West Palm Beach: Miami Day Trip by Rail & Activity Options

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Hop on a train to downtown Miami from West Palm Beach and spend the day exploring this vibrant city. Choose between optional activities like a millionaires' homes cruise, bus tours, or a food tour.


  • Travel in style with a reserved seat on the new Brightline fast train to Miami
  • Discover the Miami you want to experience, with a choice of 5 different options
  • Explore the neighborhoods of Little Havana, Wynwood, or South Beach by bus
  • Sail around Biscayne Bay and see the homes of celebrities on a 1.5-hour cruise
  • Take an optional food tour in Little Havana to experience Cuban culture and food


Explore the cosmopolitan city of Miami and get a taste of its lifestyle on a day trip by rail from West Palm Beach. Choose how you want to experience Miami — from the water, on an open-top double-decker bus, on a food tour, or discovering neighborhoods like Little Havana, Wynwood, and South Beach. Start your day with a 1-hour and 20-minute ride on the new Brightline high-speed train from West Palm Beach to Downtown Miami. Sit back and relax in your reserved leather seat on a comfortable ride with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, charging ports, and an onboard food and drinks service. Once you arrive in Miami, enjoy nearly 11 hours to explore the city and take part in the optional activities you have chosen to purchase. Move around Downtown Miami easily by foot, and take an Uber ($10-$15) or local buses to reach South Beach, Little Havana, or Wynwood. Experience the Miami you want by choosing from one of 5 options. One option is for rail transportation only, but the other 4 options include the following activities: • Millionaire’s Homes and Skyline Cruise: Take a 1.5-hour cruise around Biscayne Bay and admire unbeatable views of the Miami skyline. With the help of a guide, see homes of the rich and famous as you cruise past the Venetian Islands, Star Island, Hibiscus Island, South Beach, and the Port of Miami. • City Tour and Millionaire’s Cruise: Start your time in Miami a 2-hour guided city bus tour of South Beach, Downtown Miami, and Brickell. Make 2 stops in Little Havana and Wynwood, where you get off the bus for 15-20 minutes and are escorted around. Then, take the cruise in the early afternoon. • Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: Explore Miami on a hop-on hop-off bus with stops in 4 main areas. Admire the Art Deco and beaches in South Beach; discover the restaurants in Bayside Marketplace; immerse yourself in Cuban culture in Little Havana; and see some of the world's best graffiti in Wynwood. • Millionaire’s Cruise and Little Havana Food Tour: Take the cruise in the morning, then immerse yourself in Cuban food and culture on a 2-hour food tour of Little Havana. Savor authentic Cuban food and coffee, and learn about the culture and history of this unique neighborhood on a walking tour. As the sun sets, board the Brightline train for your return journey to West Palm Beach with memories of a day packed with Miami's unique blend of culture, scenery, and flavors.


Roundtrip rail transportation Reserved seat Guide for all optional activities (unless 'Day Trip by Rail Only' option selected) 1.5-hour millionaire’s homes and skyline cruise (if option chosen) Hop-on hop-off bus day ticket (if option chosen) Little Havana food tour (if option chosen) Guided bus tour of Miami with stops in Little Havana and Wynwood (if option chosen)

Important Information

  • You will arrive in downtown Miami around 9:00 AM and depart downtown Miami around 7:45 PM (see final rail tickets for exact timing) This tour operates in all weather conditions Infants must sit on an adult’s lap You must find your own way from the Brightline station in Downtown Miami to the starting point for the optional activities (either by foot, Metromover, or taxi/Uber). It is just 5 blocks from Miami Brightline Station to Bayside Marketplace where most of the optional activities start Buses for the hop-on hop-off tour depart from Bayside Marketplace approximately every 30 minutes from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM Small service dogs are the only animals allowed The cruise is wheelchair accessible, but only for non-electric wheelchairs

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