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A Guide to Hop On Hop Off Miami Bus Tours

Posted by on Mar 12th 2016

A Guide to Hop On Hop Off Miami Bus Tours

With around 40 different stops, hop on hop off Miami bus tours are the perfect way to explore Miami. The open

top buses ensure that you do not miss out on the high energy culture and the amazing attractions that Miami has

to offer.

All you need to do is sit back and enjoy the ride, the moment you reach the landmark you want to explore hop

off, once you are done hop on to the next bus and carry on with your tour. Most of the tours have live

commentary to help you know more about the place and landmarks you cover; however there is recorded

commentary also available in different languages for you to choose from. There are three main routes which all

the tour operators service - Beach Route, City Route, and Brickell/Seaquarium Route.

Beach Route: The beach route tour begins from Bayside Main Station and goes on till Holiday Inn Downtown

before turning around and heading back. The beach route lets you explore the breathtaking views of the Miami

skyline. You can hop off at Ocean Drive and enjoy spending some time shopping or just relaxing at the beach

while you get yourself something to eat and drink from one of the many local establishments.

Jungle Island is also a very famous stop for kids, which you will come across on this route. Jungle Island is an

interactive zoological park which was originally called Parrot Jungle. Its open 365 days a year and has special

shows and events to offer on a regular basis.

City Route: The city route tour begins from Bayside Marketplace and goes on till Bayfront Park. It has many

famous stops along the way like Museum of Science/Vizcaya Museum, Little Havana and Coco Walk to name a


This route tour lets you explore the high-rise business district of Downtown Miami and also takes you to

Coconut Grove once known as Bohemian village which still retains its original charm and energy that attracted

many writers, artists and radicals. Hop off at Little Havana and soak in the Cuban lifestyle while you are here.

There are many restaurants here that have some great food with the taste of Hispanic and Cuban culture.

Brickell/Seaquarium Route: Beginning at the Bayside Marketplace Main Station and Epic Hotel being the

turnaround stop, this route runs along the famous Brickell Avenue in Downtown Miami all the way to beautiful

Key Biscayne. Some of Miami’s most popular and best attractions fall on this route.

Hop off at Seaquarium and have a great experience spending one on one time with some amazing marine-life.

Also take a break at Virginia Key Park, You have the options here to either relax on the beautiful beach or rent

a bike and ride along the 4 mile bike trail. This bike trail runs through natural vegetation and along the coastal

shores and provides great views of Downtown Miami and Miami Beach skylines.

No matter which route you pick, the tickets are valid for two days from the time you get on so you can rest

assured that you have enough time to visit all the important spots. Hop on hop off Miami bus tours have taken

sightseeing and exploring the city to the next level.