Some of the loveliest flowering plants and trees in the area are located on the grounds of the Key Biscayne Branch Library Gardens. Thanks to the efforts of volunteer gardeners, you can relax and wander among palm trees, magnolias, orchids and wild roses. The tranquil garden is also home to many frogs, turtles and ducks. The gardens offer a peaceful respite in the Key Biscayne area.
17001 South West 264th Street Homestead, FL 33031 +1 305 247 6016
Camp Owaissa Bauer located on 199 woodland acres, facility features six cabins that accommodate up to 150 overnight campers. Amenities include a swimming pool, baseball field, volleyball court, nature trails, restrooms and a dining and social room that accommodates up to 200 people. For your security and safety, a park manager is also present on the grounds. The layout makes the camp popular for large, organized gatherings. Call ahead to check availability and for additional information.
At the Black Point Marina a popular marina, located north of Homestead Bayfront Park in south Dade County, you will find 178 wet slips, 10 boat launch ramps, a bait and tackle shop, dry dock storage, canoe ramps and fuel. The marina also features boat rentals, fishing charters, a dive shop and a restaurant. This is a great place for avid boaters and water sports enthusiasts.
Matheson Hammock County Park is a 130-acre (254.95 hectare) beach park, located to the east of Fairchild Tropical Gardens. Here, you can picnic, sunbathe on the quiet beach, or explore trails that wind through thick mangrove hammocks. The park also features an artificial lagoon where you can enjoy a day collecting shells. Boating enthusiasts can launch from the park's marina into Biscayne Bay. The park's restaurant serves lunch and dinner.
924 Lincoln Road Suite 205 Miami, FL 33139 +1 305 674 8278
ArtCenter/South Florida is a combination of an art gallery and artists' studio. This organization has existed in Florida for fifteen years and provides affordable work and exhibition space to visual artists. Networking being it's strong point, the organization is in close contact with the best curators, collectors and gallerists. An art studies program is also available for those who want to pursue creative endeavors.
This lovely Spanish-style church, located across the street from the Biltmore Hotel, has the distinction of being the very first church built in Coral Gables. Although modern churches, and especially congregational churches, are traditionally austere, here wooden pews, altar candelabra, chandeliers, and side arches signal the lush standards of a different era. The intimate setting that results makes this church a favorite site for weddings. In addition, the church hosts author readings sponsored by Books & Books and features a wonderful musical series.
This beautiful historic home called the Hequembourg House was an amazing structure located at Miami. Unique in it's appearance this massive structure was originally owned by the First Methodist Episcopal Church and then the residential home. This beautifully architectured home was added on the register of National Historic Places and was then demolished. Currently the site stands as a plain land with a picture of the home placed there. Several visitors yet come to visit the site of the historical house.
Miami Shores Country Club consists of an 18-hole golf course and is located 15 miles north of Miami. Designed by Red Laurence and opened in 1938, it is 6,400 yards, par 71 from the back tees and 5,400 yards, par 72 from the front tees. Although caddies are not available and walking the course is not permitted, golf carts are included in the greens fees. The clubhouse has excellent facilities and may also be rented for banquets and weddings. The lounge and grill room and the ProShop are for your pleasure. Visit website for more details.
This older 18-hole public golf course, designed by Red Lawrence and opened in 1949, is 6,613 yards, par 72 from the back tees and 5,639 yards, par 72 from the front tees. Golf carts are included in the greens fees. The course permits shoes with metal spikes and rents clubs. There is also a great restaurant and a banquet facility. Call for tee times.
For 17 years, this one-stop shop for serious sailors and yachting professionals has provided quality marine services, including licensed yacht brokering and full dealership service for sailboat and trawler sales. It is also an American Sailing Association-certified sailing school, and it offers yacht charter management and yacht charters. Clients can book charters bareboat (no crew) or with a crew for service to South Beach in Miami, Key West, and Abaco in the Bahamas.
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