SmartHunts® - Best Miami Scavenger Hunts
Experience SmartHunts®, the #1 Rated Mimi scavenger hunts with a perfect 5.0 Customer TrustScore. SmartHunts are fun, collaborative, and entertaining, high-tech city hunts! They are a creative way to experience the essence of Miami with photo missions, video challenges, and trivia questions that guide teams on their corporate adventure through monumental attractions, historic sites, and local gems. SmartHunts can be delivered In-Person on Apple iPad Minis that we provide – or Remote using Live Zoom facilitation. Our customized scavenger hunts are tailored to fit your company’s objectives, group size, and location.
Miami offers sun, fun, and plenty to do
SmartHunts® Miami scavenger hunt is an experience that will have your team buzzing with excitement. Blending fun, exploration, and corporate teambuilding, SmartHunts can customize your event to include much of what Miami has to offer, including world-class beaches, architectural, museums, restaurants, as well as highlights of Miami’s mix of modern and historic culture. SmartHunts takes your team on a scavenger hunt through this great city where they can discover their own Miami beach style.
Whether your team is local to the area, or visiting from out-of-town, the SmartHunts team can create a fresh experience for your group with a fun scavenger hunt. SmartHunts offers a unique corporate adventure tailored just for you and can take your group on any combination of Miami’s great neighborhoods & landmarks, including:
South BeachSouth Beach can be found across Biscayne Bay from Miami in the southern end of Miami Beach and is the perfect location for a SmartHunts Miami scavenger hunt!
Glorious beaches, world-class shopping, fantastic Art Deco architectural treasures, art galleries, music and events venues, trendy nightclubs, outdoor cafes and a spectacular selection of restaurants and watering holes.
South Pointe Park at the southernmost point of South Beach is a lush, artfully landscaped park with walkways and benches, spectacular views of the ocean, cruise ships and sailboats as well as the Miami skyline and across the channel, Fisher Island.
South Pointe Pier juts 450’ out into the ocean and is a prime fishing spot.
South Pointe Beach on the eastern tip of South Beach is a great place to relax, sunbathe and surf or begin your journey up the 7-mile long Beachwalk which runs all the way from South Pointe Park up to North Beach Oceanside Park. 87 blocks of great strolling, biking, jogging, and skateboarding. Check out the series of colorful lifeguard towers as you make your way up to Lummus Park at 5th Street.
Lummus Park runs along historic Ocean Drive, extending from 5th St. to 14th St. and offers 74 acres of greenspace and beach as well as artisan markets, food festivals and Muscle Beach. Check out the sunrise from Beachwalk, which passes through the park.
Heading inland over to Ocean Drive at 6th St. and continuing northward to 15th St. takes one through the world-renowned Art Deco District. Pop into the Art Deco Welcome Center and Museum on Ocean Drive at 10th Street for detailed historical information. More Art Deco gems can be found on Collins Ave between 10th and 15th Streets.
Espanola Way between 14th and 15th Streets is a pedestrian mall with a distinct Spanish flavor and bright lively atmosphere. Originally built in the 1920s as an artist’s colony, it has recently been reimagined and is now a popular shopping and open-air dining and drinking destination.
Just 3 blocks further north lie the shopping capital of Miami Beach, Lincoln Road Shopping District, a tree-lined pedestrian mall on Lincoln Road that runs all the way from Collins Avenue to Bay Road. 10 blocks of world-class shopping and dining in an atmosphere of extraordinary architecture, landscaping, and sculpture. Open air dining is the norm here as in most of Miami. Art galleries, theater, entertainment venues, bars, outdoor movies, an antique show, and a farmers’ market are featured as well.
Continue north to the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, which is dedicated to education, preservation, and research, and presents 7 types of sustainable tropical gardens on 3 acres with water features and many species of wildlife.
A few other places of interest:
Canopy Park (600 Alton Road) A lush 3-acre community park, native plants, orchids.
Holocaust Memorial (1933 Meridian Ave) Is dedicated to the Jews killed by the Nazis from 1933 -1945.
The Bass Museum of Art (2121 Park Ave) Fine arts from the 1400s to the 1900s.
Jewish Museum of Florida (301 Washington Ave) Jewish life in Florida 1763 – present.
Wolfsonian-FIU Museum (1001 Washington Ave) 1927 Spanish Moorish style building. Dedicated to the decorative arts from 1885 – WWII. 6 floors.
Little HavanaLocated west of downtown Miami, Little Havana is not so little, but roughly 27 blocks long and 24 blocks wide. Centered around Calle Ocho (SW 8th St), Little Havana is the heart and soul of the Cuban community.
Authentic Cuban cuisine, Cuban coffee, cigar shops, rum bars, tropical drinks, fruit stands, and bakeries are abundant, most locally owned and housed in “low-rise” buildings, a stark, homey contrast to the surrounding areas.
Cuban influenced murals, artwork, mosaics, and Latin music are everywhere, as are cafes and restaurants, shops, and art galleries.
Calle Ocho – from downtown Miami heading west
Bay of Pigs Monument – honoring the fallen of the Bay of Pigs Invasion – at SW 13th Ave
Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park – Narrow greenspace running from Calle Ocho down SW 13th Ave to Coral Way – monuments.
Calle Ocho Walk of Fame – SW 12th to SW 17th Ave – honors Cuban celebrities born in South Florida.
Cubaocho Museum & Performing Arts Center – at SW 15th Ave – historical Cuban art from the 1800 – 1960s, research library and Cuban dance and music performance. The bar specializes in rum!
Maximo Gomez Park – aka Domino Park – at SW 15th Ave – local gathering place, domino, and chess tables
MDC’s Tower Theater – at SW 15th Ave – One of Miami’s oldest landmarks (1926) featuring movies, lectures, exhibits and educational programs.
Little Havana Visitor Center – at SW 16th Ave
Art Galleries – many – between SW 14th and SW 17th Aves
Murales de Love – at SW 16th Ave
Bay of Pigs Museum & Library – at SW 18th Ave – artifacts and memorabilia from the 1961 invasion
Mural Margarita Garcia Alonso – at SW 21st Ave – art museum
Little Havana Mural – at SW 27th Ave
Coconut GroveCoconut Grove, aka “The Grove”, begins a few miles south of downtown Miami, extends all the way down along the coast of Key Biscayne to S LeJeune Rd and N Prospect Dr. and is considered Miami’s oldest and greenest community.
The shore of Biscayne Bay is lined with restaurants, marinas, parks, yacht clubs, sailing clubs and green spaces rich with banyan and palm trees and loaded with recreational options.
Dinner Key Marina is the coastal center point of Coconut Grove with a business park, Miami City Hall and Regatta Park, the largest marina in Miami which boasts beautiful views of the bay and is also the location of the annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival.
Just off the coast of Dinner Key sit four parks reachable only by watercraft, West Islands Nature Park, Paradise Island 305, Biscayne Skerry, and Dinner Key Picnic Islands Park.
Peacock Park is a 9+ acre recreational park with a boardwalk pedestrian bridge that spans a small section of the bay. It was also home to Miami’s first hotel, the Bay View House, now the Peacock Inn, built in 1882 and named after its founders.
The Barnacle Historic State Park is a 5-acre park lush with a mangrove forest and home to an 1891 Victorian estate which is the oldest home at its original location in the county. It is a prime spot to enjoy picnics and outdoor concerts with great views from its wide porches and excellent birding opportunities.
Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden further south is a 9-acre botanical garden off Douglas Rd that is dedicated to the research and conservation of tropical plants. It is open to the public, but reservations are required.
Coco Walk – 3015 Grand Ave. is an open-air shopping mall with over 100,000 sq ft of dining and shopping on tree shaded streets. Everything from national designer chic and the latest trends to independent, eclectic shops and boutiques.
In Coconut Grove you’ll find every style of hotel and hundreds to choose from as well as lots of live music and entertainment, taverns, wine bars, craft beer pubs, tap rooms, cocktail bars, sidewalk cafes and restaurants of all types serving fresh local ingredients
Other points of interest include:
David T Kennedy Park – 20 acres with views, benches, and a boardwalk bridge.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens – 3251 South Miami Ave. A 1914 Italian-style Villa featuring a wrought iron filigree gate and lots of marble, stained glass, and frescoes. 70+ rooms, many furnished and containing the original artwork with gorgeous grounds, rich with mature oaks and native plants, a gazebo, a fountain and 10 acres of gardens.
Plymouth Congregational Church – 3429 Devon Rd – stone Spanish Mission of Mexico style built by one man, Felix Rebom and completed in 1917.
Coconut Grove Playhouse – 3514-3518 Main Hwy – built in 1927, Mediterranean style closed in 2006, soon to be renovated and restored.
WynwoodWynwood is situated north of downtown Miami between E Coast Ave and the I-95 and NW 20th St and NE 37th St. And as in many other US cities, this former warehouse/industrial district has been reimagined and repurposed into Miami’s center of art and culture.
The most happening, up and coming district in Miami, Wynwood is populated predominantly by a hip, younger crowd and features eclectic independent shops and unique, funky boutiques and colorful murals everywhere, on the fronts of shops, restaurants, and food trucks!
Craft Breweries rule the roost in Wynwood but there is no shortage of bistros, craft cocktail lounges, dive bars and music and event venues.
Restaurants and nightclubs are liberally scattered throughout the district and as with Miami in general, many have open air options and incredible food.
There are at least 70 art galleries. Listed below are a mere handful.
Wynwood Walls – NW 2nd Ave between NW 25th and 26th St – outdoor museum complex of 6 buildings covering an entire city block. 80,000 sq ft of warehouse exteriors originally showcasing local street artists, it now represents national and international artists as well. Also features an indoor gallery and a garden.
Wynwood Art Walk – 2250 NW 2nd Ave – outdoor art showcase block party – 2nd Saturday of each month
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse – 591 NW 27th St – museum featuring photography, video, modern sculpture and installations.
Museum of Graffiti – 276 NW 26th St – 3,200 sq ft of indoor and outdoor displays – global history of graffiti art.
Graffiti Gallery – 319 NW 25th St – art gallery
Original Selfie Museum – 179 NW 25th St – art museum
RC Cola Plant – 550 NW 24th St – events and street art museum
North BeachNorth Beach is as chill as South Beach is frenetic. Extending 27 blocks from 60th St to 87th St (Surfside) between the coasts of Miami Beach, North Beach is more of a residential community than South Beach but still presents some similar amenities.
North Shore Historic District – Collins and Hawthorne Avenues between 73rd and 87th St showcases some of the finest mid 20th century Miami Modernism (MiMo) architecture. Medium-rise apartment buildings and hotels are right on the beach for easy access. More colorful lifeguard towers dot the beach which extends the entire length of North Beach.
Little Buenos Aires – roughly a 10-block area on Collins Ave around 71st St – Colombian, Peruvian and Argentinian restaurants, cafes, and bakeries.
North Beach Oceanside Park/North Shore Park Beach – 78th St – 87th St offers dunes, a wide, clean, sparsely populated beach, picnic tables, grills, lots of shade from old-growth sea grape and coconut trees and winding walking paths.
North Beach Bandshell – 7275 Collins Ave – open-air amphitheater – concerts
Ocean Terrace Public Beach – 73rd St – 74th St at the Atlantic Ocean
Allison Park – 6500 Collins Ave. – greenspace and beach with sea turtle sculptures
Nearby, Normandy Shores Golf Club – just west of North Beach.
BrickellBrickell is located south of downtown Miami just across and bordering on the Miami River and extends down to SW 26th Rd between the I-95 and Key Biscayne.
Known as Greater Downtown Miami’s financial center, this dense urban neighborhood is a mixture of corporate towers, commercial skyscrapers, residential high rises, luxury condos and world-class hotels.
Brickell Avenue aka “Millionaires’ Row” is the main road running through the business district and offers a mind-boggling selection of upscale stores, chic boutiques, trendy eateries, and lavish entertainment opportunities.
The Brickell City Center on South Miami Avenue, a 500,000 sq ft mall, offers 5 blocks of shopping, dining, and entertainment on 5 levels.
Throughout the entire area is a seemingly endless number of restaurants, cafes, cantinas, bistros, bars, pubs, and lounges serving every type of cuisine, cocktail, or craft brew imaginable inside or outside on open-air patios, terraces and rooftops. After 11pm, a vibrant nightlife gets going at the bars, dance clubs and live music venues.
Now that you’ve spent yourself into a tizzy, try these low cost or free attractions!
Simpson Park, S Miami Ave at SW 25th Rd – A 7+ acre natural reserve just outside the business section featuring 160+ plant species, picnic tables and a pond.
The Brickell Avenue Bridge spanning the Miami River – great views
River Walk Trail – runs along the waterfront down to Brickell Key Drive which crosses the channel to…Brickell Key aka Claughton Island, a 44-acre triangular man-made island just off the coast that features…Brickell Key Park at the southern end of the island, a great place for panoramic views.
Miami Circle National Historic Landmark – archaeological site – Native American artifacts from up to 2,000 years ago.
American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora – displaying the history and contributions of the Cuban community.
SmartHunts are fun, challenging, hi-tech Miami scavenger hunt that are designed for 30 people or more. They are delivered using our Apple iPads® and the SmartHunts® App.
Our proprietary apps utilize text messaging, audio, video, ZOOM®, QR Codes, social media sharing, and GPS tracking to produce the best hunts in the city. Miami SmartHunts combines sightseeing, gaming, laughter, and team building. We set the stage for teams to have fun! Every SmartHunt® is customized for the client’s goals and outcomes.
For more information, call us at (800) 764-4868.
We offer simple options for your group to consider. All of our programs include destination specific points of interest, fun trivia, pop-culture mission, clues to solve, photo & video missions, GPS mapping system, social media sharing, team tracking, and a live leaderboard with an event slideshow. Whether your gathering is in-person or remote your group will enjoy the same great hunt. Which SmartHunt® is the best for your group?
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