Guided Walking Tours in South Beach
This Must See South Beach tour filled with art, history, architecture and anecdotes will take you on a 1.5 – 2 hour stroll along quintessential South Beach.
Must See South Beach, known as SOBE by the locals, is a 1.5hr to 2hr walking tour along famous Ocean Drive and the surrounding area. You will discover the Art Deco style and the timeless glamour that South Beach is famous for.
The itinerary includes the Art Deco historic district, famous architecture, celebrity homes, fashion photo shoot locations, a visit to an emblematic hotel, and much more. We will tell you about some of the must-visit places while in Miami Beach and share tips on activities and attractions.
The Must See South Beach Tour begins in Lummus Park along Ocean Drive in the heart of the Art Deco District.
Throughout the vast majority of human existence, our species has been content with living on land that already exists and is readily inhabitable. This is not true of Miami Beach. Miami Beach was a glorified sandbar and described as a wilderness. However, over the span of just 30 years, the natural environment was completely transformed and reinvented for the purpose of creating a magnificent seaside resort city. From swampland to American glitz, the city rose from the sand.
Today, the beach is lined with luxurious condos and opulent hotels. Spotting a celebrity or two here is a commonplace occurrence. Miami Beach is very photogenic so prepare your camera to embark on an urban adventure through this scenic city and marvel at its most iconic sights and architecture.
You will learn about the fascinating history of Miami Beach, the rise of the city and its developers, stories about famous mobsters, celebrities and film producers, preservationists and other actors who influenced and shaped Miami Beach for better or worse and turned it into a world-class resort city.
We give you a description of some of the most emblematic architecture and landmarks along Ocean Drive and the Art Deco district such as historic hotels, celebrity homes, fashion photo shoots and music video locations on this dynamic and entertaining tour.
We take you to admire the most photographed sights and buildings around South Beach pointing out architecturally significant details. We’ll walk by the most famous diner in South Beach, introduce you to a bootlegger’s paradise, a secret gambling spot and share stories about glamour and vice of Miami Beach and much more.
Our tours are some of the most affordable around town. We want everyone to get to know and enjoy the beautiful city of Miami Beach without the high price tag.
The tour will cover an area of approximately 0.8 miles on an easy and relaxed walking pace. You will have time to take pictures and admire each and every stop without being rushed.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:30 AM
Bring with you:
Although the tour usually includes the sites and stories mentioned and lasts an average of 1hr 30min to 2hrs, the tour and the order of the stops may vary depending on weather conditions, holidays, opening and closing times of each place and/or other unforeseen circumstances or due to organizational reasons.
The tour Must See South Beach ends in Lummus Park & Ocean Drive a few blocks south of the meeting point. Details will be provided upon reservation.
Take with you an overview of the city of Miami Beach on this dynamic guided walking tour.
Admire South Beach’s famous architecture in the heart of the Art Deco historic district.
Stroll through the most iconic buildings in South Beach accompanied by in-depth narration.
Learn about the glitz, the decay and the renaissance of Miami Beach, its characters and vices.
Visit a historic hotel and learn about gambling and prohibition.
Discover other must-see attractions around Miami that you can’t miss.
Listen to tips on how to save money on tours and other activities.
Our tours will help you delve into the various aspects of Miami Beach at an affordable price.
Tours are rain or shine unless we have to cancel due to extreme weather or unforeseen circumstances, in which case we will notify you of the cancellation by email and/or text at the number and email address provided during the reservation. Book online to guarantee your place on our guided tours.
Participation in SoBeach Walking Tours is strictly voluntary. SoBeach Walking Tours and the guides that provide the tours will not be responsible for any physical injury, damage or loss of personal items during the tours. Just be careful and follow the instructions of the guides. The guides reserve the right to deny participation to any person, for any reason, in any of the tours.