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.

A living legacy of history, nature, art, and beauty, Coral Gables maintains a rich past and vibrant present that integrate seamlessly. When you're in "the Gables", you notice the fine details of lush landscaping and intricate architecture that compliment the amazing South Florida sky and weather. It's a piece of paradise.
Reviewed by CCathers
on September 17, 2012
Well-preserved Spanish-influenced architecture combined with a lush green landscape throughout the city.
Reviewed by chris_r
on September 17, 2012
I've traveled a lot all over the Nation and Coral Gables is certainly something special. This uniqueness of the architecture of the entire city (both private and public sectors) really add to an overall experience worth seeing.
Reviewed by jaceschatz
on September 17, 2012
Gorgeous tree lined streets, five star restaurants, fabulous boutiques...there is always something to do in Coral Gables!
Reviewed by pumpkinbuns
on September 17, 2012
Venetian Pool, swaying palms, Biltmore Hotel, lush foliage, Spanish architecture!
Reviewed by bevpeake
on September 17, 2012
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