Tour the Culture of Miami at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Inspired by Italian and Spanish architecture, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens draws daily crowds for self and guided tours of the former winter home of James Deering of the Deering McCormick-International Harvester fortune. Located in Coconut Grove, Miami, this 180-acre estate was built in 1916 and is comprised of an Italian Renaissance garden, a historic village outbuildings compound, and native woodland landscaping. Tour the villa, the grounds, and the Edenic gardens for a glimpse at the impressive craftsmanship and lavish design that lives within the walls. From carved mantels and fresco ceilings to the sleek marble floors, admire every detail of the estate. Stroll through the sturdy columns, lush mazes, and grandiose fountains that lend to its European aesthetic with a Mediterranean twist. After significant restoration projects, the estate was designated a National Historic landmark in 1994 and has played host to star-studded events from Popes to pop stars and is one of the most sought-after locations for photo shoots, weddings, and celebrations.