Introduction to Aventura, Florida
Aventura, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 3 miles S of Hollywood, Florida (center to center) and 13 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is included in the Miami metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 25,267 people lived in Aventura.
A major part of the present city of Aventura was initially swampland called Biscayne Gardens. It was developed through the 1970s and 80s, by the Oxford Development Company. The city was planned as a high-rise residential area. Interestingly, the name Aventura came from the name of one of the initial condominium development companies that started work in the area. Aventura was incorporated as a city in 1995.
Aventura and nearby Attractions
- Aventura Mall
- Loehmann's Fashion Island
- Miami Beach
- Miami Seaquarium
- Little Havana
- Coral Gables
Things To Do In Aventura
Aventura is a famous shopping destination because it has some excellent and unique shopping areas. Loehmann's Fashion Island has a distinctive collection of fashion boutiques, home furnishings, and gift items. One can also find waterfront shops at the Waterways. The city also presents wonderful dining opportunities ranging from gourmet restaurants to casual cafes and they offer a wide variety of local, as well as international cuisines.
Air transportation is available from Miami Interational Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport.
Aventura Higher Education
Barry University serves the local area.