Things To Do
Planning your visit Homestead National Monument of America?
The monument offers many interesting and enriching experiences, and visitors often say they wish they had more time here. Have you planned enough time for your visit? However, even if you are just passing through, you can still see a lot in a short amount of time.
In 1 hour:
Other opportunities to consider:
-Participate in our daily living history demonstrations during the summer months.
-Use the cell phone audio tour stops to learn more about each site at the monument
-Participate in the Junior Ranger program and earn a badge; booklets are available at the Heritage and Education Center
-Find our Earthcache or two Geocaches
-Use GPS Ranger program
You can spend ONE or MORE DAYS at Homestead National Monument of America to experience everything the monument has to offer.
Did You Know?
To "Prove up" a homestead, the owner was required to make improvements including building a home, breaking the soil, and planting a crop for 5 years.