Coral Gables Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Coral Gables; our list of the best things to see, including Sun Life Stadium, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden and Back In Style Vintage & Designer Clothing & Accessories.
  • The best place in Coral Gables: Sun Life Stadium

    Sun Life Stadium

    2269 Dan Marino Boulevard
    This football stadium has been renamed several times in its history. Some of its previous names include Dolphin Stadium, Dolphins Stadium, Pro Player Stadium, and Land Shark Stadium. It is primarily known as the home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Ironically, FedEx Orange Bowl games are held here instead of the Orange Bowl on 11th Street, which has been torn down to make way for Marlins Park (see below). The Miami Hurricanes (college) moved from the Orange Bowl in 2008 to make way for its demolition and redevelopment. MLB's Florida Marlins (now Miami Marlins) played baseball here through the 2011 season, but moved to Marlins Park in 2012. For tours of Sun Life Stadium, contact rheard@dolphinstadium.com or call +1 305 623-6286. Tour prices are $3 for children under 14, $5 for those 14 and older and $4 for senior citizens. Check website for individual phone numbers for tickets to Miami Dolphins games and the Orange Bowl.
    Allapattah food nearby
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

    Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

    10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida 33156
    Garden hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday. The Garden opens at 9:30 a.m. on festival days and is closed on Christmas Day, December 25. Adults = $25,Seniors (65 and over) = $18,Children 6-17 = $12, Children 5 and under = Free, Fairchild members = Free. Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden is home to the only outdoor rainforest in North America, several famous outdoor art installations (including world famous Chihuly glasswork), the January Chocolate Festival, and world-famous Mango Festival (every June or July featuring information on and samples of hundreds of different mango varieties).
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  • Back In Style Vintage & Designer Clothing & Accessories

    Back In Style Vintage & Designer Clothing & Accessories

    2209 SW 10 St
    Back In Style is a vintage & designer clothing & accessories showroom that is open select hours, or by appointment. Please call ahead. Named one of the top 5 vintage websites in the world by Vogue Russia, over the past 10 years Back In Style has supplied clothing to celebrities, magazines, television, and couture fashion houses. Their pieces have been featured in international publications such as Vogue, Lucky Magazine, UK Grazia, Daily Candy, Marie Claire, Supermodels Unlimited, & Six Degrees, and their gowns have been worn on the red carpet at the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes and People’s Choice Awards. Clients include Chloe Sevigny, Daisy Fuentes, Tila Tequila, Julia Roberts, and James Scott. Back-in-Style.com has a wide variety of items as old as the 1940’s, and as current as today, ranging from hard to find couture designers, to unique novelty items and period pieces.</eat>
    Coral Way
  • Versailles

    Versailles

    3555 SW 8th St
    Versailles Restaurant, cafeteria, restaurant, and bakery, is a landmark eating establishment located on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami. The large restaurant seats 370 people and has ornate etched glass and statuettes and features a bakery, a takeout area, a counter window and the ability to host banquets and parties. Founded by Felipe Valls, Sr. in 1971, Versailles is a popular restaurant among local Cuban exiles and tourists for its Cuban cuisine and connection to anti-Castro politics.
    Coral Way
  • King Mango Strut

    King Mango Strut

    Main Hwy
    Held after Christmas, this parade began as a parody of current events as well as the Orange Bowl Parade. The Orange Bowl Parade, unlike its famous Rose Bowl counterpart, is no longer held anymore, but the King Mango Strut is still having a good time making fun of the previous year’s follies.
    North Coconut Grove eat nearby
  • Venetian Pool

    2701 DeSoto Blvd
    com, additional phone number +1 305 460-5357) [24]. Open 11AM-5PM every day, but call to verify hours. In the 1920s Denman Dink transformed this limestone quarry into a pool with a waterfall, an area for kids and an area for adults. The water in this pool comes from a spring and is drained daily. In addition to the swimming facilities there is a snack bar (you cannot bring outside food into the Venetian Pool) and lockers. Swimming lessons are also offered here. The Venetian Pool is best known for having Esther Williams and Johnny Weissmuller (the silver screen’s first Tarzan) swim here. $6 people 13 years and older, $3 children under 13 $ (between November and March); $9 people 13 years and older, $5 under 13 (between April and October).
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  • Village of Merrick Park

    4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd
    The Village is Bal Harbour Shops’ major competition. It is very much like Bal Harbour. This mall features mostly designer stores such as Jimmy Choo, Neiman Marcus and is the home of Miami’s first Nordstrom.
    South Coconut Grove
  • Calle Ocho Music Festival

    Calle Ocho Music Festival

    SW 8th St
    between 11th and 27th ave,. Calle Ocho is the largest Hispanic street festival in Miami. It’s a one day festival that consists of contests, concerts, food and much more. There is also a carnival that is located in a lot to the left of Florida International University’s main entrance. The carnival is on the same day as Calle Ocho. The festival is usually held in March and is located on. Calle Ocho is free except for parking if you bring your car.
    Coral Way eat nearby
  • Shops at Sunset Place

    5701 Sunset Dr
  • Dadeland Mall

    7535 North Kendall Dr
    Mon-Sat 10AM-9:30PM, Sun 12PM-7PM. Dadeland is one of the United States’ first malls. Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue are some of the stores now represented at Dadeland.
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    a South Florida landmark for more than 75 years and an acclaimed home for live theater since 1956
    Home to the historic Coconut Grove Playhouse, a South Florida landmark for more than 75 years and an acclaimed home for live theater since 1956. Coconut Grove offers a cosmopolitan village setting where you can indulge with a visit to distinguished art galleries, cutting edge bars and Miami nightclubs.
    Allapattah eat nearby
  • La Casa de las Guayaberas

    5840 Southwest 8th St
    , +1 305 266-9683 – A store where you can find guayaberas (a Cuban shirt that has buttons but a loose fit and pleats) for men and women. Ronald Reagan came to this store himself to buy a guayabera. Shirts can be bought off the rack or custom-tailored.
    Flagami
  • CocoWalk

    3015 Grand Ave
    Sun-Thu 11AM-10PM, Fri-Sat 11AM-12AM (stores), restaurants and bars open until 2AM. This open-air mall not only has nice Mediterranean-styled architecture but chain stores such as Victoria’s Secret and FYE Music.
    North Coconut Grove
  • Lowe Art Museum

    1301 Stanford Dr
    With many antique art, ceramics, pottery and sculptures ranging from Greco-Roman times, Renaissance, Baroque, Art of Asia, Art of Latin America, and ancient potteries, the Lowe Art Museum offers a great range of art through the centuries.
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  • Biltmore Sunday Brunch

    Biltmore Sunday Brunch

    1200 Anastasia Ave
    The Coral Gables Biltmore Hotel is a luxury hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. It was designed by Schultze and Weaver and was built in 1926 by John McEntee Bowman and George Merrick as part of the Biltmore hotel chain.
  • Starbucks

    1350 Miller Rd
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Ben & Jerry's

    Ben & Jerry's

    80 Aragon Ave
  • Miami Senior High School

    Miami Senior High School

    2450 SW 1st St
    Coordinates: 25°47′55″N 80°08′01″W / 25.79850°N 80.13359°W / 25.79850; -80.13359
    Flagami restaurants nearby
  • Dinner Key Marina

    Dinner Key Marina

    3400 Pan American Dr
    Dinner Key is a marina complex in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, Florida along the shore of Biscayne Bay on South Bayshore Drive. It was originally an island, but was connected to the mainland in 1914 by filling in the intervening space. An early source attributes the name to the fact that the island was a convenient place to stop to eat while traveling by boat between the mouth of the Miami River and Snapper Creek south of Miami. Dinner Key is accessible by public transit via the Coconut Grove Circulator from the Miami Metrorail at Coconut Grove and Douglas Road stations.
    North Coconut Grove food nearby
  • Matheson Hammock Park

    Matheson Hammock Park

    9610 Old Cutler Rd
    Matheson Hammock Park is a 630 acres urban park in metropolitan Miami at 9610 Old Cutler Road, just south of Coral Gables, Florida. The park surrounds the north and western ends of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.
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  • Mr. Moe's

    Mr. Moe's

    3131 Commodore Plz
    Moe's, 3131 Commodore Plaza (in Coconut Grove), +1 305 442-1114 [5] – This bar, recognized as one of "America's Greatest Sports Bars" by the ESPN show Cold Pizza, looks very much like a saloon on the inside. Flat-panel TVs cover nearly all the walls of this bar for sporting events and ESPN. In addition to its 40 beer selections, Mr. Moe's has trivia, live music and karaoke nights, pool tables and a mechanical bull.
    North Coconut Grove
  • Lowe Art Museum

    Lowe Art Museum

    1301 Stanford Dr
    The Lowe Art Museum is an art museum located in Coral Gables, Florida, a Miami suburb in Miami-Dade County. The museum is run and operated by the University of Miami and opened in 1950. The museum has an extensive collection of art with permanent collections in Greco-Roman antiquities, Renaissance, Baroque, 17th and 19th century European art, 19th century American art, modern art. The museum's national and international works come from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Native America, Ancient Americas, and the Pacific Islands.It also has a large collection of glassworks including creations by Arneson, Jun Kaneko,and Christine Federighi. Artists with works at this museum include: Lippo Vanni, Sano di Pietro, Francesco Bacchiacca, Jacob Jordaens, Jusepe de Ribera, El Greco, Thomas Gainsborough, Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley, Frank Stella, Knox Martin, and Duane Hanson.
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  • Tropical Park

    Tropical Park

    7900 SW 40th St
    Tropical Park is a 275-acre urban park in metropolitan Miami, Florida. The park is located just southwest of the intersection of the Palmetto Expressway and Bird Road, just east of South Miami.
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  • Cartagena Plaza

    Cartagena Plaza

    Le Jeune Road & Old Cutler Rd
    Cartagena Plaza is a traffic circle at the edge of the Coral Gables Waterway in the city of Coral Gables, Florida. It is commonly referred to as Cocoplum Circle due to its direct connection to the entrance of the community of Cocoplum.
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  • Pinecrest Gardens

    Pinecrest Gardens

    11000 Red Rd
    Pinecrest Gardens is a 20-acre park in Pinecrest, Florida on the corner of Southwest 111th Street and Southwest 57th Avenue.
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  • Plymouth Congregational Church

    Plymouth Congregational Church

    3400 Devon Rd
    The Plymouth Congregational Church is a historic church located at 3429 Devon Road corner of Main Highway in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States. On July 23, 1974, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Completed in 1917, the church was built by a single man, Felix Rebom, using only a hatchet, a trowel, a plumb line, and a T-square. Its architecture was modeled after the old Spanish missions of Mexico. On April 18, 2012, the AIA's Florida Chapter placed Plymouth Congregational Church on its list of Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places.
    North Coconut Grove eat nearby
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