Coral Gables, Florida

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1 Votes - "Most Beautiful"

Description

Coral Gables’ source of beauty lies in the local nature, Mediterranean revival-style architecture, and culture. The town is home to the renowned University of Miami, the historic Biltmore Hotel, and the world-class Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. From residences to offices, the buildings demonstrate awe-inspiring architecture and the natural surroundings that make south Florida such a prominent destination. The city and community strive to maintain excellence in its residential properties, international influence, and preservation of nature.

Popular attractions distinct to this town range from Casa Bacardi to Lowe Art Museum. Locals love being greeted by the Granada Entrance and passing De Soto Fountain, the Venetian Pool, and Alhambra Water Tower. You may also enjoy Puerta del Sol or Piag.

Coral Gables has several exciting cultural activities offered year-round. An annual summer concert series is popular in the community, as well as various theatre companies that host productions ranging from Broadway to Shakespeare adaptations. The city is also home to more than 30 fine art galleries.

Visitors can savor time golfing at the country club, boating through waterways, relaxing at the Venetian Pool, or shopping at Merrick Park. The City Beautiful offers a comfortable, pristine setting for a beach vacation.

Coral Gables has it all - great, interesting housing, history, a vibrant downtown, great community facilities, trolley cars, diversity, proximity to a major airport, wonderful varied restaurant choices, theatre, a top independent bookstore, wide sidewalks, etc...
Reviewed by tjblaze
on September 17, 2012
Coral Gables is an elegantly laid out, pedestrian-friendly city boasting tropical foliage, charming boutiques and architectural grandeur. Exciting professional theatre soars from the stages of Actors’ Playhouse, conveniently located in Downtown Coral Gables. The historic Miracle Theatre, magnificently restored, is now the home of this leading regional performing arts Company and a splendid center of community cultural activity.
Reviewed by actorsplayhouse
on September 17, 2012
as a sub teacher, having seen much of Miami's public school offerings, CG's schools are simply the best. As a foodie their is simply nothing no where that comes close for either quality or variety. It is also simply the most beautiful city in the state in a what is otherwise a rather bland. A big time standout.
Reviewed by jbirdsill66
on September 17, 2012
Food, climate and overall environment. Architecture is unique
Reviewed by chriyabb
on September 17, 2012
Awesome place....a must see.
Reviewed by Charyabb
on September 17, 2012
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