This is your guide to the best places to visit while in Miami Beach. As locals we spend our time at local spots. Locations in Miami can be very touristy and may not truly represent the essence of our city. South Beach can be difficult to decipher. Many places are tourist traps and unnecessarily expensive. This is the reason we’ve put this list together. There are some great venues that locals visit that represent the true Miami and South Beach. You may see a celebrity or you may even run into one of the neighbors that usually hang out at the hotel.