Quality Inn Miami Airport
3959 Northwest 79th Avenue
Miami, FL 33166
Phone: (305) 599-5200
Fax: (305) 436-2935
This beautiful historic home called the Hequembourg House was an amazing structure located at Miami. Unique in it's appearance this massive structure was originally owned by the First Methodist Episcopal Church and then the residential home. This beautifully architectured home was added on the register of National Historic Places and was then demolished. Currently the site stands as a plain land with a picture of the home placed there. Several visitors yet come to visit the site of the historical house.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
The gorgeous grounds of Hialeah Park, known as 'the world's most beautiful race track' are worth visiting. Guests find 31 barns, 1631 stalls, two gift shops, a barber shop, restaurants, banquet/party facilities, free carousel rides for the kids and a combined grandstand and clubhouse capacity of 20,000. The park hosts the Flamingo Stakes, a race featuring three-year-old breeds aspiring to compete in the Kentucky Derby. It is also home to hundreds of signature flamingos that populate this tropical paradise.
Grapeland Water Park provides hours and hours of splashing fun in the sun for the whole family. With all kinds of different sized and themed pools with various play structures attached, those who want more activity than simply sunbathing and soaking are in luck. Grapeland also has a lazy river feature so you can float along. If you find yourself getting peckish after all that splashing around the park offers food and other concessions. The park also offers swimming lessons and runs a swim team.
Located on the 26-acre (10.521 hectare) Florida International University campus, the Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park features a priceless collection of pieces donated in 1994. The owner's mission was to share his collection of contemporary sculpture with the world, thus admission is always free. Self-guided tours include an informational map of the various works, as well as thorough audio-guided walking tours. Group tours of ten or more are available all through the year.
This 15-acre park offers jogging trails, picnic shelters, a playground, fishing, camping, hiking, and a bird and wildlife sanctuary amid lush tropical greenery. The park also features The Sense of Wonder Nature Center, which hosts nature study programs and special events aimed at promoting a greater awareness and appreciation of nature's beauty. Guided tours of nature sites, as well as snorkeling, canoe, and walking tours at numerous Miami-Dade Park locations, are also available through the Center.
This is the historic boyhood home of George Merrick, the founding father of Coral Gables. In the 1920s, Merrick designed many of the elegant mansions that can be found in this tree lined, upscale neighborhood. Take a guided tour through the house constructed of coral rock or wander on your own around the lovely gardens and grounds. The home contains many of Merrick's original furnishings and gives a glimpse of South Florida life during this period.
Douglas Entrance is located at Coral Gables, Florida. It is also known as La Puerta del Sol. It was built in 1924 by architect Phineas Paist. It punctuates the crossroad of Douglas Road and Tamiami Trail. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1972.
Whether you are looking for a good workout, a great place to relax in the fresh air, or the perfect spot for a picnic, Tropical Park is ideal. One of the largest parks in town, it features four lakes, separate football, soccer, and softball fields, plus racquetball, volleyball, and basketball courts. Other park activities include swimming, sunbathing, freshwater fishing and fishing contests, paddle boating, and bicycling, with boat and bicycle rentals available weekends and holidays.
This lovely Spanish-style church, located across the street from the Biltmore Hotel, has the distinction of being the very first church built in Coral Gables. Although modern churches, and especially congregational churches, are traditionally austere, here wooden pews, altar candelabra, chandeliers, and side arches signal the lush standards of a different era. The intimate setting that results makes this church a favorite site for weddings. In addition, the church hosts author readings sponsored by Books & Books and features a wonderful musical series.
Popularly known as the Coral Gables Wayside Park, the Entrance to the Central Miami welcomes people from all over to visit this historical site. A pair of towers measuring 13 feet each is at the entrance that welcomes people to visit the place and to enjoy the historic beauty that reflects at the entrance.
Calling all athletes: this park is for you. The park features a baseball field, five basketball courts, a tennis court, a running track, and a football field that doubles as a soccer field. Indoors, there is also a swimming pool and racquetball courts. On both sides of the track/football field are bleachers, which can be used either by spectators or exercisers. The park also features a playground for children.