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Miami is paradise for those looking for entertainment: heat, beaches, shopping, restaurants and parties give movement to the city, day and night; a city where culture and nature also deserve to be discovered.

It is one of the smallest cities in the United States, with only 92 square kilometres, but densely populated: the metropolitan area has around 2.5 million habitants. Thus it is understandable that Miami moves at any time of the day and night. Businessmen meet surfers and the ones coming back from late night partying, people relaxing in the evening meet others heading to a gig or an exhibition. Miami doesn't stop and every hour is too short to discover it. The subtropical climate assures days of sun practically throughout the whole year as well as temperatures which rarely go below 16 degrees. During the warmer days, the sea breeze helps bear the heat. It is also one of the most humid cities in the United States, with figures around 85% to 90%. Visitors should pay special attention to the months between May and December, as this is when hurricanes and tropical storms are most frequent. One of the most common options to visit the city is to rent a car, but for the ones who don't enjoy driving, there are public transport services, such as the Metrorail, which circulates in bridges and viaducts, linked downtown, Hialeah and Kendall. The busses (Metrobus) have approximately 60 lines, while the Metromover only circulates in the centre. For trips between the city and the outskirts, the best option is the Tri-Rail.