Third Sunday of every month, 10am
The best way to experience the ambiance of Coral Gables is on a leisurely bike ride down the famous tree-lined boulevards, past the public parks, plazas and fountains, and by the beautiful homes and gardens. Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every 3rd Sunday of every month. Each tour offers a different theme and route!
Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue.
Approximately 2 hrs.
$10; $5 for Museum members and children under 12.
Please RSVP to 305-603-8067.
September 15 – Fairchild Tour – Spend a morning riding through our lush canopy and then enjoy a leisurely walk through Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens for a private tour. Visit the rainforest, butterfly conservatory, and extensive tropical plant collections. See firsthand why Fairchild is a globally renowned plant conservation center. This is a long ride through tree-lined streets, starting and ending at the Gables Museum.
October 20 –Merrick Tour –Join us for a special Fall treat to celebrate the life of our city’s founder, George Merrick, in developing Coral Gables. Visit his family’s plantation, the cottage he built for his wife, the Merricks’ final home in the Gables, and experience a private tour of the house for which the Gables is named. The story of Coral Gables and the Merrick family is one of hopes and dreams, hard work and dedication, ups and downs, and, ultimately, the creation of the City Beautiful.
Nov 17 –Jewish Influence in the Gables – From a world famous architect to nationally recognized campus worship center, to creators of our city’s main street, Gables history is enriched by the influx of Jewish families after World War II. Visit significant buildings and sites, learning the stories behind the facades.
Dec 15 – Merrick’s Villages – Did you know that City of Coral Gables Founder George Merrick planned 14 international-themed villages for Coral Gables, but only seven were built? You will be amazed at the architectural styles from around the world that exist right here in our own backyard.