Miami Beach is a destination world-famous for crazy, uninhibited weekend trips with friends and loved ones. For those of you who want to come here and tap into the area’s festive culture, make sure you hit all of the steps on our guide to a crazy weekend in SoBe:

Step One: Make It A Long Weekend

If you’re coming down to South Beach for a weekend of fun and excitement with your friends, or a loved one, be sure to give yourself an extra night to enjoy. Come in on Thursday, and join the rest of the city in starting the weekend early. Don’t worry, you’ll have plenty to do to have nonstop fun in Miami Beach.

Step Two: Stay Near The Action

One of the most important elements to building a dream vacation in Miami Beach is where you stay. Here at The Blue Moon Hotel, you’ll be right near the action on Collins Avenue. The ocean is just a couple blocks away, with Ocean Drive and its famous stretch of sidewalk bars a stop on the way. We’re also located within walking distance of many of the neighborhood’s best restaurants and bars.

Step Three: Start Every Day Off With A Drink

When you come to stay in South Beach, you can make each day a party. Kick every morning of your crazy weekend in SoBe off with a cocktail. Here at The Blue Moon Hotel, you can enjoy a boozy brunch with a bloody mary or mimosa by the pool. For more options, check out our Guide For The Best Brunch Spots In South Beach.

Step Four: Find Out What’s Going Down Around Town

From awesome concerts at The Fillmore Miami Beach and The American Airlines Arena, to Miami Heat and Marlins’ games, to fun local traditions like Art Basel—Miami has a lot going on. When you’re coming to spend a crazy weekend in SoBe, have a look at The Blue Moon Hotel Events Calendar to get a taste for what will be happening around town when you arrive.

Step Five: Go Out And Join The Party

Miami Beach is known for having some of the best nightlife in the world, with bars open all night long. Take your friends or loved one around to all of the best night clubs in Miami Beach, grab a bottle, and dance until 6 in the morning. And when you get those late-night, drunk munchies, check out these spots to sop up all those party drinks.