The Best of Spring: 20 Things to Do
6.) Go on a walking and eating tour of South Beach through Miami Food Tours.
7.) Take a cooking class (Greek, Italian, Portuguese, et al.) through the Biltmore Culinary Academy at Coral Gables’ Biltmore Hotel.
8.) Book a guided tour of Homestead’s Fruit & Spice Park.
9.) Build a house for someone less fortunate through Habitat for Humanity.
10.) Do a juice cleanse at South Beach’s new Thrive (“The Healthy Raw- Inspired Vegan Experience”) restaurant and juice bar.
11.) Clean out your closet and donate to the Lotus House Thrift Shop, proceeds of which benefit homeless women and children.
12.) Take a kiteboarding lesson on Key Biscayne through TKS Miami.
14.) Expand your literary horizons at Books & Books in Coral Gables, where author events like Mireya Mayor’s reading of Pink Boots and a Machete are on slate.
15.) See an independent, foreign or classic film at the Coral Gables Art Cinema.
16.) Go on one of Dr. Paul George’s City Tours, through the Historical Museum of Southern Florida.
17.) Sing karaoke on Thursdays at Vinyl & Kai.
18.) Take a cruise on the Tikki Beach Party Yacht, available for ticketed trips on Fridays and Sundays or private group charters anytime.
19.) Rent a luxurious, 45-passenger disco-themed Party Bus, replete with multiple wet bars, flat-screen TVs, strobe lights and dance poles.
20.) Do something during the (gasp) day, like the Sunday afternoon pool party at the Mondrian.
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