The Best Cities to Live in Florida

Where to Live in Florida

With over 21 million citizens, Florida is one of the most populated states throughout the country. Known for its massive coastline, as well as its wide selection of premium attractions, Florida attracts thousands of new citizens each year. The lack of income state tax is also quite attractive to homeowners and apartment renters.

Whether you are looking to move to Florida, or you are a resident looking to relocate, there are plenty of great cities to check out. Take some time to learn about some of the best places you can move to in Florida.

Best Cities Overall

Palm Beach Florida
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Want to know what the most popular cities are in Florida? Take a look below and see for yourself.

Palm Beach: Located in southern Florida, Palm Beach is currently one of the top cities in the state. This area offers great golf courses, as well as a variety of entertainment options. The strong selection of schools make it a top choice for families as well.

Naples: This popular city is situated on the Gulf of Mexico. The landmark of this city is the Naples Pier, which is one of the most popular fishing destinations in the entire state. Combine this with great schools and excellent dining options, and it is easy to see why people like living here.

Dunedin: Found on the Gulf Coast in Pinellas County, Dunedin is well known for its art scene. The Dunedin Fine Art Center is one of the highlights of the area, and there are plenty of jogging sites for those looking to exercise. The affordable prices for housing also make it attractive for people looking to live in Florida.

St. Augustine: The historic, old world feel of St. Augustine gives it a vibe you cannot find in many other Florida cities. The city itself is home to many superb beaches, so it attracts surfers and fishers alike. Residents also enjoy the plethora of attractions, including the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

Key Biscayne: Perhaps one of the most popular Florida cities at the moment is Key Biscayne, located in Miami-Dade County. With a long stretch of beaches and plenty of parks to visit, residents enjoy the relaxing vibes offered by this city. It is a peaceful, quiet community that is appealing to people looking to retire.

Best Cities in Brevard County, FL

Downtown Melbourne
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Brevard County is home to several popular Florida cities. This county is home to the famous Space Coast, and houses the Kennedy Space Center. Below you can check out some of the best cities that Brevard County has to offer.

Melbourne: There are a lot of great things about the city of Melbourne. There are plenty of great spots for boating, and along the Space Coast you can find plenty of great surfing spots during the summer. The Downtown Melbourne area is also home to many great shops and restaurants.

Indian Beach Harbour: Indian Beach Harbour is another Brevard County city that attracts new residents frequently. The city is best known for its selection of beaches, including Canova Beach and Pelican Beach Park. With its great beaches and fishing spots, this is the perfect place for people who like fun in the sun.

Satellite Beach: Satellite Beach is a suburban area with a relaxing vibe that attracts people from across the country. The city offers plenty of restaurants, including the Prime Empanada. If you plan to raise a family, this is one of the best places you can be in Florida, as the schools have high ratings.

Garden Communities Florida offers apartments and condos for rent within Melbourne and Indian Beach Harbour.

Best Cities in Hillsborough County, FL

Tampa Bayshore
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As the home of the Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County is another popular county within Florida. Take a look at what are considered the best cities that this county has to offer.

Tampa: Not only is Tampa the county seat for Hillsborough County, it also houses the largest port in the entire state. Lots of people move here to take advantage of the great job opportunities offered here. A great collection of attractions, including Busch Gardens and the Hyde Park Village, make this one of the most popular cities for people looking to move to Florida.

Temple Terrace: Adjacent to Tampa is Temple Terrace, a city known for its expansive selection of premiere golf courses. One of the most well-known golf clubs here is perhaps the Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club. The city is also adjacent to the acclaimed University of South Florida.

Like with Brevard County, we operate several communities within Hillsborough County. Our apartments can be found within the Tampa area.

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