The Ultimate Miami Quiz

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How many visitors does Miami get a year?

Miami gets 9.5 million visitors a year. Its airport sees the second largest number of international travelers.

Which architectural style does Miami boast?

Miami's signature style is Art Deco, though there is the famous Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a fine example of Italian Renaissance.

How much area does Greater Miami encompass?

Greater Miami, including Miami, Miami Beach, Biscayne Bay and dozens of small towns in between, covers 2,042 square miles.

What is Miami's population?

Five million people live in Greater Miami, with only 365,000 in Miami proper.

When is the peak tourist season?

Peak tourist season is in December, when humidity is low and there is less chance of rain.

What is the average temperature in Miami?

The average temperature is between 60 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. In the summer, humidity is dense and there are often surprise showers.

What is the best advice when it comes to traveling around Miami?

Miami has a web of causeways and highways and is poorly signed, so the best advice is to buy a map and study it well before attempting to travel around.

What is the public transport system like?

Miami's public transport system is reliable and extensive, with 22 Metrorail stations spaced about a mile apart.

How much does the Metromover cost?

The Metromover, which travels downtown and has stops every two blocks, is free. The Metrobus and Metrorail cost $1.50.

What is unique about the Everglades National Park?

The Everglades National Park is the only subtropical nature reserve in North America. It spans most of Florida Bay and the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula.

At what speeds are balls thrown in the Jai Alai game?

Originating in Spain, the Jai Alai game is a local favorite. In this game, balls are thrown at speeds of 170 mph (274 kph).

When did the Miami Performing Arts Center open?

The Miami Performing Arts Center opened in 2006 and showcases a mix of internationally renowned artists of classic and pop music, ballet and opera.

How many types of mango are there at the Homestead's Fruit and Spice Park?

Homestead's Fruit and Spice Park is the only tropical botanical park in the United States. It has over 500 types of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spices from all over the world and more than 75 types of bananas, 125 types of mango and 70 bamboo plants.

Which area is the first location to be listed as a 20th century district on the National Register of Historic Places?

South Beach's 800 Art Deco style buildings has won it a place on the National Register of Historic Places as a 20th century district.

How many gallons of water does Coral Gables' Venetian Pool contain?

Coral Gables' Venetian Pool is an 820,000-gallon freshwater pool surrounded by historic Spanish-style building.

When was the Spanish Monastery built?

The Spanish Monastery was built in Segovia, Spain, between 1133 and 1141. It was reassembled in Miami in 1954.

When in Miami, how far away from a shopping district are you?

Miami is a shopping Mecca where you're never more than 15 minutes away from a shopping district. Some famous places include the Dolphin Mall, the CocoWalk, the Falls Shopping Center and for haute couture, the Bal Harbor Shops.

If you want to celebrity watch, which hotel should you hang out at?

The Prive was created to be an ultra chic hangout for celebrities. It is located at 1235 Washington Avenue.

Which Foundation is headquartered in Miami?

If you want to relax and unwind with something classical, the Chopin Foundation of the United States offers free concerts at the Granada Presbyterian Church at Coral Stables.

What is the best way to experience the ethnic diversity that characterizes Miami?

Miami's cuisine reflects its characteristic cultural diversity. It has restaurants featuring everything from French to Cuban to Ethiopian cuisine.

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