Well worth the Journey: Miami Version

With a Brightine station in West Palm Seaside, Miami is a straightforward journey down the tracks—with a world filled with locations to go to.


Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, photograph credit score: Robin Hill

Vizcaya is a 34-room villa overlooking Biscayne Bay, constructed by industrialist James Deering in 1916. Solely 10 minutes from downtown Miami, the expansive Italian property and 10-acre bayfront gardens are examples of the late Gilded Age at its greatest: Anticipate an abundance of European antiquities, early Twentieth-century American artwork, and century-old crops. A 90-minute audio tour is offered for $5, and could be bought in 5 languages. Admission is $25 for adults age 13 and older, $10 for youngsters ages 6 to 12, and free for youngsters 5 and youthful. Admission is free for U.S. army veterans and active-duty U.S. army personnel. At 3251 S. Miami Ave., the museum is open Thursday via Monday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Name 305/250-9133 or go to vizcaya.org for present particulars and pricing.


New World Symphony

House to extremely gifted graduates of the nation’s most distinguished music applications, the New World Symphony ensemble provides classical music to the South Florida group from its South Seaside location on seventeenth Road close to Lincoln Street. Established in 1987 underneath the creative route of Michael Tilson Thomas, New World has launched the careers of greater than 750 younger musicians now enjoying in ensembles together with the Boston Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra in addition to in worldwide ensembles and chamber orchestras in international locations like Germany, France, and China.

In 2011, the New World Heart opened, changing the symphony’s earlier location on Lincoln Street. Designed by Frank Gehry, the efficiency corridor seats 756 and contains a 7,000-square-foot outside projection wall, the place visitors can get pleasure from choose occasions all through the season whereas stress-free on the garden, freed from cost. This yr marks New World Symphony’s thirty sixth anniversary. New World Heart will begin its common season beginning in October of 2024. Name 305/673-3331 or go to nws.edu for the present schedule.


MIAMI, FLORIDA – APRIL 15: Miami Marlins House Opening Day on April 15, 2022 at loanDepot park in Miami, Florida.

House to the Miami Marlins, South Florida’s Main League Baseball franchise, this stadium was accomplished in 2012. Two miles west of downtown Miami at 501 Marlins Manner in Little Havana, the park took over the previous Miami Orange Bowl website and holds 37,000 seats. The stadium contains a retractable roof to protect spectators from Florida’s scorching solar and frequent summer time rain, making the baseball expertise extra pleasant for Floridians and guests. The construction can also be the primary retractable roof on the planet to earn LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Inexperienced Constructing Council.

Name 305/480-1300 for tickets and extra info, or go to mlb.com/marlins/ballpark.


• From August to December, the Miami Dolphins sort out NFL competitors at Laborious Rock Stadium. Name 888/FINS-TIX or go to miamidolphins.com.

• The Miami Warmth—2006, 2012 and 2013 NBA champs—will hit the hardwood for the 2023-2024 NBA season at Kaseya Heart in Miami. The season will run via late April, and subsequent season’s video games will start in October 2024. Name 786/777-1250 or go to nba.com/warmth.

• The Florida Panthers will take to the ice at FLA LIVE Enviornment for the 2024-2025 NHL season, operating from October via early April. Name 954/835-7000 or go to nhl.com/panthers.