Miami is always a hot-spot for students looking to party. Its perfect location at the Southern-most tip of Florida provides a melting pot of culture and diversity crafted into a welcoming city that caters directly to tourists. Miami beaches are extremely popular and the world famous Port of Miami accomodates the largest volume of cruise ships in the world. The Miami-Dade County hosts the largest concentration of Art Deco buildings in the world, while North Miami Beach features more modern and Spanish-influenced designs, architecture, and landscape. Nightlife includes some of the hottest clubs in the country. Miami is a global city, known for its importance in finance, media, entertainment, the arts, international trade, and commerce. In 2008, Forbes Magazine ranked Miami “America’s Cleanest City” for its year-round high-quality air, drinking water, vast green expanses, clean streets, and city-wide recycling programs. It has also been ranked America’s 3rd richest city and the 22nd richest city in the world.
There’s always more to explore in Miami. It has many attractions, one of the more prominent being the wildlife. Miami has a very unique “Monkey Jungle,” which allows visitors to walk through the monkey habitat as the monkeys interact naturally around them. If that’s not for you, Miami also offers Parrot Jungle Island which has a variety of tropical birds, and Miami Seaquarium, an outdoor aquarium that only Miami’s tropical climate can support. Finally, in case you’re still in search of more, Miami Metrozoo is one of the nation’s best zoos. Miami also offers a Museum of Science and a Children’s Museum, and is home to the Everglades, and of course, the famous South Beach.