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Coral Gables

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Coral Gables, officially the City of Coral Gables, is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located southwest of Downtown Miami. The United States Census Bureau estimates conducted in 2013 yielded the city had a population of 49,631. Coral Gables is home to the University of Miami.MediaThe city of Coral Gables has its own newspaper, Coral Gables News, which is published bi-weekly and is part of Miami Community Newspapers.HistoryCoral Gables was one of the first planned communities, and prefigured the development of the gated community and the homeowners association. It is infamous for its strict zoning regulations. The city was developed by George Merrick during the Florida land boom of the 1920s. The city's architecture is almost entirely Mediterranean Revival style, including the Coral Gables Congregational Church, donated by Merrick. The domed, Catholic Church of the Little Flower was built somewhat later, in a similar Spanish Renaissance style. By 1926, the city covered 10000acre and had netted $150 million in sales, with over $100 million spent on development.
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Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Art Museum
Lowe Art Museum
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Shopping
Village of Merrick Park
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Garden
John G. Gifford Arboretum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Coral Gables

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Wildlife Area
Shark Valley Visitor Center Everglades National Park
4.4
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Sawgrass Mills Sunrise
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
World heritage site
Everglades National Park Florida City
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours Everglades City
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Coral Gables

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Church
Church of the Little Flower
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Biking Trail
Old Cutler Trail
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Books & Books
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
St. Raymond Catholic Church
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Coral Gables

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Divers Direct Miami
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Coral Gables

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Park
Ingraham Park
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Coral Gables

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Historic Site
Coral Gables Merrick House and Gardens
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

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