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“Beautiful location”
Review of Deering Estate

Deering Estate
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Ranked #32 of 350 things to do in Miami
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Deering Estate is a Miami-Dade County Park and a 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October - May). The Historic House Tours and Natural Areas Tour are included with Estate admission: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14).
Palmetto, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
303 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Beautiful location”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

You will love this estate. The view and the history abounds. See if you can recognize this location from an old TV show.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank Phil G
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice drive to Cutler, FL”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Really enjoyed comparing Viscaya to Deering Estate and seeing the "countryside" of Miami. The walking trail through the mangrove trees was beautiful and very wheelchair accessible ! Would enjoy a bike trip one day. Wish they had a small cafe or area to sit and enjoy the peacefulness of the restored houses and guest home. Great day and worth the drive.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank JJacob
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Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
188 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2013

I don't know what all the fuss is about. Yes, it's nice. The view is pretty, but the house itself is nothing special. You can walk through it in five minutes or less and it won't leave an impression on you. The rooms are nearly empty, with all the original furnishing gone. Maybe if you go during a special program, you'll enjoy it more.

Visited February 2013
2 Thank evamaria13
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Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful place”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We went with my sister-in-laws and my three kids and they loved it the views are expectacular!!! The day we went there was an event with animals and information with activities for kid. To our surprice there was a mom manaty and its caff by the shore it was beautiful. Great for special events :)

Visited September 2012
1 Thank yeli1218
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Boca Raton, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The People's Pier”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

My visit was on one of the coldest mornings this winter; for Florida folks, it was very brisk; the sky was brilliant and blue and so clear. I had lived in the area before the estate grounds were open for the public, so I was very excited to see it at last. What a beautiful stretch of lawn leading from the rather modest historic cottage to Biscayne Bay. What a beautiful expanse of water and sky, blending seamlessly. In an hour or less, one could stroll the whole property, or simply sit and enjoy the view. I was not able to tour the modest historic home, (so modest in comparison with his brother's mansion further north), and yet it felt so comfortable and liveable. The important point was the strip of land to the south of the property, part of the estate but deliberately left open with a small landing/boat dock at the end. This Deering brother recognized that ordinary folks had access rights to the bay and it's environs. This Deering brother seemed to be so much morea man of the people than his brother up the road.

Visited February 2013
2 Thank bocajane
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