Take a quiet break from Miami's excitement in this tropical paradise. Fairchild Garden boasts an extensive collection of exotic plants spread across 83 acres. There are two self-guided tours designed for children four to ten: The Nature Notebook tour encourages kids to create drawings of the plants they see; the Adventure Pack takes them on a nature hunt. Both tours allow children to plant seeds in a small pot they can take home—a nice touch to an educational experience.

 
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Romance Review of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Away Travel Expert: Eric Lindberg
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
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RomanceExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • With 83 acres to explore, it's difficult to see the entire garden in an hour or two. Some of the highlights are the rain-forest walk, the greenhouse filled with orchids, and the largest palm collection in the world.
  • If you get hungry, stop at the café for delicious sandwiches and cold tropical sodas.
  • You're in Miami, and it can get hot here, especially in summer. Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat. During mosquito season, carry bug repellant.
If you're nature lovers, or if you're just looking for a break from the urban pleasures of Miami, take a stroll through one of South Florida's natural gems at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This 83-acre botanic garden in Coral Gables is a visual

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Address:
10901 Old Cutler Rd.
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Parking: Open daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults USD20, seniors USD15, children USD10, kids five and under free


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 305-667-1651
Fax: 305-661-8953
Neighborhood: Coral Gables
Price Information: Adults USD20, seniors USD15, children USD10, kids five and under free
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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