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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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Well worth a visit to see the grounds. Large collection of palm trees and tropical plants. They also have a butterfly exhibit which is seasonal.

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

Well worth a visit to see the grounds. Large collection of palm trees and tropical plants. They also have a butterfly exhibit which is seasonal.

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Alpine, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Spent a lovely morning touring the garden that included a special exhibit of Chiluhly glass pieces. The garden is impressive without the special exhibit. A knowledgeable master garden take us for a tour of the main part of the garden and then had the pleasure of visiting their butterfly exhibit hall. This is a wonderful place to relax.

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Coral Gables, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are not familiar with the flora of our great earth should never miss this absolutely beautiful place but beware of summer South Florida is very hot so plan during winter month

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love, love, love this garden. We go for walks when the weather in Miami is cooler. It's magnificent!

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We have been there many times and always look forward to going back. It's quiet, peaceful, and beautiful beyond words. If your looking for a place to just let go and let your mind drift.. this is the place.

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

When I lived in Miami this was a place to just enjoy the beautiful natural setting, not fancy just BEAUTIFUL!!!

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Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

So AMAZING! I could spend all day here literally. Every 5 seconds you find a new flower , plant, or tree. The butterfly sanctuary was magical! I will be going back many times. Highly recommend!! Walk though, don't do the trolley unless you don't want to see everything!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Fabulous gardens with informed tour guides, tour train, Chihully installations, a well stocked gift shop and although pricey, well worth every penny!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Fairchild has a brilliant collection of tropical plants and trees - it's like a plant-based version of the Library of Congress. There is a terrific staff of volunteers, and the garden is frequently a venue for concerts and other performances. Best of all, it's ideal for a leisurely stroll even in the heat of summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Amazing variety of tropical plants, beautifully presented, I visit Miami twice a year and never miss stopping by for an hour or two.

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Additional Information about Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Address: Address: 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
Phone Number: 305 667 1651
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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