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  • biscayne national underwater park

    by novw Updated Aug 29, 2003

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    Litteraly off the beaten path... under water !

    Officially this is an underwater park, but the park is also worth a visit if you are without diving gear, or even are not fond of water. The sea is crystal clear in the park, so there is plenty to be seen ! There is a small path running along the seashore. Out and back takes 10 minutes if you walk fast.

    There are boats going out to the island which is the actual national park. Beware ! The trip is bloody expensive !
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    richmond cottage

    by doug48 Written Sep 12, 2011

    richmond cottage is located on the grounds of the charles deering estate in cutler florida. this wooden building was built by s. h. richmond in 1900. richmond's wife edith opened it as an inn. at the time the richmond inn was the southern most hotel in the united states. in 1916 charles deering bought richmond cottage and 444 acres of land for his winter estate.
    the deering estate is located at 16701 s.w. 72nd ave. in cutler florida.

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    stone house

    by doug48 Updated Sep 12, 2011

    charles deering built the stone house next to richmond cottage in 1921. this mansion was inspired by the tamrit castle in sitages spain. the mansion has 18 inch reinforced concrete walls which withstood hurricane andrew in 1992. charles deering lived here until his death in 1927. the deering estate is listed on the national register of historic places.
    the deering estate is located at 16701 s. w. 72 ave. cutler florida.

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    royal palm grove

    by doug48 Written Sep 12, 2011

    located in the deering estate on biscayne bay is a beautiful grove of royal palm trees. along with the mansion there are acres of gardens on the estate.
    the deering estate is located at 16701 s. w. 72 ave. cutler florida.

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