Gateway to the Keys

Below is a list of various attractions found in the Gateway to the Keys area.

Florida City and Homestead, FL offer an excellent variety of things to do for those vacationing in South Florida!

Big Cypress for Gateway to the Keys

Big Cypress NP

Gateway to the Keys Attractions

Coral Castle Museum

The Coral Castle Museum in Homestead, FL is the culmination of one man’s love and genius. What would cause a man to spend 28 years of his life building this homage? With his own two hands and simple hand tools, he created a castle that still baffles the masses and will always remain a mystery to the world. Along with guided tours, audio stands are available with narration in Spanish, French, German and English.

Be sure to visit the Coral Castle Museum.

Phone: (305) 248-6345
28655 S. Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33033


Knaus Berry Farm

The Knaus Berry Farm is owned and operated by the Knaus family. It has been in operation for over 50 years! Local favorites are “Sticky Buns” and the ice cream. You will also find other fresh baked products, fruits and vegetables. So, while out touring the Redland, be sure to stop in and treat yourself to the wonderful treats available at the Knaus Berry Farm! One of our favorite Gateway to the Keys attractions.

For more details, visit Knaus Berry Farm.

Phone: (305) 247-0668
15980 SW 248 Street
Homestead, FL 33031


Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park is located south of Miami and east of Homestead, at the Gateway to the Keys. BNP is a beautiful treasure with diverse eco-systems. The visitor center is located on the mainland while much of the park is accessible only by boat. Numerous activities are available and the Park is a definite must see for anyone interested in the offshore wonders of South Florida.

For more details, visit Biscayne National Park.

9700 SW 328 Street
Homestead, Florida 33033


Big Cypress National Preserve

Big Cypress National Preserve offers visitors a taste of the extra-ordinary. Cypress trees, swamps, and Spanish Moss make the preserve seem surreal. Located west of Miami in southern Florida, the Big National Cypress Preserve protects over 729,000 acres of tropical plants and wildlife. It is vital in helping supply the neighboring Everglades in fresh water. BCNP is a true wonder!

For more details, visit Big Cypress National Preserve.

Interstate 75 (Alligator Alley)
and U. S. Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail)


Homestead Bayfront Park

Homestead Bayfront Park offers beach fun in a family setting. Sun worshippers of all ages will enjoy Homestead Bayfront Park. The park offers a nice natural atoll, a beautiful beach, a marina, snack bar, picnic tables and pavilions, and a playground. Located next to Biscayne National Park and the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary.

For more details, visit Homestead Bayfront Park.

9698 N Canal Drive, Homestead, FL


Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is simply one of America’s most scenic and natural wonders. The Everglades beckon all who pass. Everglades National is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades are home to many rare and endangered species. You can find the American Alligator, the American Crocodile, the Florida Panther and many other species of wildlife.

For more details, visit Everglades National Park.

Directions on Everglades
National Park Website


More Florida Keys Attractions

Key Largo Attractions

Islamorada Attractions

Marathon Attractions

Big Pine Attractions

Key West Attractions


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