Things to do in Coral Gables

Our most recommended things to do in Coral Gables

Miami: Private Helicopter Adventure

1. Miami: Private Helicopter Adventure

Tour Miami from the air with this private helicopter ride. Cruise over south Miami and see miles of shoreline. Get the chance to spot marine life from the helicopter. Take off from the Miami Executive Airport and fly over the stunning beaches of Biscayne Bay. Continue to see unobstructed views of Coral Gables and Coconut Grove. Pass over the Vizcaya Museum and its European Gardens. View Tahiti Beach and swoop over Matheson Preserve where you can spot manatees, dolphins and sharks.

Miami: 30-minute Private Helicopter Tour

2. Miami: 30-minute Private Helicopter Tour

Soar over Miami in a 30-minute helicopter tour. Get sweeping views of the shoreline. Marvel at the houses of the rich and famous as you fly over the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Depart from the Miami Executive Airport and glide over neighborhoods such as Pinecrest and Coral Gables as you fly towards to Biscayne Bay. Cruise over Fisher Islands and Key Biscayne and head in the direction of South Beach. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Miami shoreline and many iconic sights such as downtown, the Venetian Islands, Star and Palm Islands, and the Port of Miami. Try to spot celebrity mansions, as well as sea life like manatees and dolphins.

Miami: Guided City Tour and Boat Ride

3. Miami: Guided City Tour and Boat Ride

Explore Miami's best places and most popular neighborhoods with a guided tour of the city. Drive through South Beach, explore the Downtown, Wynwood the Street Art District, and more. Then, embark on a boat ride of Biscayne Bay and see Millionaire's Row. Begin your tour with pickup at the Bayside Marketplace or South Beach and delve into the sights of Miami. Explore the stunning Art Deco architecture in South Beach before admiring the towering skyscrapers of the Downtown Miami Skyline. Next, visit Coconut Grove and Coral Gables, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, and learn about its history and main attractions. Take some time for lunch in Calle 9, Little Havana, and taste a Cafecity Cubano Coffee. In Wynwood, discover the colorful Street Art District, full of Modern Art that demands each visitor's attention. Finally, arrive at the Bayside Marketplace to board a boat and experience the Biscayne Bay from the water. Admire the famous Millionaire's Row, and get a peek into the opulent lifestyles of celebrities and their mansions. Afterward, take time for shopping, enjoying food souvenirs, taking photos, and relaxing in an entertaining atmosphere before heading back to your desired meeting point.

Miami: Half-Day City and Boat Tour

4. Miami: Half-Day City and Boat Tour

Explore the heart of Miami by land and water on this 4-hour combination tour. See Miami’s most popular places on a narrated bus tour, including Bayside Marketplace, Little Havana, Coral Gables and more. Learn about the city's history along the way. Follow this with a narrated sightseeing boat cruise on Biscayne Bay. Admire Miami's spectacular waterway, the downtown Miami skyline, Miami Beach, the Port of Miami and Fisher Island. See the homes of celebrities such as Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias and others. Get to Know Miami and all it has to offer.

Miami: 30 Minute Luxury Helicopter Tour

5. Miami: 30 Minute Luxury Helicopter Tour

Takeoff into the sunny skies over the Miami Executive Airport as you head East towards the Shoreline. Notice the incredible homes built in the Coral Gables neighborhood as you make your way to Downtown Miami. Here you will get a panoramic view of the beautiful downtown skyline and Brickell Key. Next, fly over the Miami Cruise Port to see incredible cruise ships. Continue over Star Island to see celebrity homes of Sean Combs, Gloria Estefan, and Shaquille O'Neal. Then fly over the popular South Beach Miami. See the rich Art Deco Architecture and Cuban influence as you pass Ocean Drive. Next, fly toward Key Biscayne where you will get a great view of the Cape Florida Lighthouse before heading back towards the airport. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife in the water along the way. Buckle in an air-conditioned, luxury helicopter for this once-in-a-lifetime tour.

Miami: Bus Tour and City Cruise with Transfer

6. Miami: Bus Tour and City Cruise with Transfer

Explore the heart of Miami by land and water on this combination tour. See Miami’s most popular places on a narrated bus tour, including Bayside Marketplace, Little Havana, Coral Gables, and more. Learn about the city's history along the way. Discover the famous districts of Miami such as the Art Deco District and South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, and Little Havanna. Experience the rich diversity of the city up close and lose yourself in the fascinating surroundings of a seemingly Latin American and Caribbean world. See the pulsing heart of the Art Deco District with the colorful, historic buildings of the 1930s, the small businesses, and the cigarette factories. In Downtown Miami, a colorful world awaits at the Bayside Marketplace. Browse the countless shops or pay a visit to the iconic Hard Rock Cafe. Additionally, take a cruise trip with a guide and see Miami's celebrity scene from the water.

Miami: Little Havana Guided Walking Tour

7. Miami: Little Havana Guided Walking Tour

Get to know Little Havana in Miami with a guided walking tour. Let your guide show you the music, culture, and history of this vibrant district. Meet your guide Maximo Gomez Park. Take in the local vibe on Calle Ocho street. Find out how the area is linked to the Cuban revolution. See locals playing dominos. Pass specialty shops, and cigar manufacturers. View the Cuban influence on the architecture. Get suggestions on where to eat food like media noche sandwiches, empanadas, and plantains. Hear about the Bay of Pigs conflict, and Santeria, a religion which originated in the Caribbean

Miami: Private Helicopter Tour in a Robinson R44

8. Miami: Private Helicopter Tour in a Robinson R44

Capture stunning pictures of Miami on this private tour in a Robinson R44 helicopter. Glide over sparkling beaches, luxurious cruise ships, and the skyscrapers in Miami's downtown skyline. Communicate easily during your flight with noise canceling helicopter headsets.  Meet your pilot at the Miami Executive Airport and feel the thrill of taking off in this well-maintained lightweight craft. Head towards the shoreline and pass over Tahiti Beach, Coconut Grove, and the Viscaya Museum with its European Gardens. Cruise over the towers in Miami's downtown and the upscale Brickell Key community. Admire the cruise ships in Miami port and get a bird's eye view of Fisher Island, Key Biscayne, the sandy South Beach, Surfside, and Bal Harbor. Fly all the way up to the Sunny Isles and over to the Williams Islands. Marvel at Indian Creek and all the luxurious mansions along the Intracoastal Waterway. Take a peak at celebrity mansions located on the Star, Palm, and Venetian Islands. Look for dolphins and manatees as you pass over the clear waters of Biscayne Bay. View some of South Miami's mansions in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove's historical neighborhood, and Pinecrest. Land at the Miami Executive Airport at the end of your tour.

Miami: Half-Day City Tour Highlights

9. Miami: Half-Day City Tour Highlights

Join and discover Miami, the “Magic City.” This tour will take you to the heart of the Art Deco District. The pastel colored buildings of the American Riviera will bring back the atmosphere of the fabulous golden age of Miami Beach. While crossing the water of Biscayne Bay, you will admire the artificial and exclusive islands, dotted with luxury waterfront mansions. The causeway will take you downtown for a brief but intense visit of Brickell Avenue, the economic gateway of Latin America. The next stop will be the lavish vegetation of Coconut Grove, the retreat of the rich and famous: Madonna, Stallone and many others have selected this peaceful waterfront side of Miami as their residence. This will just be a prelude before “City Beautiful” better known as Coral Gables - inspired from a Mediterranean town with homes built from local coral stones. The old quarry is now home of the picturesque site of the Venetian Pool. Last but not least, learn about the folklore of Little Havana for the illusion of going to Latin America without showing a passport.

Miami: Sightseeing Bus Tour with Transfer

10. Miami: Sightseeing Bus Tour with Transfer

Explore the historic Art Deco District via the famous Ocean Drive in South Beach together with your guide. Once there, you will learn about the history of the area's unique architecture. Marvel at the amazing graffiti art, small boutiques, shops, and cafes in Wynwood. Little Havana then invites you to explore its rich Cuban heritage with small Cuban cigar factories, coffee shops, and bars. Following that, Coconut Grove and Coral Gables are beautiful residential areas featuring lush, tropical gardens, and historic mansions. At the end of your sightseeing experience, you can choose to enjoy a speedboat or sightseeing boat tour along Miami's beautiful skyline, seeing the homes of various movie stars along the way.

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What people are saying about Coral Gables

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 2,592 reviews

Absolutely recommended! At first we thought it was canceled due to the weather, but we were persuaded to wait a little and it was worth it! A great view of Miami! The pilot was super nice and showed and explained everything! :)

Mark was amazing, an incredible ride, a perfect birthday and anniversary magical gift for both of us.

Super tolles Erlebnis, freundliches und zuvorkommendes Team. Alle Fragen werden beantwortet.

Great experience, with a great and knowledgeable pilot. I would highly recommend this tour.

Superb experience, we were dazzled by the landscape! Thanks to the team