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Art Deco Private Walking Tour

Address: 10th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Flamingo / Lummus)
Phone Number: +1 305-814-4058
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Ranked #7 of 146 Activities in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Take the #1 walking tour in South Beach with the most popular tour guides in the district. Art Deco...
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Take the #1 walking tour in South Beach with the most popular tour guides in the district. Art Deco Tours, Inc., Will enlighten and entertain you with fascinating facts and stories. Two hours will fly by fast. Stroll along Ocean Drive and learn about the history, the unlikely hero who saved the Art Deco buildings, the role of Miami Vice and Hollywood and other pop culture. You'll admire the architecture from the outside and design & decor on the inside. No bumping elbows in a packed group. Daily small group tours (max 8-9 people) are offered several times a day. Or get the VIP treatment with a private tour with exclusive access to select buildings not permitted to large groups. Your guides will keep you engaged with lively conversation and trivia! Enrich your visit and learn about the culture, history and architecture of South Beach beyond the beaches! Price starts at $30 per person

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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We took the 2 hour Miami Beach art deco tour last week. It was great. Too often, architectural tours are led by guides who, however well intended, basically memorized a script. In our case, James, our leader, was a genuine expert on art deco generally and Miami Beach specifically. He has written books on both subjects, which allows him to... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We booked a 2 hour art deco tour (which ended up being more like 90 minutes) and met at the appointed time at the appointed hotel. Our guide just sort of hustled us and another couple out the door while babbling away. I got the sense that he was just reciting a script he had memorized years ago since whenever... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I would give the tour and our guide Calvin a 5 out of 5!! He was charming, knowledgeable, funny, and knew things I am sure other guides do not. I learned so much and saw places I am sure others do not go! I would not change a single thing. Thank you to Calvin as he is a real treasure!!... More 

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We really enjoyed everything about our tour with James. He is very knowledgeable and personable. Highly recommend for an interesting and fun time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My best Miami experience! Had a private tour with James. He was very knowledgeable and a pleasant personality. Got a new picture of Miami Beach after James introduced me to the history of the area and the Art Deco style. Just great!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Art Deco Tours is a wonderful, fun, educational experience. Our guide, Christine, was absolutely delightful and extremely knowledgeable. As part of our industry's annual meeting, a separate outing is planned for member spouses. Art Deco Tours was highly recommended by a business associate and it was an excellent choice. We visited several beautiful hotels and learned a lot about the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

In just 2 1/2 hours, we learned the history of Miami beach, Art Deco architecture, the people behind the Art Deco movement, interesting stories of the famous and infamous, and in the end saw the art deco district in a whole new light. Highly recommend this tour.

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We did this tour yesterday and had a great time. My wife is pregnant and we wanted to get away from the typical South Beach scene. Being that she is into architecture and interior design, this seemed to fit the bill. Our guide, Calvin, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. There is a lot to learn about the Art Deco style... More 

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Providence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We booked an Art Deco walking tour by phone prior to our trip. The person we spoke with asked us questions about what things we were interested in. We explained that we had some experience with art deco and were looking for a bit more history of the area. She indicated that she thought Calvin would be the best guide... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

James Cuddy was our guide and what a brilliant guide he was (took the afternoon tour). Walking us through some of the Art Deco gems of Miami Beach, James was able to showcase his extensive knowledge of the area, peppered with his personal stories. Highly recommend.

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