Homestead is a city in Miami, Florida-Dade County, nestled between Biscayne National Park to the east and Everglades National Park to the west
. Homestead is primarily a Miami suburb that has maintained a unique “small town” atmosphere with all the urban amenities. Owner Direct Vacation Rental offers accommodations ranging from villa rentals to a condo rental to make your stay in Homestead enjoyable.
Homestead lies near the southern-most tip of Florida, where sunny days are in the majority and the average temperature is 75 degrees. Vacation rental accommodation including villas and condo rentals are only 10 miles west of the vast mangrove forests and watery sawgrass plains of Everglade Nations Park. This subtropical wilderness shelters alligators and ibis, eagles and manatees
. To the east and south of your vacation rental accommodations including villa rentals are Biscayne Bay and its underwater national park, the Florida Keys and the Atlantic Ocean
Your vacation rental accommodation is only 30 miles south of Miami “Gateway to the Americas
” and one of the country most exciting international cities.
Vacation rentals including a villa rental will have you close to the 30 acre Monkey Jungle
located just north of Homestead. This wildlife park houses close to 400 primates in natural surroundings. Some of the park’s 30 species, like Brazil’s Golden Lion Tamarin
, are almost extinct. If alligators are more to your liking, from your vacation rentals of villa rentals check out the Everglades Alligator Farm
to get a firsthand view of the region’s “river of grass
”. Home to over 2,000 alligators, the farm also features crocodiles, exotic snakes and caimans.
One of the most interesting parks in the Florida is located in Homestead. The Coral Castle is sometimes referred to as Americas Stonehenge
. Located close to lodgings including a villa rental this stone sculpture park created by quirky Latvian immigrant Edward Leedskalnin was built as a monument to his lost love. The sculptures include an obelisk, a three ton rocking chair and a heart shaped table were created in secret at night.