Just because hurricane season is coming to Miami doesn’t mean you have to spend your days hiding out at home. Grab your umbrella and hit the town with unique ways to pass the time, even if it’s raining outside.
Sure most people have heard of wine tasting, but what about olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting? Try gourmet specialty oils and vinegars at Aventura Olive Oil Co., and become an olive oil connoisseur.
Sleep in late and try one of Miami’s best brunch spots no matter what neighborhood you might be in for a delicious meal.
Make a trip to the spa to get pampered with a luxurious facial at one of Miami's hottest spas.
Take a few minutes out of your day to make your skin look better with a sheet mask that targets your problem areas.
Watch out for these upcoming shows: Florence + the Machine at AmericanAirlines Arena on May 13, Cyndi Lauper at Mizner Park Amphitheatre on June 11, Janet Jackson at BB&T Center on August 4, and Seal at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on August 18.
Grab center stage and put your vocal chords to the test at karaoke night. Try Sing Sing Karaoke.
Read about the best happy hours in every neighborhood, pick your favorite, and proceed to try them all. We dare you.
Try a comedy open mic night if you’re brave enough—or just watch other wannabe comedians.
Yes, you read that correctly—take an “Om Brew Yoga” class that combines beer and yoga. Miami Brewing Company, Funky Buddha Brewery, and Wynwood Brewing Company all host them.
Go on a Little Havana Food Tour for delicious food and a fun atmosphere.
Stop by Flamenco Nights at Casa Panza Café or try your hand at belly dancing at Sawa Restaurant and Lounge.
Try one of these delicious cocktails with creative and unexpected ingredients that range from Jolly Ranchers, Thai chilis, and Colombian coffee beans.
Take a spin class, try out aerial yoga, or sign up for a pole dancing class to whip yourself into shape for summer.
When Miami is rained out, hop on a plane for a weekend getaway to the Caribbean: Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao are located outside the hurricane belt.
Check out our guide on where to find the best nightlife in Miami, sorted by neighborhood. Because the rain doesn't mean you can't go out and dance the night away.
Consider giving an animal a home at the Humane Society Miami or just stop by to say hello to the pups.
Escape the rain by going underwater at the Miami Seaquarium to see tropical fish, stingrays, and sea creatures. Pro tip: Try the sea trek reef encounter, a 20-minute underwater walking journey with a dive helmet that lets you breathe underwater.
After some creative writing classes, maybe you’ll unlock your inner J.K. Rowling and write the next Harry Potter series.
The Vizcaya Museum, an exquisite Italian Renaissance-style villa, is worth a visit to see its splendid architecture, extravagant European antiques, and art that ranges from the 16th to 19th centuries.
With so many movie adaptations of books coming out this year, head to the bookstore to read them before you see them. Try Allegiant by Veronica Roth (the third book in the Divergent trilogy), The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, and The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
Pinpoint your favorite shops on our guide to finding the most exclusive pieces in Miami, and head to the Design District to give your credit card a workout.
Shoot a friendly game of billiards at one of Miami’s trendy pool halls, like Jada Coles.
Head to the spa and relax with a stress-melting massage. You won't regret the soothing raindrop therapy at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.
Pay a visit to Sky Zone Miami, where an indoor trampoline park awaits for you to unleash your inner child. Bonus: It’s great exercise, too.
What do you do with all this time? Spend it by uncovering some of Miami’s top hidden restaurants and bars.
Take a DJ class to learn how to hype up the crowd.
The W Miami will give you a five-star resort experience without even having to leave town.
If you don’t feel like hosting a game night of your own, there’s always pub quiz Tuesdays at Fado Irish Pub Miami or trivia night at Sandbar Sports Grill.
Take a wok cooking class to learn how to create simple, healthy, and stunning one-dish dinners using fresh ingredients and seasonings.
Create your own coffee tasting by stopping at nearby cafes to try all different variations of it—cortadito, café con hielo, cappuccino, Turkish coffee, affogato—just don't have them all at once.
After all that caffeine you’ll be ready to make the four-hour road trip to Disney World. Buy a plastic poncho from the gift shop and play in the rain at any of the four theme parks.
Unwind with high tea service. Try the Biltmore Hotel for a traditional menu of finger sandwiches, English scones with clotted cream, tea, and a glass of bubbly.
Since he is coming out with a TV show based on his life, why not get acquainted with Juanes' music first? And read more about why he doesn’t want to be the face of Latin music.