- State: FL
- Country: United StatesThis map locates Miami's main financial business district along with the Orange Bowl, the Miami Convention Center, the Miami Stadium and the Miami Arena. This international city borders Biscayne Bay, the Macarthur Causeway, the Port of Miami and Miami Beach that includes the South Beach neighborhood. Hialeah and Miami International Airport are to the west. Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale are directly north while Coral Gables and University of Miami are south of the city center.
The Miami International Airport ranks seventh in the U.S. for passenger traffic.
Taxicabs: A cab ride costs $28. or more from the airport to Miami Beach, $19.-$22. to the Central Business District and slightly more to Coral Gables. Pickup is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage.
Super Shuttle service available from the airport to the Central Business District and the Greater Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Area. The rate is approximately $11.-$18. for one.
Tri-County Commuter Rail Authority is the convenient, comfortable and affordable way to travel throughout the South Florida region. It is a rail service that connects Miami to West Palm Beach in air-conditioned comfort, seven days a week. Stations at: Mangonia Park, West Palm Beach, Lake Wort, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Cypress Creek, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport at Dania Beach, Sheridan Street, Hollywood, Golden Glades, Opa-locka, Metrorail Transfer, Hialeah Market, Miami Airport. http://www.tri-rail.com/
Metrobus, Metrorail and the Metromove Metrorail is a 21-mile elevated rail system that serves Downtown Miami and extends west to Hialeah and south to Kendall, with stops approximately every mile. Metromover features individual motorized cars that run atop a 4.4-mile elevated track looping around Downtown Miami and to the Brickell and Omni business districts. Metrobus offers more than 60 routes in Miami-Dade County. Information for all ? http://www.miamidade.gov/transit/home.htm
Electrowave Miami Beach has its' own system of electric-powered buses. Cost: 25¢ (one little quarter).
AMTRAK: Union Station is located at 8303 NW 37th Avenue in Hialeah. 800 872-7245 http://www.amtrak.com
Greyhound: 800 231-2222 http://www.greyhound.com
The Port of Miami, known as the cruise capital of the world, serves as the embarkation point for 18 cruise ships operated by several major cruise lines. The Port serves more than three million passengers a year.
At the outset of the 1870s, William and Mary Brickell settled south of the Miami River and quickly became both…