When you think of South Florida many people think of tropical, palm trees and gorgeous beaches. South Florida consists of such large cities as Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Naples, Miami, as well as the Florida Keys. These cities are lined with large palm trees that grow perfectly in these warmer climates. It is sunny and beautiful here and the favorite past time of most residents are water sports. Boating, fishing, water skiing or swimming can be fun activities that help people to enjoy the beautiful weather surrounding them. Away from the water, people also enjoy hunting, watching the hometown Miami Dolphins play NFL football and golfing. You can get on the tee almost year round and enjoy a quiet day on the course.
Homes have drastically increased in value in South Florida over the last few years. Ft. Lauderdale and Naples are elite areas and have a prestige associated with owning a home in these cities. These beachfront communities are very popular and people enjoy living here year round or having this as a winter home. Many larger cities have put money into renovations and upkeep of their roads, landscaping and community areas to bring in more visitors and show what a great vacation destination this can be too. Many upscale shops have opened as well as superior dining and nightlife. Miami Beach has received a lot of recent popularity with many noticeable celebrities coming to stay here and enjoy relaxing on this beach. Many have even purchased homes here to come to Florida and get away from many of the larger cities where paparazzi hound them.
The Keys will always be a tropical paradise. The crystal clear water; assortment of breathtaking and exotic fish; as well as great reefs and coral to view while scuba diving or snorkeling are things not to be missed. People charter boats here to have some of the best fishing of their lives. And even those who want to stay on land love the island vibe that is felt here. The storefronts, restaurants and hotels cater to individuals who want to get away from the hustle of the big city and just unwind in the sea air. Come to South Florida and see for yourself what a great place it is to be. But be careful, because you may not want to go home!