Peaceful Geneva, an unincorporated town in northeastern Florida, is proud of its history and its rural roots. Although it is only 12 miles from Orlando, it is surrounded by water and wilderness and feels a world away. In fact, it is sometimes called "the lost world" by locals. Both the big and little Econlockhatchee Rivers flow nearby.
Almost completely surrounded by water and wilderness, Goodland sits on the outlying eastern edge of Marco Island in southwestern Florida. The only way to get here is via State Road 92/892 or by boat.
Developed in the 1960s, mellow Hernando Beach sits along Florida's west coast, about an hour north of Tampa. It was dredged from wetlands and the Gulf of Mexico's floor.
Nestled in a landscape of lakes and palm trees in central Florida, peaceful Hunter's Creek is an unincorporated town and master-planned community all rolled into one.
Like many of the towns on Florida's east central coast, Indian Harbour Beach has strong ties to the space industry. It is situated on a barrier island between the calm Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean and was developed more than 50 years ago as a residential community for people working at the Kennedy Space Center.
Sitting on a barrier island, pretty Indialantic has a rambling stretch of beach that is often uncrowded and a long boardwalk with fun shops and restaurants.
The small barrier island community of Indian Shores is just west of Largo and less than an hour from Tampa on Florida's Gulf Coast. A balmy, relaxed place, it started in the mid-1800s but still does not draw the tourist crowds of nearby communities.
On the southern end of Indian Shores, Barefoot Beach Resort, a condominium community, spreads across five acres and overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway. The community was built in the 1960s but has been updated and renovated.
Unassuming Jensen Beach, once the "Pineapple Capital of the World," is today known for its peaceful way of life, sea turtles and excellent fishing.
Home to part of The Villages, a large 55+ community, Lady Lake is a quiet place with lakes, safe neighborhoods and leafy lanes.
Lake Alfred is a simple place located half way between Tampa and Orlando in central Florida. It started out as a military post but began to be developed as an agricultural community in the early 20th century.
Palm Shores, located in Lake Alfred, Florida is an established 55+ mobile home community. Ninety-four residences are here, all light colored and neatly lined up in rows. Streets are paved, and lawns are tidy. There are no sidewalks.
This pretty city of lakes is about 30 minutes north of Orlando in northeastern Florida. It started out as a citrus farming center and began to grow as Walt Disney World expanded in the 1970s and 1980s. Today, Lake Mary is a semi-rural bedroom community known for its high quality of life.
Nestled beneath a canopy of tall hardwood and pine trees in Lake Mary, Florida, The Forest is an aptly named 55+ manufactured home community. The densely wooded landscape is a quiet, private oasis not far from shopping and eateries.
A laid back town on a barrier island, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is popular with snorklers and divers and maintains a prosperous, bohemian vibe.
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