Sunny Florida’s prime jewel Miami is truly a paradise for sports lovers! The city’s excellent climate affords fun and games through the year. Sportsmen and women of all ages are drawn to the sunny Miami shores for some amazing water sports and world class golfing opportunities. Not to mention the city’s high tension games at college and professional levels.
For football fans, there are the Miami Dolphins, a venerable program that allows stars of different calibers to shine on the field and off it as well. What better way to spend time with family and friends than a day at the football stadium enjoying some prime time action.
Baseball fans have the Florida Marlins. The 2003 World Series Champs boast a tremendous track record and are always a fan favorite for the pinnate race. The baseball diamond has never been better as the venue is one of the best on the East Coast. You can follow the team from spring during their training period until the fall when they compete in the post season.
The Miami affiliate of the NBA (National Basketball Association) is the Miami Heat. It boasts of some of the most capable players of the NBA. Their home court is the state of the art American Airlines Arena, which visitors flock to in order to cheer their team.
Race fans especially love Miami, as the nearby Homestead Miami Speedway is home to a heart pumping Nextel Cup race. Recently renovated with an extra 20 degrees of banking added to the track, its no wonder why Homestead is a fan and driver favorite as this traditional sport heads back to Florida.
Golfers love Miami for its abundance of golf courses suitable for all levels of competition. From professionals to amateurs, the golf courses of Miami are great for all ages and skill levels. Take time from your vacation to hit the links to hone your craft and practice your passion. A trip to Miami is the perfect opportunity to teach the budding golfer in your family the tricks of the game.
If fishing is your scene, then you will love Miami’s warm waters and the chance to try your hand at catching the big one! Miami’s deep waters are teeming with all sizes and types of fish from delicious dolphins to massive marlins through the year. The fishing license can be purchased through the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website. So, you can actually obtain the proper documentation for your fishing excursion, before you start your holiday.
Another great way to enjoy the crystal clear waters of Miami and its amazing ocean life is to snorkel or scuba dive. You can enjoy other water sports like wake boarding or water skiing. In good wind conditions, even wind surfing or kite boarding can be enjoyed. Miami is sure to offer a treat, whatever your sport interest may be.