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.

This city has accomplished a small town feel in a big metro area.... Great restaurants and art galleries... Price winning design homes combining historic and modern architecture. Beautiful landscape. No wonder is called “The City Beautiful”
Reviewed by lramos
on September 17, 2012
Coral Gables is special. It's a jewel of a city. Lush green trees form canopies over its streets, beautiful houses look as if they were plucked from the Mediterranean. There are wonderful things to do and places to go no matter your age. Just a couple of its unique features - Venetian Pool is carved out of a coral rock quarry and filled with spring water from an underground aquifer and The Biltmore Hotel is just magestic with picture perfect opportunities around every corner. Coral Gables is steeped with great history, amazing cultural venues and high quality of life. What also sets this city apart from others is the community's great sense of pride. Signs don't need to tell you when you've crossed into Coral Gables, when you get there, you'll know.
Reviewed by bperez
on September 17, 2012
Coral Gables is beautiful from it's Spanish architecture to its lush green areas. Some of the most beautiful homes in all of south Florida.
Reviewed by monicav4
on September 17, 2012
Honestly, there is nothing that can be compared to Coral Gables in the Miami-Dade area!! We are close to everything and at the same time it feels far from it all, simply a very special and truly a beautiful city!!
Reviewed by limagrand
on September 17, 2012
It's the jewel of South Florida
Reviewed by SusieQ1373
on September 17, 2012
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