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Miami Specialty Architectural Tours

Experiential Travel Program: Miami Specialty Architectural Experience (Three Options) highlighting some of the most important and beautiful architecture of Miami.
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Tropical Deco in a Fabled Playground Deco Tour

Tropical Deco in a Fabled Playground Deco Tour with Lunch Departure at 10am– Return to the Hotel at 2pm

Enjoy a historian-guided Art Deco tour that captures the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties and thirties in our nation’s only Art Deco Historic District. We’ll immerse you in the visual thrill of a city that defiantly danced until dawn through Prohibition, the depression, major hurricanes and two World Wars, and share the history of a district that almost didn’t survive.

We’ll revisit the larger-than-life personalities and world-famous events that reshaped society through the lens of Miami Beach’s unique architecture. We’ll walk the halls of the first hotel ever built on Miami Beach and delight in the imaginative and playful Art Deco lifeguard stands lining the beach like pastel-colored toy soldiers. Chart the evolution of architectural styles while unique and evocative Art Deco landmarks serve as our signposts to an era that looked forward to the future and celebrated progress, innovation, adventure and freedom.

As your guide uncovers the eye-popping history of this unique destination, you will understand why millionaires, movie stars, thousands of soldiers and countless others have fallen under the magical spell of Miami Beach and its incredible architecture.

Following the tour, we’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at Tapas y Tintos on Espanola Way

Tropical Deco Tour with Lunch
Group of 2 $289/person
Group of 3 $234/person
Group of 4 $175/person
Group of 5 $139/person
Group of 6 $116/person

Tropical Deco in a Fabled Playground Deco Tour

Coral Gables – The City Beautiful

The City Beautiful Departure at 10am– Return to the Hotel at 12:00 pm Join us for an amazing tour through one of America’s most beautiful historic cities: Coral Gables, George Merrick's vision realized. Learn the history of his dream as we tour the tree-lined avenues and stunning Mediterranean-influenced architecture that would eventually become his legacy.

Explore the historic halls of one of South Florida’s most architecturally important landmarks: the Biltmore Hotel. Learn about the building’s many colorful stories and how she was resurrected into the legendary beauty she is today. Allow us to filter through the truths, untruths, ghosts and glamour that capture the essence of South Florida style and history in this truly amazing landmark.

Sit back and let our guides bring to life Merrick’s vision while they uncover the city’s hidden wonders. What you’ll discover along our less-traveled path will enrich and engage you and leave you with something most visitors and even locals never experience … a true sense of place.

Coral Gables- The City Beautiful
Group of 2 $289/person
Group of 3 $234/person
Group of 4 $175/person
Group of 5 $139/person
Group of 6 $116/person

Coral Gables- The City Beautiful

The MiMo Tour

The MiMo Tour with Lunch 9am Departure – Return to the Hotel at 2:30pm
Join us to explore the striking architecture of the unique Miami Modern historic district. Learn how the MiMo style of homes and motels represent the distinctive aesthetic of America’s architectural fascination with the future, as created in the 1945 and the 60s.

You’ll see the distinctive references to movement, motion and space exploration as we traverse Biscayne Boulevard and step into history, still present thanks to the hard work of local preservationists.

You’ll see how many of these important buildings have been renovated and/or are being renovated by entrepreneurs, history lovers and those fascinated by the beauty of this uniquely visual era in American history.

Afterwards we’ll enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the fine restaurants featuring the renowned MiMo style.

The MiMo Tour with lunch
Group of 2 $339/person
Group of 3 $269/person
Group of 4 $209/person
Group of 5 $175/person
Group of 6 $163/person

The MiMo Tour

EXPERIENTIAL TRAVEL PROGRAM

The Experiential Travel Program includes luxury
accommodations, a curated menu of activities, as well as exclusive dining experiences. The suite of packages offer flexibility for room selection and allow guests to select the tours of their choice. Activities and tours are categorized into four different offerings.

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Contact Us For Reservations

The Biltmore Curators Program options are available from December 6 - December 10, 2017. For more information or to make your reservation, please contact Dragonfly Expeditions by calling 1-(888) 9-WANDER or email
info@dragonflyexpeditions.com



Make a splash in the nation's largest single-bodied hotel pool Reserve a room
Play a round at the picturesque Donald Ross 18-Hole, Par-71 Championship Biltmore Golf Course
Enjoy an unforgettable meal at one of three signature restaurants, Palme d'Or, Fontana, and Cascade
Become a part of Coral Gables tradition in our legendary Sunday Champagne Brunch in the Fontana courtyard
Pamper yourself at our full-service European Biltmore Spa
1200 Anastasia Avenue - Coral Gables, FL 33134. Copyright © 2017 Biltmore Hotel