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Top 10 Miami and the Keys by Jeffrey Kennedy

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South of Coconut Grove

Heading south from Miami's main events, once you get past the dull, nondescript suburbs, you enter vast tracts of citrus groves and tropical nurseries. The general mood changes, too – a bit backwoodsy, a bit Old South. Though sometimes gruff, the people here are friendly enough, and there are plenty of shopping opportunities, parks, gardens, zoos, and museums. There are also some fantastic educational attractions for kids and adults alike, including Monkey Jungle and Biscayne National Underwater Park.

1. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

This dizzyingly beautiful tropical paradise was established in 1938 and serves also as ...

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