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July 2011

Step Back in Time at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Miami

Vizcaya was built in the 1910’s by agricultural industrialist James Deering, and is now Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark where you can walk through the halls and feel as if you are in a 400-yr. old Italian estate.

Mission Statement
: "Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark that preserves the Miami estate of agricultural industrialist James Deering to engage our community and its visitors in learning through the arts, history and the environment."

Take a step back in time and enjoy a serene and stunningly beautiful retreat right in the heart of Miami.  Visitors are welcome to experience Vizcaya Museum and Gardens either on their own or follow a Vizcaya Volunteer Guide on a guided tour.

After spending the day at the glorious and historic Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, travel just a few minutes and retreat to the Hilton Miami Downtown, where you can experience flawless service and unparalleled attention while enjoying the finest downtown Miami accommodations.

Hilton Miami Rooftop Set the Scene for “The X-Factor” World Premiere Promo Shoot!

Camera’s flashing, film rolling, helicopters buzzing…all on the rooftop of the Hilton Miami Downtown!  It was exciting to welcome Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Antonio “L.A.” Reid, the cast of the show The X-Factor!

The X-Factor is to begin on the Fox Network on September 21st and 22nd, 2011, from 8-10 PM each night.


The Hilton Miami Downtown was extremely excited to be able to accommodate the cast and crew of The X-Factor for their amazing promo shoot.  The Hilton Miami Downtown would like to extend an enormous thank you to the The X-Factor for having us as part of the World Premiere Promo Shoot.

Summertime Fun at Miami Seaquarium!

Prepare yourself for som e outstanding family, summertime fun at Miami Seaquarium!  Watch as killer whales fly through the air, dolphins walk on water and 200 pound sharks are fed by animal care specialists. Miami Seaquarium is a 38-acre tropical paradise that supplies you with world-class shows for the whole family, and brings education and inspiration into the mix.

Miami Seaquarium is open from 9:30 AM to  6:00 PM every day of the year

Located on beautiful Biscayne Bay, Miami Seaquarium is just 15 minutes from the Hilton Miami Downtown where you can relax after a fun-filled day of entertainment from famous sea stars!  Book your stay now at the beautiful Hilton Miami Downtown and enjoy one of Miami's premiere aquatic attractions!

Boat Tours in Miami - Cruise Miami Waterways with Miami Aqua Tours!

Miami Aqua Tours gives you a unique way to cruise the Miami waterways aboard the Island Princess glass bottom boat, the only one of its kind in the Miami area. 

Miami Aqua Tours boards at the Bayside Marketplace, just 3 minutes away from the Hilton Miami Downtown, where you can enjoy outstanding views of the Miami skyline.

 Island Princess - Glass Bottom Boat
Monday to Sunday: 12:30 - 2:30, 4:30 - 6:30

Schooner Heritage of Miami II or El Loro Pirate Ship
Monday to Friday: 1:30 - 3:30, 5:30 - 7:30
Saturday & Sundays: 11:30 am, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30 

Experience the best that Miami has to offer, including your stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown, where you can continue to take in the Miami views from our heated rooftop pool.