One of Miami’s hippest neighborhoods is Coconut Grove. This area was settled in the mid-19th century but was home to Tequesta Indians for far longer. It has long since been an attractive area for its beautiful waterfront and freshwater springs.
Find out things to do in Coconut Grove while you’re visiting Miami.
There are so many things to do in Miami, it can be hard to choose. Head to this neighborhood and take a peek at a sampling of attractions.
Immerse yourself in a menagerie of tropical plants at The Kampong. This botanical garden is overflowing with specimens from Central America, South America, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and other tropical climates. See exotic fruit trees, flowering trees, and blooming flowers in a literal paradise.
There’s an opportunity here to eat every type of ethnic food under the sun, from Cuban to Thai, to Japanese, to Greek, and even French and Latin American cuisine. For a taste of Cuban food, try Las Culebrinas. For a little French flair, go for George’s in the Grove.
This area additionally has a thriving café culture with sidewalks stuffed with options. One of the most popular is Green Street, which serves Mediterranean-inspired fare.
It would be a shame to shop indoors in Miami and trade balmy breezes for the chill of the air-conditioner. CocoWalk is the perfect solution, since it’s an outdoor mall with lots of shops, a movie theater, and restaurants in a lush landscape with pretty architecture.
You can also try Mayfair in the Grove, which is another outdoor shopping mall with broad promenades, sidewalk cafes, and plenty of shops along palm tree-lined streets.
Make sure to visit Coconut Grove when staying with us here at the Hilton Miami Downtown.