Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
This attraction is a 83 acres botanic garden with an extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, and vines. Fairchild opened to the public in 1938 and has since continued to preserve biodiversity. In addition, it has many roles including those of a museum, laboratory, conservation research facility, and learning center. Wings of the Tropics is the garden’s newest exhibit. Exotic butterflies from Central and South America fly freely within the Clinton Family Observatory. SInce 2003, the garden has also sponsored a series of exhibits by artists.
Opening hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm (Mon – Sun)
Watch out for: the seasonal weekend festivals
Address & telephone number: 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL, USA +1 305-667-1651