333 S.E. 1st Ave.
Florida City, FL 33034
Phone: (305) 248-4009
Fax: (305) 248-7935
333 S.E. 1st Ave. US Hwy. #1, Florida City, FL, US, 33034
- Phone: (305) 248-4009
- Fax: (305) 248-7935
Located on level ground near shopping, a racetrack and other attractions, Florida City Camp Site & RV Park offers tent and recreational vehicle (RV) campsites with access to amenities including a laundry, pay telephones, a dump station and security fencing. RV sites feature full hookups with 30- and 50-amp electricity. Additional campground amenities include picnic tables and shelters, a recreation hall, playground, shuffleboard and seasonal recreational events.
Fuchs Bakery is a historic local landmark on South Krome Avenue in Homestead. It was built in 1913 and was one of the first commercial buildings in the city. The former bakery now houses an antiques store, and this concrete building was added to National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 1996.
Placed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Homestead Historic Downtown District is certainly an important area. Here, you can explore landmarks like Old Town Hall Museum, Bank of Homestead, The Redland Hotel and so forth.
Located near the Homestead Motor Sports Complex as well as shopping and golf, The Broadwalk campground offers recreational vehicle (RV) sites and amenities including laundry facilities, pay telephones and cable TV. The sites feature full RV hookups with both 30- and 50-amp electricity. Campground activities include a heated swimming pool, a recreation hall, tennis, horseshoes and a lighted shuffleboard court.
"South Florida's Oldest Alligator Farm," this real working alligator farm is home to almost 3,000 alligators of all sizes plus features a great display of local snakes, as well as exotic snakes from around the world. A thrilling airboat tour of the Everglades is included with your visit to this farm and live, informative wildlife shows are presented hourly.
For years this phenomenal work of art has fascinated people from all over the world. Coral Castle's creator carved his fantasy world out of stone using nothing but homemade tools. Those who flock to see this stone garden have to wonder as to what could have inspired a man to labor 28 years to create it.
Camp Owaissa Bauer located on 199 woodland acres, facility features six cabins that accommodate up to 150 overnight campers. Amenities include a swimming pool, baseball field, volleyball court, nature trails, restrooms and a dining and social room that accommodates up to 200 people. For your security and safety, a park manager is also present on the grounds. The layout makes the camp popular for large, organized gatherings. Call ahead to check availability and for additional information.
A subtropical climate, a broad, shallow river, and a unique variety of plant and animal life make Everglades National Park well worth the visit. Wildlife species include the Florida Panther, American Crocodile, and West Indian Manatee, all three of which are on the endangered species list. This large expanse of wilderness can be explored throughout the year; guided tours led by park rangers are available. Named a World Heritage Site, an International Biosphere Reserve, and a Wetland of International Importance, the park is without question a national landmark and treasure.
Homestead Bayfront Park Beach is located in the last park before you hit the Keys. It's a fair distance from the city, but the clear water and fine sand make it well worth the visit. Close to Biscayne National Park, the beach offers numerous recreational activities. There are food and drink stands, picnic tables and grills, restrooms and showers and a large playground. Fishing is permitted as long as you follow rules and bring your own equipment. Lifeguards and beach patrol on duty, so you will be happy to just kick back and relax!
At this lush park, you can glide through tranquil waters in your own canoe, join a park ranger on an informative tour, or explore a delightful underwater world. Of course, as at any South Florida Park, you will also find plenty of sunbathing and swimming opportunities. Visitors who are not satisfied with a day trip can camp for the night. However, the campsites are located on two small keys, accessible only by boat. Sometimes the park can provide a boat, but there are no guarantees. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Associated with Biscayne National Park, Elliott Key Campsite island campground, accessible only by boat, is a great spot for those who enjoy rustic living. The campground includes 40 primitive island tent sites. Limited campground amenities include showers, restrooms and drinking water. Campers should bring all supplies and food and must pack out their own trash. Tour boats visit the island and will drop off campers. Call for more details.
Homestead Bayfront Marina popular south Dade County marina's location, which is next to the Convoy Point Visitor Center, headquarters for Biscayne National Park, makes it an excellent launch point for boaters visiting the park. The marina offers wet slips and boat launch ramps. The marina also features fuel sales and a bait and tackle shop.