Things to Do

Your guide to the best museums, galleries, sights and attractions in Miami





Botanical Miami

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The Kampong

This glorious seven-acre botanical garden was once the home of botanist Dr. David Fairchild, who went on to found the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. As chief of the Seed Section of the US Department of Agriculture in the early 20th century, Fairchild traveled the

  1. 4013 Douglas Road, (Coconut Grove)
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

  • Critics choice

One of south Florida’s natural jewels, this 83-acre garden, named after renowned botanist and Miami resident David Fairchild, is filled with tropical splendor: a lush rainforest with a stream, sunken garden, dramatic vistas, an enormous vine pergola and a museum of

  1. 10901 Old Cutler Road, (at SW 101st Street)
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RF Orchids

  • Free

South Florida has a thriving orchid industry, and RF Orchids is its most renowned nursery. In fact, its owner, Robert Fuchs, was dubbed "the king of the orchids" by author Susan Orleans in her book The Orchid Thief. Fuchs has created a lavish kingdom: an oasis of

  1. 28100 SW 182nd Avenue, (at SW 280th Street)
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