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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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Address: 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
Phone Number: 305 667 1651
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7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing wildlife
Description: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is among the world's best tropical...
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is among the world's best tropical botanic gardens. Here you will find internationally renowned collections of cycads, flowering trees, tropical fruits, vines, aroids and endangered species, which provide a living laboratory for scientists, and the opportunity of discovery for everyone. In addition, Fairchild has the largest palm collection in the U.S. and is also the keeper of the National Palm Collection as designated by the American Public Gardens Associations. With its beautiful paths, vistas and outstanding horticultural displays, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden provides every visitor with an unforgettable experience.
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Something new and more beautiful at each visit

This garden is a must see if you are in Miami. Every season brings new growth and blooms to a worl of tropical beauties. Take the tram tour lead by enthusiastic volunteers. then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This garden is a must see if you are in Miami. Every season brings new growth and blooms to a worl of tropical beauties. Take the tram tour lead by enthusiastic volunteers. then wander on your own wherever the paths take you to spot ever more beautiful plants. be sure to visit the butterfly conservatory.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Nice afternoon with friends, or a great date event. Events are wonderful whenever they are, Chihuly was beautiful, and the staff and volunteers are very accommodating.

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Miami, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Most beautiful gardens around. Love the orchids and of course the butterfly aviary is amazing!! Best to visit when it's not so hot out though. The Chihuly exhibits are always a plus to see.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My wife and I visit botanic gardens wherever we travel...Dublin, Denver, Sarasota, Phoenix, St. Louis, etc. This is one of the best. A beautiful and expansive setting, well-designed, meticulously maintained, easy to navigate. They have a great collection and it is organized and presented very well. You don't have to be a botanist to appreciate this place. And you will... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

with several festivals and events throughout the year Fairchild tropical does not disappoint. The Butterfly Garden is great as is walking the trails and discovering different species of plants/ Several benches are tucked along the park for relaxing. Staff is helpful and its a great place to unwind, paint and take photographs.

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I am a long time member and have reviewed before, however, on this particular day, August 13 I came to mourn the loss of my Dad who had passed away that morning in England. If you are experiencing any type of pain, loss, depression this is such a beautiful place to come and be at peace and rejuvenate. There was... More 

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South Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

One of the best in the world. Tram excursions are the best way to begin viewing all areas. Butterfly exhibit is unique. Vistas are beautiful. Outdoor lunch is great. Art exhibits are world class.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Before you go keep in mind that a one day ticket cost a little bit less than the annual pass. So if you are just planning to go once, check t'he rates. The place is very nice and well maintained, I recommend doing the train tour where they explain all kind of palm trees. Really interesting.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The greeter lady and the tram driver were the only nice people working here, shame cause such a nice place, but not friendly people working here. Other than that the grounds are well worth the visit. Even a rainbow eucalyptus tree that is not native to the area. Tram driver was very informative. Set aside at least 2 to 3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

wonderfully well kept garden /amazing artist dale chihuly's exhibit / his blown glass pieces seemed to be growing right out of the ground / made me think about the importance of good curators / the right art in the perfect setting / so many different tropical plants, bromeliads, palm trees, orchids....even cacti and succulents / wild life too ....enthusiastic, knowledgeable... More 

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