An ice-cold mojito, a night of passionate salsa dancing, a thrilling airboat ride over the Everglades, is there anything more exciting than a sultry Miami and Florida Key getaway?
Unfortunately, wondering where to go in Miami while not busting open the piggy bank can create quite the problem. Follow along to learn how to do Miami for a steal with the help of the Miami Go City card discount!
Thanks to tons of white sand beaches, watersports, and the Go City Miami, there are limitless cheap things to do in the Miami area.
Whether you paddleboard your way through the crystal clear blue waters of Key West or marvel at the art deco architecture in downtown Miami, the sunshine state offers an ideal reprieve from regular life.
Discover just how many things there are to do with a small budget in Miami with a sizzling Miami Go City Card discount.
Designed to help you make the most out of your time in Southern Florida, the Go City® Pass is your secret weapon to covering every last beach, attraction, and landmark.
Nearby Hotels and Lodging
With miles of sun-soaked beaches, a thriving art scene, and world-class dining establishments, it's easy to see why Miami has earned its moniker, 'The Magic City.'
Embrace the glamour and magic of this tropical oasis by extending your Miami stay with any of our Miami Hotels. From cute surfer boutique accommodations on South beach to more trendy downtown lodgings, we have you covered with the lowest rates!
Go City Miami Pass and Key West City Options**
Go City Miami Explorer Pass
Ready to do the most in Miami and the Keys? Hit every item on your Miami 'must see' list with the Go City Florida Multi-Attraction Explorer Pass.
Ideal for travelers who have a specific agenda in mind, the Miami & The Keys Multi-Attraction Explorer Pass can help you save and see more in Southern Florida.
From venturing on an exotic African Safari to caffeinating with the best Cuban coffee in Little Havana, the Multi-Attraction Explorer Pass is your ticket to the most fun in the sun!
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Available in Explorer 3, 4, or 5 choice options, your nifty pass will allow you to enjoy the subsequent number of attractions.
Other Important Miami & The Keys Multi-Attraction Explorer Pass Facts
- Your pass offers you discounts of up to 40% off retail rates.
- Pass is valid for 30 consecutive days after your first visit attraction
- Choose from over 25 top attractions
- Stay flexible - pick attractions as you go!
- No travel mishaps here; use the Go City® App for seamless attraction entry.
Go Miami All-Inclusive Pass
Welcome to Miami, a city of sun, sand, and sultry nightlife. Intrepid Tripsters who want to hit up every last beach, island, or watery adventure will be all in for the Go City Miami All Inclusive Pass.
Perfect for plucky travelers who don't have a 'pause' button, the All-Inclusive Pass lets you sightsee, tour, and traverse every thrilling inch of Miami.
Hang out with the kings of the jungle at Zoo Miami, drool over the opulence on display at Millionaire's row, or try to spot the gators in the Everglades.
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Depending on the length of your Miami stay, choose from 1, 2, 3, or 5-day pass options and see as many attractions as you can handle for those subsequent days.
Other Important Miami All-Inclusive Pass Facts
- Your pass offers you discounts of up to 55% off retail rates
- Visiting your first attraction activates your card; you then have a 14-day period* until it expires
- Choose from over 25 exclusive Miami attractions
- Keep it loose or keep it tight - mix pre-booked activities with other flexible experiences.
No travel mishaps here; use the Go City® App for seamless attraction entry.
*Please note that while you can see as many splendid Miami attractions as you can handle, you will only have 14 calendar days to utilize your Go Miami All-Inclusive Pass
Go City Miami Promo Codes and Discounts
Say 'Bienvenidos' to Miami with some superior savings! While there are currently no active Go City Miami Promo Codes, groups of 10 or more may be eligible for group discounts.
Spread the flavor of a 305 getaway far and wide when you email email@example.com or fill out our group travel form.
Learning to salsa dance the night away might take an evening or two. Activating your Go City Card Miami can be done in seconds.
Using your smartphone or mobile device simply:
- Download the App to your mobile device (Apple | Google Play)
- Use your order confirmation number to add your pass to your phone.
- Double-check if any of your desired attractions need a reservation and book.
- Show your pass at each attraction for easy entry.
Top Tier Attractions
Big Bus Miami Hop-On Hop-Off Classic Tour
Get ready to feel that Miami heat as you cruise down South Beach, Calle Ocho, Ocean Drive, and much more on the Big Bus Miami Hop-On Hop-Off Classic Tour.
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Perched on top of your open-top bus, you'll have the ideal vantage point for scoping out Miami's most sensational spots. Marvel at the huge cargo ships floating in Port of Miami, or admire the vibrant large-scale murals that ensconce the artsy neighborhood of Wynwood.
Visitors worldwide will be able to glean valuable historical and geographical knowledge about this palm tree-studded metropolis as they listen carefully to pre-recorded audio commentary available in six languages.
Make the tour your own as you disembark at your leisure to further explore the Art Deco architecture, iconic buildings, and the vibrant Cuban culture that make this city so great.
Other notable tour stops include:
- The Barnacle Historic State Park
- Little Havana
- Coconut Grove
- Miami Beach Botanical Garden
- Old City Hall
- Fontainebleau Hotel
- And more!
Jaguars, lions, and bears, oh my! Abandon Magic City, and find yourself transported to a faraway tropical ecosystem when you visit Zoo Miami.
Measuring at just over 700 acres, Zoo Miami is a sprawling oasis that is home to 3,000 animals and over 1,200 plants from around the world.
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Animals lovers of all ages will relish the opportunity to soak in Orangutan Meet the ZooKeeper talks or explore the habitats of more close-to-home creatures with Florida: Mission Everglades.
Keep your camera ready for the fan-favorite animal feedings, allowing you to break bread with endearing critters like giraffes, camels, and rhinos.
Wrap up your extraordinary animal adventure with a stop at the Wings of Asia Aviary, the largest Asian-themed aviary in the western hemisphere. This soothing space of flowing waterfalls features 85 species of exotic birds, and the Dino Dig, which illustrates the unique bond between dinosaurs of the past and birds of the present.
Fun Fact: Did you know that Zoo Miami is the only tropical zoo in the continental United States?
Ready to get wild? Trade in art deco architecture for animal encounters when you round up the kiddies for a tropical-themed day at Jungle Island. This interactive zoo attraction is ideal for all ages. Formerly known as Parrot Jungle, for over 80 years, this Miami institution has exposed visitors to the world's rarest and most exotic animals.
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Guests can enjoy various animal shows, informative exhibits, and guided behind-the-scenes VIP tours. In addition, the recently renovated Jungle Island now contains a plethora of outdoor spaces, a private beach, and a Treetop Ballroom. More than just colorful birds, visitors can get closer than ever to adorable sloths, lemurs, and kangaroos.
Duck Tour South Beach
Can't make up your mind between a cruise and a bus tour? Get the best of both worlds when you climb aboard an amphibious Duck Tour. A thoroughly unique way to see the sights of both South Beach and Biscayne Bay is your 90-minute tour hosted by a professional comedian/actor.
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The laughs and witty quips will flow as you speed past Millionaire's Row, Palm Island, and the Art Deco District. Lean into the Magic City's colorful history as you are entertained with history, fun facts, music, and more. Additional tour highlights include stops at the stunning Fisher, Star, and Hibiscus Islands. Keep your eyes trained on the horizon, and you might just spot some famous backdrops from your favorite TV shows and films.
Want to be part of that world? Venture to a marine-themed wonderland when you use your Miami Go Pass to explore the ocean's depths at Miami Seaquarium. Feast your eyes on schools of tropical fish, dolphins, sea lions, and more. Equal parts education and entertainment, children of all ages will be enthralled by the animal shows, sea life exhibits, and up watery encounters.
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Capture picturesque photos of Caribbean flamingos, swim with Flipper or uncover the secrets of manatees. The aquarium provides hours of aquatic adventure, from sea turtles to waddling penguins.
Try being a trainer for a day, or tour the 750,000-gallon saltwater tropical reef—budget at least a whole day to cover every inch of the Seaquaurium's sprawling 38 acres.
Kennedy Space Center
Ditch the Miami area for outer space when you secure your spot at the Kennedy Space Center. Get closer than ever to NASA at this top Florida attraction.
Located on Merritt Island, the Kennedy Space Center offers up a rare opportunity to tour a working space station. Test your mettle on an astronaut training simulator, stroll through the rocket garden, or marvel at a life-sized moonscape.
Chat with a real astronaut, settle in for an IMAX show, or stand next to the massive Saturn V Rocket. Appreciate the success of the Hubble telescope, learn how to land a shuttle, or pay your respects to these titans of space in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Space nuts of all shapes and sizes will want to spend all day at this world-renowned institution.
Island Queen Millionaire's Row Sightseeing Cruise
Lifestyles of the rich and famous are what's on deck during this 90-minute luxurious scenic boat cruise of Miami.
Embrace the high life when you board the Island Queen Millionaire's Row Cruise and spend the day peeking at celebrity homes, South Beach, Port of Miami, and more.
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Through guided bilingual narration (available in both English and Spanish), you'll learn all about the rich history of the Biscayne Bay area, as well as Miami Beach, Fisher Island, and Millionaire's Row.
Named after the extravagant homes which occupy most of Collins Ave, this stretch of land contains Miami's most costly real estate.
More amazing Island Queen Millionaire's Row feature stops are as follows:
- Venetian Islands
- Star Island
- Palm Island
- Bayfront Park
- American Airlines Arena
- Miami Herald Building
- South Point Park
- And more!
Pro Tip: Too much Miami sun making you feel a bit woozy? Recuperate in style in the yacht's air-conditioned lower deck, or purchase a refreshing soft drink, cocktail, or snack from the onboard bar.
Everglades Alligator Farm & Airboat Ride
Journey into the mysterious swamp and wetlands that over 350 species of animals call home on the Everglades Alligator Farm & Airboat Ride.
This native Floridian habitat is just teeming with exotic snakes, crocodiles, turtles, and native birds, so keep your eyes peeled as your open airboat zooms across the marsh and rivers of grass.
After your 25-minute thrilling boat ride, you will have full access to the Alligator Farm, home to over 2,000 of these scaly opportunistic feeders.
Learn all about what foods gators guzzle, their care, and even meet a baby crocodile at the gator show and feeding.
Slippery and sinister little suckers - did you know there are four species of venomous snakes in the Everglades? Listen up at the Snake Show, and figure out how to spot these dangerous species and even try your hand at holding a (non) poisonous one!
Lion Country Safari
An African Safari, so authentic you'll swear you've left Florida! Strap into your trusty vehicle and prepare for the ultimate drive-through safari experience. Your four-mile expansive drive through Lion Country Safari will get you up close and personal with over 900 free-roaming animals.
The lush natural preserve is divided into seven main habitats where you can glimpse any number of exotic creatures. Snap Instagram-worthy pics of lions, giraffes, zebras, rhinos, and wildebeests, all from the comfort of your car.
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Little ones will love the opportunity to feed their favorite gangly giraffes, cool off in the Safari Splash Splayground, or ride the Rio Grande Train.
Don't forget to refuel after all your safari fun at Cafe Roar with some yummy chicken tenders or a crisp Turkey Bacon Club.
Pro Tip: It might seem counterintuitive, but one of the best times to visit Lion Country Safari is during the rain, as many animals are more active in wet and colder weather.
The Official Art Deco Walking Tour
Nothing may be more synonymous with Miami architecture than art deco. So take a deep dive into Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern style on this 90-minute Official Art Deco walking tour.
Hosted by the Miami Design Preservation League (MDPL), this comprehensive tour is perfect for both art and architecture buffs.
Marvel at the buildings on display at the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District and glean expert knowledge on how to identify the telltale signs of Art Deco, including ziggurat (stepped) rooflines, glass blocks, decorative sculptural panes, terrazzo floors, neon lighting, and more!
Your architecture Obi-wan will take you both in and outside to some of the most dazzling buildings in the area and point out living examples of the Mediterranean Revival, Miami Modern, and Art Deco styles.
Pro Tip: Still craving more Art Deco madness? Your walking tour ticket allows you free entry into the Art Deco Museum!
Salsa Night! Lessons, Mojitos, and Dancing
Looking for a night of passion, spice, and Latin flair? Put on your dancing shoes, and get ready to salsa and bachata the night away with Salsa Night! Lessons, Mojitos, and Dancing.
Lean into Miami nightlife with this three-hour explosion of live music, salsa dancing, and delicious Cuban eats. Let the sounds of rumba wash over you as you stare in wonder at the vibrantly costumed dancers shaking and salsa-stepping all over Miami's famous Mango Cafe.
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Your night out on the town includes:
- A special table to celebrate at
- Live Tropicana-style shows
- Bachata Lesson
- Salsa Lesson
- One complimentary mojito and tasty bites
- Live musical shows and band performances
Pro Tip: Waiting in line? Not tonight, honey! Because your Salsa Night ticket guarantees you VIP access to Mango's Nightclub Entrance and allows you to skip the line.
Sunset Watersports Key West Snorkel Dip & Sip
Sparkling turquoise waters, schools of tropical fish, and cheeky glimpses of everyone's favorite sea turtles make for one unforgettable aquatic adventure.
Take a dive under the sea with the three-hour Sunset Watersports Key West Snorkel Dip and Sip Tour. Afterward, discover the watery beauty of the world's third-largest living coral reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Step aboard your stately vessel for the day, the luxury Sandie Cat catamaran, and set sail on your choice of snorkeling trip:
- Rise & Reef 9 am Snorkel - calling all early birds! Tuck into a delicious breakfast before venturing to the coral reef and swimming with the fishes as they rise. This tour features a full breakfast, draft beer, and unlimited mimosas!
- Dip & Sip 1 pm Reef Snorkel - need a bit more shut-eye? If so, take to the seas in the sun-filled afternoon for a day of underwater marine fun and cocktails. Your trip includes unlimited draft beer, mixed well drinks, margaritas, rum runners, wine, or champagne.
Pro Tip: Are you a snorkeling newbie or a less than confident swimmer? If so, never fear, as Sunset Watersports Tours are ideal for all levels and always include a safety line behind the boat to aid less experienced swimmers.
Sunset Watersports Paddleboard Rental
Seeking to try out the 'Conch' lifestyle for yourself? Cruise around like a true Key West local when you rent a paddleboard from Sunset Watersports.
An ideal way to get acquainted with the white sand beaches or and azure ocean waters of Key West. In addition, your two-hour paddleboard rental is the most exhilarating (and active) way to soak in this island's stunning natural beauty.
Sunbathe and leisurely paddle around the shoreline as you witness amazing views and perhaps even a barracuda fish or two.
Key West Conch Tour Train
All aboard! For over 60 years, the world-famous Key West Conch Tour Train has been delighting and entertaining visitors. Get the lowdown on America's southernmost city with this tour. Meanwhile, commence your 70-minute train ride featuring stops at:
- Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
- Key West Lighthouse
- Southernmost Point
- Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
Step back in time as the knowledgeable train 'engineers' regale you with vivid stories of pirates, visionaries, artists, moguls, and politicians of the island's past.
Sample savory conch fritters at the Shops at Mallory Square. In addition, you can learn about the storied maritime past of shipwrecks, sailors, and more at the Nautical Museum. Enjoy as much historical narration as you can handle, and hop on/off as you please.
More Must-See Attractions on the Conch Tour:
- Front Stop Depot
- Truval Village
- Conch Tour Train Station
- Sails to Rails Museum
- And more!
Ready to Visit Miami and Florida Keys While on a Budget?
Top-ranked beaches, unbeatable nightlife, and unsurpassed natural beauty make Miami and the Keys ideal travel locales any time of year.
Visitors and tourists can choose to engage in outdoor escapades such as mansion-filled yacht rides or salty days of snorkeling with colorful tropical fish.
Interested in a more low-key agenda? Why not spend the afternoon devouring Key Lime Pie and conch chowder while walking in the great literary footprints of Mr. Hemingway?
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