph-guide-to-tanning

April 11, 2017 | Local Tips

The WPH Guide to Tanning

There’s a right and a wrong way to tan in South Beach. It’s an art. Don’t be one of the unfortunate ones who are too clueless to realize, someone who just plops their towel down wherever they find space.

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boat-party-south-beach

March 03, 2017 | Local Tips

3 Ways to Party on a Boat in SoBe

When in Miami, you have to party on a yacht. It comes with the territory, aka the beach, the bay, and the blue-green water. And in South Beach, there’s plenty of opportunities just ripe for the picking. So if you’re one of lucky ones that knows someone with a yacht, to you we tip our hats. Otherwise, here are three ways you can party on a boat.

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where-to-see-celebrities-miami-beach

February 10, 2017 | Local Tips

Where to See a Celebrity in Miami Beach

The good thing about Miami is it’s not that hard to find yourself among the stars, especially in South Beach. The stars may not live here full-time, but there sure is never a lack of celebrity sightings. So if you’re looking to catch a celebrity in real life, or even the chance to mingle with the stars, here’s a few spots you should be frequenting:

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free-things-to-do-in-miami

February 03, 2017 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks: Free Things to Do in Miami

We know how easy it is to run up some serious bills in SoBe – on food and drinks alone. So if you’re looking to explore more of the town without adding to your student loan debt, here’s where to go

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where-to-go-romantic-spots-south-beach

January 12, 2017 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks: Where to Go for Romance in South Beach

If you're going all out this February 14th, allow us to recommend some romantic options in South Beach. That is, before you come back to #whereplayhappens

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pedal-across-south-beach-the-wph-itinerary

October 31, 2016 | Local Tips

Pedal Across South Beach - The WPH Itinerary

Munich may be an 11-hour-flight away, but that doesn't mean Miami slouches on Octoberfest. If fact, Miami has quite a few events centered around the German holiday.

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washington-park-picks-sobe-parks

August 23, 2016 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks - SoBe Parks

Miami is gorgeous. And no, we're not just talking about the people and the art deco architecture. Miami is filled with plenty of natural beauty

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washington-park-picks-what-to-do-on-a-rainy-day-in-miami

August 19, 2016 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks - What to Do on a Rainy Day in Miami

Although summer means sun, it also means rain for most tropical destinations, Miami included. Luckily in Miami there are plenty of options if you happen

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washington-park-picks-our-favorite-sobe-boutiques

July 19, 2016 | Local Tips

Washington Park Picks - Our Favorite SoBe Boutiques

While Miami may have its growing share of popular chains and well-known designers, what makes shopping in Miami the experience we crave is this

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bike-sobe-courtesy-of-wph

June 28, 2016 | Local Tips

Bike SoBe, courtesy of WPH

The perks at WPH just keep coming. This time we've got brand-spankin' new Martone bikes for your cruising pleasure - and they look GOOD.

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