Southeast Florida’s hidden gems: a journey beyond the beaches

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Southeast Florida beckons with sunshine and beaches, but history buffs can find hidden gems too. Journey back in time at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami. This opulent estate, built in the early 1900s, reflects European grandeur and Miami’s wealthy past.

Fort Lauderdale boasts a charming collection of historic buildings, like the King-Cromartie House (circa 1907), that represents the city’s transformation from a quiet outpost to a bustling metropolis. And wander the narrow streets lined with coquina-shell buildings within the nation’s oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement. Beyond the sun and sand, Southeast Florida offers captivating stories waiting to be unearthed.

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