The official art deco walking tour by the Miami design preservation league was a really interesting mix of Miami Beach history, information about the different architectural styles that can be seen in the buildings around you, and a history of preservation efforts. Howard was my...More
The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
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My wife and I got off a Norwegian Cruise in Miami early on a Friday, but our flight home didn't leave until early evening. Instead of sitting at the airport, we decided to rent a car and just drive around Miami. Our first stop was...More
My husband and I went on the mob tour and it was incredible, our guide, Howard, was fascinating and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend to anyone in the area! :)
Excellent tour by very knowledgable tour guide Howard. Not only stops by famous (infamous) spots in South Beach but also dips into the architectural features since the guide is also an Art Deco aficionado. Recommended.
I am not usually that interested in architecture so I was initially a little on the fence about joining this tour but I did because it seemed like a popular thing to do. I was surprised to find it super interesting despite of myself! Our...More
I love Art Deco, so this tour was top of my list for my first visit to Miami, and I was not disappointed.
I took the tour with Julie. The content ofthe tour is a very good introduction to the South Beach architecture and you should not miss it! As our guide was passionate about Miami, it made the tour even more interesting as she would share anecdotes....More
My wife and I did the Scandals of South Beach walking tour today with Howard B. and thoroughly enjoyed it. If you want a little insight into the underbelly of South Beach check it out.More
Dear SoBeSaul, Thanks so much for writing about your positive experience taking our South Beach Scandals Tour with Howard. Miami Beach certainly has a colorful history. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the tour and happy that you included us in your plans. Best, Martin...More
The tour is interesting, educational, and entertaining. The first part, is telling you about the history of Miami Beach and how it came to be. The second part was the basics of Art Deco. The third part was a somewhat short walk of a few...More
Dear MichaelMc777, Thank you for taking the time to submit this review. I'm glad to hear that you found the tour interesting, educational, and entertaining. As you mentioned, we try to balance the tour experience with relevant history, an introduction to the area's architecture, and...More
Had the most interesting walking tour around South Beach featuring tales of some of the more notorious and colorful characters in Miami Beach's past. It was conducted by the folks that also do the Art Deco tours and our guide, Howard B. was great. He's...More
Dear steeelblu, Thank you for sharing your positive experience taking our South Beach Scandals Tour. I'm glad to hear that you found the tour both interesting and fun. Thanks also for remembering your tour guide, Howard. He has a real knack for weaving the stories...More