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Three Unique Places to Experience Near Kendall

Looking for something unique to do this weekend? Check out these three unconventional, but extraordinary destinations to experience near your luxury apartment at Kendall Square!

The Zoological Wildlife Foundation is a five-acre animal rescue and conservation facility just east of the Kendall area. The facility offers guided tours that give visitors opportunities to see and interact with a variety of wildlife, and learn about endangered animals. Tours are by appointment only. For more information or to schedule a visit, contact the zoological foundation website.

The Gold Coast Railroad Museum offers train rides for children of all ages and provides visitors an interesting glimpse into a period in history in which trains were used as a popular mode of transportation. The museum is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on weekends from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There is a small admission charge to the museum and train tickets may be purchased separately. Children under 2 are admitted free.

If you are seeking a more enchanting destination, a visit to the Coral Castle Museum may be just what you are looking for. Almost 100 years ago, a Latvian immigrant began to carve the castle out of coral rock as a testament of devotion to his lost love. What makes the castle so amazing is that he used nothing but hand tools to create his 1,100 ton creation. Visitors may explore the castle and surrounding grounds Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m, and Friday and Saturday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Children under age 6 receive free admission.

For more information about these or any of the other exciting places to visit near Altis at Kendall Square contact us!


The Best Dance Spots in Miami

Apartments near Miami, Florida, are ideal for people who love to dance. There are several dance companies in the area that offer lessons on everything from ballet to belly dancing. Plus, there are nightclubs and places to catch live, performance arts shows as well. We’ve listed a few for residents that would like to waltz right in and immediately get their dancing shoes on:

Learn to Dance Near Miami
Residents looking to perfect their toe-tapping may want to begin their journey at Miami-Dade College’s Kendall Campus. They offer year round dance classes and workshops that may be of interest. Also, it is common for the college students to put on live dance shows and open them up to public viewing. The college isn’t the only place offering dance instruction. The list of other venues includes, but is not confined to, Adrenaline Dance Company, Dance Unlimited Miami and the Elite Arts Academy.

Go Dancing Near Kendall Square
Kendall Square residents that already have their dance skills down pat may want to skip the campus scene and head directly to places like the Blue Martini. It is one of the many year round nightclubs in the area that offer live music, food and beverages, indoor space as well as out. Naturally, martinis are part of the venue’s menu but they’re not the only adult beverages on offer. So, wine and champagne lovers shouldn’t be overly stressed.

Watch Dancers Perform Near Miami
Finally, when it’s time to watch others dance, there are places like the Arsht Center to consider. They host a number of live performances throughout the year. There is little chance dance fans will have difficulty finding a great show to attend during any given month of the year.

To learn more about great dancing spots near Miami most popular apartment community, please contact Altis Kendal Square.


Golf Courses Near Altis at Kendall Square

No matter how much the corporate world changes, one thing remains true. A lot of networking continues to take place at golf courses. So why not choose apartments for rent in Kendall that put those types of networking opportunities within reach of your fingertips? Or should we say within hitting distance of your nine irons? With that said, here’s a quick look at four places within the Kendall area that are perfect for puttering your way to the top:

Briar Bay Golf Course (SW 134th Street)
If you are worried about time but desperately need to get on the links, try Briar Bay. It features 9 holes and boasts a twilight league. There are generous opportunities to practice your game and network with like-minded executives. Plus, golf carts, clubs and lessons are available on the spot too.

Palmetto Golf Course (SW 52nd Street)
Do you prefer an 18 hole course complete with an onsite pro shop and restaurant? If that’s the case, the Palmetto Golf Course may be for you. You should plan on spending at least three hours getting through the course, pro shop and lunch at the club.

Miccosukee Golf & Country Club (Kendale Lakes Drive)
When you want to play more than 18 holes, we’d suggest checking out the Miccosukee Golf & Country Club. Located near a gaming casino and resort, it has 27 holes and innumerable sports-focused amenities. Examples include a pro shop and practice greens that are open well into the evening hours. Of course, you could also hit the slot machines or gambling tables too.

Killian Greens Golf Club (SW 104th Street)
Finally, we can’t disregard Killian Greens. It’s an 18-hole course with other onsite activities meant to keep executives busy. For instance, there are opportunities to play on an American FootGolf course and network in the venue’s restaurant. This course even boasts a full service car wish, so you can leave the course looking brand new.

To learn more about our apartments for rent in Kendall within driving distance of area golf courses, please contact us today!