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Where Are The TOP 10 Best Places In Miami To Ride Your Harley-Davidson®?

Top 10 Best Places in Miami to Ride Your Harley-Davidson®

Miami and South Florida motorcycle enthusiasts are some of the luckiest riders in the country. Living in South Florida means you get to ride your motorcycle with friends year round in beautiful, warm weather. Whether you’re cruising your Harley-Davidson® down Biscayne Boulevard, checking out the everglades in Southwest Miami-Dade county, or passing through South Beach, here is a top-ten list of places that Miami motorcycle riders should check out.

1. Miami Beach

 Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

 Destination: Miami Beach

 Top 10 Best Places in Miami to Ride Your Harley-Davidson - Miami Beach

Simply hop on I-95 South and cruise down the highway, past the soaring towers of downtown Miami and swing onto the I-195 East highway towards Miami Beach. A little further north from the party district of South Beach, Miami Beach is home to the Art Deco Historic District and famous Ocean Drive. It is the place to see and be seen by slow cruising past boutique hotels such as the Beacon South Beach Hotel. This is the location of the notorious chainsaw scene from the Scarface film. If you’re hungry and looking to get some great food while in Miami Beach, Mac’s Club Deuce is a welcome spot for all Harley-Davidson® enthusiasts.

Top 10 Best Places in Miami to Ride Your Harley-Davidson - Little Havana

2. Little Havana

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Calle Ocho, Little Havana

Little Havana in Miami is home to the vibrant Cuban population of South Florida. Motorcycle riders will see several Latin American art galleries, busy cafes, cigar stores, mouth watering Cuban restaurants, and exciting live music that will make you feel like you’re in a different country. But don’t be fooled. The Cuban expats of Little Havana are fiercely patriotic and proud to bring their ethnic flavor to the United States as proud Americans. Also, don’t be surprised if the friendly locals stop and stare at your Harley. They are huge fans of Harley-Davidson’s of all flavors whether you’re riding a Fat Boy®, Iron 883™, Freewheeler® or anything in between.

3. Wynwood

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Wynwood Walls

Wynwood Walls was established in 2009 as an outdoor museum looking to showcase the eclectic art and flavor of Miami and South Florida. It’s the perfect place to cruise with friends on your Harleys while taking in a truly one-of-a-kind neighborhood. If you need a break from cruising around Miami all day on your bike, hop off and take a stroll through the Wynwood Walls Garden. It’s an open green space featuring several different murals by world-renowned artists. Whether you’re a South Florida native or just visiting Miami, Wynwood Walls should absolutely be on your Motorcycle Cruising list.

4. Miami Design District

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: The Miami Design District

Next to the Wynwood neighborhood is the exclusive Miami Design District. It’s a dedicated home to innovative fashion, design, and architecture along with amazing dining experiences. Whether you’re looking to window shop or ride down the main street flexing on your Harley-Davidson®, you’ll see some of the world’s top fashion houses. If by now you’re starting to get hungry, check out local eateries such as Hot Lime Craft Tacos or Mia Market Miami. Once you’re fueled up and ready to hop back on your motorcycle, it’s an experience you’ll always remember.

5. Marlins Park

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Marlins Park Baseball Stadium

If you’re a major baseball fan or just wanting to experience the thrill of a live Miami Marlins game, take your motorcycle and cruise over to the ballpark which is one of the few Major League Baseball stadiums with a retracting roof. Home to the two-time World Series winning Marlins, it’s a great spot to sit back, watch some heavy hitters knock a few homeruns into the stands, and maybe even be seen on TV. Even if it’s not baseball season, there is usually an event or concert going on that you can check out.

6. Bayfront Park

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Bayfront Park, Miami

This waterfront park has plenty of outdoor activities for you and your friends, and even the whole family. The sun soaked and palm tree lined park is adjacent to Biscayne Bay, and features several restaurants, bars, shops, and even a World War 2 Veterans’ Memorial. Looking for something more? Don’t miss the Lee & Tina Hills Playground, featuring a pirate ship, climbing areas, and the Skyviews Miami Observation wheel, essentially an enclosed Ferris wheel soaring 200 feet above Bayside Marketplace giving you amazing views.

7. Monkey Jungle

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Miami Monkey Jungle

Although temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, once it officially reopens the Miami Monkey Jungle is a great place to interact with and see, well, monkeys! More than that though, it’s a 30 acre zoological park that features an Amazonian Rainforest exhibit which is North America’s only semi-natural tropical rainforest. You’ll get to see Squirrel Monkeys, Red Howler Monkeys, and even King, a Cameroon Forest Gorilla. While you’re there, don’t miss Wings of Love, a sanctuary for captive parrots that have been displaced or can no longer be taken care of by their original owners. These beautiful and vibrant exotic birds are housed in large geodesic domes alongside intra-species and inter-species companions. It’s definitely a sight to see while cruising your motorcycle around Greater Miami!

8. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Coconut Grove

This early 20th century Italian Renaissance villa is enshrined in the US National Register of Historic Places and established as a US National Historic Landmark. The 43 acre compound was built between 1914 and 1922 at a then-cost of $15 million. Forty acres are preserved to contain the Italian Renaissance formal gardens and native hammock jungle forest. It is open to the public daily except for Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. The estate has been preserved and features historic furniture and architectural accents from the early 20th century and has been featured in several films including Iron Man 3, Bad Boys 2, Any Given Sunday, and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

9. Zoo Miami

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Zoo Miami, South Miami

If you’re looking to stretch the legs a bit on your Harley-Davidson® and don’t mind a further ride, then Zoo Miami is an absolute treasure to see. About a 35-minute ride on your motorcycle from our Miami location, Zoo Miami is a 750 acre sanctuary to over 3,000 animals including 500 different species and 100 major exhibits. Here you will see stunning Bengal tigers, soaring giraffes, massive African elephants, along with rhinoceroses, zebras, ostriches, flamingoes, gorillas, and even pygmy hippos. Guests can either walk through the park or rent canopied four-wheel bicycles. There are also plenty of places to stop and grab a bite at the Oasis Grill, an outdoor plaza featuring a pizzeria and burger joint.

10. Peterson’s Harley-Davidson® of Key West

Start: Peterson’s Harley-Davidson®

Destination: Harley-Davidson® Clothing & Souvenirs, Key West

Although technically not in Miami-Dade County, our Key West clothing and souvenir store is a must for Harley-Davidson® enthusiasts cruising to eclectic Key West. Before a night on the town on Duval Street, stop by and stack up on authentic Harley-Davidson® merchandise, clothing, and souvenirs. Once you’ve visited us, enjoy the several bars, shops, and eateries that Key West has to offer. Spend the night, rest up, and enjoy a beautiful sightseeing cruise on your motorcycle back to Miami.

Top 10 Best Places in Miami to Ride Your Harley-Davidson - Key West

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