There’s more to Miami than just the beach! Here are some more unusual ideas for things to do while you’re in Miami.
Swing Through the Air From a Trapeze
Learn how to become a trapeze artist at the Flying Trapeze School. The school is run by professional flying trapeze artists. Classes start at $40.
Jump Out of an Airplane
Wash Your Laundry at a Bar
The Laundry Bar is part-laundromat, part-bar. “Your clothes get washed while you get sloshed” at their 7-days-a-week happy hour. There is no cover charge. The laundry machines open at 7am and you can start ordering drinks at 12 noon. Located just off Lincoln Road in Miami Beach at 721 North Lincoln Lane (map).
Do the King Mango Strut
The King Mango Strut is a zany & irreverent parade held annually in a town just south of Miami called Coconut Grove. The motto of the parade is “Putting the NUT in CocoNUT Grove.”
Here’s Justin Steak-N-Shake and the Chubbettes performing at one of the King Mango Strut parades:
Visit the Coral Castle
When Edward Leedskalnin’s fiance broke up with him the day before his wedding, he moved from Latvia to the USA and spent 28 years constructing an unusual limestone structure known as Coral Castle. The odd story behind this structure can be found here and here.