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91 Best Miami Quotes To Inspire You To Visit Florida

Looking for Miami quotes? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve compiled a fantastic list of quotes about this lively city in Florida that will have you booking a trip there in minutes!

Miami is a fascinating city and one of the main places people want to visit when they’re travelling in America. The bright lights, amazing beaches and glorious weather are just a few of the attractions.

As well as this, you have a melting pot of a city with various cultures representing the diverse ethnic background of many of the inhabitants of Miami. This is what gives Miami its unique vibe and makes it such a great place to visit.

What these quotes about Miami will do is inspire you to visit this fascinating American city. If you’ve already booked your trip, then they will just add to the excitement before you get there!

Best Miami Quotes

ome of the best quotes about Miami: "I love Miami; I miss it so much. I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea." – Genesis Rodriguez

There’s no doubt Miami is one of the best places to visit in Florida. It will be the primary reason many people decide to visit Florida in the first place.

With great beaches, a vibrant culture reflecting the many different nationalities based in the city and some fantastic architecture, you’ll need to spend 3 days in Miami at least to appreciate everything the city has to offer.

I love Miami; I miss it so much. I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea.” – Genesis Rodriguez

“Views are overrated; it’s light that counts. I have an apartment in Miami’s South Beach, and I get tired of looking at the ocean. Even that view gets old after a while. Sunlight streaming into a room – it never gets old.” – Michael Graves

“Second only to the sea, the Miami sky has been the greatest comfort in my life past 50. On a good day, when the wind blows from the south, the light here is diffuse and forgiving.” – Iggy Pop

“Even though Puerto Rico will always be my hometown, I feel Miami is my second home.” – Anuel AA

“Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around.” – Tom Wolfe

“I’m a Latina from Miami. I pity you if you think you’re going out-shout me.” – Ana Navarro

“Miami is one of these great places that is a really sensual, physically beautiful place.” – Michael Mann

“Miami has embraced me and I love them for that.” – Lil Wayne

“But this is Miami, you can’t come to Miami and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you’re all covered up in this heat, you’re gonna make me pass out just to look at you. It’s sweaty in Miami-but the diamonds will keep me cool.” – Lil’ Kim

“It is Paris that makes one feel poetic, Rome that makes one feel heroic, yet it is Miami that makes one feel young.” ― Pietros Manos

“Miami is one of the great cultural melting pots in the world. I love working and living here.” – David Caruso

“Miami’s not anybody’s poor cousin. It’s an aspiration to live in this town, not something you have to do to promote yourself like some of the larger cities.” – Iggy Pop

“My favourite city is Miami. It’s very fresh and the beach is sunny.” – Liu Wen

“Miami will always be special to me.” – Christian Yelich

“Miami is always super, duper lit.” – Post Malone

“I think Miami is such a beautiful, sexy, gorgeous place. I love the people there.” – Minka Kelly

“Anytime I get down to Miami, it’s a wonderful thing.” – Bill Goldberg

“In Miami, there’s a Latin flavor, and I just love every bit of it.” – Ryan Guzman

“I love Miami and would love to always be in Miami.” – Goran Dragic

“Miami’s great. I love going there for a weekend of fun.” – Nina Agdal

“Miami was always a town that was kind to me as a wrestler. It’s a great wrestling town, and it’s a great town, period. There’s so much to do in Miami.” – Ric Flair

Miami Travel Quotes

Miami travel quote by Oksana Baiul

Miami is a great place to travel to for many reasons. The weather, the culture, the food. These are just a few reasons why you might want to visit. One concern might be; is Miami safe? It’s a valid question and the answer is, yes for the most part.

While the city can be rough around the edges, there’s no doubt it’s a great place to visit. It’s one of the most popular places to visit in America for a reason!

Check out some of these Miami travel quotes to find out why!

“One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach – of course – and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.” – Oksana Baiul

“There is no question that international tourism is on the rise – we see it at Bergdorf Goodman; we see it in Miami.” – Karen Katz

“Is Miami America? Is it a state? Is it the South? … I love Miami for the same reason I love the places I love most around the world… it’s the mix here, this big, messy, dysfunctional hell-broth of people from all over the world that make it so awesome and make it a place I want to keep coming back to. Also the food’s good.” – Anthony Bourdain

“I like anywhere with a beach. A beach and warm weather is all I really need. I like going to Florida – to Miami and to visit my mom in Fort Meyers.” – Rob Gronkowski

“I’ve lost bags all over the world and had cases end up in London, Frankfurt, Los Angeles and Miami.” – Brigitte Nielsen

“I feel as if I’ve been to Miami a million times because I do so many cruises out of Miami.” – Leslie Jordan

“I came to Miami for the first time during the winter, and naturally, I fell in love with the weather.” – Joanna Krupa

“I do like Miami weather, but I miss the seasons a little bit too.” – Duncan Robinson

“Miami Beach is a completely interesting hybrid because it is, on the one hand, a resort and, on the other hand, a real city. This condition of city and water on two sides I think is really amazing. And in the heart of that city, it has put an enormous convention center, an enormous physical presence.” – Rem Koolhaas

“The thing that’s really cool for me about Miami Beach is you have this dichotomy between sunlight and family and happiness and innocence and then at night, darker, stranger mob conspiracy stuff sort of comes out. It seems like a storytelling engine. You can just keep writing about how those two worlds smash into each other.” – Mitch Glazer

“Miami is one of these places where diversity is in our blood, where, you know, if you want to go have a Nicaraguan breakfast, a Cuban lunch, and an American diner dinner, you do.” – Ana Navarro

“I suspect that most people in the world will travel through or at least wish to travel through Miami in their lifetimes. I think it is on the same level as seeing the pyramids in Giza for many people. But, Miami is slippery: It is a place that is always that distant orgiastic green light while also being a hot, tropical, and very real place.” – Jim Drain

“I like Miami in the winter: there’s no humidity, no bugs, no mosquitoes. You go out and wear your jacket, and you’re all good!” – Prince Royce

“What’s special about Miami is the collision of cultures. And the white sand beaches and fantastic restaurants.” – Jeffery Dean Morgan

“I actually love the summer. When I went to Miami on tour, I was actually like, ‘I love this place.'” – Mitski

Miami Instagram Captions

Lifeguard station at Miami Beach

“My, oh, Miami!”

I’m in Miami! 

“If lost return to Miami”

“Good times and tan lines.”

“Find me in Miami”

“Keep palm and carry on.”

“Sunshine on my mind.” 

“Any day is a good day for Miami”

“Aloha Miami”

“I have a special place in my heart for Miami”

“By the beach, near the sea, what a wonderful place to be.”

“I found my paradise in Miami”

“The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever.”

“Miami vibes.”

Miami is always a good idea

Funny Miami Quotes

Mural at Wynwood Art District
Phillip Pessar from Miami, USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Here we have a collection of some funny Miami quotes. Similar to the section in our Florida quotes post, they represent some of the funnier observations that have been made about Miami over the years!

“Miami is just really fun whenever I go there. It’s like this post-apocalyptic Barbie world: everything is pink, and there’re palm trees everywhere. But then there are also all these people in crazy sunglasses, warehouses with sick parties where all the girls are covered in spikes and black leather. It’s a very weird place.” – Grimes

“Miami is a party city, a go-fast city.” – Rick Ross

“I feel like Miami is way, way too hot.” – Fred Armisen

“I’ve been telling people for 12 years that if you want to get a nuclear device into the United States, just bring it through the port of Miami disguised as cocaine.” – Tom Clancy

“My dad said, ‘Go to college and take whatever you want.’ So, I went to the University of Miami. When I got up to the line at registration, I saw that you had to take math and history. I said, ‘There’s no way I’m taking math and history.’ And right next to it was the line for the drama department.” – Ray Liotta

“Miami Beach is where neon goes to die.” – Lenny Bruce

“Preparation in Miami is always good because of the weather.” – Paulie Malignaggi

“I don’t know how anyone lives in Miami. Because no one goes to sleep.” – Dave Portnoy

“I’ve got a condo in Miami, but I don’t live in it.” – Young Thug

“I’m from Miami, I love it when we’re out in the heat. When it’s cold, I’m like, ‘I’m never acting again,’ because it’s too freezing.” – Majandra Delfino

“I’ve only been to these foreign countries: Canada, L.A. and Miami.” – Larry the Cable Guy

“The main part of living in Miami is that you have to learn how to dance salsa.” – Sabrina Claudio

“My first job was cutting grass. In Miami, this grass grows everywhere. You just get the lawnmower out, walk down the neighborhood, cut grass.” – Barry Jenkins

“Jews don’t care about ancient rivalries. We worry about humidity in Miami.” – Evan Sayet

“Whenever I tell people I’m from Miami, they always ask me about the beach. But I can count on one hand the times I went there as a kid.” – Barry Jenkins

“It seems that half the point of being in Miami Beach – particularly the northern end of South Beach – is to be observed by people-watchers like me, and the display along Ocean Drive during my visit was, as always, sublime.” – Susan Orlean

“I went to New York and Miami and hung out by the beach, and I love the American boys, so I wrote a song about it.” – Estelle

“We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month.” – Michael Stipe

“I go out in Miami as a form of relaxation.” – Mikhail Varshavski

Quotes About Miami’s Culture and History

Miami quote about culture: "I think just growing up in Miami, there's gumbo of different cultures that influence us." – Flo Rida

“I think just growing up in Miami, there’s gumbo of different cultures that influence us.” – Flo Rida

“Miami is nothing like me, and that’s why I need to be here – it’s the opposite. I’m practical, where this place is moody, I’m stolid in my interior, where this place has a certain flair, and I’m materialistic in a sense that this place is fundamentally spiritual – there’s a quicksilver quality about this place.” – Iggy Pop

“I was standing on a ladder outside the Homestead juvenile immigrant detention center outside Miami, looking over the fence, and I saw children lined up like prisoners. They had been separated from their families and put in this private detention facility. It was horrible.” – Kamala Harris

“My grandfather was a very elegant individual. My father also. He was a lawyer and farmer in Cuba. In Miami, he had to go to work wherever he could. But whenever it was time to go out, you saw how they cared for how they looked.” – Andy Garcia

“Each city has its own culinary landscape. For instance, Miami, which has already aired, has this wonderful blend of Caribbean culture and Latin American culture and Southern American culture (talking about fried chicken). All those combine to make for a very very interesting array of ingredients, restaurants, and the chefs that come there. It also has great seafood, not to mention the glorious citrus that’s there. And all those things inform what you do–and they should.” – Padma Lakshmi

“I grew up in the hood in Miami in a poor neighborhood.” – Carl Hart

“Growing up in Miami, being Cuban is integrated into our culture. When we greet anyone, we give them a kiss on the cheek.” – Lauren Jauregui 

“In Miami, there’s a buzz there, everyone out there’s partying – it’s crazy.” – Dizzee Rascal

“One thing that people in Miami seem to be good at is partying.” – Miguel McKelvey

“Miami has beautiful women, beaches and weather.” – Michael Sorrentino

“The poorest guy in Miami lives better than much of the power elite in Havana.” – Joe Garcia

“I just love the weather. I live on Miami Beach, which is all boutique hotels and cocktails. I do sometimes go along to smart parties in my white suit, but I wouldn’t really recognise any famous people if they were there because I’m not very good at star-spotting.” – Irvine Welsh

“I’ve been through natural disasters. I lived down in Miami and was down there for Hurricane Andrew which was a Category 5. There were members of my family that thought they were going to die. Everyone was in the bathtub.”Dwayne Johnson

“Miami has a big Argentinian, how you say, society, living here, so I meet them everywhere.” – Juan Martin del Potro

“So that when I came from Panama… my family was exiled in 1973 and they went to Miami.” – Ruben Blades

“Miami is a really special place for me, particularly in the U.S. It was one of the first places in the country to really embrace dance music, and I’ve been going there for many, many years.” – Tiesto

“Having Miami in a state like Florida makes no sense. You may as well put Los Angeles in the middle of Arkansas. It’s not connected, it’s just bright and loud and big and… there.” – Caspar Vega

“I’m a Miami girl so I really love to be sassy and get dressed up.” – Denise Bidot

“Miami can be super-kitschy at times, and it’s fun to embrace that.” – Camila Mendes

“Miami, in many ways, is a quintessentially American city. The juxtaposition of showy wealth with dire pennilessness, the tussle of glitz and decay doesn’t come any more marked than here.” – Tibor Fischer

“The people in Miami are so different from anywhere else I’ve been in America. They’re so down to earth, really friendly, and quite self-effacing, with a good sense of humor. I’m not saying other parts of America don’t have a sense of humor, but Miami maybe has to have a really good sense of humor for lots of different reasons, and it works. It works for me.” – Tracey Emin


Thanks for reading my collection of the best Miami quotes! Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed reading and are now considering a trip to this intriguing part of America.

Do you have any other quotes about Miami? If you do, leave them in the comments below. Let me know if you’ve been to Miami and what you think. I’m interested to see what your opinion of the city is!