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Miami Beach Launches New App To Help Travelers Plan Free Self-Guided Tours

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The weather is getting warmer and going to Miami before the summer season kicks off is starting to sound like the best idea ever. 

Many travelers are heading to Miami Beach, and there is a new app helping visitors plan an unforgettable trip and get the most out of their vacations. 

Travelers with hat and bags using his phone in Miami

The new app called The EXP Miami Beach Tours was developed by the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA) as an extension of the Experience Miami Beach App. 

Sunseekers now have interesting tour options and recommendations curated by locals and experts with interesting ideas on what to do and where to go, including events, museums, street art, restaurants, and bars. 

Now that Floridians can go from Orlando to Miami in just three hours by using the new and fastest train in the United States, there are even more options to get to this iconic American destination.

Aerial photo of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

And Miami has so much to offer besides wonderful beaches. 

About EXP Miami Beach Tours

If you want to learn more about what to do in Miami Beach and where to go, the app EXP Miami Beach Tours can help you. 

EXP Miami Beach Tours is free and available for download on Apple and Google. 

Christopher Rollins, Chair of the MBVCA, explained that the new app has been designed to help travelers easily plan their next vacation, since Miami offers so much more than just perfect weather and gorgeous beaches.

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Miami beach tourists couple walking in South Beach, Miami, Florida. USA travel.

The app includes images and multimedia content to help tourists take a sneak peek at what they can visit, but nothing can beat the real thing!

Rollings said: “We anticipate a strong summer tourism season and travelers can identify the sites and experiences they prefer before they even arrive, leaving more time for them to enjoy the many offerings of Miami Beach.”

The Tours Available

Once users have downloaded the app, they can see which tour they find attractive and download more details to start planning their visit.

Woman using her phone in Miami Beach

Each tour is different and features relevant information like what travelers can expect from the tour as well as location. These are the tours available: 

Art In Public Places

This tour has 24 stops and begins with information about Bent Pool in Pride Park, including Sonic Dreamspaces’s installation and fountains like Save Our Reefs. 

Cultural Institutions Tour

According to the information shared in the app, Miami Beach has 15 world-class art museums. This tour helps visitors engage with the community and cultural spaces.

Museum of Illusions Miami containing woman flying over police ca

LGBTQ Sites Top Five

For this tour, three local experts share their recommendations. 

On this tour, travelers will find guidance on the best places to visit, such as the LGBT Visitors Center and Historic City Hall; The Betsy Hotel, which offers multiple LGBT and gay-friendly events, or restaurant suggestions like 11th Street Dinner for delicious American comfort food in a great atmosphere.

Hidden Art Tour

This self-guided tour will help travelers discover hidden cultural attractions, works of art, and interesting artifacts. 

In collaboration with independent City of Miami Tour Operator George Neary, this tour highlights must-see experiences and interesting places that are constantly evolving.

Visitors enter the Wynwood Walls to see the famous street art in Miami

LGBTQ Nightlife tour

As one of the most welcoming destinations for LGBTQ+ tourists in the United States, Miami Beach has plenty of activities and places to visit. 

This tour offers recommendations of bars and events, particularly in the South Beach neighborhood for travelers.

People dancing and hanging in a party at night

A Day Inside Miami Beach Architectural Wonders

Miami Beach has rich architectural culture, and this tour can prove it. 

It has 13 stops and has valuable information about the architectural marvels in the city and great history lessons that travelers won’t forget. 

Public And Iconic History In Miami Beach

Considered a “public art mecca”, this destination has glorious art and architecture with a fascinating history. 

People enjoy Palm trees and art deco hotels at Ocean Drive by night. The road is the main thoroughfare through South Beach in Miami, USA.

With this self-guided tour, travelers will be able to travel back in time and immerse themselves in the city’s history. 

There are plenty of things that travelers can do in Miami besides soaking up the sun at the beach. This information comes in handy, especially as we approach sargassum season in Florida, when beaches can get covered by the annoying seaweed.

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