Most days in the 305, walking outside is equivalent to stepping into a sauna. You’re sticky, but you’re not sure why. You wonder whether it’s the humidity or the onset of hyperhidrosis (better known as chronic, excessive sweating). But now it’s a whole new ball game. The gates of hell have actually opened and apparently they were constructed just outside Dade county lines. So what can you do? Luckily, Miami offers a miscellany of cheap, heat-hating activities, from hitting pools, to scooping booze-infused ice cream, to going to the museum. Stay cool, and probably pack another shirt... just in case.
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Various locations It might be too hot to workout outside, so take it indoors. SoulCycle, RedBike, and Flywheel offer your first class free.
Try to bowl over 100
South Miami Most bowling alleys sell greasy, fried foods we hate to love. Not at Splitsville. Spend a few hours playing a game with gourmet eats to fuel your win. Find various sushi rolls, rice bowls, chicken Parm tenders, and loaded french fries.
Midtown There are five-on-five games every day, all day long. Book a field in advance or come on your own ready for a match.
Stay inside all day with your blinds closed
Your home Grab a tub of ice cream, turn on Netflix, and get comfy. Invite a few people over, hang out solo, invite random people over, whatever! Just make sure your A/C is working first.
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Clarissa Buch is a Thrillist contributor who hates the heat and wonders why she subjects herself to it every scorching summer. Most days, she stays inside eating. Follow her foodie-adventures on Instagram and Twitter.