Things to do and places Baby Boomers should see in Miami

By Samuel Redding

Throughout the years, Miami, Florida has been predominantly known as a prime destination for tourists, spring breakers, and even Baby Boomers. This major U.S. city presents a fantastic combination of sun, sea, and sand along with a wonderful climate, which has left many people considering whether or not to relocate to the city.

In essence, Miami integrates everyone under the same soothing Florida sun. However, to truly see how it does this, look no further than how it welcomes senior citizens who choose to retire in the city.

Bearing in mind that many, if not the majority of, Baby Boomers have now reached retirement age, Miami acts as the perfect place for them to savor the fruits of their labor. A well-deserved vacation to the city is of utmost importance, as this is the perfect way to get a greater understanding of the inner workings of the city.

Miami is currently enjoying an influx of travelers of all age groups, and from different parts of the globe. Part of this can be attributed to the overall charm of the city in terms of enjoying old and cultivating new relationships.

Chabeli Herrera of The Miami Herald claims that the city is a prime destination for local tourism. As a matter of fact, it hit a record 15.5 million visitors a couple of years ago. Part of this massive number is the amount of senior citizens who fall in love and, ultimately, relocate. All things considered, what’s not to like about Miami?

From serene places such as exclusive communities in the downtown area to vibrant areas along its coastlines, Miami has something for everyone. The city’s diversity, culture, and commerce are just some of the intriguing aspects that make it a bona fide destination for relocation, and that includes Baby Boomers.

Discover Homes published a blog post that outlined some of the other reasons why many people move to the Miami. The article titled ‘12 Things to Know Before Moving to Miami’ discussed some of the other well-loved facets of the city including its lovely weather, the gorgeous Art Deco architecture, and the prosperous art scene, just to name a few.

With those things in mind, here are a few suggestions of the must-do activities and go-to events in Miami for Baby Boomers and senior citizens.

First, visitors can wander around the beautiful Biscayne Bay. Here, they can take a moment to relax and view the sun setting along the marina. Furthermore, the plethora of luxury boats that populate Biscayne Bay complement a warm climate, setting the perfect ambiance to relax and unwind.

Miami has the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world, making it a legitimate design haven. Characterized by motion and balance, this aesthetic wonder gives senior citizens more reasons to enjoy a nice afternoon stroll along the streets. At night, neon lights illuminate the landscape to paint a colorful backdrop ideal for a nice, quiet dinner.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is another ideal place for current and future retirees who prefer to enjoy the peace and tranquility of Miami. It takes visitors through a memory lane brimming with early 20th century memorabilia and eye-catching Italian Renaissance grounds. There’s even the Venetian Pool, a timeless establishment at Coral Gables perfect for people watching.

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Taking into account that Miami is home to a wide range of cultures, the city is well represented by a proud Cuban community. With this, Baby Boomers can taste, appreciate, and indulge in what Cuba has to offer without ever leaving the United States. There are the likes of Versailles Restaurant, as well as La Ermita de la Caridad, all of which effortlessly epitomize a rich American tradition.

From the stunning beaches, to gorgeous backdrops, to all the other must-see places and favorite attractions, Miami is a city full of life. It’s no surprise that senior citizens choose to either spend a much-needed vacation or a life-changing relocation.

There are more than a million and one reasons why Smart Travel Tips puts Miami at the top spot of the best travel destinations in the United States for senior citizens. It’ll forever be true that many people, from all walks of life, of various age groups, will love the city inside out.

When it comes to Baby Boomers, Miami has an active senior community which they will love. It gives them more opportunities to fit right in, and provides the impression that everyone will certainly enjoy their stay.

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