About our City
Homestead is a beautiful place to live and work. In our city, sunny days are the norm and the average temperature is 75 degrees. Miami is only thirty miles north of Homestead, home to a major international airport and one of the country’s most vibrant and culturally rich cities.
Parks In & Near Homestead
Homestead is adjacent to two national parks. Ten miles west of Homestead is a wealth of natural beauty: Everglades National Park. The Everglades are home to vast mangrove forests and watery saw grass plains. The Everglades are truly a subtropical wilderness that shelters alligators, ibis, eagles, manatees, and panthers. East of the city is Biscayne National Park encompassing the bay, barrier islands, and coral reefs. Just south of the city are the Florida Key’s with an abundance of recreational activities.
The City of Homestead also offers dozens of municipal parks with various amenities. Learn more about our parks and recreational activities in the Parks & Recreation page.
A Hometown Atmosphere
The hometown atmosphere in Homestead that welcomes visitors comes from a community that is proud of the ongoing accomplishments that make the City of Homestead a desirable place to live, work, and raise a family. The City of Homestead offers a unique small-town atmosphere with all the amenities of a big city. Welcome to Homestead: truly a great place to live and work!