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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables
(4.8/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Home to an extensive collection of tropical plants, including many rare specimens, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden spans 34 hectares (83 acres). Opened to the public in 1938, its primary role is to preserve biodiversity. Discover colorful flowering vines, waterfalls, towering trees, and more. Don't miss the Wings of the Tropics conservatory, where you can walk among vibrantly colored butterflies. If you stay still enough, one may even perch on your shoulder. Experience the sweet smell of ripening tropical fruit at the Whitman Fruit Pavilion. The gardens also host frequent art exhibits. Use our Coral Gables trip builder to arrange your visit to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and other attractions in Coral Gables.
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  • We love Fairchild! They have expanded since our last visit. Come this weekend for The Ramble! Awesome plants and orchids for sale! If the kids start to fidget, Fairchild is Pokemon Go heaven! 
  • At this garden you can walk through beautifully manicured gardens which are labeled throughout. The have a tram which takes you all around the gardens. They have special events and exhibit for the pub...  more »
  • I found this a wonderful chance to spend hours slowly walking through an absolutely gorgeous tropical landscape. Such peace and no one hurrying you. There are many benches where you can sit, admire ra...  more »