Winter blues? On to Florida! Miami lures in December
We're flying to Miami in December. At the end of December the usual winter blues packs us. Christmas is just over. It will be months before the first spring flowers break through the snow. We are starving for the sun. So what do you do? Only one thing helps: flying in the sun. Miami in December is the solution. We take our time for Miami and Miami Beach. Slow Travel in Florida. We decided to board the plane to Miami at the end of December and set off for a two-week break Florida road trip get on the Sunshine State on. Let's test if it's true that the winters are so enjoyable there.
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While we are waiting in Frankfurt together with hundreds of other sun-hungry passengers to board our giant plane, it storms and snows on the flight paths in front of the large windows of the flight hall. We are flying for the first time with a Lufthansa A380. "It can be worse than here Miami not be, ”I think to myself. We get on the plane surprisingly quickly, despite the crowds that are escaping winter with us. Miami in December is definitely a good idea.
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Miami in December
After crossing the Atlantic, our plane flies along the east coast of America. The further south we go, the more the thick clouds below us will tear open. Between the wispy clouds we can see the sea more and more often. Deep blue it extends into the distance. Small white foam crowns on the waves indicate that we are still away from the coast. Miami in December - we look forward to it. We track our trajectory via the on-board camera, which is probably attached to the upper end of the aircraft tail. Because we watch the plane follow its invisible paths above the clouds. Shortly before landing, our pilot turns another corner over the Atlantic. Then he flies over the elongated peninsula of Miami Beach with its high-rise buildings and sandy beaches, the port of Miami and its city center. It sinks ever lower.
Pleasant temperatures in Miami in December
In pleasant temperatures of 26 degrees Celsius, a light wind and especially in bright sunshine, we leave our giant aircraft. We'll take our rental car for the next two weeks and drive past downtown Miami and the docks. There are some cruise ships ready to take off to their destinations in the Caribbean. Our goal is Miami Beachwhere we spend the first days of our trip Richmond Hotel, one of the few remaining Art Deco hotels in South Beach spend.
Miami in December - perfect travel time for South Florida
Already after the first days we know that the season is perfect for our winter trip to the sun. On the beaches of Miami Beach sunbathe the tourists. Children play in the water screaming. We use one of our days in Miami Beach for a rapid Ride the zodiac through the waters off Miami, We let the fresh wind blow around our nose. It also brings a pleasant cooling from the warm midday temperatures.
What you can do in Miami in December
- The second day of our stay we spend at an interesting Tour of South Beach. On this we feel both the culinary specialties of South Florida as well as the architectural beauties of the Art Deco district.
- We highly recommend the Latin American cuisine in the restaurant OLA in Miami Beach.
- A special experience is also the Afternoon tea at the Biltmore Hotel.
- Of course, we spend some relaxing hours poolside surrounded by palm trees at our beachfront Miami Beach hotel
- We continue our journey Fort Lauderdale.
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Arrival to Miami in December
Various airlines fly to Miami, including Lufthansa, United Airlines and others
Hotels and accommodations
Trips in and around Miami in December
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Monika Fuchs has been working in tourism since 1990. She has been a tour guide on four continents for 17 years and has accompanied high-class trips through North and Central America, Australia, southern Africa and Europe. Since 2001 she has been a writer and photographer for TravelWorldOnline and writes as a freelance journalist for DIE ZEIT Online and travel magazines such as 360 ° Medien, TRIVAGO, Expedia, travador, etc. She also writes travel guides about destinations and enjoyment destinations all over the world. Your guide about Canada's east was released in 2020. Petar Fuchs produced the videos on this blog as well YouTube.
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