Dade Heritage Trust
190 SE 12 Terrace
Miami, FL 33131

Explore Miami with Dade Heritage Trust Bike Tours!

In 2023, Dade Heritage Trust is proudly partnering with Bike Walk Coral Gables, the Friends of The Underline and the Friends of The Commodore Trail for bike tours throughout our community. All tours start at 10am at with a variety of meeting points explained in the information for each tour. Dade Heritage Trust does not provide bikes. Riders must bring their own bikes or rent a Citibike nearby. Riders must be experienced and confident enough to navigate urban Miami streets.


2023 Bike Tour Schedule:


Sunday, January 15: Overtown/ MLK Ride
Dade Heritage Trust and the Friends of The Underline guide participants through Overtown, on of Miami’s most historic areas. Traditionally an African American neighborhood, Overtown is filled with historic venues that help tell the story of Miami and segregation. Churches, museums, theaters and historic homes are all highlighted on this great ride. Meet at the Brickell Backyard at The Underline and SW 10 Street. To register, please visit theunderline.org/events.


Sunday, February 19: Capture Coral Gables
Capture Coral Gables is the Coral Gables Museum's annual photo contest for local photographers who focus on the city and its inhabitants as inspiration and subject matter. This tour will visit scenic sites to help you shoot an entry for this year's competition. Tour starts at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, March 26: Miami Music Week/ Ride through Wynwood/Murals
Wynwood is always the place to be, but especially during Miami Music Week. Join us on this artful ride to ever-evolving, ever-changing Wynwood. Meet at the Brickell Backyard at The Underline and SW 10 Street. To register, please visit theunderline.org/events.


Sunday, April 16: Bike and BBQ
Join us for the most popular bike tour of the year: a ride to Matheson Hammock Park and picnic at the historic pavilion with great food and live music, too! This tour leaves from the Coral Gables Youth Center at 405 University Drive, Coral Gables. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, May 21: Montgomery Botanical Center
The MBC is a research center and lush garden of international palms and cycads located in Coral Gables. Bring your family and come see the full Monty. Tour starts and ends at the Montgomery Botanical Center, 11901 Old Cutler Road. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, June 18: Royal Poinciana Tour
Celebrate the magnificent Flame Tree on this tour of our best Royal Poincianas in full flower. Presented with the Tropical Flowering Tree Society as part of the annual Royal Poinciana Fiesta festival. Tour starts at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, August 20: Phineas Paist Tour
Phineas Paist (1873-1937) was the supervising architect for the Coral Gables Corporation. His buildings include City Hall, the Venetian Pool, the Colonnade Building, and the San Sebastian Apartment Hotel. His work is part of the glue that holds the image of Coral Gables together. Tour starts at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, September 24: Tour of The Underline Phase 2!
This great tour not only provides a look at the Underline’s next phase but also the neighborhoods of the Roads, Little Havana, Shenandoah and Silver Bluff. Meet at the Brickell Backyard at The Underline and SW 10 Street. To register, please visit theunderline.org/events.


Sunday, October 15: Coral Gables Confidential
Beneath the surface of the City Beautiful are examples of human nature that are not so attractive. Bad behavior abounds on this tour of some of our notable naughty neighbors. It's a spooky season special event led by former Mayor Don Slesnick. Tour starts at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, November 19 Discover Coconut Grove
Coconut Grove is one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods and is a diverse mix of old and new. This tour visits historic sites, tree-lined streets and bayfront parks for a complete look at one of Miami’s most desirable areas. Tour starts at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


Sunday, December 17: Literally Coral Gables
It's no fiction, the literary history of Coral Gables includes book shops, libraries and even a few writers. Mitch Kaplan, the owner of Books & Books, will lead the first edition of this novel tour of the written word in Coral Gables. Tour starts at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue. More information and tickets at https://coralgablesmuseum.org/portfolio-item/gables-bike-tours/


For more information, call 305-358-9572 or email Chris@dadeheritagetrust.org

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