In addition to its quiet, tree-shaded streets and lovely homes, Coral Gables offers a host of attractions.
Start your day in the company of Coral Gables’ own founder, George Merrick, and picture his childhood in his famed gabled-roof house filled with his art, furniture and personal treasures.
Subtropical Matheson Hammock Park has a saltwater “atoll” pool favored by families who enjoy its safe beach, Bayfront views and peaceful picnic grounds. Not far from Matheson, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a verdant haven of tropical plants and botanical research. Nature’s beauty and man’s quarry and later envisioned as “the world’s most beautiful swimming hole,” with its vine-covered loggias, coral caves, shaded porticos and sparkling waters fed by a pristine underground spring.
Golfers can tee off at the Granada Golf Course and the 18-hole Biltmore Hotel, whose 300- foot Giralda Tower is one of Greater Miami’s most striking landmarks.
Downtown Coral Gables is home to other historic sites like City Hall; the Colonnade Building on Miracle Mile; and the Old Police and Fire Station, today housing the Coral Gables Museum and Visitors Center. The museum also offers bike tours through Coral Gables. Meanwhile, a collection of outstanding art galleries is clustered within Coral Gables’ downtown district.
Miracle Mile is home to many fine restaurants where you can stop and take in the surrounding streets of downtown Coral Gables, which are lined with galleries, showrooms and hundreds of options for high-end shopping, upscale nightlife ad world-class entertainment.
You can catch the latest independent film at Gables Art Cinema, or watch a live Performance at Actor’s Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre or Gable Stage at Biltmore.
Bordering Coral Gables and Pinecrest, the City of South Miami is known for idyllic residential neighborhoods and a vibrant family-friendly downtown area.
You can find big brands from Banana Republic, Gap and Forever 21 to Victoria’s Secret at The Shops at Sunset Place, where you can also find many dining options to satisfy all cravings and moods. For some exciting gaming and arcade fun in the Shops at Sunset Place, GameTime offers 36,000 square feet of indoor amusements, from a full-service restaurant and bar to multiple HDTVs.
Sunset Drive and the surrounding streets offer a range of dining and nightlife options.
West of Coral Gables and North of South Miami, you’ll find the peaceful residential enclave of West Miami.
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