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5 Gorgeous Miami Gardens For A Relaxing Stroll Through Nature

Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz

5 Gorgeous Miami Gardens For A Relaxing Stroll Through Nature
The return of the mild and sunny weather to the city certainly calls for a date with nature. And while South Florida has some pretty awesome hiking trails to check out, sometimes the wilderness can be a little bit too much of an escape from the city. So if you’re ever in the mood for some greenery to break with the brick and mortar of city life but don’t feel like escaping to the wild outdoors, your best best might just be to head on out to one of Miami’s many beautiful gardens for a relaxing stroll in the sun. Check these out!

1. The Kampong, Coconut Grove

If you’re up for discovering the 50 different kinds of mango (I know) that exist on this Earth, then make sure to stop by the Kampong in Coconut Grove. This historic garden used to be the home of Dr. Fairchild and nowadays serves as home to rare tropical flowers fruits and well, a lot of mangoes. It’s the perfect spot if you enjoy botany!

2. Italian Gardens at Vizcaya, Coconut Grove

What’s more relaxing than going on a stroll through a lush garden in the Italian Riviera? Or well at least pretending like you are. Built over a century ago or magnate James Deering, the Vizcaya estate in Coconut Grove is home to some pretty spectacular gardens. Overlooking the Biscayne Bay, these lush gardens are full of stunning  architectural structures, elaborate fountains and antique sculptures that will add a little je ne sais quoi to your walk.

3. McKee Botanical Gardens, Vero Beach

From its astounding collection of water lilies and orchids to some of the most exotic flora and fauna on earth, this Florida Landmark has it all.  Weave your way through this luscious oasis and discover natural wonders like the giant mushroom, hidden deep within the garden,  that will make you feel like you’ve just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland.

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4. Morikami Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach

Tucked away in Delray Beach, the Morikami Museum & Gardens was once home to a colony of young Japanese farmers seeking to revolutionize Florida’s agricultural techniques. Nowadays, the enchanting 16-acre estate is home to hundreds of unique species of Japanese flora, winding paths, and carefully designed gardens that will make you feel you’ve been transported to Japan in one fell swoop!

5. Schnebly Winery, Homestead

Ok, so this one isn’t just a garden, but having a glass of wine next to a soothing waterfall doesn’t sound too bad does it? Located just 50 minutes away from Downtown Miami in Homestead, FL, this Schenbly’s gorgeous winery serves up some major tropical vibes. Full of luscious greenery, soothing natural coral waterfalls and plenty of sunny spots in which to chill out and relax with a glass of wine in hand, Schnebly’s idyllic location is just the perfect spot in which to escape city life for a day.

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