Downtown Miami - Miami lodging news
Vacationers in the Miami area will often stay in South Beach to enjoy our wonderful beaches and its torrid nightlife. Business visitors will choose a Miami Lodging located either in the Brickel area or in downtown Miami to be close to the business they need to attend. People staying in the Miami downtown area will enjoy to visit South Beach. People staying in our South Beach vacation rentals will occasionally go downtown to attend a concert, go shopping or just to visit the area.Downtown Miami pulsates with activity as commercial, cultural and leisure pursuits come together. Innovative Downtown Miami skyscrapers compete for your attention, while historic shopping arcades and storefronts packed with merchandise evoke Miami’s origins as a trading town. Downtown Miami department stores and emporiums offer big city shopping with a cosmopolitan flair, while Downtown Miami's diversity inspires dining delights in a variety of culinary styles. Down Miami went through a revival since 2000, new wonderful Miami Lodging hotels were created as well as new luxurious condominiums.
Downtown Miami is the central business district of Miami-Dade County . Brickell Avenue/Biscayne Boulevard is the main north-south road in downtown, and Flagler Street is the main east-west road in the Central Business District.Downtown Miami is divided into four distinct areas, Uptown, Park West, the Central Business District and Brickell, and then themselves into many subdistricts. The northernmost area is Uptown, which is divided into the subdistricts of the Omni, Wynwood/Edgewater, and Midtown. To the south of Uptown, is Park West, the Central Business District and south of the Miami River, Brickell, divided into Upper Brickell and Lower Brickell. The CBD is separated from Brickell by the Miami River, NW 7th St marks the line between Park West and the CBD, the Dolphin Expressway separates Park West and Uptown, and Broadway splits Upper and Lower Brickell apart.
Public Transportation in the downtown area is used more than in any other part of Miami and is a vital part of downtown life. The Metromover train system runs 3 lines through downtown (the downtown loop, the Omni loop, and the Brickell loop), and the Metrorail, Miami-Dade County's heavy rail system, makes 3 stops in the downtown area at the Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Station, Government Center Station, and the Brickell Station.
The Metrorail has stops throughout Miami as well as Miami-Dade County with connections to Miami International Airport, all Miami-Dade County bus lines, Tri-Rail and Amtrak. The main bus station in downtown is located in Uptown, in the Omni.