The Beach Towns of Northern Miami

Vacation bliss has spread from South Beach, the old standby, to northern neighborhoods. Above 90th Street and Collins Avenue, it’s less traveled, adult friendly and minus what those locals call “the chaos of South Beach.” There are two distinct neighborhoods that are worth a visit: 1. Bal Harbour, home to the chic Bal Harbour Shops, lush hotels and an upscale crowd. 2. Sunny Isles Beach, a more middle-class experience, family friendly and an adult-happy alternative. Both are off the hyper-tourist path.

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Sunny Isles Beach (By Dwight Brown)



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