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Local Area Attractions

Explore an enchanting tropical paradise, amid attractions that include Villa Vizcaya, the Miami Seaquarium, the Miami Museum of Science, and the Barnacle State Historical Site.

With its natural beauty, history, and proximity to Miami, The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami is the perfect place to discover all that South Florida has to offer.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

The leading science museum dedicated to sharing the power of science, sparking wonder and investigation, and fueling innovation for the future. Located in Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park, Frost Science is divided into four buildings: the Frost Planetarium, Aquarium, and North and West Wings. Here, guests can learn about the core science behind living systems, the solar system and known universe, the physics of flight, light and lasers, the biology of the human body and mind, and much more.

Contact: (305) 434-9600 | Distance: 6.4 miles/15 minutesWebsite

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Vizcaya is a National Historic Landmark — a serene and stunningly beautiful retreat in the heart of Miami, built by agricultural industrialist James Deering, who wintered on the property from 1916–1925. Today, the extraordinary European-inspired estate includes a Main House filled with art and furnishings, ten acres of gardens on Biscayne Bay, a hardwood hammock (native forest), and an historic village that is being restored for public enjoyment.

Contact: (305) 250-9133 | Distance: 2.63 miles/5 minutes | Website

Deering Estate

Located along the edge of Biscayne Bay, the 444-acre Deering Estate at Cutler is an environmental, archeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to butterfly walks and guided nature hikes, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate offers daily tours of the historic homes-the Stone House and Richmond Cottage, as well as tours of the lush natural areas where fossil bones have been found dating as far back as 50,000 years.

Contact: (305) 235-1668 | Distance: 9.07 miles/25 minutes | Website

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

This 83-acre garden, established in 1938, is one of the world’s pre-eminent botanical gardens, with extensive collections of rare, tropical plants. Featuring narrated tram tours, self-guided tours and programs in environmental education.

Contact: (305) 667-1651 | Distance: 5.16 miles/14 minutesWebsite

The Barnacle State Historic Site

Home to Ralph Middleton Munroe, one of Coconut Grove’s most influential pioneers, the Barnacle is the oldest home in Miami-Dade County still in its original location. It is now operated as a state park with tours at scheduled times.

Contact: (305) 448-9445 | Distance: .1 miles/5 minutes

The Shops at Mary Brickell Village

Contact: (305) 381-6130 | Distance: 4.18 miles/9 minutes

Streets of Mayfair

Contact: (305) 442-0907 | Contract: .30 miles/1 minute


This Mediterranean-style shopping village has many colorful shops and outdoor cafes. The complex also houses an AMC cinemaplex.

Contact: (305) 444-0777.44 miles / 1 minute

Village of Merrick Park

Contact: (305) 447-8144 | Distance: 2.13 miles/6 minutes

Crandon Park Golf Course

Designed by Von Hagge, Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne is considered one of the most beautiful and difficult par 72 courses in Florida. From the first hole, a dog leg par 5 that requires a drive over water and mangroves, to the last, another par 5 with views of beautiful Biscayne Bay, Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne is Miami’s signature golf course.

Contact: (305) 361-9129 | Distance: 7.5 miles/15 minutes | Website