Guided Tours

Boat Tours

Island Queen Cruises. Experiences on the very touristy Island Queen Cruises run the gamut—sunset cruises, dance cruises, fishing cruises, speedboat rides, and their signature tours of Millionaires' Row, Miami's waterfront homes of the rich and famous. The Island Queen, Island Lady, and Miami Lady are three double-decker, 140-passenger tour boats docked at Bayside Marketplace that set sail daily for 90-minute narrated tours of the Port of Miami and Millionaires' Row. 401 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown, Miami, Florida, 33132. 844/295–8034; From $23.

Walking Tours

Art Deco District Walking Tour. Operated by the Miami Design Preservation League, this is a two-hour guided walking tour that departs from the league's welcome center at Ocean Drive and 10th Street. It starts at 10 am and 5 pm daily. Alternatively, you can go at your own pace with the league's self-guided audio tour, which also takes roughly an hour and a half. 1001 Ocean Dr., South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139. 305/763–8026; $30 guided tour.

HistoryMiami Public City Tours. Cultural institution HistoryMiami Museum runs some fabulous walking tours of Little Havana (spiked with plenty of Cuban coffees and cigars, of course), Little Haiti, the Design District, and Wynwood. Most tours run one hour to 90 minutes and are led by HistoryMiami historian Dr. Paul George, the authority on all things Miami. 101 W. Flagler St., Downtown, Miami, Florida, 33130. 305/375–1492; $30.