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 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!