Free tours of 30 South Florida spaces

whats-out-there-miami-weekendThe Cultural Landscape Foundation is hosting a free weekend of tours called “What’s Out There Weekend Miami,” providing residents and visitors an opportunity to discover and explore more than 30 publicly accessible designed landscapes from Miami to Palm Beach during free, expert-led tours.

Tours will happen at various times Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13. While the tours are free, advance reservations are required, and some popular locations are already sold out. You can make reservations here.

Attractions with tours include Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, the University of Miami Campus, South Beach, Little Havana and more. The locations extend all the way through Broward and to Palm Beach and include Flamingo Gardens, Bonnet House and the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. You can see all the tours here.

The Weekend is an extension of the What’s Out There database of America’s designed landscapes, a free, online, searchable database of nearly 1,500 parks, gardens and open spaces throughout the United States.

Here’s a list of the South Florida sites included on the tours:

  • Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
  • Biltmore Hotel
  • Bethesda-by-Sea Episcopal Church
  • Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
  • Crandon Park
  • Deerfield Beach City Arboretum
  • Deering Estate
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Flamingo Gardens
  • Fruit and Spice Park
  • Greynolds Park
  • Gifford Arboretum
  • Lincoln Road
  • Little Havana
  • Matheson Hammock Park
  • Miami Beach Botanical Garden and Environs
  • Miami SoundScape Lincoln Park
  • Memorial Fountain
  • Merrick House
  • Morikami Museum &Japanese Gardens
  • Pan’s Garden
  • Pinecrest Gardens
  • Society of the Four Arts Gardens
  • South Beach
  • South Pointe Park Shoreline
  • The Ancient Spanish Monastery
  • The Barnacle
  • The Kampong
  • University of Miami
  • Venetian Pool
  • Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
  • Worth Avenue


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