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With the Everglades to the west, Biscayne Bay to the east and the bustling urban center of Greater Miami & Miami Beach to the north, South Dade is the place where you’ll find sprawling farmland, exotic fruit stands and the unique ecosystems of two national parks.

Everglades National Park spreads across 1.5 million acres over the tip of South Florida, supporting habitats for alligators, crocodiles, white-tailed deer, Florida panthers and bald eagles. Biscayne National Park is the largest marine park in the national park system, with 95 percent of its 172,000 acres underwater. It's a boating, fishing and diving paradise.

Local farms and parks grow their own exotic fruits and vegetables, and one produces its own wine from this tropical bounty. Sample a few while visiting Fruit & Spice Park, Knaus Berry Farm and Schnebly Redland's Winery.


Attractions such as Cauley Square Historic Village, the Gold Coast Railroad Museum and the Deering Estate honor the area's unique history of early homesteaders and the construction of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway. Take the whole family to Zoo Miami to enjoy more than 750 acres of open-air exhibits.


The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center transformed South Dade into a premier destination for the performing arts, while the Homestead Miami Speedway keeps the adrenaline pumping turn after turn with high-octane NASCAR events. It's also a destination to shop till you drop at The Falls and Southland Mall.

Explore South Dade

Explore South Dade's National Parks & Preserve

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Explore South Dade's Great Outdoors

With its endless sunshine, sparkling waterways, lush parks and stunning beaches, Miami is a dream for nature lovers. Explore Miami's best outdoor experiences today.

Explore Miami’s EcoAdventures
Explore Miami’s EcoAdventures

Explore Miami’s EcoAdventures

Explore Miami’s Outdoor Adventures
Explore Miami’s Outdoor Adventures

Explore Miami’s Outdoor Adventures

Family Fun at Zoo Miami
Family Fun at Zoo Miami

Family Fun at Zoo Miami

Greater Miami's Countryside
Greater Miami's Countryside

Greater Miami's Countryside

Miami Adventures on the Water
Miami Adventures on the Water

Miami Adventures on the Water

Miami’s Diverse Heritage
Miami’s Diverse Heritage

Miami’s Diverse Heritage

Natural Beauty at Matheson Hammock Park
Natural Beauty at Matheson Hammock Park

Natural Beauty at Matheson Hammock Park

The Bounty of Fruit and Spice Park
The Bounty of Fruit and Spice Park

The Bounty of Fruit and Spice Park

South Dade Discovery
South Dade Discovery

South Dade Discovery

See an unexpected side of Miami. Enjoy a fun day of adventure exploring the Everglades River of Grass by boat, and dive into the emerald waters of Biscayne Bay.

It's So Miami: Everglades
It's So Miami: Everglades

It's So Miami: Everglades

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