Miami is a major metropolis set in a subtropical enclave of palms, mangroves and flowering trees. The city, located on Biscayne Bay, borders an extensive waterway that extends south to the Florida Keys. To the west, Miami borders on the ecologically unique area known as the Everglades. The beautiful beaches of Key Biscayne and Miami Beach are minutes from the medical campus. Winters are warm and dry; summer is typically moderated by sea breezes. Average year-round temperature is a balmy 76 degrees.
The Miami area is a young, culturally diverse region served by two major orchestras, opera and ballet. .There are frequent concerts of rock, jazz, folk, Latin and Caribbean music year-round. There are repertory theater productions as well as road shows of Broadway plays. The city annually hosts a highly regarded avant-garde film festival. Frequent art and cultural festivals take place on weekends throughout the winter, such as the Coconut Grove Art Festival, the U.S. Bahamian Goombay Festival and the South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Greater Miami is a sports mecca. There is a professional team in every sport. The University of Miami’s football team is a perennial national championship contender, and there is a brand new indoor sports arena. Miami is an excellent location for outdoor activities, including scuba diving and snorkeling on the coral reefs, year-round golf, tennis, fishing, sailing, swimming, running & biking. Marathon training and triathlon competitions are local favorites. It is truly a great place to share outside activities year round with a young family. The casual atmosphere of the city and its establishments mean kids and families are comfortable and welcome virtually anywhere.
Choosing the city of Miami to call your home is a wise decision. The ‘Magic City’, filled with ethnic and cultural diversity, will satisfy anyone’s desire for living in a wonderful city. You won’t be disappointed by making Miami yours!