The city of Weston is a planned community, very close to Miami, designed by Arvida/JMB Realty, the same developer that planned Walt Disney World. Weston was established as a city in 1996, and is considered one of the best places to live in the United States, according to the renowned Money Magazine. Still, according to studies by the security company SafeHome, Weston is the third safest city in the country, which also makes it the safest in Florida. The region also has excellent schools, parks and hospitals, providing its residents with a unique quality of life.

Weston Florida
Aerial picture Weston Florida

Weston belongs to Broward-County. As the name suggests, Weston is in the westernmost part of Broward County, bordering the Everglades and all the nature and tropicalism that the region provides. The city is still close to Fort Lauderdale, the famous Sawgrass Mills outlet and just 20 minutes from the beautiful beaches of South Florida.

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With a population of 70,000, the community was originally designed to be a golf complex. Weston’s neighborhoods and condos have the characteristics of traditional American suburbs, with wide, tree-lined streets. The city is perfect for families with children since many families already live in the neighborhood and it is easier for both parents and children to socialize. Another good reason to raise your family in the community are the excellent schools in the area. We will talk more about schools ahead in this article.

Shopping and Dining

Despite providing a very peaceful atmosphere and being known for its residential environment, Weston is an autonomous city, with several shops, restaurants, hospitals, banks, hotels and a very charming and complete shopping center, called the Weston Town Center where residents may enjoy fine dining, shopping and entertainment. At the mall you will find nice gourmet American and International dishes as well as fast foods, a Publix Supermarket, a Starbucks and the amazing Yogurtland. The mall also offers a European cheese shop with over 150 kinds of cheese from around the world, a cigar lounge and a delicious Hoffman’s Chocolates store.

Fine dining at The Weston Town Center

Most of the homes for sale in Weston are in gated communities with complete infrastructure and security. Many of the houses are on the edge of the canal. Ahead in this post, we present a new condo in the city, which offers residences with contemporary architecture and high standards. To find out more about homes in Weston, contact and talk to one of our specialist consultants in the region.

A-rated public schools

One of the main reasons people choose Weston Florida to make it home and raise their families is the school system. The community offers some of the best schools in Miami, public and private, with an interesting and active schedule, mixing soccer, baseball, swimming, dancing and many other classes. Parents are also encouraged to play an active role in their kid’s education.

Amost all schools in Weston are graded A and public schools have top rating sin Great Schools. Click here to see a list of schools and detailed information

The Sagemont School in Weston
The Sagemont School – Private School

Outdoor Living and sports

The city is also the stage for several art festivals, concerts and golf tournaments. And for those who enjoy cycling or hiking, the region offers numerous parks with trails, spaces for sports and outdoor activities. You may as well enjoy some of the fourteen parks the region offers: Weston Regional Park, Markham Park, Weston Hills Country Club, and Bonaventure Golf Club.

Weston Regional Park features 102 acres of incredible amenities such as baseball and soccer fields, sand volleyball, a skate park, basketball courts and many more. Enjoy all that in one of the many picnic areas with Wi-Fi.

Tequestra Trace Park, attached to the Trace Middle School, is another important one. The Park covers more than 40 acres (16 hectares) and offers baseball, football and a hockey rink.

And if you are into golf, you will love Bonaventure Golf Club with its 18 holes of championship course.

The Everglades

As mentioned, Weston sits on the most western location of Broward County, bordering the Everglades.

Florida Everglades National Park is considered the largest subtropical park in the USA with 1.5 million acres of exuberant wild nature where you may find crocodiles, manatees, wild water birds and many other exotic animals. There are several airboat tour operators to hire and explore the area in a unique experience in may have only in Florida.

The Everglades Weston Florida
The Everglades – Photo: Pixabay

Where is Weston Florida?

Below the map from Google Maps showing where is Weston in Florida. In this Weston Florida map, you can see that the city of Weston is in the very west end of Broward County. The prime location puts Weston very close to two of the main cities in Florida: Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The city is still close to Fort Lauderdale, the famous Sawgrass Mills outlet and just 20 minutes from the beautiful beaches of South Florida.

Meet the Botaniko – Weston condo

Located on 121 acres (50 hectares) with impeccable landscaping, Condomínio Botaniko is a private community of homes in Weston with 125 homes of the highest standard and contemporary decor. Lots of half a hectare with lush gardens and modern architecture make Botaniko one of the most talked about launches in the city. Learn more in the video below:

Searching Homes for Sale in Weston Florida?

If you are searching Weston Florida Real Estate, please call us now and find your property today. We have experienced agents living and working in the community with the necessary expertise to find the ideal home in the neighborhood for you and your family. Weston offers fine gated communities and condos for sale. Besides been considered an exclusive and wealthy community, the city still offers affordable real estate. Call me now at +1 (305) 318 6968 (Heloisa Arazi).