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Located in the heart of South Beach just two blocks from Miami Beach's most pristine powder-sand beaches and a 10-minute walk to the Lincoln Road Mall and the affluent South of Fifth (SoFi) District, the Washington Park Hotel is a collection of four landmark Art Deco hotels, reimagined and respectfully updated with a modern design sensibility and a unified boutique hotel concept. South Beach, also nicknamed SoBe, is a neighborhood in the city of Miami Beach, Florida, located due east of Miami city proper between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The area encompasses all of the barrier islands of Miami Beach south of Indian Creek. South Beach, which is the southernmost 2.5 miles of Miami Beach, is considered to be Miami’s most popular beach. The iconic pastel-colored deco lifeguard stands featured in pictures and movies are here. This is the place where Miami’s Art Deco history, beautiful beaches and popular nightlife come together in just a few blocks.

The Washington Park Hotel is 16 miles west of MIA-Miami International Airport; 34 miles north of Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport; 16 miles west of Dolphin Mall; 12 miles west of American Airlines Arena; 9 miles west of Jungle Island; and 14 miles west of Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM).  The Sawgrass Mills Mall is 43 miles from the hotel; the Fairchild Botanical Garden is 31 miles away and Walt Disney World is 233 miles from the Washington Park Hotel.  

L.E. Hotels TOP 10 must see attractions

Jungle Island
Jungle Island (formerly Parrot Jungle) is an interactive zoological park on Watson Island, Miami, Florida. Originally Parrot Jungle, it was moved from its original suburban Pinecrest to its present location just east of Downtown Miami. In 2007, the park was renamed to Jungle Island. Home to nearly 3,000 animal, bird and plant species, this destination boasts a petting zoo and trails.
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Exhibitions highlight Miami’s diverse community and pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. In addition to exploring the galleries, visitors can enjoy waterfront dining, shop a unique selection of art books, furnishings and handmade items at the museum’s gift store, and take in the spectacular views of Biscayne Bay and the elaborate hanging gardens.
Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Relocated from Coconut Grove to Downtown Miami, the Frost Science Museum is structured around a lushly landscaped indoor and outdoor Living Core Aquarium of terrestrial and aquatic environments, featuring a Gulf Stream Aquarium experience totaling more than 500,000 gallons of salt water. The facility also features the state-of-the-art, full-dome Frost Planetarium, the Knight Learning Center, Innovation Center and Café, and an Exploration Center featuring permanent interactive exhibits.
Sawgrass Mills Mall
Sawgrass Mills Mall is the largest outlet retail shopping destination in the United States. With more than 350 stores, including outlet locations from Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Gap, plus value retailers OFF 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Marshalls and electronics superstore, BrandsMart USA, Sawgrass Mills has everything from fashion and jewelry to electronics, sporting equipment, beauty products, home accessories, toys, and more.
Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is an 83-acre botanical garden with extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees and vines. It is located in the city of Coral Gables, just south of Miami, surrounded at the south and west by Matheson Hammock Park. Fairchild opened to the public in 1938.

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University or The Wolfsonian-FIU, located in the heart of the Art Deco District of Miami Beach, is a museum, library and research center that uses its collection to illustrate the persuasive power of art and design. For fifteen years, the Wolfsonian has been a division within Florida International University.

Wynwood Walls
Conceived by the renowned community revitalizer, the late Tony Goldman in 2009, the Wynwood Walls is a unique outdoor destination featuring huge, colorful street murals by artists from around the globe. It is Miami's art neighborhood with ever-changing murals of local and international artists. The Wynwood Walls has brought the world’s greatest artists working in the graffiti and street art genre to Miami. It encompasses everything from the old school graffiti artists to the newest work being created around the world.
Miami Design District
The Miami Design District is a creative neighborhood and shopping district dedicated to innovative fashion, design, art, architecture and home to a wide range of dining, entertainment, public art installations and shopping. The Design District has risen to fame as a destination for the arts, design and fashion and is home to over 70 art galleries and more than 70 luxury boutiques and 12 restaurants and bars.

Lummus Park
Lummus Park is a public beachfront park on Ocean Drive, between 5th and 15th Streets in South Beach. There are beach volleyball courts, sidewalks for rollerblading, power walking or jogging - a beautiful place to get in a workout. Lummus Park also has free public restrooms and a playground for the kids, among other amenities.

South Pointe Park
South Pointe Park is a 17-acre park and promenade in South Beach that features a kid’s area, plenty of lush lawn for picnics, hills and walkways for outdoor exercising, and direct access to the beach. This family and pet-friendly park is located in the same area as one of South Beach’s most historic restaurants: Smith & Wollensky.