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Places of Interest

District 7 has a numerous points of interest that encompass the arts, culture, recreation and more.

Matheson Hammock Park
9610 Old Cutler Road, Miami

Matheson Hammock Park is a lovely scenic park with an unusual feature--a man-made atoll pool, which is flushed naturally with the tidal action of nearby Biscayne Bay. Its tranquil breeze-swept beach is a haven for families who enjoy its warm, safe waters and beautiful waterside views. 

The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway, Miami

The Barnacle, built in 1891, offers a glimpse of frontier life during The Era of the Bay, when all travel to and from Miami was by boat. Situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay, this was the home of Ralph Middleton Munroe, one of Coconut Grove's most charming and influential pioneers. 

Venetian Pool
2701 de Soto Blvd, Coral Gables

The Venetian Pool is an aquatic facility unlike any other in the country. The pool was created in 1923 from a coral rock quarry, where much of the original coral was used to border and further accentuate the pool. It also features two large historic lookout towers, with a view to the City Beautiful. 

Virginia Key Beach Park
4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami

Visit the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park today and enjoy beautiful shorelines, eco-wetlands, bike riding, picnics, parties, weddings, festivals and concerts. 

3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a European-inspired estate on Biscayne Bay built by agricultural industrialist James Deering in 1916. Vizcaya offers guided tours of the first floor of the Main House and gardens.