Celia Almeida, Digital Editor

Miami has long held a reputation for being a party capital in the middle of paradise. But there's more to this urban metropolis than glorious beaches and pulsating nightclubs. From the luxury hotels built during the Florida land boom of the Roaring Twenties to Miami Beach's 1950s Golden Era and the city's contemporary food and arts boom, Miami's rich cultural scene has spearheaded the trends of the moment for decades. Whether you're looking for waterfront contemporary art museums, a craft beer crawl or a night of salsa dancing, this sunny South Florida city delivers.