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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables

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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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  • A very pleasant refuge filled with varied and beautiful plants just minutes from urban hubbub. The place is enourmous, but laid out with care. We took the free 1 hour tram tour, which I strongly recom...  more »
  • I love to go with friends or out of town guests, it's a great place to walk around and chat or catch up in the beautiful surroundings!! 
  • On the Monday after Christmas we drove from Florida City up to the Botanical Gardens and spent a full day there. It was more than worth the price of admission. The miles of trails and botanical divers...  more »