Instead, here are 12 things to do in Miami for $10. Yes, ten bucks. From abnormally large plates of pasta to parks, concerts, trampolines, and doughnuts — spend a sunny day without breaking the bank.
12. Get a big bowl of pasta.
Quality food, sizable portions, and affordable prices are a lot to ask for. Luckily, there's a smattering of Miami eateries that offer giant bowls of pasta for exactly $10. They're guaranteed to keep you full well into the night, which means you might be able to get away with spending just $10 on food for a given day. Some are topped with cheese and veggies, and others are submerged in bowls of red sauce or gooey cheese. On Tuesdays, waterfront restaurant Antica Mare features ten house-made
11. Spend the day at Bill Baggs State Park.
A day on the sand or near the ocean is a must for Miamians and tourists alike. But traffic, tolls, and parking can put a damper on your plans (and cost nearly $30). At Key Biscayne's Bill Baggs State Park,
10. Go to a concert at Churchill's.
Miami's punk-rockers know Churchill's is the best place to watch a band and grab a cold beer. The Little Haiti spot includes pool tables, a patio, and a large concert space. The venue hosts a different band nearly every day. If you're at a loss on how to spend your night, there's a good chance a concert is happening at Churchill's, and the cover charge is usually about $10 or less.
9. Jump around at Sky Zone.
Fitness classes can get pricey. But every Monday and Wednesday, Sky Zone offers SkyRobics, where attendees jump around in a warehouse lined with floor-to-ceiling trampolines. The fitness class tests your strength and cardiovascular levels in the most energetic way possible — trampolines are not just for kids. The best part is it easily burns up to 1,000 calories per hour and costs only $10 per person.
8. Hang out in a beer garden.
Every third Thursday, the Raleigh transforms its patio into a mecca for local craft brews, backyard bites, and lawn games. Valet costs $5, admission is free, and food and drink tickets can be purchased for $1 each. A different local brewery is featured monthly and serves
7. Paddleboard in Miami Beach.
Spend an afternoon on the ocean learning how to paddleboard with Miami Beach Paddleboard. A
6. Watch a late-night movie.
If you're not a morning person, this one is for you. Every Saturday at 11:30 p.m., O Cinema Miami Beach features a late-night movie screening for $10. The films are programmed by the Secret Celluloid Society. Flicks such as The Matrix, Natural Born Killers, and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory are offered weekly, so there's an option for every type of late-night moviegoer.