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Trying to plan a vacation on a budget? Why not plan a staycation in Miami instead? There's plenty to do and see, even if you have lived in South Florida for your entire life. You can sometimes forget what all is here in Miami. Keep reading an follow along for the latest tips and suggestions for planning your next Miami staycation.You will get find tips on things to do and ways to save even more money with discount options, coupons, and more. And everything suggested is within a couple hours (or approximately 100 miles) by car from the center of Miami. And if you want a little more out of your staycation, you can just as easily turn it into an overnight or weekend trip without much added cost!

The Latest Staycation Ideas

  1. City Sightseeing Bus Miami
  2. Miami Children’s Museum
  3. Everglades Alligator Farm
  4. Morikami Museum
  5. Exclusive Ticket Discounts
  6. Naples Zoo
  7. Flagler Museum
  8. Vizcaya Museum
  9. Bike and Roll Miami
  10. Everglades Safari Park

$5 Admission to Zoo Miami

2014 June 30

For this week only everyone is invited to the 5th annual hot summer special. Starting July 2nd and continuing through July 6th (10 am to 4 pm) all families are invited to visit Zoo Miami for just $5 admission each. This event is sponsored by the Ford Motor Company. That’s not all either. Not only do you get a fantastically low price on admission to Zoo Miami but they are also offering a lot of great giveaways. You can enter to win a brand new 2015 Ford Fusion as well as family giveaways from Walmart and Greyhound. There really are a lot of great things offered and it will be a great time for the entire family to enjoy.

Save time by going ahead and purchasing your tickets online through the Zoo Miami website. When you click purchase tickets you can just scroll to the bottom of the ticket list. That is where you will find the option for the $5 admission tickets. All you have to do is select the day that you wish to visit the zoo. Keep in mind that the price for an adult ticket and a child’s ticket is the same, but still need to select the number of adults and children in your party. The reason is to make sure that your children get all of the freebies that they can get. Finally, children 2 years and younger get free admission to the zoo so you don’t need to select a ticket in this case.

Visiting Zoo Miami at another time? If you are then be sure to check out the Zoo Miami coupons before you purchase your tickets to make sure that you get the absolute most savings possible on your admission to the zoo. This includes the latest tips, discounts, deals, and of course coupons for Zoo Miami.

Learn to Sail with Captain McClusky

2014 April 20

Try something totally different for your next staycation and take a trip down to Marathon to learn how to sail with Captain McClusky. What he offers is a private, two hour sailing trip where he teaches everything that you need to know about sailing. Your adventure will take place aboard a replica gaff-rigged sloop, which was a very popular vessel of the Florida Keys during the 19th century. Your trip will take you from Islamorada to Marathon. Make your experience even more memorable and enjoyable by bringing along your own food and drink. Of course you can also just take the opportunity to just enjoy some time on the open water while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Florida Keys.

Get 51% Off 2 Hour Sailing with Captain McClusky

You will need to make your reservations well in advance, especially during the peak tourist season for the Florida Keys. Captain Manny Lee has navigated the seas since 1979. He is a USCG-licensed boat pilot and has well over 30 years of experience in  operating sailing vessels. His current vessel can easily accommodate up to five passengers. Each trip launches from the marina in Islamorada and returns to the same marina. This really is a private sailing adventure. Now if you are ready to book you will have to call (281) 508-7174 in order to set up your reservation. Currently Captain McClusky does not offer online bookings.

Now if you miss out on this deal then don’t worry. There are often deals for many of the other sailing charters in the Florida Keys. All you have to get a great deal is to keep an eye on the daily deal / coupon sites like Groupon or Livingsocial for savings of up to 50% (and sometimes more) off the total cost of your sailing adventure. These are limited time only promotions.

2014 Artopia Miami

2014 February 5

This year marks the 6th annual Artopia event at the Coral Gables Museum. Artopia brings together a fantastic blend of art, culture, fashion, music and food together. You will get a chance to see a lot of artwork from the local artists. The event itself takes place on Thursday, February 27th from 7pm to 10pm. Your ticket includes food samples from many of the top local restaurants, liquor and beer samples, and of course full access to Artopia. Tickets are on sale right now but before you get your tickets, here are some ways that you can actually save a little extra money off the total cost of your admission. This of course includes a listing of the latest known coupons for Artopia Miami as well which should actually save you even more money off the cost of your admission to the event.

Get 40% Off Admission to Artopia Miami at the Coral Gables Museum

Tips & Coupons

  1. If you purchase your tickets online then be sure to check for promo codes. You should notice a promo code box at the bottom of the checkout page. Just enter your coupon in there and then click apply code. You should then see the discount appear right above.
  2. You can enter CGBID into the promo code box to get $5 off each ticket for Artopia Miami. Valid for general admission as well as for VIP tickets.
  3. Register for the Miami New Times and you will be entered in a drawing for free tickets to the 2014 Artopia Miami.
  4. Be sure to sign up for the email newsletter or follow Artopia on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news, updates, and promotions.

Keep in mind that this event is for adults only due to the alcohol that is served at Artopia. You can only purchase a ticket for the Artopia Miami event if you are 21 years or older.