Community Links

Lowe Art Museum
The Jerry Herman Ring Theatre
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Attractions on and near Campus

Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM, 305-284-2024
Exhibits include the Kress Collection of Renaissance & Baroque Art. See the Lowe's online calendar of exhibitions and events.

Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, UM, 305-284-2438
The Frost School of Music offers a year-round calendar of events at the 600 seat Gusman Concert Hall located on the Coral Gables campus.

Ring Theatre, 1312 Miller Drive, UM, 305-284-3355
The Ring Theatre, located on the Coral Gables campus, offers exciting theatre to the city of Coral Gables and the greater Miami area via the University of Miami's famous theatre company and the producing arm of the Department of Theatre Arts.

Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, 305-445-1926
A 4-star, 4-diamond hotel, the Biltmore is South Florida's only National Historic Landmark resort, with golf course, tennis, fitness center and spa.

Venetian Pool, 2701 DeSoto Boulevard, Coral Gables, 305-460-5356
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Venetian is one of the world's most unusual public swimming pools, with two waterfalls and coral caves.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Avenue, Miami, 305-250-9133
This Italian Renaissance villa built in 1916 is now a spectacular museum & gardens with art and furnishings portraying 400 years of European history.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, 305-667-1651
With extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, vines, and succulents, Fairchild is one of the world's preeminent botanic gardens.

Shopping and Dining Centers near Campus

Miracle Mile, downtown Coral Gables, 305-569-0311
Famed boulevard of shops, cafes and art galleries. This downtown "City Beautiful" also features monthly Gallery Nights, Farmers Market, Holiday Tree Lighting and festivals of all kinds throughout the year.

Shops at Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo, 305-529-0200
The Shops at Merrick Park shopping experience begins with the flagship Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom stores and continues with 115 designer boutiques, world-class restaurants, and the Elemis Spa.

Shops at Sunset Place, 5701 Sunset Drive, 305-663-0873
A few blocks from UM in South Miami, Sunset Place offers 502,000 sq. ft. of shopping space, featuring specialty shops, fine dining and entertainment set in an attractive open-air, three-level streetscape.

CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove, 305-567-2833
This mediterranean-style village offers a variety of nearly 40 shops, restaurants, nightclubs, cafes, sports bars, boutiques, and a cinema-plex. It also features daily live entertainment from bands and musical performers inside the nightclubs to strolling artists, artisans, musicians, sports stars and visiting celebrities throughout the courtyard.

Other Attractions in the Coral Gables and Greater Miami Area

Everglades National Park
Biscayne National Park
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Miami Seaquarium
Frost Museum of Science
Jungle Island
Zoo Miami
Deering Estate
Calder Casino

South Beach
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Crandon Park
Matheson Hammock Park Beach

Spectator Sports
Miami Hurricane Athletics
Miami Dolphins
Miami Heat
Miami Marlins
Florida Panthers
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Miami Open
Miami Jai-alai

Arts and Culture
Miami City Ballet
New World Symphony Orchestra
Adrienne Arsht Center
Actors' Playhouse
Pérez Art Museum Miami