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Back to School Savings at Bayside Marketplace!

The new school year is right around the corner and with the tax free weekend taking place the first weekend of August, let’s get you and your family caught up on all the back-to-school essentials they’ll need and where to get them at low prices! Taking place from the 2nd through the 6th of August, the tax-free weekend will help you save money on the many supplies your children will need for the coming school year. Whether you have tots [...]

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Giving Back – What Truly Matters in Life

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela In July, South Africa celebrates former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday. July 18th has been declared Nelson Mandela International Day, but many of us embrace the chance to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life for the whole of July. This gives everyone the opportunity to [...]

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Parasailing Events in Miami

4 Best Things to Do with Kids in Miami

Although Miami is beautiful all year round, it is a particularly popular destination around summer time. With school being out, it’s the perfect time to have fun as a family. Whether you’re a resident of the Magic City or you’re stopping by for a visit, all parents face the same concern: What are some fun things to do as a family without breaking the bank? Luckily for you, Island Queen Cruises has a variety of interactive, kid-friendly activities for [...]

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Island Queen Cruises

6 Must-Haves on Your Party Planning Checklist

Party planning consists of so many details, big and small, that need to work in harmony to create a successful event. This can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t know where to start. Making a check list of all your details, ranging from biggest to smallest, would be the most efficient way of planning your party. To help this process sail smoothly, here is a check list to assist you in making the most memorable yacht party you and [...]

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Everglades Safari Park in Miami

3 Must-Experience Miami Attractions

The Everglades Safari Tour Miami is known for its very interactive experiences, including one of the most popular tourist attractions, the Everglade’s Safari tour. Miami is not only known for its mesmerizing skyline but also, its unique native eco system. The Florida Everglades is a vast wet land that is protected and preserved to sustain the native species of Florida. Here you will find flora and fauna that is specific to these areas and not found anywhere else in the [...]

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Millionaire’s Row Cruise

Miami’s Best Views, Architecture & History on the Iconic Millionaire’s Row Cruise™

Setting sail on the Millionaire’s Row Cruise is a can’t-miss Miami experience you aren’t soon to forget. See the pristine Miami skylines and luxurious homes of the rich and famous from the water through one of Miami’s premier providers of things to do and day excursions, Island Queen Cruises & Tours! Ride in comfort of the top deck of the Miami Lady or Island Queen, where you are protected from the sun, but still experience the refreshing ocean breeze. See [...]

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5 Top-Rated Things to Do Miami

Miami is one of the most fun and exciting destinations in the US. With so much to see and do, we took the time to outline some of the Miami locals’ favorite activities, attractions, and things to do in Miami! Check it out! ✨👇 The Millionaire’s Row Sightseeing Cruise One of our most popular tours in Miami is our very own Millionaire’s Row Sightseeing Cruise. This is a narrated tour along the bay to experience all of our extravagant islands, including Monument and [...]

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Island Queen Cruises & Tours in Miami

Our New Look & Website is Coming Soon!

I can remember my first boat ride around Biscayne Bay—it was on my family’s Millionaire’s sightseeing boat, way back in the summer of 1982. I was sitting up with the captain enjoying every second of it. At the time I was too young to fully realize what Island Queen Cruises meant to me and my family, but I knew I was captivated by the cruise and the rush of excitement I felt as the beautiful vistas of downtown Miami [...]

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Spoil yourself aboard the Recess Boat Cruise in Miami

Recess Isn’t Just for Kids Going Back to School!

As the calendar turns from August to September, kids are heading back to school, summer is getting ready to wrap up, and life is slowly finding its way back to full throttle. If you’re like us, saying goodbye to summer is always a little bittersweet. Well, we’ll tell you what— it might be September, but you and your family can still live those lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer! Picture this—one of the best ways to spend a day in Miami is to book a [...]

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