Travel guide to Miami

Facts

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Local name
Miami and Orlando
Timezone
When the time is 12.00 in the U.K., it is 07.00 in Orlando and Miami.

Best time to visit

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Orlando and Miami can be visited all year, but in the summer it gets very hot and it can be quite humid as well. Most tourists visit from December to May.

Literature

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Access Miami & South Florida Access Orlando and Central Florida Adventure Guide to Orlando & Central Florida

Culture and entertainment

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The biggest event is the Miami carnival, a festival spreading over nine days in March. From the end of May to the middle of June you can enjoy the International Hispanic Theater Festival, and in August they have the Annual Miami Reggae Festival. In Orlando there are several music festivals during the summer.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are good overnight accommodation possibilities in both Orlando and Miami. There are many hotels in both cities because of the vast numbers of tourists. You will find hotels in all price levels, motels, B&B's, guesthouses and youth hostels. It can be a good idea to book a room in advance, depending on the time of year. Book your hotel in Miami here

Local transport

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Taxi

Many taxis operate in both Miami and Orlando. It is easy to catch one in the street, and they all use a taximeter.
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