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North Miami is a city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, about 10 miles (16 km) north of the City of Miami. The city lies on Biscayne Bay and hosts the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. North Miami offers a wide variety of housing options, from affordable single-family homes and apartment condominiums -- both rental and owner-occupied, to multi-million dollar estates looking over the beautiful Biscayne Bay. Affordability with quality is the main thrust and one of the greatest advantages of North Miami, where housing values have kept strong and steady over time. North Miami is a place where people enjoy life! With a subtropical climate, North Miami is a heaven for outdoor recreational activities like running, bicycling, tennis, and boating, along with miles of sandy beaches close by. In addition, the local City's Parks and Recreation Department offer a number of programs which include athletics, aquatic 5, ceramics, senior activities, and special seasonal and holiday programs.
North Miami is also a place where people enjoy life! With a subtropical climate, North Miami is a haven for outdoor recreational activities like running, bicycling, tennis, and boating, along with miles of sandy beaches close by. In addition, the local City's Parks and Recreation Department offers a number of programs which include athletics, aquatic 5, ceramics, senior activities, and special seasonal and holiday programs. The City also organizes and supports a number of community events including the Winternational Parade, the Miss North Miami Scholarship Pageant, and Independence Day celebrations.
The City's Parks and Recreation Department manages 11 public parks, 2 swimming pools, one of which is the site of a Wet-Tot-Lot, 8 Tot-lots, and 3 tennis court facilities. North Miami also offers a multitude of programs and classes for young children, teens, adults, and seniors in the areas of art, music, health, gymnastics, sports, and special social activities.
North Miami residents and visitors enjoy a variety of leisure and recreational activities such as taking a walk along the bay, spending an afternoon at the Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park (a 22-acre natural oak hammock), visiting the Oleta River State Recreation Area, dining in style at one of the many home-style or gourmet restaurants, or simply relaxing at one of its charming and cozy downtown coffee houses.
North Miami is a multi-ethnic community. It shares South Florida's joy and excitement, and exemplifies the vibrant diversity upon which the region thrives. In that sense, North Miami is unique -- a micro-cosmos of a complex and rich palate of languages, cultures, ages, and races.
North-Miamians are friendly, respectful, and appreciative towards each other and to visitors. Deeply immersed in their day-to-day city life, they are open-minded, cultivate a deep sense of awareness, and share a bright vision of the future.