The 5 best souvenirs in Miami

1) Miami Heat Jersey

Like any professional team, the Miami Heat has its ups and downs. But the last decade has seen more of those ups, and even its downs don’t seem so low. Celebrate the heart this team displays, no matter who gets traded, by purchasing a jersey at a game. It’ll make you feel warm all over.

Miami Heat Jersey

at: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown

+1 786 777 1000

2) Bottle of Miami's only city-distilled rum

The city’s first distillery offers hourly tours of its facility; these include tastings of the rum, made with local Florida ingredients. Buy a bottle to bring home (but only if you’re checking your bags). The next time you make a mojito, you’ll practically hear the rumba in your glass.

bottles of city-distilled Miami rum

at: Miami Club Rum, 6468 NW 77th Court, Miami Springs

+1 844 642 2582

3) Fedoras

You can never go wrong in Miami wearing a fedora. Timeless and trendless, it’s ideal for anybody, regardless of age or gender. Find the perfect one to take home – material, color, shape of crown and brim – at this establishment, which has 2000-square-feet of headgear available.

many kinds of fedoras on a pile

at: Hats & Hats by Puerto Fino Hats, 1836 NE 163rd Street, North Miami Beach

+1 305 944 8202

4) University of Miami Hurricanes Gear

College sports fans know how mighty the Division I Hurricanes can be. Stop into the bookstore for a commemorative hoodie before watching a home baseball game at ‘The U’s’ Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field or a basketball game at the Watsco Center. (Note: Football games are played off campus at Hard Rock Stadium.)

University of Miami Hurricanes

at: University of Miami, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables

+1 305 284 4101

5) Tropical Hot Sauce

As the name suggests, this popular Latin restaurant specializes in pig products. To go with its grilled, fried and roasted pork dishes, it serves – and sells – bottles of Garlic Serrano, Caribbean Lime, Red Habanero and Habanero Mango hot sauces. Buy one or all four with a carrier and take Miami’s heat with you.

Tropical Hot Sauce from La Esquina del Lechon

at: La Esquina del Lechón, 8601 NW 58th Street, #101 Doral

+1 305 640 3041

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