Fountain at Hialeah Park. (Photo courtesy of Andres LaBrada)
Hialeah is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Located in the Greater Miami Area, Hialeah features a number of distinct neighborhoods, bustling with mom-and-pop stores and sidewalk juice stands.
The city is home to the highest percentage of Cuban Americans in the country, and boasts full cultural immersion, with neighborhood bodegas offering authentic Cuban coffee and street signs often written in Spanish. The West 49th Street retail corridor, Palm Springs Mile and Westland Mall, however, offer national-chain-store shopping and a number of dining options. There are 15 parks and hundreds of acres of green space located in the city's family-oriented communities, such as Hialeah Estates and Sun-Tan Village.
Commuters in Hialeah use city-wide transit service buses, as well as the Miami Metrorail and Tri-Rail/Metrorail. Major roadways include Interstate 75, Palmetto Expressway, Florida Turnpike and U.S. 27 (Okeechobee Road). Opa-Locka Airport is about 4 miles from the center of town, and Miami International Airport is about 6 miles away.
Renting in Hialeah, FL
Apartments for rent in Hialeah are in high demand, but generally rent prices are significantly lower that the county and state averages.
A party at Punto Cubano. (Photo courtesy of ElCapitanBSC)
Hialeah Attractions Hialeah Park ?Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 200-acre property features a casino and live quarter-horse racing. The Park also a National Audubon Society Sanctuary and home to a colony of flamingos.
Amelia Earhart Park ? This 515-acre park has five lakes for wakeboarding and fishing, bike trails, a functioning farm village and a dog park.
Milander Center for Arts and Entertainment ?This 4,500-square-foot state-of-the-art complex features a garden terrace, amphitheater, exhibit space and event halls.
Sun Life Stadium ? The home field for the National Football League's Miami Dolphins, Sun Life Stadium is about 9 miles from the center of Hialeah.
Marlins Park ? Home to Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins, this field is about 9 miles from Hialeah.