This is an America's #1 bestselling travel series. Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, "Frommer's Complete Guides" help travelers experience places the way locals do. These are more annually updated guides than any other series. There is a 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides. They provide outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries.They contain dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design. You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with "Frommer's". It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go - they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every "Frommer's Travel Guide" is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!Completely updated, "Frommer's South Florida including Miami & the Keys, 6th Edition" is the only guide you'll need to discover the best of South Florida.
Our author, a longtime resident, will show you the loveliest beaches, the hottest restaurants, the top shopping, and the most sizzling nightlife in Miami. You can take your pick from affordable art deco motels, retro resorts, or the trendiest boutique hotels in South Beach. Choose a Cuban cafe or a sleek sushi bar, a raucous stone crab feast or an elegant steakhouse. We'll also take you down to the Keys, for fabulous snorkeling, diving, and deep-sea fishing, winding up in Key West, with its outrageous beach bars and nightclubs. The guide also includes the best of nearby Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach, and an excursion to the Everglades, for amazing bird watching and a look at one of the world's most unique ecosystems.
Table of Contents
List of Maps. What's New in South Florida. 1 The Best of South Florida. 2 South Florida in Depth. 3 Planning Your Trip to South Florida. 4 Suggested South Florida Itineraries. 5 Getting to Know Miami. 7 Where to Dine in Miami. 8 What to See & Do in Miami. 9 Miami Shopping. 6 Where to Stay in Miami. 10 Miami After Dark. 11 The Everglades & Biscayne National Park. 12 The Keys & the Dry Tortugas. 13 The Gold Coast: Hallandale to the Palm Beaches. 14 The Treasure Coast: Stuart to Sebastian. Index. Appendix: Fast Facts, Toll-Free Numbers & Websites.
Lesley Abravanel is a freelance journalist and a graduate of the University of Miami School of Communication. When she isn't combing South Florida for the latest hotels, restaurants, and attractions, she is on the lookout for vacationing celebrities and covers them in her weekly nightlife and gossip column, "Velvet Underground," in the Miami Herald. She is a contributor to Business Traveler, Time Out, all three illustrious supermarket tabloids, and is the author of Florida For Dummies, Frommer's Florida, and Frommer's Portable Miami.