Coral Gables, Florida

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1 Votes - "Most Beautiful"

Description

Coral Gables’ source of beauty lies in the local nature, Mediterranean revival-style architecture, and culture. The town is home to the renowned University of Miami, the historic Biltmore Hotel, and the world-class Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. From residences to offices, the buildings demonstrate awe-inspiring architecture and the natural surroundings that make south Florida such a prominent destination. The city and community strive to maintain excellence in its residential properties, international influence, and preservation of nature.

Popular attractions distinct to this town range from Casa Bacardi to Lowe Art Museum. Locals love being greeted by the Granada Entrance and passing De Soto Fountain, the Venetian Pool, and Alhambra Water Tower. You may also enjoy Puerta del Sol or Piag.

Coral Gables has several exciting cultural activities offered year-round. An annual summer concert series is popular in the community, as well as various theatre companies that host productions ranging from Broadway to Shakespeare adaptations. The city is also home to more than 30 fine art galleries.

Visitors can savor time golfing at the country club, boating through waterways, relaxing at the Venetian Pool, or shopping at Merrick Park. The City Beautiful offers a comfortable, pristine setting for a beach vacation.

When on the road discovering Florida, stop by to visit the City of Coral Gables, a suburb of Miami, home to the famous University of Miami, Miracle Mile, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Matheson Hammock Park, the Venetian Pool, the Biltmore Hotel (with a great 18-hole, Donald Ross designed golf course), and much more. Coral Gables has excellent restaurants and sidewalk cafes, world-class shops and thriving cultural venues such as live theaters, art cinema, galleries and museums. Visitors will love the tree-lined boulevards, the Mediterranean architecture and the numerous historic landmarks that surround Coral Gables. There’s plenty of things to see and do in this tropical paradise. Check it out at www.coralgables.com.
Reviewed by mfallon
on September 17, 2012
A small city packed with history, beauty and charm.
Reviewed by cdorrel
on September 17, 2012
Coral Gables is a wonderful city. It has parks, commercial districts, access to the water and it is all beatifully maintained in a Mediterranean style.
Reviewed by colazabal
on September 17, 2012
A beautiful charming town. Fabulous weather with plenty of boutique shops, plenty of restaurants and delightful environment. The Miracle Theatre, located at 280 Miracle Mile in Coral Gables is recognized as one of eight Florida major regional Theatres and one of twenty-two major Miami-Dade County cultural institutions. Visit this special small town. It truly is a beautiful place.
Reviewed by gsalas
on September 17, 2012
Had a family gathering at the wonderful Biltmore Hotel in January 2011. Coral Gables was a great location for that. Many nice restaurants away from the resort hotel too. Super shopping.
Reviewed by stewart
on September 17, 2012
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