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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 #8 of 158 Activities in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
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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Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
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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London, England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Calvin was a highly informative and entertaining guide. Definitely recommend. Calvin will take to parts of the buildings you will never find yourself.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend this activity when visiting Miami Beach area. Robert was our guide. He was a wealth of knowledge, highly organized with his comments and conducted the morning walking tour at a comfortable pace. This tour included some behind the scenes sights at some of the best deco hotels. We learned a lot and highly recommend Art Deco Tours (305)... More 

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laguna beach
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There were only 2 of us on this tour this pre-Christmas day. It felt like we were on a private tour. Calvin was amazing...not only did he know everything about south beach but he knew everyone in South Beach. He was a wealth of information. I highly recommend this tour to everyone and anyone. It was truly awesome.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We made a special trip in to South Beach just to go on this tour (Jan. 8th) and it did not disappoint . Robert was our guide and he was excellent. He talked about the art deco style, the history of South Beach, Miami and his own experiences as a limo driver. The best thing is that he spoke loudly... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

James was a great guide. He was very passionate about Miami and the Art Deco architecture style. James showed us various hotels and told us interesting stories about either movies being shot there or other stuff....He taught us what are the major attributes of the Art Deco architecture and how we could recognize the Art Deco style. He showed us... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

James Cubby lead our tour and we quickly learned that he is incredibly knowledgable about South Beach, Art Deco, and interesting tidbits. He assured us all that we would be art deco pros before the end of the tour and we know that we learned a great deal with many examples reinforcing the three basic elements of art deco. Intermingled... More 

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Chicago
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We took James Cubby's Art Deco tour this morning. Weather was perfect for us, freezing for locals. Sunny and 60s. This guy lives to tell people about the area, the history, the architecture. He's encyclopedic, rolling names and stories out like nobody's business. You could tell that James was WAY into his subject, not only knew a ton, but really... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We took the tour on December 24, 2014 and had a great time. My two sons, ages 15 and 12 felt this was the highlight of our trip to Miami. James has great knowledge of the history of Miami. He told interesting stories for two hours, and taught us many interesting facts about the type of archetecture. I was worried... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We booked the morning walking tour. It was just four of us, which made the experience seem like a private tour (the other two were sisters). Our tour was the Monday before Thanksgiving. James gave an informative tour that both made you learn more about the district, the history and Art Deco, but told great examples so you could imagine... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

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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