09/24/2013 09:30 am ET Updated Oct 22, 2013

Where To REALLY Take Out-Of-Towners Visiting Miami (PHOTOS)


The mercury has begun to dip in South Florida (well, slightly), meaning all your Northern friends and family will soon come swooping into town for some sea breezes and sunshine.

The same snowbirds have been coming down for years though, and they're over standing in line for overpriced South Beach clubs where drinks cost as much as a cab ride from the airport.

Where to take them?

Blow their minds with the following off-the-beaten path attractions and restaurants. These hidden gems will show them the Miami beyond the thongs of South Beach: the mangroves of North Miami Beach, the sweetness of Little Havana, the salty dogs of Coconut Grove.

Here's where to REALLY take out-of-towners visiting Miami:

Where To REALLY Take Out-Of-Towners In Miami