Type of Attraction: Botanical garden
Highlights: One of the world’s most beautiful botanic gardens, Fairchild Tropical Garden is home to an impressive collection of rare tropical plants. The 83-acre garden includes a new 13,000-square-foot Visitor Center, museum of plant exploration, conservatory, outdoor tropical rainforest, sunken garden, walking paths, lakes and overlooks. Visitors to Fairchild Tropical Garden can take a narrated tram tour or self-guided tour. The onsite Garden Shop sells gardening books and eclectic gifts.
Hours: Daily, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (closed on Christmas Day)
Admission: Adults, $15; Ages 3-12, $5, Ages 65 , $12
Address: 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida
Phone Number: (305) 667-1651
Directions: From Interstate 95 (heading South), take U.S. 1 (South Dixie Highway) to S.W. 42nd Avenue and turn left. Drive South to roundabout and take second right onto Old Cutler Road. Travel approximately 2 miles on Old Cutler Road and Fairchild Tropical Garden will be on your left-hand side.
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