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By Shawanda James | A catalog of published articles and Web content written by Shawanda James, Miami Freelance Writer.

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Best Boating Trips Near Miami

Boaters in Miami snag the catch of the day, go deep sea diving and bask in the sun on relaxing trips throughout the bay. Enjoy Miami’s fantastic …

Miami

Best Plant Nurseries In South Florida To Start Your Spring Garden

Spring is quickly approaching, which makes this the perfect time to start planning your spring garden. South Florida’s springtime climate makes it …

Gardening

Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In South Florida

While South Florida is known for its big-city metropolitan allure, it’s also home to some amazing wilderness, indicative to the area’s layered …

Florida

Best Holiday Escapes Near South Florida

Holiday travel has become a yearly tradition for travelers in South Florida and around the country. After several visits to the same popular tourist …

Florida

Best MMA And Martial Arts Studios In Miami

Miami locals are becoming increasingly interested in martial arts for their physical fitness, for competing professionally and to grow personally. …

Martial Arts

Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In South Florida

Black Friday has become an event for both retailers and eager shoppers. This annual “shoppers’ holiday” has morphed into a nationwide phenomenon. …

Shopping

The Perfect Long Weekend In South Florida

Long weekend getaways are perfect for holiday weekends, a short trip when school’s closed for a couple of days or a much-needed trip for a few days …

Miami

Top Spots For Off-Roading Near South Florida

With the abundance of skyscrapers, miles of sandy beaches and big time tourist attractions, South Florida is certainly known for big city coastal …

Miami

Best Public Beaches To Spend A Summer Day In South Florida

South Florida summers at the beach are a highly anticipated event. The blazing heat is the perfect reason for locals and visitors to hit the beach …

Florida

Best Races, Marathons And Walking Events In Miami

Whether it’s to support a worthy cause or to shift your fitness regimen into high gear, there’s nothing better than a running or walking in Miami’s …

Miami

Best Bike Paths In Miami

Bicycling has always been a fun, low-impact and adventurous way to get quality exercise and explore Miami. As cycling reemerges as a reliable and …

Miami

Getaway Guru: One-Tank Trip to West Palm Beach

Taking a trip on one tank of gas is a fantastic way to enjoy a quick getaway without spending a lot of money. West Palm Beach, the perfect nearby …

Florida

Best Public Golf Courses In The Miami Area

Golfing continues to increase in popularity for everyone from the blue-collar to the wealthy, from novices to seasoned professionals. Miami’s most …

Golf

Best Extreme Sports And Rec Spots In Miami

Get extreme and enjoy Miami at its best at some of the most intense places in town. Miami is popular for its beaches, travel and entertainment, but …

Miami

Best Bike Repair In South Florida

Having a well-functioning bike is imperative to any rider, whether you go out once a week or once a month. If you’re a part of the Critical Mass …

Miami

Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Broward County’s thriving metropolis, offers exquisite dining, a plethora of attractions and an overall eclectic feel perfect for a …

Miami

Top Haunted Graveyard Tours In South Florida

Ghosts Of Miami Cemetery Walk<p>(Operated by History Miami)101 W. Flagler St.<br>Miami, FL 33130<br>(305) 375-1621 <br>www.historymiami.org<p>Date: October 26<p>As part …

Miami

Top Spots For Kettlebell Workouts

Kettlebells have been in existence since the 1700s and are reemerging in prominence in the fitness world. What makes kettlebell training so …

Exercise

Top Places To Get Scuba Diving Lessons In Miami

An under-appreciated extreme sport, scuba diving’s underwater adventures require top-notch training and memorable dive locations to really give …

Scuba Diving

Best Local Transportation To Get To Sun Life Stadium

Finding transportation to get to Sun Life Stadium for the upcoming Miami Dolphins game isn’t as challenging as it may appear. There are several …

Travel

Top Cycle Shops In Miami

Locals and visitors alike continually find the Miami area perfect for budding cyclists. The area’s excellent shops offer quality products and …

Miami

The Best Skateboard Shops In Miami

Skateboarding enthusiasts have long considered Miami a prime destination for skating, and its skate shops make it even better because they’re run by …

Miami

Top Spots For Tennis

Beloved in Miami for a great workout and overall fun game, tennis options abound in this city. Courts and clubs overflow with fantastic instructors …

Miami Beach

Miami Seaquarium 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy Key Biscayne, FL Aquariums-Public

See a problem? Let us know!<p>For 60 years, the Miami Seaquarium has entertained and educated millions of visitors with alluring and important marine …

Miami

Zoo Miami 12400 SW 152nd St Miami, FL Zoos

Opening Hours<p>Mon: 10am-5pm<br>• Tue: 10am-5pm<br>• Wed: 10am-5pm<br>• Thu: 10am-5pm<br>• Fri: 10am-5pm<br>• Sat: 10am-5pm<br>• Sun: 10am-5pm<p>See a problem? Let us know!<p>Although being …

Travel

Oleta River State Park 3400 NE 163rd St North Miami Beach, FL Parks

Opening Hours<p>Mon: 8am-8pm<br>• Tue: 8am-8pm<br>• Wed: 8am-8pm<br>• Thu: 8am-8pm<br>• Fri: 8am-8pm<br>• Sat: 8am-8pm<br>• Sun: 8am-8pm<p>See a problem? Let us know!<p>I have been to this park …

Florida

Everglades National Park 40001 State Road 9336 Homestead, FL Parks

One of America's most fascinating national parks, the Everglades presents visitors with a landscape like no other. The starkness of this place hits …

National Parks

Red Fish Grill

Two things make dining at the Red Fish Grill extraordinary — fresh seafood and a spectacular view of Biscayne Bay.<p>Tall palm trees tower over the …

Restaurants