Thanksgiving in Miami: Reasons We're Thankful to Live in Miami
With Thanksgiving arriving tomorrow, now seems like a good time to give thanks to a few of the things that make Miami so great. The Magic City is one of the top destinations for tourists and travelers looking to take a break from the rise-and-grind life, but for those of us who call the 305 home 365 days a year, it's more than just a one-week getaway. It's a way of life.
This is the time of the year when the rest of the country unpacks their winter clothes and ties chains to their tires -- or at least that's what I've seen on television (still not really sure how that works). It's also the time of year when we realize how lucky we are, not only for the weather but also for getting to live in such a beautiful place with so many things to do.
So this Thanksgiving, we take time out to give thanks to you, Miami. Here are a few things that make you so special to us, and we thank you.
The year-round beautiful weather
It's what we are known for here in Miami, and it's what we are most thankful for. While this time of year the rest of the Country is bracing for who-the-hell-knows what, we in Miami are actually HOPING FOR a couple cold days, just so we can have the "Holiday feeling", but only for 24 hours or so, then you can have that crap back. The climate in South Florida is truly a blessing, and we couldn't be more thankful for it.
Photo by Danielle Ungermann
If you live in South Florida you probably take the beaches for granted, but you should always remember how totally shitty it is to not have them right around the corner. I've had arguments with family members that live up north because they call a lake "the beach", nah, that ain't the beach, stop lying to yourself, northerners. Even if you're not a "beach person" you love just looking at the beach. Having the beach readily available and at your disposal is a beautiful thing, and we in South Florida are spoiled with the plentiful beach options in our area. Let us give thanks!