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Miami Mobile Apps

 

There’s no doubt maps have stood the test of time when it comes to travel. After all, they get the job done—flip one open, mark your spot with an ‘X’ and navigate your way from Point A to Point B. However, it’s safe to say that technology is one-upping the good old-fashioned map with zoom-in features, street views, virtual pins and real time traffic updates. Technology is also changing the face of travel when it comes to planning and navigating new cities. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best apps for getting around Miami. Whether it’s discovering the tastiest burger under $10 to knowing exactly when the Metrobus will be at your station, these apps are handy tools for a stress-free Miami vacation.


Miami and Beaches

Click here to download the iPhone app

A perfect in-your-pocket resource created by Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Miami and Beaches app is the perfect tool for everything Miami has to offer—restaurants, clubs, beaches, parks, spas, transportation and more. It’s a great companion for quick, easy to access details necessary for nailing down the best attractions. The app also offers a “What’s Nearby” feature, perfect for exploring neighborhoods.

Cost: Free


Miami Beach Information

Click here to download the iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

The Miami Beach information app zooms into the oceanfront city and allows you to grab the scoop on the Art Deco District, Lincoln Road, and of course, the beach. It also introduces users to the best attractions, museums and hotels across the island.

Cost: Free


Miami International Airport: MIA

Click here to download the iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

Miami International Airport has a simple free mobile app to help passengers navigate the 7.5 million square feet of terminal space, retail outlets, F&B concessions and ground transportation options. The user-friendly guide to information about airport parking, ground transportation, dining, shopping, flights and more puts all Miami has to offer at your fingertips.

A real-time flight tracking feature and essential information on the airport’s 51 passenger airlines bring added value to app users. The app features a fully bilingual functionality in English and Spanish.

The app also includes an ‘Around Me’ feature that allows passengers to pinpoint their location and view all amenities within a five-minute walk.

Cost: Free


Localeur

Click here to download the iPhone app

The newly launched Localeur is a great resource for those who want a truly local experience in Miami. With recommendations and roundups compiled by a panel of savvy locals, Localeur will give you a true insider perspective into Miami. Whether it’s the top independent boutiques or the best live music venues, all of the recommendations feature locally owned venues for an only in Miami experience.

Cost: Free


City of Miami Beach Parks and Recreation

Click here to download the iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

Miami Beach’s not just about late-night escapades and glamorous hotel lobbies. In fact, it’s the ocean views, endless greenery, and natural environs that give the city its magical edge. With Miami Beach’s own app devoted to parks, you’ll be able to easily plan a day of outdoor activities including swimming, golfing and tennis. In addition to providing a map interface with perfectly navigable directions, the app is useful for finding park hours and noting any special regulations.

Cost: Free


Tropical Everglades Visitors Guide

Click here to download the iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

Easily locate South Florida's best Attractions, Shopping,Restaurants and National Parks.. From thrilling air boat rides, to the peaceful tranquility of the ocean, the South Florida Visitor Guide app highlights a destination that will appeal to the whole family. This app also features a unique Travel Calculator that provides an estimate of highway toll costs while visiting South Florida. Best of all, the "Savings Alert" feature will flash brightly, offering exclusive discounts and special offers as you tour this unique area.

Cost: Free


Miami-Dade Transit Tracker

Click here to download iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

With the Miami-Dade Transit Tracker app, you can plan a trip, select favorite stops, estimate times of arrival, and trace what attractions are within walking distance of each stop. It’s also useful for knowing which stops have escalators, elevators and other amenities. You’ll never stress commuting on public transportation again when know you where your train is and when it’s arriving at your stop.

Cost: Free


Miami Map and Walk

Click here to dowload the iPhone app

The Miami Map and Walk app is ideal for the history junky in the group. Select a particular region of Miami and trace your steps from one landmark to the next. Each location features images and historical facts. The app allows you to add your own image to each location as you stop from one spot and move on to the next. The map also highlights exactly where you are for easy navigation.

Cost: Free


Wynwood Tour Guide

Click here to download the iPhone app

The Wynwood Arts District offers a seemingly endless swirl of graffiti and mural art across a neighborhood filled with galleries, shops, restaurants and more. The neighborhood has a hip factor replete with locally owned coffee shops and bars. The Wynwood Tour Guide app is useful not only for navigating Wynwood, but also for spotting landmark, must-see artworks.

Cost: $1.99


Miami Beach Lincoln Road Mall Guide

Click here to download the iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

Considered one of Miami Beach’s most iconic shopping meccas, Lincoln Road attracts foodies, fashionistas, art aficionados, and culture vultures. You won’t want to miss the dozens of theaters, restaurants, bars, and galleries that sit along the pedestrian thoroughfare. Use the Miami Beach Lincoln Road Mall Guide app to search for tips and curated guides filled with spot-on directions and fun historical details.

Cost: $1.99


Miami Cheap Eats and Street Food

Click here to download the iPhone app

Click here to download the Android app

The street food craze has taken Miami by storm, and this app gives the scoop on all things delicious and affordable. Whether in Wynwood or Little Havana, Bal Harbour or Coral Gables, the app provides detailed listings complete with images of often-ordered dishes, pricing and snappy reviews. Take advantage of it when you’re on the hunt for authentic grub that won’t cost a fortune.

Cost: $1.99


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