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Homestead[1] is a city in the Florida Gold Coast region of Florida. Homestead is located between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, and the Florida Keys to the south.

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By plane[edit]

Miami International Airport(MIA) in Miami. From the airport: Route 836 westbound. Merge onto the Florida Turnpike (toll road) southbound to exit 2, "Campbell Drive / 312th Street". Turn left on the exit ramp.

By public transit, take the MetroRail from MIA to Dadeland South, and then take the #34 or #38 to Homestead.

Get around[edit]

Homestead is served by several Miami-Dade Transit routes. The #34 & #38 run along a busway from Florida City to Dadeland South in Kendall. The #35, #70, and #344 buses serve the parts of Homestead further away from the busway. [2]

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  • Homestead Bayfront Park, 9698 SW 328th St, (305) 230-3033, [3]. Sunrise-sunset. A natural atoll pool and beach next to Biscayne National Park. It has a full-line snackbar, picnic pavilions, grills, fishing area and a large playground. Boat launch and boat services.
  • Coral Castle, 28655 South Dixie Highway, (305) 248-6345, [4]. An odd complex of stone structures, built with enormously heavy stones, and allegedly by one man, without the help of modern equipment.

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  • Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1 Speedway Blvd. NASCAR track in the Greater Miami area. The track plays host to Ford Championship Weekend, the final races of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, and the Camping World Truck Series. These races are currently all sponsored by Ford Motors, taking the names Ford 400, Ford 300, and Ford 200, respectively .

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The best place for Mexian food is El Toro Taco. This is some of the best Mexican food you can find anywhere. 1 S. Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030, (305) 245-8182 Please note that they are closed Mondays and it's bring your own booze (BYOB). They will supply you with the bucket and ice. [5]

The usual national chain restaurants are available. Also:

  • South Gardens Chinese Restaurant, 45 N Homestead Blvd, (305) 246-0108.

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Routes through Homestead
ENDMiramar ←  N noframenoframe S  → Florida City → END
MiamiCoral Gables ←  N noframe S  → Key LargoKey West
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