For high energy, non-stop action and a bit of partying thrown in for good measure – this is the ultimate twin centre holiday.
Take in two of the East Coast's stylish cities when you visit New York and Miami. Traditionally this twin centre starts off with a few nights in New York. You'll want to hit the ground running as soon as you land, soaking up the cool vibes, heading to the museums, doing a spot of shopping and eating incredible food. Next stop is Miami which you can get to in just three hours and head straight to the beach to recover from the city that never sleeps. Before long you'll be enticed by Miami's lively vibe, and you'll be heading to the arty districts, becoming one with nature in the everglades and embracing the fantastic night life.
Miami is famed for it's Art Deco style buildings that adorn the beach. However a more modern art movement is taking place just north of Downtown Miami. Wynwood is a small but lively neighbourhood with graffiti lined streets and over 70 galleries and museums. The area is inhabited by creative companies and innovators which gives the place and electric buzz that can be felt in the streets.
With over 15 popular beach spots, there is something for whatever vibe you're after. For a family-friendly spot, head to Millionaires Row, Normandy Isles, North Beach or the popular Miami Beach. Here you'll find calm waters and incredible activities to keep everyone entertained. If you're looking for something a little livelier try South Beach were you'll find bars, restaurants and an energetic vibe.
As well as being on the beach, Miami has an entrance to the Everglades National Park meaning there are plenty of opportunities to spot some incredible wildlife including alligators, snakes and tropical birds. The Miami Seaquarium at Biscayne Bay is home to sea lions, sea turtles, killer whales and stings rays. You can also enjoy interactions with dolphins at the Dolphin Harbour.
Head to one of the city's stylish roof tops bars and enjoy breathtaking views as you sip a cocktail and mingle with the locals. Then onto a club which range from large lavish spots, to funky underground venues, so you're sure to find something to match your style. For the ultimate recovery, treat yourself to a relaxed brunch with views of the beach the following day.
No trip to New York is complete without taking in a view of the city that never sleeps. Take a wonder across the Brooklyn bridge which is an architectural delight, and marvel at the views of Manhattan. To see the city from up above there are a few options, with the Empire State building and the Rockefella Center being firm favourites.
New York is bursting at the seams with art and culture. There are museums at every corner, one of the most famous is MoMa - Museum Of Modern Art - and is definitely worth a visit. If music is your thing, you'll find live jazz and hip hop in funky underground bars, and then of course there are the bright lights of Broadway to keep you entertained.
With department stores like Macys and Saks, boutiques and outlets it's hard not to shop in New York. Here fashion reigns supreme, so start off with an empty suitcase and fill it up as you go along. In New York, you can also find unique jewelry, accessories and homewares. It's also great for vintage lovers, with thrift shops and markets waiting to be searched.
Despite being one of the biggest cities in the world, New York has plenty of opportunities to be at one with nature. Central Park is probably most famous, but there's also Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Head a little way out of Manhatten and you'll even find beaches, with Orchard Beach near the Bronx and Brighton Beach near Coney Island.
The Knight Family
We are one of the only UK tour operators to have a team based in Kissimmee, Orlando.
Our friendly team are available to all of our guests travelling to the USA, offering support, help, advice and a friendly face to anyone who needs it. Our team in Kissimmee includes locals, who can give you tips on the best places to shop or dine and British Expats who know the importance of a good cup of tea!
If you are staying in one of our villas, head to our Welcome Centre first where one of the team will give you your keys, directions and all the information you need to make your stay perfect.