Miami City Escapes

Get out of the city for these fun Miami day trips

The Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden is one of the largest conservation gardens in the world with 83 acres of tropical plants from around the world. Non-members can buy a pass for the day, lounge under the beautiful palms and play with butterflies in the conservatory. 




Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

This stunning home was modeled after the lavish palaces of Europe, complete with expansive gardens and ocean views. The museum hosts a varitey of events including tea parties and art workshops. 





Located in Coral Gables, the Venetian Pool is public fresh water swimming pool built in the 1920's. Originally a quary,  the pool was created in Mediterranean Rivival style, and is a lovely place to pass the hot Miami days. 




Venetian Pool

On one of your jaunts between Miami and Miami Beach, take a moment and stop at the Japanese Garden. Located off the MacArthur, the Gardens offer a tranquil stop during your busy day. 




Miami Friends of the Japanese Garden