Cheap flights from Cincinnati to Miami, and what to do once you're there

Cheap flights from Cincinnati to Miami, and what to do once you're there
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By Hoodline - Published on June 05, 2019.

If you're looking for an international escape but want to keep your passport at home, consider planning a vacation to Miami, Florida. The worldly city is located on Florida's southeastern tip.

Its Cuban influence is reflected in the cafes and cigar shops that line Calle Ocho in Little Havana. On barrier islands across the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay is Miami Beach, home to South Beach. This glitzy neighborhood is famed for its colorful art deco buildings, white sand, surfside hotels and trendsetting nightclubs. Glamour aside, the city has plenty of quality restaurants, bars and attractions to appease any budget traveler.

Whether you’re trying to escape ASAP or you’re looking to plan ahead based on the cheapest fares, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Cincinnati and Miami, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.

We've also included top-rated hotels, restaurants and attractions in Miami to get you started on planning your ideal getaway. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)

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Cheapest Miami flights

The cheapest flights between Cincinnati and Miami are if you leave on June 24 and return from Florida on June 27. Delta currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $216.

There are also deals to be had later in June. If you fly out of Cincinnati on June 30 and return from Miami on July 4, American Airlines can get you there and back for $237 roundtrip.

Top Miami hotels

Regarding where to stay, here are some of Miami’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

The Fontainebleau Miami Beach (4441 Collins Ave.)

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If you're looking to splurge on top quality, consider The Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The hotel has a 4.5-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $399.

The Fontainebleau overlooks the beach and stands three miles from South Beach and Lincoln Road shops.

The W South Beach (2201 Collins Ave.)

There's also the 4.6-star rated The W South Beach. Rooms are currently set at $359/night.

The W South Beach brings iconic design to the land of art deco. Each room comes equipped for a cozy escape with the signature W bed and plush bathrobes fully wired with the latest technology. The hotel also features the 9,600-square-foot Bliss Spa and SWEAT gym for when you want to heat up and cool down.

The Mandarin Oriental, Miami (500 Brickell Key Drive)

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A third option is The Mandarin Oriental, Miami. The 4.9-star hotel has rooms for $299/night.

"The rooms are great and its super convenient for business," wrote visitor Raz. "All in all, the place was clean, nicely decorated and offered good service."

Local restaurant picks

If you're looking for a popular spot to grab a bite, Miami has plenty of excellent eateries to choose from. Here are a few from Skyscanner's listings to help you get started.

Joe's Stone Crab (11 Washington Ave.)

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One of Miami's most popular restaurants is Joe's Stone Crab, which has an average of 4.6 stars out of 87 reviews on Skyscanner. 

"Joes was truly incredible," wrote visitor Shane. "Food and service were first class. We had jumbo claws, which were delicious as was the grilled tomato side with cheese. Reasonably priced given the experience. Highly recommended."

Zuma (270 Biscayne Blvd. Way)

Another popular dining destination is Zuma, with 4.9 stars from 41 reviews.

Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, the restaurant brings chef Rainer Becker's internationally acclaimed style of modern Japanese cuisine to America.

"The service and food is consistently outstanding," wrote reviewer Kayla. "Everything is delicious but the standouts of the night were the miso black cod, the hot pot, grouper tempura and the truffled beef tataki."

Versailles Cuban Restaurant (3501 S.W. Eighth St.)

Also worth considering is Versailles Cuban Restaurant.

In the heart of Little Havana lies this Cuban restaurant that so many have traveled so far to see. 

"This is the most famous Cuban restaurant in Miami," wrote James. "An amazing selection of Cuban cuisine with great service."

What to see and do in Miami

Miami is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are a couple of popular attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (3251 S. Miami Ave.)

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First up is Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

You can spend hours exploring the 10 acres that the villa sits on. Take walks through the gardens, spend some time at the waterfalls and fountains, and take pictures at the reflecting pools. 

"Well worth a half-day visit," wrote visitor Shane. "The gardens are lovely and good fun for kids to run around and get lost. Lovely place just to go and spend some time and relax. Great views across to Key Biscayne too."

Wynwood Walls (2520 N.W. Second Ave.)

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Finally, spend some time at Wynwood Walls, a permanent outdoor mural exhibit featuring some of the world's most renowned street artists.

Additionally there are hundreds of other street art and graffiti murals around the district, making it one of the biggest street art districts in the world. 

"I went by myself one afternoon and I walked from South Beach," wrote visitor Alexandra. "This a great place to spend the afternoon. It’s free to visit and there is loads of incredible art to be seen."

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