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.

Miracle Mile is a pedestrian friendly beautiful stretch of road with one of the best restaurants in South Florida.
Reviewed by mcardenas2
on September 17, 2012
The Gables is central to the Greater Miami area while still feeling like a home town. The people are friendly, the food is top nosh! Lots of great architecture to see while walking, biking or driving around.
Reviewed by csuarez1314
on September 17, 2012
Coral Gables is the most beautiful town in South Florida. Its Mediterranean Revival architectural style, its tropical landscapes, its great restaurants all add up to its charm. I am lucky to work in this place. One of the few places in Miami-Dade County where you can park your car or leave it home and just walk everywhere.
Reviewed by rrodulfo
on September 17, 2012
Coral Gables is the Most Beautiful town. They carefully maintain so many historic landmarks such at The Biltmore Hotel and Golf Course, The Venetian Pool, the many Coral Fountains, etc. Every where you turn there are massive old banyan trees which line the streets - just beautiful!!
Reviewed by knkmitch
on September 17, 2012
This town is full of unique Spanish architecture and is home to a diverse community. I enjoy the museum displays, the theatre performances, and the constant musical events. It is not only a place of residence or entertainment, it is a place of learning and culture.
Reviewed by tanits87
on September 17, 2012
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